PerkinElmer reportedly cuts 75 jobs at Shelton facility


Global manufacturer PerkinElmer is reportedly issuing pink slips to about 75 workers at its Shelton facility, located at 710 Bridgeport Avenue, after deciding to send most of those positions overseas.

According to a report in the Hartford Courant, the company is sending the jobs to existing manufacturing sites in Singapore and Llantrisant, U.K.

PerkinElmer reportedly had about 500 employees at its Shelton facility.

Company officials told the Courant the layoffs would begin in the second half of 2012 and continue into the early part of 2013.

Source: Shelton Patch