FLA Orthopedics trims down

Thursday, April 30, 2009

MIRAMAR, Fla.--FLA Orthopedics will cut 163 manufacturing jobs between May 29 and Sept. 30, according to a notice filed with the state in March. FLA manufactures compression hosiery, diabetic shoes and other home medical equipment. It was acquired by BSN Medical of Germany in 2007. FLA relocated to Miramar from Miami Lakes and consolidated its manufacturing and distribution facilities in 2000.