Local Business Receives USDA Award

A local, small business is given a special award by the US Agriculture Department.

Manchac Technologies provides automated pharmacy services.  It’s the winner of the USDA Rural Development Business of the Year honor.  Manchac was founded in 2006 by Monroe Milton and Randall Murphy.

Manchac is located in Alexandria’s Business Incubator.  It has 40 employees and it’s doubled its revenue each of the past three years.  The company says it’s been helped by programs with the state economic development office and the Central Louisiana Economic Development Alliance.

KLAX ABC 31 News 8/20/13