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OPELIKA, AL (WTVM) -
Mayor Gary Fuller announced Monday that Pharmavite will be investing more
capital into the manufacturing facility in Opelika to accommodate demand for
is one of the nation's largest manufacturers of high quality vitamins, minerals
and other dietary supplements. The company plans to invest an additional $16.6
million and hire 17 employees over the next two years.
announced the decision to locate in Opelika in September 2011. They have been
producing product at the Opelika facility since January of this year. The
initial investment in the Opelika facility was $73 million and they currently
have 245 associates.
is good news for Opelika," said Mayor Fuller. "Pharmavite officials have been
pleased with their operations in Opelika and this additional investment is a
testament to their success and need for additional capacity."
"Our expectations since we started building this facility and
began production this year have been exceeded," said Lance Buchanan, Opelika
Site Director for Pharmavite. "The support we receive from the community
leaders reinforces the fact that we made the right choice when we selected
Opelika in 2011."
To see Pharmavite's current job openings at the Opelika facility,
please visit the career section on www.pharmavite.com.