As i recall, Dr. A noted that IMX was the only company in the US capable of producing the 12 microchips. When IMX installed its new cleean room and acquired the equipment to produce these chips more than a year ago, Dr.A indicated that they were one of only two companies in the country that could produce these chips. On the most recent call, howvere, he said they were the only one that could produce the 12 inch chips. Where did the other competitor go? This may be a signal that the acquisition will be related to this business line, asd that the other competitor was omitted from his statement because they will soon be part of IMX. imo.
i also tried unsuccessfully yesterday to post, guess you can't knock a free service too hard though. lol.
I also tried doing a little research on the 12 inch wafers yesterday. Seems they are growing in demand from what i was able to gather. i think the uses include hi definition TV. I don't think that the recoreded conference call from a year ago is still available to access, but I could swear Dr. A indicated that when the new clean room was installed, they would be one of only TWO US companies with the capability to produce the 12 inch (300 millimeter) wafers, which were growing in demand at that time. This conference call, he said we were the ONLY one with that ability. I did find another company in California that produces them, its a pretty big operation though, and not something i think we could acquire for 6 million bucks. I noticed that the California company is a subsidiary of a Japanese conglomorate, so maybe we are the only US based company with the technological capabilites to produce these wafers.