Device molder Balda C Brewer to lay off 130 workers in Anaheim

Medical-device molder Balda C Brewer will lay off 130 people in Anaheim, effective Oct. 28, according to documents filed with the state.

German-based Balda Group’s operating units were bought by Italy-based Stevanato Group for roughly $105 million earlier this year.

“This acquisition is a further step towards our strategy goal to broaden our product portfolio providing integrated systems for pharmaceutical use, shifting to the higher part of the value chain,” said Franco Stevanato, CEO of Stevanato Group, in a statement at the time.

The company also laid off 193 people in Irvine in February, according to documents with the Employment Development Department.

The company closed its Irvine plant at the time, according to the San Diego Business Journal. The company also planned on moving operations to the Inland Empire and San Diego County from Anaheim.

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