This Week
  • FBI agents have launched a criminal probe involving Bristol Instruments Inc.

  • Dryden Theatre's Malin Kanis hopes to get more young adults in the theater's seats.

  • Doctors and researchers are tapping powerful computers to improve outcomes.

  • Best Lawyers in Rochester guide can help you obtain legal representation.

  • The Business Person of the Year finalists for 2015 are profiled.

  • Ex-Kodak manager Janice Gouldthorpe leads the Genesee Center for the Arts & Education.

Baxter Healthcare to lay off 91 in January

Rochester Business Journal
September 27, 2013

Baxter Healthcare Corp.—formerly Sigma International General Medical Apparatus LLC—in Medina, Orleans County, will lay off 91 workers Jan. 3, a filing with the state Department of Labor shows.

The company cited economic reasons for the layoff. Roughly 370 jobs are being retained at the site.

Baxter is a surgical appliance and supplies manufacturer.

In 2012, Baxter’s parent company, Illinois-based Baxter International Inc., purchased Sigma by acquiring the remaining 60 percent of the company for roughly $90 million.

In 2009, Baxter had entered into an agreement with Sigma for the exclusive global distribution of its infusion pumps, a 40 percent equity stake in Sigma and an option to purchase the remaining 60 percent.

(c) 2013 Rochester Business Journal. To obtain permission to reprint this article, call 585-546-8303 or e-mail

What You're Saying 

There are no comments yet. Be the first to add yours!

Post Your Own Comment


Not registered? Sign up now!

To Do   Text Size
Post CommentPost A Comment eMail Size1
View CommentsView All Comments PrintPrint Size2
ReprintsReprints Size3
  • E-mailed
  • Commented
  • Viewed
RBJ   Google