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Report: Fairchild Semi to cut jobs

12/15/2010 07:21 PM EST
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MtnView101
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MtnView101   12/18/2010 9:50:06 PM
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Clarification; The oldest "Merchant"( not captive ) Semiconductor manufacturing operation. I imagine there is still someone making semiconductors at Murray Hill.

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Dave.Dykstra   12/18/2010 11:07:40 PM
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More sad news from the industry. Hopefully they will actually be able to improve their long term viability and then be growing and hiring again.

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mbright   12/19/2010 10:27:03 PM
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ON Semiconductor has similar product portfolio to Fairchild. But they had expanded their Idaho fab, twice this year. On the other hand, ONNN had not been as hot as FCS. I guess it valids the claim that "the more you laid off, the more you stock goes up".

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Charles.Wilson   12/21/2010 6:04:11 AM
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I amn sorry to say that: _ If company is loosing for few quater: get new CEO. _ Lack of good engineer/worker: do not lay them off because you can not find them again. _ Nalcy Pelocy should save hi-tech jobs (cut 1200 workers NASA jobs in Florida) instead of saving teacher jobs. _ Govement should help these companies in need instead of throw money aways to the world (good for nothing). Thank you

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elctrnx_lyf   12/21/2010 12:00:16 PM
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Sounds really bad when you hear about the lay offs. But I wish all the people who lose their jobs in this process should able to find a new job since Intel is also investing in the new fab in USA. The semiconductor business is definitely on upswing and the manufacturing industry is certainly looking for many professionals.

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