SOURCE: Edwards Lifesciences

Edwards Lifesciences

September 29, 2010 14:23 ET

Media Alert: New Manufacturing Facility to Create Jobs, Grand Opening Features Governor Herbert

SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwire - September 29, 2010) -  Edwards Lifesciences (NYSE: EW)

WHAT:   Up to 1,000 new jobs will be created in Utah in the coming years as a result of heart-valve leader Edwards Lifesciences' expansion in Draper. The company's ribbon-cutting ceremony will celebrate the opening of its 300,000-square-foot manufacturing and R&D facility and feature Utah elected officials discussing economic expansion and job growth.
     
WHO:   Scheduled speakers include:
     
    • Michael A. Mussallem, chairman and CEO of Edwards Lifesciences
    • Gary R. Herbert, Governor of Utah
    • Orrin G. Hatch, U.S. Senator*
    • Jim Matheson, Congressman*
    • Darrell H. Smith, Mayor of Draper City
    *Pending adjournment of Congress 
     
WHEN:   Monday, October 4, 2010 at 12:00 p.m. MDT 
     
WHERE:   12050 Lone Peak Parkway, Draper, Utah 84020 
     
NOTE TO MEDIA:   Individual interviews with Michael Mussallem will be available immediately after the ceremony. Please contact Amanda Fowler at (949) 250-3730 to schedule an interview.

About Edwards Lifesciences
Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company partners with clinicians to develop innovative technologies in the areas of structural heart disease and critical care monitoring that enable them to save and enhance lives. Additional company information can be found at www.edwards.com.

Edwards is a trademark of Edwards Lifesciences Corporation. Edwards Lifesciences and the stylized E logo are trademarks of Edwards Lifesciences Corporation and are registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Contact Information

  • Media Contact:
    Amanda C. Fowler
    949-250-3037