Inverness Corporation

Inverness Corporation Reviews

3 Reviews
3 Reviews

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Peter A. Indiveri
2 Ratings

    Inverness, Division of Cookson was a Great Place to work, until Financial Meltdown, & it was sold.

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    Former Employee - Global Supply Chain Director in Attleboro, MA
    Former Employee - Global Supply Chain Director in Attleboro, MA

    I worked at Inverness Corporation full-time (more than 3 years)


    It was a great place with great bosses. Then the Financial Meltdown in 2008 and things got tough. Raises frozen, Matching 401k ended, Took a 10% deduction in salary, all needed to keep company going. My Division always made money at 25 - 26.5% ROI, but the other divisions did not. They laid off 300 people on Jan 26, 2012, and then sold it on May 1, 2012 to Warren Buffet, and Cookson, who owned Inverness went back to the United Kingdom.


    It was a Great Place to work, until the Financial Meltdown in other divisions of the company. They let the Best CEO they ever had go. Retired him after 30 plus years. After that they let my division VP go, despite the best year in 25 plus years of operation. They have been steadily losing money since then.

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    Not my place to question Upper Management, and I no longer work there.

    Doesn't Recommend
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Headquarters Attleboro, MA
Size 50 to 149 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year

For its customers, Inverness Corporation is all ears. A Cookson Group subsidiary, it makes and markets the Inverness Ear Piercing System, a fully encapsulated sterile ear piercing kit. The company's piercing system is used in some 5,000 US retail outlets and is sold in about 45 countries. The system accompanies a pierced earring selection of about 200 styles. Customers have included Wal-Mart, Claire's, and Merle Norman, among others. Inverness also offers onsite training for staff. For those who like to go solo, there's a personal piercer and personal care products, such... More

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