BD has acquired GenCell Biosystems, an Irish startup with a system to automate the creation of "libraries" that help scientists sequence gene information, while reportedly cutting jobs in California.
Teleflex reportedly plans an expansion of its catheter production operations in the Czech Republic.
Teleflex (NYSE:TFX) reportedly plans to expand its catheter production operations in the Czech Republic, where it already has some 700 employees.
Abbott Vascular plans to shutter a plant in Texas that makes its Supera peripheral stents as it shifts production and 50 jobs to another plant in California.
California-based Allergan informs state regulators that it plans to permanently lay off 129 employees.
Embattled aesthetic devices maker Allergan (NYSE:AGN) informed California state authorities that it plans to cut 129 workers over the next few weeks.
Massachusetts-based Accellent announces plans to close plants in Colorado and Ireland as the company integrates with Lake Region Medical.
Accellent is preparing to close doors on a couple manufacturing facilities as the device maker navigates its integration with Lake Region Medical Center.
Accellent said that it will close down a plant in Arvada, Colo., resulting in layoffs for some 200 workers. The company is also planning to consolidate a pair of Galway, Ireland, facilities into a single location, but hopes to keep most of those employees.
Invacare blames a poor 1st-half and "slow start" to Q3 for restructuring measures that will reduce its workforce by nearly 200 employees.
Ohio-based Invacare (NYSE:IVC) is conducting another round of layoffs as it continues to struggle through the year.
Analogic announces plans to lay off 50 workers from various departments in efforts to save $6 million.
MASSDEVICE ON CALL — Struggling Analogic (NSDQ:ALOG) announced this week that it will cut 50 jobs from various divisions in order to help cut costs in coming years.
The company didn't offer many details about the layoffs, but said that the measure will help reduce costs by about $6 million starting in Q1 2015.