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By Dunfermline.info - Tue, 31st Oct 2006


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Selectron have announced they are closing the factory in Queensferry Road in Dunfermline. This is the old Philips factory originally opened in 1964.

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Solectron took over the factory from Philips in 1993 and at one point had over 1,000 working there.

Since that time redundancies have occured over the years until finally production is now being moved away to Eastern Europe and Asia. In these countries labour costs are much reduced compared to the UK.

This is yet another blow to Fife and Scottish Electronics industries where manufacturing and production have been in decline for years.
The Solectron factory, Queensferry Road. Announcemnet of Solectron closing (Original Philips factory built in 1964). November 2006

November 2006


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