EE Times Europe
10/29/2008 5:40 PM
PARIS — STMicroelectronics NV (Geneva, Switzerland) reported that its fab utilization rate amounted to
At an analysts' conference on Wednesday (Oct. 29), Alain Dutheil, ST's chief operating and vice chairman of the corporate executive committee, expressed himself on the utilization of the group's wafer fabs.
He declared: "Of course, the demand in the fourth quarter is decreasing and, at the same time, we want to control our inventory. Therefore, the demand placed on our wafer fabs is leading to a utilization rate of