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Kindred Biosciences, Inc. Opening New KC Animal Health Corridor Location

by User Not Found | Jun 26, 2017

The KC Animal Health Corridor announced today that Kindred Bioscience, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on saving and improving the lives of pets, will open a new 180,000-sq.-ft. manufacturing facility in Elwood, Kan., near St. Joseph, Mo.

The facility, formerly owned by Strategic Veterinary Pharmaceuticals, Inc., includes approximately eight acres of land and two buildings with clean rooms, utility, equipment, and related quality documentation suitable for small molecule and biologics manufacturing. The company expects to take possession of its new facility in the next 30 days.

Kindred Biosciences selected the KC Animal Health Corridor due to its ability to meet the anticipated manufacturing needs of its pipeline, lower its costs of goods, and increase its margins. In addition, the Corridor location will help the company recruit additional talent to support the manufacture of drugs and biologics for companion animals.

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KCADC was proud to partner with the following organizations in attracting Kindred Biosciences, Inc. to the KC region:

  • State of Kansas
  • Kansas Department of Commerce
  • Westar Energy
  • KC Animal Health Corridor

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