Startup News & Notes

MakerBot, a Brooklyn-based 3D printing company that specializes in desktop 3D printers, announced on Monday that it is outsourcing its manufacturing jobs to China and laying off the majority of its factory workers from its Sunset Park Industry City headquarters. The struggling startup, which last year saw its valuation dip by $100 million, has partnered with the international manufacturer Jabil and will transition to overseas production and assembly over the next six months.

Via http://gothamist.com/2016/04/26/china_is_the_new_brooklyn.php

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