NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Millipore will lay off some employees and relocate others as it consolidates manufacturing locations in its Bioprocess Division, the firm disclosed in a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission today.
The Billerica, Mass.-based firm expects to record charges of between $25 million and $30 million related to these efforts. It expects the cuts and relocations to affect around 140 employees.

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