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Hopkinton, other towns, brace for EMC layoffs

Posted January 15, 2009 09:31 AM

EMC spokesman Dave Farmer said it is a "safe assumption" that some of the employees laid off would come from the Hopkinton headquarters, but he wouldn't go into further detail. The layoffs are slated to take place over the next 18 months.

While the company continues to pursue permitting for the complex in Southborough and Westborough, Farmer said, EMC has "no immediate plans for a specific development."

"It's an option for the future," Farmer said. "It's safe to say we're more likely to consolidate rather than expand real estate in the near term."

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