NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Illumina will build a new 150,000-square-foot facility in San Diego to house manufacturing and logistics, the company and the city said on Tuesday.

When completed, the new space will add about 300 new "high-wage" jobs to the current 1,500 workers already employed by the firm, a spokesman for Illumina said. The new facility will be located at the company's headquarters campus, he added.

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