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Xunlight Corp. shutting down manufacturing

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Breaking news tonight about a major solar panel manufacturer going dark. Xunlight Corporation has shut down manufacturing, and it's not clear if it will ever restart.

13abc spoke with the company's president. He won't say the shutdown is permanent but will only say the "hope" is to reopen.

For now, between 35 and 40 people have been laid off.

As to why it was closed, company president John Buckey would only say there are issues the company is trying to work out and would not elaborate.

He also would not lay out a timeline to potentially restart the plant.

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