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Japanese Manufacturer Closes U.K. Factory, Citing Brexit Impact

  • Senju decides to move production to plant in Czech Republic
  • Operation employed 22 people, had $25 million in revenues
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A Japanese manufacturer of soldering products for the electronics and automotive industries has closed its U.K. factory and relocated production to the Czech Republic, citing disruption from Brexit.

Senju Metal Industry Co., which employed 22 people at a plant in Wycombe, just outside London, shuttered the operation after pressure from European customers, according to company accounts published Wednesday.