Tennessee's loss is Belgium's gain

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22 January 2004, BRUSSELS – Consumer electronics firm Philips is planning to shift 130 jobs from its plant in Knox County, Tennessee, to Belgium.

22 January 2004


BRUSSELS – Consumer electronics firm Philips is planning to shift 130 jobs from its plant in Knox County, Tennessee, to Belgium.

The move is designed to help cut costs, the Dutch-owned firm said in a statement.

The Tennessee jobs will be shifted in April and include engineering and electronics positions, Philips added.

The new posts in Belgium will be created at one of the company’s research facilities.

[Copyright Expatica News 2004]

Subject: Belgian news

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