By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – PerkinElmer reduced its number of employees by 72 as part of a restructuring plan during its recently completed second quarter, the company disclosed this week.

In its form 10Q filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday, the company said that during the second quarter, management approved a plan to shift resources to higher-growth geographies and end markets, and as part of that plan, it had trimmed its workforce by 72.

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