Area Development
Charles River Laboratories International, Inc., a research and development provider for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, will invest $20 million to locate a new research and warehouse facility near its headquarters in Charleston, South Carolina, according to the South Carolina governor's office. The company plans to hire 60 research and production workers over the next five years. "We're thrilled to call South Carolina home and increase our investment in the local economy," says Foster Jordan, a company senior vice president. "The state's commitment to the life sciences industry, skilled work force, and technological innovation make South Carolina the ideal location for our expansion."