Qualicaps to invest $26m for Whitsett facility expansion

Pharmaceutical manufacturer Qualicaps will invest $26m to expand its facility in Whitsett, North Carolina in the US.

Under the expansion plans, the firm will also add additional 100,000 ft² building space. The project will be funded by the Guilford County Board of Commissioners and the State of North Carolina, which are providing economic development incentive grants of $272,805 and $235,000 respectively.

Greensboro Economic Development Alliance president Dan Lynch said Qualicaps decision to expand their manufacturing operations validates the firm’s industry cluster strategy.

“Qualicaps represents two of our five clusters; life science and innovative manufacturing. By expanding in Guilford County they are able to benefit from our skilled workforce and leverage comprehensive training programs through GTCC,” Lynch added.

Qualicaps is a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualicaps Group, which is a manufacturer and supplier of two-piece medical and nutrition grade gelatin capsules.