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Philips opens sleep, respiratory innovation center in Pittsburgh's Oakland neighborhood

| Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, 5:57 p.m.
The outside of the new Philips Respironics facility in East Huntingdon, on Monday, Dec. 12, 2016.
Dan Speicher | Tribune-Review
The outside of the new Philips Respironics facility in East Huntingdon, on Monday, Dec. 12, 2016.

Philips will officially open its new innovation center in Pittsburgh on Wednesday.

The center will focus on sleep and respiratory health technology.

Philips, better known for televisions and entertainment technology but with a large health care technology presence in Western Pennsylvania, relocated about 100 of its 1,700 employees in the area to the innovation center in Oakland.

Philips has grown it presence in Western Pennsylvania significantly since it acquire the Murrysville-based sleep and respiratory technology company Respironics in 2008. Philips has offices in Murrysville, New Kensington and East Huntingdon.

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