Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Zimmer to cut 93 local jobs

Minneapolis-based Zimmer Spine and affiliated company Indiana-based Zimmer Inc. will permanently lay off a total of 93 workers in Austin over the next several months.Medical device company Zimmer Spine announced in a statement earlier this month that it would consolidate operationsin Minneapolis and Memphis to streamline its business. Its local facility at 5301 Riata Vista Circle will shut down as a result and will cut 88 jobs, according to a WARN notice filed with the Texas Workforce Commission.Zimmer Inc., an orthopedic medical device provider, plans to maintain certain operations at the Austin facility but will lay off five employees, the notice said. It did not specify which operations it would continue.Most of the Zimmer Inc. terminations will begin March 15 while the Zimmer Spine layoffs will begin on March 29.
Source:Sarah Drake.Austin Business Journal

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