31 Jan '12, 9am

Possible versions to fix Elpida debt repayment crunch

In one scenario, Elpida would partner with US rival Micron Technology with an aim to jointly compete against longtime industry leader Samsung Electronics. Under some form of partnership, the pair could unite their existing Taiwan-based partners - which have a great deal of engineering resources and 12-inch wafer capacity - for a leaner cost structure and enhanced productivity. Such integration links among the non-Korean DRAM firms could be the right direction in favor of not only the industry's near-term development but also its sustainable growth.

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digitimes.com 30 Jan '12, 5am

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