Applied Biosystems to Cut 145 Jobs as Part of Structural Reorganization

Applied Biosystems will be eliminating approximately 145 jobs — about 3.5 percent of its 4,400-person workforce — as part of a structural reorganization plan, the company disclosed in a July 13 US Securities and Exchange Commission filing.

A majority of the layoffs are in R&D, with additional jobs being cut in areas such as sales, manufacturing, and product management, the company said. ABI also said that its Foster City, Calif., headquarters location would be most affected.

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