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Xyleco is a privately held scientific research and manufacturing company in Wakefield, Massachusetts. Xyleco is developing a process to convert biomass into useful products, including cellulosic ethanol. The board of directors includes Steven Chu and George P. Shultz.

A former employee shares his thoughts on indeed.com, "Xyleco's president is a nut-cake and spent the place into the ground. They laid off 80% of their workforce. Are the investors going to put more money in? The important patents now have at least 5 years on them and are almost burnt. Why put more money in?"

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Biochemist (Current Employee) says

"Good place to build your resume and get some industry experience. Very unsafe place to work. Employees are treated as dispensable property. No human resource department. No competitive benefits offered.Hard working employeesunsafe environment, OSHA violations, poor management, no career development"

Chemist (Former Employee) says

"poor Management, slow-paced environment, company has no clear objective. There was no 401K or incentives to work here. Health insurance was poor. Management did not follow through with promised annual evaluations. unsafe environment, not osha regulated"

Senior Business Analyst (Former Employee) says

"The president is a nut-cake and spent the place into the ground. They laid off 80% of their workforce. Are the investors going to put more money in? The important patents now have at least 5 years on them and are almost burnt. Why put more money in?Good pay, free cookies, loose work hoursToo many to mention"

Senior Manufacturing Technician (Group Leader) says

"Good company but not a long term place. I would not recommend this company to anyone unless they desperate. Employees can some experience and then they should leave"

Engineer (Former Employee) says

"Are they still open? They betrayed their employees. Dishonest company that never took employee safety into consideration. No career growth and total waste of time.nonetoo many"

Welder Fabricator (Former Employee) says

"poorly ran and bad management. Was lied to multiple times. Shut down both plants out of no where right before christmas. Also cancelled our insurance when we paid the premium."

Sr. Mechanical Designer (Former Employee) says

"good luck, mismanaged and goals change im filling this in because i can not get to the next page if i dont and i realy dont care to talk about the companyflexiblemismanaged"

Senior Process Chemist (Former Employee) says

"A good place to learn new skills. Scientists and plant workers are congenial. The are willing to teach new processes and take the time to assist others if the work load requires it. The ordering process for supplies and materials is too inefficient. Management is too remote."

Molecular Biology Scientist (Former Employee) says

"No significant help from the management side, especially orders takes a long time to approve. No encouragement to the successful scientists. There are big surprises every time. No one knows when the management terminates your employment!"

Facilities Engineer (Current Employee) says

"It is a good place to work and gain more experience. The management staff are friendly. The working environment is ideal and they have state of the art equipment.Free lunchNo 401k"

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