Computer Chips

Hemlock Semiconductor

Hemlock Semiconductor To Lay Off 400

Hemlock Semiconductor Group announced Monday it will lay off about 400 employees in Michigan and Tennessee in the coming weeks in response to significant oversupply in the polysilicon industry and the threat of potential tariffs on its products sold into China.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/14/2013

John C. McGill, president and CEO of Auburn Hills-based Rigaku Innovative Technologies, with one of his company's high-tech X-ray mirrors.

Auburn Hills X-ray Equipment Company Moving Into Microchips

As the semiconductor industry moves into using near-X-rays to etch computer chips, Auburn Hills-based Rigaku grows by selling its X-ray management equipment to chipmakers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/12/2011