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West Chester company to eliminate 76 jobs

John George
West Chester company to eliminate 76 jobs

Medical Device company DePuy Synthes is eliminating 76 jobs in Chester County. A Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act notice the orthopedic and neurosurgery products developer filed last week with the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry stated its DePuy Synthes Sales Inc. unit will be eliminating its extremities sales organization in West Chester. Asked about the job reduction, DePuy Synthes issued a statment that read: "DePuy Synthes recently made a strategic decision to move away from a dedicated extremities sales force as part of an ongoing assessment of resource utilization and optimization, resulting in an overall reduction in positions.