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Freescale Sendai fab is latest quake victim

4/6/2011 04:01 AM EDT
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agk
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re: Freescale Sendai fab is latest quake victim
agk   4/13/2011 8:20:46 AM
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Freescale is having enough good will towards their employees and customers. The compensation it is paying to the employees to rebuild their lives will help the employees to the best. Identifying alternate components and informing them to their cutomers will make them comfortable.What ever way i look on this i feel that freescale is doing a good to all concerned inspite of the troubles they have now.

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selinz   4/9/2011 12:15:57 AM
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Freescale may be walking away from "rebuild" money by making this announcement in this manner... It's not clear what benefit Freescale has by making this announcement at this point.

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Charles.Desassure   4/7/2011 9:15:46 PM
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Sorry to hear this news. But these sometime happen for many companies due to the expenses that are involve rebuilding damage sites. This has nothing to do with Japan. Japan is a great Country.

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Freescale PR   4/6/2011 9:00:57 PM
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Freescale's i.MX products are not impacted, as they are not manufactured at the Sendai facility.

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david.may   4/6/2011 6:55:13 PM
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how is Freescale's planed quad core i,mx6 1.2GHz Arm Cortex release this year time scale effected ? http://liliputing.com/2011/01/freescale-introduces-new-single-dual-and-quad-core-chips.html#more-29471 "three new chips will begin sampling in the second quarter of 2011, and the company expects devices using the new chips to hit the market before the end of the year." after the quake and related damage at this and other local industrial sites and remaining skilled workforces potentially moving out to other locations ?.

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