Japanese automotive supplier Nitto Denko is to stop production in UK and will turn its UK operation into a satellite office. According to their annual report this is due to the global decline in automotive markets, the pandemic, the semi conductor shortage and Brexit.
Nitto Denko UK employed 138 people at a 2017/8 peak. This is now down to 50 in 2021/2.
Nitto Denko’s EMEA headquarters in Belgium, with a turnover of 360 million euro in fiscal year 2019-2020 employing around 1,725 across Europe.
Nitto Denko has manufacturing and converting operations in Belgium, Czechia, Hungary and Turkey and sales offices elsewhere, manufacturing and selling films, foam, fabric, sealing materials, reinforcing and damping materials and various kinds of industrial adhesive tapes which are used in worldwide markets such as automotive, electronics, furniture, paper production, aerospace and metal processing.
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