Cangene consolidates, cuts staff

Canada's Cangene announced that it is consolidating all R&D activities within the Winnipeg head office location and cutting its staff by 4 percent. Cangene says its consolidating in order to enhance new product development, strengthen the links between research, product development and manufacturing activities, and increase operational effectiveness. The company expects the new arrangement to save $1.5 million a year.

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