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Day-to-Day Facilities Management Saves Big Money in Fab

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Mary E. Shacklett
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Re: Critical movement
Mary E. Shacklett   6/10/2014 12:53:08 PM

You're absolutely right, Hailey.

Fab costs as a concern is a "constant presence" on every semiconductor company's mind--no matter what the decade!

Mary E. Shacklett
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Re: Critical movement
Mary E. Shacklett   6/10/2014 12:52:56 PM

You're absolutely right, Hailey.

Fab costs are a "constant concern" for every semiconductor company.

Hailey Lynne McKeefry
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Critical movement
Hailey Lynne McKeefry   6/9/2014 7:25:25 PM

@Mary, this day to day management of operational functions is going to be increasingly critical over time. In the semiconductor industry margins are getting thinner all the time--and saving cost is a solid way of making profit margins fatter.

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a top-down approach
t.alex   6/6/2014 10:12:58 AM

This problem indeed requires great attention from the top management to enforce collaboration between function departments. If it is not the focus point, nobody will bother to measure power consumption of individual processes and try to optimize for the whole facility.

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