A Johnson City company will be working on automated pharmaceutical systems and accessories for the U.S. military under a new contract potentially worth up to $450 million over ten years.

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“Innovation”, which makes PharmASSIST automated pharmacy systems, has been chosen out of three dozen proposals for the fixed price delivery pharmacy automation contract with the Defense Logistics Agency.  Under the contract, the Army, Air Force, Navy and Marines as well as federal civilian agencies can get equipment, training and support for pharmacy operations.

The deal has a five year base with another five-year option.

“Innovation” has been working with the Air Force for pharmacies on bases worldwide since 2001 but also provide pharmacy automation to retail, hospital, mail-order and government markets.

More information about the company can be found at www.innovat.com.