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

Wed, 09/29/2010 - 10:45am
The Associated Press

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 ( .

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.


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