Design Con 2015
Breaking News
News & Analysis

Spansion to cut 20 percent of workforce

11/3/2011 05:22 PM EDT
5 comments
NO RATINGS
More Related Links
View Comments: Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
tmccorm
User Rank
Rookie
re: Spansion to cut 20 percent of workforce
tmccorm   11/7/2011 1:09:32 PM
NO RATINGS
I would have to speculate that the market is going to NAND. For applications of code storage, I am not sure that this is a prudent direction. NOR is much higher quality flash and better suited towards code storage. Hang in there Spansion!

resistion
User Rank
CEO
re: Spansion to cut 20 percent of workforce
resistion   11/6/2011 4:01:29 PM
NO RATINGS
Yes, this is disturbing. They were strong player in NOR. Where is that market going?

daleste
User Rank
CEO
re: Spansion to cut 20 percent of workforce
daleste   11/6/2011 2:21:50 AM
NO RATINGS
There does seem to be a lot of down sizing in the industry right now. Consolidating their production facilities tells me that they don't have enough product being manufactured to keep them both busy. Not a good direction for the company.

Patk0317
User Rank
CEO
re: Spansion to cut 20 percent of workforce
Patk0317   11/5/2011 6:07:43 PM
NO RATINGS
First AMD and now Spansion. Will there be more layoffs announced? Interesting when at least in the local (Silicon Valley), news there have been recent articles about having a lower unemployment rate than the rest of the state.

goafrit
User Rank
Manager
re: Spansion to cut 20 percent of workforce
goafrit   11/5/2011 12:16:18 PM
NO RATINGS
This is industry wide - it is very bad. I do not know if this is competition or just the pressure from Wall Street. It is too early to say.

Radio
LATEST ARCHIVED BROADCAST
EE Times Senior Technical Editor Martin Rowe will interview EMC engineer Kenneth Wyatt.
Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed
Flash Poll