Abbott layoffs to hit manufacturing; Oracle, HCL offer pedigree solution;

> Most of Abbott Labs' 3,000 Solvay-related layoffs will be in Europe; sales, manufacturing, research and corporate staff are targets. Article

> Oracle and IT service provider HCL Technologies have teamed to develop Oracle Pedigree and Serialization Manager Integration for the software giant's e-Business solution suite. HCL release

> Almac has passed one of the U.K.'s first joint routine GCP/GMP Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) inspections at its Craigavon site. Announcement

> South African president Jacob Zuma is scheduled this week to cut the ribbon on a manufacturing plant in Durban for CMO Cipla Medpro. Article

> Discovery Labs has named Thomas Hoy its VP for manufacturing operations. Discovery release

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