Fab cutbacks, sliding book-bill mark tough 1996

January 1997
Electronic News;1/6/97, Vol. 43 Issue 2149, p40
Trade Publication
Presents a retrospective on market conditions in various electronic sectors 1996. Includes Alcoa Electronic Packaging employees' furlough; Boost to polysilicon capacity to cope with significant ongoing demand; Sun Microsystems' negotiation with NEC's application specific integrated circuit (ASIC) manufacturing division in Japan; Resignation of National Semiconductor president Gilbert F. Amelio.


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