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Hiring picks up along Route 128

The Boston Globe, By Scott B. Van Voorhis

The job market along the Route 128 corridor is back. And it’s not just all about the corporate giants. A bevy of small and midsize life science and high-tech companies are out front in this welcome trend, helping lead the way. We are talking a few dozen hires here, another dozen or so there. It’s not the kind of stuff that grabs big headlines, but it all adds up.

Take Organogenesis Inc., for example, a Canton biotech company that has said it will add 35 employees.

It’s part of a steady expansion that saw the company, which has developed treatments using living tissue to help heal chronic wounds, severe burns, broken bones, and other maladies, move into a new, $65 million headquarters and research complex last spring. The four-building campus in the Dan Road business park off Route 138 includes the “largest living cell manufacturing facility,” according to the company. Read more.