Thursday, January 31, 2013
Texas Instruments (TXN) and Globalfoundries have won the bidding to acquire 300mm chip manufacturing equipment from Taiwan's Powerchip, sources tell Digitimes. Look for TI to use the gear to grow its analog chip capacity - the company has been counting on superior economies of scale to gain share in this space. The sources note the sale could benefit the DRAM industry (and thus manufacturers such as Samsung and Micron) by further lowering capacity.
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