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Lonza to cut Hopkinton plant workforce by two-thirds

While many biopharmaceutical companies have been flocking to Massachusetts from around the globe, one European drug maker is planning to scale back its operations here.

Lonza Group Ltd., a Swiss contract research organization that supplies biologic ingredients and other products to the pharmaceutical, health care, and life sciences industries, will slash two-thirds of its 300-person workforce in Hopkinton in two stages starting next month.

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