Fujifilm unit to buy Motorola unit

June 24, 2003 – Fujifilm Microdevices Co. has announced plnas to buy an 8-in. silicon wafer production line from Tohoku Semiconductor Corp., a Motorola subsidiary in Sendai, Japan. Fujifilm Micro will use the line to help it boost output of charge-coupled devices used in digital cameras.

Tohoku, which had shut down the line last December amid sagging demand, will continue its remaining line for 6-in. wafers.


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