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Report: KLA-Tencor, Lam trim workforce

Posted: 08 Jul 2008 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:fab-tool? layoff? job cut?

Fab-tool vendors, KLA-Tencor Corp. and Lam Research Corp. have separately implemented layoffs, according to reports.

KLA-Tencor has shuttered its Tucson, Arizona-based facility, which was once part of ADE Corp., the Arizona Daily Star reported. The move impacts 100 jobs. KLA-Tencor recently acquired ADE, a supplier of silicon wafer inspection gear.

Lam also recently had a layoff, which involved 5 percent of its workforce, according to Barron's. Lam did not return e-mails to confirm or deny the layoff.

- EE Times

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