Exela Pharma Sciences plans to add 38 jobs as part of an $8.5 million expansion at its facility in Caldwell County.
The Lenoir plant does contract research and development and manufacturing to pharmaceutical companies.
The company, whose parent Exela PharmaSci is based in Reston, Va., will receive $189,000 from the One North Carolina Fund if it meets job and investment goals over the next three years. Exela also has an R&D facility in Hyderabad, India,
Annual wages will be $47,395, plus benefits. The Caldwell County average annual wage is $29,640.