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Charles River Labs Expanding Operations

Charleston Regional Business Journal

Charles River Laboratories International Inc., a full-service drug discovery and early stage development company headquartered in Wilmington, Mass., is expanding its Charleston County operations, according to a news release.

The company is investing $10.9 million to add a new administrative building to its current operations in West Ashley. The expansion is expected to create approximately 180 new jobs.

"South Carolina is a hub of innovation due to the state’s commitment to research and development and strong partnerships with universities," Foster Jordan, corporate senior vice president for Charles River Labs, said in the news release. "South Carolina provides an excellent climate and highly skilled workforce, and we are pleased to expand our presence here."

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