Design Con 2015
Breaking News
Comments
Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
<<   <   Page 4 / 4
junko.yoshida
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Another consequence of Moore's Law de-factor demise
junko.yoshida   9/24/2013 12:37:21 PM
NO RATINGS
@m00nshiine, thanks for your quick repsonse! That's good info. So, presumably, with the newly acquired litho products from TEL, Applied will have an edge over AMSL...

mohov0
User Rank
Rookie
Re: Another consequence of Moore's Law de-factor demise
mohov0   9/24/2013 12:26:52 PM
NO RATINGS
I totally agree. For these two giants to merge on an equal basis says tons about cooperative moves for the sake of keeping the momentum going in the chip and display industries.

m00nshine
User Rank
Manager
Re: Another consequence of Moore's Law de-factor demise
m00nshine   9/24/2013 12:25:34 PM
NO RATINGS
TEL primary products are litho tracks, diffusion furnaces, and etch tools and also have a variety of wet cleans and CVD. They are the market leader in litho tracks. ASML doesn't really have a litho track product or cleans products but they basically have all the others excluding litho scanner.

junko.yoshida
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Another consequence of Moore's Law de-factor demise
junko.yoshida   9/24/2013 12:08:35 PM
NO RATINGS
Forgive me for my lack of knowledge, but what complementary products/technologies each company (Applied and Tokyo Electron) will bring to the table, I wonder...

AZskibum
User Rank
CEO
Re: Another consequence of Moore's Law de-factor demise
AZskibum   9/24/2013 10:54:22 AM
NO RATINGS
It strikes me as an excellent move, and probably a necessary one. Either company alone would've faced much greater challenges leading the charge toward the limits of Moore's Law.

elctrnx_lyf
User Rank
Manager
Re: Another consequence of Moore's Law de-factor demise
elctrnx_lyf   9/24/2013 10:34:25 AM
NO RATINGS
The consolidation could be a good news for the industry if the synergies these two companies could actually help to innovate with products.

gutiea1
User Rank
Rookie
Another consequence of Moore's Law de-facto demise
gutiea1   9/24/2013 10:02:58 AM
Clearly, this is a move to cut costs, reduce redundancies and inefficiencies.  It is a good news for the shareholders and the industry and not so good for the employees; I imagine sales offices will be reduced, marketing trimmed and even R&D will be reorganized.  Another hint from a rapidy maturing industry with an unclear path for the future.

rgrutza600
User Rank
Rookie
WOW!
rgrutza600   9/24/2013 9:55:02 AM
NO RATINGS
I just never imagined this having followed the industry for over 20 years now.  Amazing.  Wonder if it will be approved.

<<   <   Page 4 / 4


Flash Poll
Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Max Maxfield

DIY Practical Joke Project Idea
Max Maxfield
11 comments
I just received a rather interesting email from a member of the EETimes community who prefers to remain anonymous. This message was as follows:

Jolt Judges and Andrew Binstock

Jolt Awards: The Best Books
Jolt Judges and Andrew Binstock
1 Comment
As we do every year, Dr. Dobb's recognizes the best books of the last 12 months via the Jolt Awards -- our cycle of product awards given out every two months in each of six categories. No ...

Engineering Investigations

Air Conditioner Falls From Window, Still Works
Engineering Investigations
2 comments
It's autumn in New England. The leaves are turning to red, orange, and gold, my roses are in their second bloom, and it's time to remove the air conditioner from the window. On September ...

David Blaza

The Other Tesla
David Blaza
5 comments
I find myself going to Kickstarter and Indiegogo on a regular basis these days because they have become real innovation marketplaces. As far as I'm concerned, this is where a lot of cool ...