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...Bausch + Lomb, a global eye health company, will expand its Lynchburg operations, adding 79 new jobs over the next five years, the governor announced Wednesday.
The company will invest more than $35 million, which includes buying 13.1 acres of land across from its site at 1501 Graves Mill Road, according to a news release from Gov. Ralph Northam's office.
"The new facility will expand the overall site to 190,000 square feet, which will provide distribution capabilities for the company’s medical device products, primarily contact lens products, and will be the main point of distribution in the United States," according to the news release.
Canada-based Bausch + Lomb employs more than 195 people in Virginia, including 153 in Lynchburg.