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SunPower: Hillsboro operations will continue after big manufacturing spinoff

Nov 11, 2019 - Portland Business Journal (Oregon)
Board and Executive Moves

SunPower is splitting a big part of itself into a Singapore-based company focused on overseas manufacturing, but said it "will continue its commitment to American manufacturing" in Hillsboro.

Under the plan announced Monday, the former SolarWorld plant will remain part of San Jose, Calif.-based SunPower, which will focus on installing solar and energy storage systems and providing other distributed energy services in North America.

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