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Media Invitation & Photo Opportunity - UPS Supply Chain Solutions Announces Expansion of its Healthcare Campus and a Renewed Commitment with Amgen Canada Inc.


UPS Canada Opens One of the Largest Cold-chain Chambers

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 4, 2013 /CNW/ -

ABOUT:        On Friday, December 6, UPS will celebrate opening its expanded healthcare facility in Burlington, Ontario, Canada. With the addition of more than 200,000 sq. ft. of state-of-the-art distribution space - including one of the largest climate controlled coolers in Canada, the entire healthcare logistics campus now encompasses a total of 600,000 sq. ft.
        This expanded facility will help our customers, like Amgen Canada.  Amgen discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Its medicines have helped millions of patients in their fight against serious illnesses.  UPS has a total of 11 dedicated healthcare facilities throughout Canada, including the three located in the Burlington campus.
         
WHAT:        Burlington facility tour
        Interview Q&A
        Photo opportunity
         
WHO:         Kevin McConnell, Vice-President, Canada Distribution, UPS Supply Chain Solutions
        Eve Adams, Member of Parliament for Mississauga -Brampton South and Parliamentary  Secretary to the Minister of Health
        Mike Wallace, Member of Parliament for Burlington
        Jane McKenna, Member of Provincial Parliament for Burlington
        Rick Goldring, Mayor of Burlington
        Ralph Mueller, Director of Supply Chain, AMGEN Canada
         
WHEN:         Friday, December 6, 2013*
        10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
         
        *Transportation to-and-from Burlington available upon request
         
WHERE:       UPS Burlington Facility
        4150 Mainway
        Burlington, ON
        L7L 0A7

 

SOURCE: UPS Canada Ltd.



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