NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sigma-Aldrich has laid off 30 employees as part of a restructuring plan to "exit various sales office locations in Europe," the company disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission recently.

The St. Louis-based company did not disclose the specific locations of the offices or whether those offices and sales operations are being consolidated into one site, saying only in its Form 10-Q that the actions "will further reduce the company's fixed cost structure by streamlining the sales force in Europe."

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