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ATREG welcomes new executive administrative assistant Eric Parks

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ATREG is pleased to welcome Executive Administrative Assistant Eric Parks to its Seattle team. Eric joined the company in April 2017, bringing three years of business administration experience to the firm. He is responsible for the smooth running of ATREG’s office operations, including scheduling, travel logistics, accounting, as well as sales and marketing support. Prior to

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200mm semiconductor fabs on the rebound

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2016 was another eventful year for the semiconductor industry in terms of consolidation. According to SEMI, merger and acquisition (M&A) activity approached $116 billion in 2016 compared to approximately $60 billion in transactions during 2015. Companies have responded to slowing industry growth and intense pricing pressure by joining forces to gain cost synergies, increased market

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Available for sale: TI 200mm / 150mm fab, Greenock, Scotland

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Texas Instruments (TI) has retained ATREG to facilitate the sale of its operational 200mm / 150mm fab located at Earnhill Road, Larkfield Industrial Estate in Greenock, Scotland. The facility may include a multi-year supply agreement, allowing the buyer to generate revenue during product qualification and production ramp. TI’s Greenock engineering team has extensive process conversion experience,

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For sale: Cypress operational 200mm fab, Bloomington, USA

Cypress fab, Bloomington, MN

ATREG has been retained by Cypress Semiconductor to facilitate the sale of its operational 200mm manufacturing facility based in Bloomington, Minnesota, USA. This automotive-qualified fab offers a cleanroom facility spanning approx. 80,000 sq. ft., on-site wafer sort and failure analysis capability, as well as highly experienced employees. The site includes a fully integrated tool line capable of producing

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Factors Behind the Fab to Data Center Conversion Trend

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Over the past few years, we have seen a number of cleanroom facilities being converted into data centers, with such companies as QTS and Infomart leading the charge. In this post, we look at the key factors behind the fab to data center site conversion trend. Two main factors Data center facility obsolescence: Data center

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