Dell Opens Second European Plant in Poland

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Thanks to the Dell's decision to open the company's newest and most advanced manufacturing facility in Poland, Dell production and personalization capabilities will now be closer to increasing numbers of consumers and businesses in Central...

Intel gets approval to build $2.5B plant in China

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The Chinese government has given Intel permission to build a $2.5 billion chip-manufacturing plant in Dalian, on China's northeastern coast. According a Chinese announcement on China's NDRC (National Development and Reform Commission) website, Intel plans...

Apple: Long hours at China iPod plant

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Apple Computer said on Friday that its main supplier of iPod musicplayers let employees in a China plant work longer hours than allowedby Apple's code of conduct, and that it had taken steps to address...

Intel Wins Vietnam License for Chip Plant

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Vietnam has approved the issue of a license to Intel Corp, the world's largest microchip maker, to build a $605 million plant to produce chips and computer parts in a deal that officials hope could...

Intel Plans $3bln Wafer Plant in Arizona

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Intel Corporation, the world's largest chip maker, announced plans today for a new semiconductor plant in Arizona which is expected to be ready for production in two years. The plant will be located alongside...

Dell to open new PC plant in United States

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Dell will announce within weeks a plan to build a new manufacturing plant in the United States, as other PC makers continue to send such work overseas, CEO Kevin Rollins said Tuesday in a wide-ranging...

IBM's Microchip Plant Not Measuring Up

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IBM's new $3 billion microchip factory was supposed to bring the company efficiency and profit. Instead, it is giving the technology leader a headache. Demonstrating the risk of huge investments in advanced chip-making tools, International...

Fabrication plant costs soar

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The cost of building a fab has soured to a staggering $4bn, according to microchip manufacturers at the Semico Summit conference. This is a huge difference compared to the cost of previous 300-mm,...

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