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Sony to Close Lithium-Ion Battery Base in Tochigi Pref.

Sony to Close Lithium-Ion Battery Base in Tochigi Pref.

   Tokyo, July 23 (Jiji Press)--Sony Corp. <6758> plans to close its designing and development base for lithium-ion batteries in Shimotsuke in Tochigi Prefecture, eastern Japan, by the end of September, informed sources have said.
   Sony plans to transfer some 40 engineers at the Tochigi plant to a plant in Koriyama in Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan, the sources said.

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