NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Affymetrix plans to move the “majority” of its probe array manufacturing from its West Sacramento, Calif., facility to its Singapore facility by the end of 2008, the company said in a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday.
 
In the filing, the company said that the restructuring was approved on Feb. 28 as part of an ongoing effort to reduce costs.
 

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