Medical supply maker cuts 90 local jobs

Hill-Rom, which makes hospital beds and other medical supplies, is cutting some 90 jobs at its North Charleston plant that employees 350 people.

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To help lower costs, the company is consolidating some 300 jobs from around the country at its headquarters in Indiana.

The local job cuts focus on those making parts for "specialized therapeutic hospital beds." Production of the airway-clearing "Vest" will largely continue unfazed.

A couple of write-ups out there, but The Post and Courier's has a few more details Go read it.

The company employees some 6,500 worldwide.

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