Metabolix Reviews

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Metabolix President, CEO, and Director Richard P. Eno
Richard P. Eno
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    Good biotech company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Scientist in Cambridge, MA (US)
    Current Employee - Scientist in Cambridge, MA (US)

    I have been working at Metabolix full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good location, nice training opportunities

    Cons

    High housing cost, no commercial product yet

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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Website www.metabolix.com
Headquarters Cambridge, MA
Size 50 to 149 Employees
Founded 1992
Type Company - Public (MBLX)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $5 to $10 million (AUD) per year
Competitors DuPont, BASF Group, NatureWorks

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