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Fairchild to shut down 5-inch fab lines

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The firm plans to close its manufacturing and assembly operations in Penang and Utah, as well as the remaining 5-inch facility in Bucheon to cut costs and maximise use of its 8-inch factories.

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Orbotech, a provider of optical inspection equipment for PCBs and flat-panel displays, acquired SPTS, a semiconductor etching and deposition company, for $300 million.

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