DJO Global’s Efrain Trujillo works on a walking boot at the Mexico plant in Tijuana, which will stay open. File photo by Jamie Scott Lytle

DJO Global’s Efrain Trujillo works on a walking boot at the Mexico plant in Tijuana, which will stay open. File photo by Jamie Scott Lytle

DJO GLOBAL

CEO: Brady Shirley

Revenue: $310.3 million in Q2 revenue, a 1.5 percent year-over-year increase.

Employees: 5,500

Headquarters: Vista

Year founded: 1978

Description: DJO Global develops and manufactures products in bracing for injury prevention, surgical implants and neuromuscular stimulation

— DJO Global, which grew from a garage startup to become one of North County’s largest private employers, is laying off 187 local employees and relocating its headquarters to Dallas, Texas...

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