Embedded Systems Conference
Breaking News
Comments
Oldest First | Newest First | Threaded View
Page 1 / 2   >   >>
mbright
User Rank
Author
re: Report: Fairchild Semi to cut jobs
mbright   12/15/2010 10:52:53 PM
NO RATINGS
Fairchild's share price jumped like crazy in the past weeks. So it’s kinda weird to hear they cut on workforce. Is South Portland the only fab they have in U.S.?

zeeglen
User Rank
Author
re: Report: Fairchild Semi to cut jobs
zeeglen   12/16/2010 12:07:10 AM
NO RATINGS
Maybe the cut caused the share price to rise?

MtnView101
User Rank
Author
re: Report: Fairchild Semi to cut jobs
MtnView101   12/16/2010 12:52:04 AM
NO RATINGS
FSC South Portland is said to be the oldest continually operating Semiconductor Manufacturing operation in the USA; opened in 1962. More USA capabilities disappearing to never return. Ave atque vale !

goafrit
User Rank
Author
re: Report: Fairchild Semi to cut jobs
goafrit   12/16/2010 1:58:47 AM
NO RATINGS
It was coming, they cannot compete in the market. It is long expected that this firm can go down.

t.alex
User Rank
Author
re: Report: Fairchild Semi to cut jobs
t.alex   12/16/2010 2:07:57 AM
NO RATINGS
Perhaps they are shifting the production to somewhere else..

mcgrathdylan
User Rank
Author
re: Report: Fairchild Semi to cut jobs
mcgrathdylan   12/16/2010 6:21:30 AM
NO RATINGS
@mbright- Fairchild also has a fab in Salt Lake City and one in Pennsylvania.

Kinnar
User Rank
Author
re: Report: Fairchild Semi to cut jobs
Kinnar   12/16/2010 7:52:24 AM
NO RATINGS
Fairchild Semiconductor has got many deep roots in the power devices and integrated circuits, this is not a good news for the electronic industry and also the employees of Fairchild Semiconductor.

@Michael
User Rank
Author
re: Report: Fairchild Semi to cut jobs
@Michael   12/16/2010 3:39:09 PM
NO RATINGS
IBM Burlington has been in continuous operation since 1957 and is actively hiring for manufacturing positions.

@Michael
User Rank
Author
re: Report: Fairchild Semi to cut jobs
@Michael   12/16/2010 3:41:06 PM
NO RATINGS
Clarification: IBM Burlington is in Vermont and is a part of IBM Systems and Technology Group's Microelectronics Division.

agk
User Rank
Author
re: Report: Fairchild Semi to cut jobs
agk   12/17/2010 12:02:38 PM
NO RATINGS
Fairchild is also popular but the range of integrated circuits offered by them is comparably less.New innovative products are mostly based on IC's.So fair child also needs to look into expanding their range of IC's to pay off instead of lay off.

Page 1 / 2   >   >>


Radio
NEXT UPCOMING BROADCAST

Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros and cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight – as are piloted airplanes? Join EE Times' Junko Yoshida as she moderates a panel of drone experts.

Brought to you by

July 16, 1pm EDT Thursday
IoT Network Shoot Out
Top Comments of the Week
Flash Poll
Like Us on Facebook

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
Special Video Section
LED lighting is an important feature in today’s and future ...
Active balancing of series connected battery stacks exists ...
After a four-year absence, Infineon returns to Mobile World ...
A laptop’s 65-watt adapter can be made 6 times smaller and ...
An industry network should have device and data security at ...
The LTC2975 is a four-channel PMBus Power System Manager ...
In this video, a new high speed CMOS output comparator ...
The LT8640 is a 42V, 5A synchronous step-down regulator ...
The LTC2000 high-speed DAC has low noise and excellent ...
How do you protect the load and ensure output continues to ...
General-purpose DACs have applications in instrumentation, ...
Linear Technology demonstrates its latest measurement ...
10:29
Demos from Maxim Integrated at Electronica 2014 show ...
Bosch CEO Stefan Finkbeiner shows off latest combo and ...
STMicroelectronics demoed this simple gesture control ...
Keysight shows you what signals lurk in real-time at 510MHz ...
TE Connectivity's clear-plastic, full-size model car shows ...
Why culture makes Linear Tech a winner.
Recently formed Architects of Modern Power consortium ...
Specially modified Corvette C7 Stingray responds to ex Indy ...