Thermo Fisher to close Brown Deer facility

Special to The Freeman

April 11, 2014

BROWN DEER About 54 employees will lose their jobs when Thermo Fisher closes its Brown Deer facility by the end of the year.

According to a letter received by the Department of Workforce Development on Friday, displacements of the employees will begin around Dec. 31 at the facility, 9099 N. Deerbrook Trail. Employees will be given the option of transferring to other facilities, according to the letter.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. serves the science industry and has revenues of $17 billion and 50,000 employees in 50 countries. The company helps customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity.