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VGXI Breaks Ground on Facility Expansion

Texas based plasmid CMO VGXI breaks ground on facility expansion and new flex-scale GMP production plants.

The Woodlands, TX – February 22, 2018 – VGXI announced today they have broken ground on a 5,000 square foot expansion of their Texas based manufacturing facility. Once complete, the project will increase the company’s footprint by 17% and its cGMP manufacturing space by over 70%.

VGXI was founded in 1997 and has been operating as a GMP plasmid contract manufacturing organization (CMO) since 2004. Over the 15 year period, the company has continued to grow in response to an increasing demand for high quality DNA, with its most recent expansion completed in 2016.

VGXI FacilityThe upcoming development will add two new flexible-use GMP production areas to serve clients with both large and small scale needs, and a range of products from DNA vaccines to plasmid raw material for GMP viral vector production. “With three key approvals in 2017 for CAR-T and AAV therapies, the gene therapy industry is rapidly maturing,” said VGXI’s president and CEO, Young Park. “We are excited to support the needs of our growing client base with increased flexibility and capacity across all service levels from Pre-Clinical to Highly Documented (HD) and cGMP grade plasmid production.”


With over 15 years of experience, VGXI, Inc. is a leading provider of plasmid DNA manufacturing and development services for DNA vaccine and gene therapy research. The company has an outstanding track record of success in manufacturing plasmid products under cGMP conditions for clinical trials in the US, EU, Asia 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.


GeneOne Life Science Inc. is an international DNA vaccine 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 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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Submit Your Nominations for the 2018 ViE Awards

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New White Paper Released – Stability of Plasmid DNA Products

Stability of Plasmid DNA Products: A Review of the Data

Plasmid DNA Manufactured by VGXIFor any pharmaceutical product, an important consideration is the handling and environmental conditions that the material may experience from the time it is manufactured until final dosing of a patient. Plasmid DNA is generally recognized to have exceptional stability compared to other biologics such as proteins. As an industry leading contract manufacturer of clinical grade plasmid, VGXI has first-hand experience in monitoring the stability of over 150 DNA products. This white paper provides a closer look at the data to support typical storage temperatures and handling conditions for plasmid pharmaceuticals.

Request a copy today: Stability of Plasmid DNA: A Review of the Data