Fluor Construction Management Project Underway for New Biotech Facility in
IRVING, Texas -- February 7, 2013
Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that it is currently performing
early construction management services for Baxter International Inc.’s new
biotechnology facility near Covington, Georgia, about 45 miles southeast of
Atlanta. Mass excavation and earth works are underway at the project site.
Fluor previously booked its share of the project value in the third quarter of
“Fluor is proud that our project and construction management services will
help Baxter make this facility a reality to create therapies to treat a number
of chronic and acute conditions, including immune deficiencies and critical
care patients around the world,” said Steve Dobbs, president of Fluor’s
Industrial & Infrastructure Business Group.
Commercial production at Baxter’s new facility is scheduled to begin in 2018.
The Covington site will have the flexibility and necessary infrastructure to
expand further to support additional global market needs. Fluor’s Greenville,
S.C. office will provide support to the onsite construction management team.
The construction labor workforce is expected to total about 2,200 at
About Fluor Corporation
For more than 100 years, Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) has partnered with its
clients to design, build and maintain many of the world's most challenging and
complex capital projects. Through its global network of offices on six
continents, Fluor's 43,000 employees provide comprehensive capabilities and
world-class expertise in the fields of engineering, procurement, construction,
commissioning, fabrication, operations, maintenance and project management.
Today, the company serves a global client base in the energy, chemicals,
government, industrial, infrastructure, operations & maintenance,
manufacturing & life sciences, mining, power and transportation sectors.
Headquartered in Irving, Texas, Fluor ranks 124 on the FORTUNE 500 list and
had revenue of $24.3 billion in 2011. For more information, visit
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