Tuesday, October 07, 2008

Panasonic Breaks Ground for Dedicated Image Sensors Fab

Impress Watch (Google translation): Panasonic started construction of the new image sensors fab in in Tonami City. The fab is scheduled to start operation by mid-2009. Its planned production capacity is 30,000 wafers/month (equiv. 8" wafers). The plant construction investment is about 94B Yen.
The plans to build the fab were initially announced in January 2008.


  1. finally some good news after all the rumors about lay-offs and exits in the field of imaging !

  2. I don't believe to rumors till I see an official confirmation.

  3. I was referring to MagnaChip ... no longer just a rumor.


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