Xcelience's Expansion Plans to Generate 45 More Jobs in Florida

Published: Aug 17, 2011

Xcelience Xcelience Latest from The Business Journals Clinical trials seen as driving economic sectorXcelience among area firms getting therapeutic discovery fundingXcelience, Penn Pharma form joint venture Follow this company plans to hire 45 employees and double the size of its facilities in Tampa.

The company, which contracts with pharmaceutical firms to formulate and analyze drugs in development, will add 1,000 square feet to its 24,000-square-foot existing facility on West Laurel Street, and also develop a new 24,000-square-foot facility nearby, a company statement said.

The expansion will take place over three years, but Xcelience is poised to begin hiring, and currently is seeking chemists and managers.

Jobseekers can find more information and apply online.

The new jobs make the company eligible for a Florida Qualified Targeted Industry Tax Refund incentive award of $135,000. To qualify for QTI, the jobs must pay average salaries of at least $46,833, or 115 percent of the average annual wage in the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater metro area.

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