Kapa Biosystems, an eight-year-old biotech firm that supplies reagents for PCR, next-generation sequencing, and molecular diagnostics, said this week that it has beefed up its managerial team and more than doubled its global facility investment as it looks to sustain or accelerate its growth trend in 2014 and beyond.

In addition, Kapa, which has traditionally focused on products for DNA analysis, plans its foray into the RNA analysis space in coming months with a number of new products, company executives said.

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