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Aldevron Partners with Mind Shift to Access Innovative Labor Solutions

(FARGO, ND) Aldevron, a leader in the biotechnology industry, is constantly seeking innovative labor solutions and has partnered with Mind Shift to add highly skilled individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to their team.

“We have filled a Lab Technician position on our production team. This individual is responsible for room changeover between manufacturing runs. The role requires high attention to detail, thoroughness and the ability to complete tasks according to strict guidelines,” says Kay Hogetvedt, Human Resource Manager at Aldevron. 

According to Mind Shift's Executive Director, Tony Thomann: "Having a partnership with Aldevron is very exciting. It’s tremendous to be able to assist in their ground-breaking work. It's great to see their desire to find a place for people with ASD in their workforce and shows their commitment to doing good business and to doing good."

Michael Chambers, CEO of Aldevron, states “Working with Mind Shift to identify candidates for positions at Aldevron has been very beneficial to continuing the growth of the Company. It is a pleasure to be involved with this organization and we appreciate their efforts to provide meaningful work to individuals that otherwise may not have these opportunities in our community. Every employee at Aldevron plays an important role to support breakthroughs in therapeutics for diseases and genetic disorders.”

About Aldevron

Aldevron offers development services and custom manufacturing of nucleic acids, proteins and antibodies, providing companies with essential components for research, clinical and commercial applications. Aldevron’s services include GMP-Source™ and GMP plasmid manufacturing, linear DNA and mRNA production, gene synthesis, protein production, RNA synthesis enzymes, and fully human and recombinant antibody generation. Aldevron’s collaborative approach and commitment to providing quality materials allow them to meet precise client requirements and provide innovative solutions to advance science. Aldevron is headquartered in Fargo, North Dakota, and has facilities in Madison, Wisconsin, and Freiburg, Germany.

About Mind Shift

Mind Shift partners with businesses to identify detail-rich tasks that are business critical but can be difficult to find quality workers who are able to focus and who remain dedicated to the work. Mind Shift recruits, assesses, trains and employs highly skilled and motivated people on the autism spectrum.

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