VGXI Celebrates Grand Opening of New Flex-Scale Production Plant for GMP RNA and DNA Therapeutics Manufacturing

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U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady visited Texas-based CMO VGXI to celebrate the grand opening of the company’s new flexible scale GMP production plant for DNA and RNA based therapeutics.

VGXI Ribbon Cutting, from left: John Cooke, MD, PhD, Houston Methodist Research Institute; US Congressman Kevin Brady; Young Park, CEO of GeneOne; Dorothy Peterson, COO of VGXI

In response to the growing success and worldwide demand for gene based medicines, VGXI has continued to improve and broaden their services with three facility expansions in just the past 4 years.

VGXI, an industry recognized plasmid DNA contract manufacturing organization, announced the grand opening of a facility expansion which includes flexible scale plasmid DNA manufacturing space as well as purpose-built GMP production areas for RNA synthesis.

Increasing the company’s footprint by 17% and cGMP manufacturing space by over 70%, this expansion was initiated in anticipation of the recently finalized license and partnership with Houston Methodist Research Institute (HMRI). Under the partnership, technology transfer for clinical grade RNA manufacturing capabilities is already underway from HMRI, providing an ideal complement to VGXI’s existing DNA production services.

The ribbon cutting ceremony held Friday, November 2nd 2018 was attended by U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady as well representatives of the Texas biotechnology community, including BioHouston CEO, Ann Tanabe. During the ceremony Congressman Brady presented VGXI’s President and CEO Young Park with a Commendation on behalf of the U.S. House of Representatives for the company’s continued contributions to the biotechnology industry and local community.

In response to the growing success and worldwide demand for gene based medicines, VGXI has continued to improve and broaden their services with three facility expansions in just the past 4 years. According to CEO Mr. Park, “The current expansion is just one part of the company’s overall plan to keep pace with industry. We are already evaluating locations for VGXI’s next phase facility for commercial DNA and RNA production.”

VGXI, Inc. has over 15 years of experience and is a leading provider of manufacturing and development services for DNA vaccines and gene therapies. The company has a reputation of success in manufacturing DNA products under cGMP conditions for clinical trials in the US, EU, Asia, Canada, and Australia, and its cGMP and non-GMP products have passed rigorous reviews by several international regulatory agencies. VGXI’s ability to work with unique requirements and create custom manufacturing solutions is based on its patented manufacturing process, flexible cGMP production facility, and experienced development team. VGXI, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary CMO of GeneOne Life Science, Inc. To learn more or request a quote, visit

GeneOne Life Science Inc. (“GeneOne” KOSPI: 011000) is an international DNA vaccine and product developer and leading contract manufacturer of DNA plasmid-based agents for pre-clinical and clinical trials for global companies and institutions. It researches and develops DNA vaccines and products to prevent and treat incurable diseases in South Korea and internationally. The company is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea. VGXI, Inc., GeneOne's wholly-owned manufacturing subsidiary located in Texas, is the largest pure-play cGMP DNA plasmid manufacturing facility in the world. For more information, visit

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