Tag-Archive for ◊ Employment ◊

• Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

Hospital equipment maker Hill-Rom (Batesville, IN) plans on cutting approximately 350 workers, or 5% of its global workforce, to save roughly $30 million annually. The restructuring efforts include a downsizing of the firm’s European manufacturing capacity and the closure of one facility there. In addition, Hill-Rom will streamline operations in both the continent and the […]

• Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

St. Jude Medical Announces Organizational and Executive Leadership Changes ST. PAUL, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– St. Jude Medical, Inc. (STJ), a global medical device company, today announced organizational and leadership changes designed to improve growth. The company will integrate its two operating divisions into one integrated research and development organization, and will combine manufacturing and supply chain […]

• Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

Zynex CEO Thomas Sandgaard downsizes the company’s board of directors as part of a larger strategy to restructure the company. Zynex (OTC:ZYXI) CEO Thomas Sandgaard has cleared the path to reshape the company after cutting its board in half. Sandgaard asked for the resignations of board members Mats Wahlstrom, Mary Beth Vitale, Kevin Smith and Taylor […]

• Friday, January 17th, 2014

Ottobock, a German prosthetics manufacturer, is closing its Minnesota operations and shifting hundreds of headquarters jobs to Utah and Texas. Company representatives weren’t available for comment. Employees in Plymouth were notified of closure last week, according a source with knowledge of the situation who declined to be named to protect client relationships. About 200 jobs […]

• Thursday, December 12th, 2013

Hologic, Inc. (HOLX) Expands Its Board Of Directors With Appointment Of Two Independent Directors And BEDFORD, Mass., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Hologic, Inc. (Hologic or the Company) (NASDAQ: HOLX), a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostic products, medical imaging systems and surgical products, with an emphasis on serving the healthcare needs of women, today […]

• Friday, December 06th, 2013

AngioDynamics Announces Operational Excellence Program ALBANY, N.Y., Dec 05, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) — AngioDynamics ANGO +1.50% , a leading provider of innovative, minimally invasive medical devices for vascular access, surgery, peripheral vascular disease and oncology, announced today a Company-wide operational excellence program designed to save $15 million to $18 million during the course […]

• Thursday, December 05th, 2013

Harvard Bioscience announced today plans to lay off about 50 employees – 13 percent of its global workforce – in an attempt to save money. CEO Jeffrey Duchemin said that includes 10 positions eliminated at its Holliston headquarters. In a statement, the company said the cuts are aimed at “eliminating certain operational redundancies across several sites, creating […]

• Monday, December 02nd, 2013

A Co Mayo town which last week celebrated the announcement of a project that is promised to deliver 150 new jobs received the grim news yesterday that an existing employer is to shed 110 workers early next year. American firm Baxter Healthcare, one of the cornerstones of the employment sector in Castlebar, aims to prune its workforce by […]

• Thursday, November 28th, 2013

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. will make its silicone hydrogel contact lenses in Rochester rather than in Ireland as originally planned, investing $106 million at Bausch & Lomb Inc.’s manufacturing facility here and adding 100 jobs, officials announced Monday. The work will bring $100 million in new investment into the Rochester economy and retain 1,050 jobs […]

• Monday, November 25th, 2013

A staggering 80% of pharmaceutical and healthcare professionals now access work documents on the go. Yet in the absence of a safe file sharing alternative, 90% are resorting to unauthorized, free file sharing services, according to a new report released by Workshare. The report titled “Workforce Mobilization” is based on more than 5,000 responses from a range […]