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MakerBot Lays Off 20 Percent of Its Staff for the Second Time This Year

The 3-D printing company is also making changes to its leadership team.

The Verge

MakerBot is laying off 20 percent of its staff for the second time in the last six months, citing “market dynamics” and a failure to meet “ambitious goals.” The company is also leaving one of the two buildings it occupies in Industry City, a large-scale manufacturing complex in Brooklyn.

The 3-D printing company will also be making changes to its leadership team to better “focus on [its] people and the MakerBot 3D ecosystem.” The news was announced in a blog post by CEO Jonathan Jaglom.

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