NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – PerkinElmer laid off 265 employees during the second quarter, the company said in its Form 10-Q today.

In the document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, it said that the reduction in workforce was part of a restructuring plan to move some of its operations into a newly established shared service center and to realign operations, R&D resources, and production resources as a result of previous acquisitions.

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