KBR to Construct Oral Solid Dosage Production Facility for Purdue Pharma Manufacturing L.P. in Durham, N.C.


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HOUSTON  - July 9, 2014 -- KBR (KBR) announced today that KBR Building Group, a subsidiary within KBR`s Services Group, has been awarded a contract by Purdue Pharma Manufacturing L.P. to build a new Oral Solid Dosage manufacturing plant in Durham, N.C. The 188,000-square-foot, steel-framed facility is being constructed on a 51-acre site in Treyburn Corporate Park in Durham.

Production areas will feature clean room spaces with epoxy flooring, and epoxy painted walls and ceilings. The building will also house administrative offices, laboratories and associated support areas, such as dining, conference, and training areas.

"KBR Building Group has provided construction services to Purdue Pharma Manufacturing L.P. in the past, and we look forward to serving this important client again," said Mitch Dauzat, KBR Services Group President. "KBR Building Group specializes in constructing facilities for the life sciences and pharmaceutical sectors and this award reinforces our leadership position in this market."

Expected revenue from the contract was included in the first quarter 2014 backlog of unfilled orders for the Services segment.

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Zac Nagle
Vice President, Investor Relations and Communications

Richard Goins
Director, Corporate Communications


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