NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Life Technologies today announced it will invest $18 million to expand its facility in Pleasanton, Calif., where the company will implement current good manufacturing practice capabilities for its genetic analysis products.

The expansion will occur over multiple phases and is part of the Carlsbad, Calif.-based company's efforts to broaden its product portfolio addressing the molecular diagnostics market. The project will break ground in the second quarter of 2013.

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