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Medco to Build World's Largest, Most Advanced Automated Pharmacy in Central Indiana
Date:11/12/2007

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels joined executives from Medco Health Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MHS) today to announce the company's plans to build the world's largest and most advanced automated pharmacy in Central Indiana, filling a growing nationwide demand for lower-cost medicines. The new 318,000-square-foot pharmacy, slated to open early in 2009, will cover an area equivalent to six and a half football fields -- bringing approximately 1,300 jobs to the state by its anticipated peak operation in 2012.

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Medco selected Central Indiana as the home of its new facility capping a year-long selection process that covered 48 states. Headquartered in Franklin Lakes, N.J, Medco will invest more than $140 million to develop a next- generation mail-order facility that will employ pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, engineering technology, pharmacy support and management positions to dispense more than one million prescriptions a week at peak operation. Using the most advanced technologies, the automated pharmacy will exceed Six- Sigma(R) accuracy levels, delivering the highest level of prescription drug dispensing accuracy in the pharmacy industry.

"Medco has pioneered the use of computers, robotics, optical scanners and other technologies to create drug dispensing systems which are virtually error-free," said Kenneth O. Klepper, Medco President and Chief Operating Officer. "Technology, however, is only as good as the people who manage it. Central Indiana's skilled labor force was a key factor in confidently making a choice that will
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