Hanover County, Virginia (WRIC) – Gov. Glen Yangkin has announced that Walgreens is investing $ 34.2 million in the establishment of a Micro-Performance Center for Valuable Pharmaceuticals at the Atlee Station Logistics Center in Hanover County.
The new facility will have automated equipment to maximize efficiency and provide a flexible work model, transform patient and pharmacy delivery services and experience when placing orders online, the governor’s office said in a release.
This location will create 249 new jobs, and Virginia has competed with several other states for the project.
“The Walgreens Microenvironment Center in Hanover County will be strategically located close to all of the East Coast markets and Richmond’s larger workforce, which will receive 249 new jobs,” Said Governor Yangkin. “Walgreens is a household brand that provides critical pharmaceutical and medical services, and I am proud that Virginia’s excellent logistical benefits will play a role in improving customer delivery.”
“Execution centers such as this one in Virginia are dedicated to fulfilling retail prescription orders and play an important role in our efforts to create the pharmacy of the future that will enable our pharmacy team’s teams to spend more time with first-line patients. care, ”said Lisa Badgley, Walgreens Senior Vice President of Operations. “Richmond’s larger district was chosen because of its favorable business climate, able-bodied workforce and prime location.”