Saturday, January 31, 2009

Pfizer Job Losses

Pfizer has announced that it will buy fellow pharmaceutical company Weyth. Along with this purchase, it will cut xxx jobs. It isn't known yet how many job losses there will be in Kalamazoo.

Pfizer: Future strong; But Wyeth purchase comes with job cuts, CEOs say
Pfizer-Wyeth merger to mean job cuts, manufacturing-plant closures

This follows the usual pattern for the company that was known as Upjohn. It merged with Pharmacia, then merged with Monsanto, then was bought by Pfizer. Each time there were significant job losses in Kalamazoo.

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