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Glaxo SmithKline To Expand Zebulon Plant

Posted August 15, 2005 2:15 a.m. EDT

— Wake County officials made a major economic development announcement on Monday.

Pharmaceutical giant Glaxo SmithKline unveiled plans for a $92 million expansion at its Zebulon manufacturing plant.

State leaders say the investment will create 200 new jobs for Wake County.

Glaxo credits success of asthma medications as well as proposed drugs for the expansion.