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Wacker to Stop 150 mm Wafer Production at Portland; 350 Jobs to Be Cut

1:04 AM MDT | March 12, 2012 | Deepti Ramesh

Wacker Chemie says that its Siltronic semiconductor division plans to streamline its 150 mm silicon wafer production capacities and will stop producing this wafer diameter at Portland, OR in the third quarter of 2012. As a result, 350 jobs will be cut at the Portland site, which currently employs about 750 people. Siltronic will continue to produce 200 mm wafers at Portland. At its Burghausen, Germany site, Siltronic plans to adapt its 150 mm wafer line to the permanently low level of demand, Wacker says. Due to this process and other steps to increase...

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