Alcon, Inc. Moving 100 Jobs to Fort Worth in Consolidation

Published: Aug 31, 2011

Dallas Business Journal - by Lance Murray , Digital Content Producer

Fort Worth-based Alcon .Alcon Latest from The Business Journals Alcon files patent infringement claim against ApotexHyatt Regency to host 'Dolphin Tale' press junket, hotels offer promosAlcon owner Novartis shows Q2 profit rise Follow this company .Labs is moving roughly 100 jobs from Atlanta to Fort Worth in a consolidation of its eye-care headquarters operations.

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported that the move was part of the company's acquisition by Switzerland-based Novartis .Novartis Latest from The Business Journals Still no room, despite Cambridge lab boomStill no room, despite Cambridge lab boomVeeva to hire 50 as drug, device companies head to the cloud Follow this company .in April. Novartis will incorporate its Ciba Vision .Ciba Vision Latest from The Business Journals Startup raises M to speed making of eyeglass lensesPrivate CompaniesA bigger slice Follow this company .and Novartis Ophthalmics units into Alcon as part of the merger.

Alcon employs roughly 22,000 people, including about 2,400 people at its facility east of Interstate 35W and south of Interstate 20 in Fort Worth, the Star-Telegram reported. Alcon has been headquartered in Fort Worth since it was founded in 1945, the newspaper reported.

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