By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Qiagen has plans to invest around $52 million in expanding its operations at its North American headquarters in Germantown, Md., according to a statement released yesterday by Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley.

The firm intends to add 90 full-time positions in connection with the expansion by 2015, as well as 117,000 square feet of new manufacturing and office space.

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