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t.alex
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re: U.S. chip firms beat rivals in 2011, says IHS
t.alex   12/4/2011 10:20:51 AM
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True, some have R&D centres across the globes.

daleste
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re: U.S. chip firms beat rivals in 2011, says IHS
daleste   12/3/2011 9:32:24 PM
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The jobs for the US semi companies are spread around the world. Most of the manufacturing is in Asia. There are still some fabs and design work done in the US, but from what I see, it is diminishing. It would be interesting to see the numbers and trends, but I don't think we can get that information.

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re: U.S. chip firms beat rivals in 2011, says IHS
Peter Clarke   12/3/2011 8:53:48 AM
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IHS forecasted revenues for about 155 companies to produce this data. It also had to correlate them to 2011 calendar year from financial years, but did not look at profits or loses.

PJames
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re: U.S. chip firms beat rivals in 2011, says IHS
PJames   12/3/2011 1:13:59 AM
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Would also be VERY interesting to tabulate where the fab and packaging jobs are by region. Nice bragging rights for the U.S. that U.S. flagged companies have half the worldwide revenue... but where does that value get distributed through jobs?

t.alex
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re: U.S. chip firms beat rivals in 2011, says IHS
t.alex   12/2/2011 2:27:11 PM
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The article does not tell anything about profits though.

Peter Clarke
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re: U.S. chip firms beat rivals in 2011, says IHS
Peter Clarke   12/1/2011 3:28:57 PM
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@resistion You are not wrong. Indeed higher revenue could go with loses.

resistion
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re: U.S. chip firms beat rivals in 2011, says IHS
resistion   12/1/2011 3:09:21 PM
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Higher revenue could still go with higher cost.



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