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DeVilbiss responds to demand

September 26, 2014Liz Beaulieu, Editor

SOMERSET, Pa. - DeVilbiss Healthcare has ramped up the workforce at its manufacturing facility here by 20% to meet increased demand for its products, the company announced Sept. 25.DeVilbiss has also increased its manufacturing hours from 12 to 16 hours a day with two eight-hour shifts.“This is certainly the biggest increase in workforce that DeVilbiss has made in the past 10 years,” said Ed Murphy, president and CEO.DeVilbiss has hired 33 assemblers and a manufacturing supervisor, three...

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China's allure fades for DeVilbiss

May 31, 2013Liz Beaulieu, Editor

SOMERSET, Pa. - DeVilbiss Healthcare is leaving China and taking its oxygen concentrators with it.The company is in the process of moving the manufacturing of this product line back to its facility in Somerset, Pa., after five years in China. The biggest reason: the need for improved communication between the engineers who design its products and the workers who make them.“When you have workers here, like we do, who have an average tenure of more than 20 years, they have good ideas about how...

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