Again big layoff at 3D-printing company MakerBot

Again big layoff at 3D-printing company MakerBot

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3D-printing company MakerBot is again forced to a significant portion of his staff to let go. Thirty percent of all employees loses his job.

Reports that ceo Nadav Goshen on the official website of MakerBot.

It is the third major layoff in two years time. In april and October of 2015, was already twice twenty percent of the staff redundant. Goshen reports that the decision stems from the need to cover the costs of his business continue to decrease.

MakerBot made earlier a transition in which the focus was shifted to the educational and professional market. The company was mainly active in the 3D-printermarkt for consumers. In addition, spend MakerBot since last year, the manufacturing of 3D-printers out to an external company. That measure was intended to reduce the cost.

MakerBot to let you know that for the affected employees a severance pay scheme affected and that they get assistance in finding a new job. How many employees, exactly, is not known. According to website Techcrunch, it will go to about 80 to 100 people.

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