While the turnaround in the foundry
business has been significant, other factors are working in the United States' favor.
Design & Technology, PO Box 345, Moneta, VA, 24121-0345 tel: 540/297-8884 fax: 540/297-9110
UMC was also the first foreign company to acquire a Japanese semiconductor company in 1997; UMCJ now operates as the only pure play foundry
When productivity becomes the driver of manufacturing strategy, the sales pitches of all the purveyors of new foundry
equipment can be put into their proper perspectives.
The problems for the nonferrous foundry
business are, in many ways, a microcosm of the difficulty in maintaining a manufacturing base in the country.
While there are any number of explanations for this longstanding plight of the foundry
sales staff, non is more powerful--or more on target--than the reality of industry maturity.
When the current management took over Benton Foundry
in 1975, they saw the need to diversity their customer base so that the firm could serve the widest possible spectrum of customers.
The Checklist is the first deliverable from the Mixed-Signal/RF Foundry
Products Inc, 6000 N Hix Road, PC Box 85400, Westland, MI, 48185
Equip Co, 12505 B W Herman Rd, PO Box 3210, Tualatin, OR,
10-Gigabit Ethernet and the Internet2 activities are a wonderful melding of superb technology with bandwidth requirements," said Bobby Johnson, president and CEO of Foundry
Held in conjunction with the GIFA exhibition on June 16-17 is the World Foundry
Organization Technical Forum.
AMS-IX has been a satisfied Foundry
customer since 1999.
By using a Western Bentonite-dominated binder, overall bond usage by a foundry
can be reduced with an increase in mold hardness.
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