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Storm forces NXP and Samsung to shut Austin chip facilities

Wednesday 17 February 2021 | 15:52 CET | News
Major companies including Samsung, NXP Semiconductors and Infineon Semiconductors have been forced to temporarily shut down their operations in Austin, Texas, due to power outages caused by severe winter weather, reports local daily Austin American-Statesman. "In response to the dire situation of the Texas utility grid, Austin Energy ordered all industrial and semiconductor manufacturers to idle or shut down," confirmed a consortium known as the Coalition for Clean, Affordable, Reliable Energy, adding that "all companies complied and were able to safely do so."

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Companies: Infineon / NXP Semiconductors / Samsung
Countries: United States
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