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.

3 comments:

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

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

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

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