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Manufacturing Economics: Yield, Binning, Learning Cycles, Lean Process Stacks, Die Size: why Yield is the holy grail of manufacturing and how all these interact to drive profits.

Posted on: 18-Mar-2009

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In the Semiconductor Business Model, getting more revenue-per-wafer is a principle way to compete. This is because most of the cost comes from external purchases: either in depreciating equipment or in materials. Also, since most of the finished product cost is in fabricating the wafer, more revenue translates directly into profit. So let’s look at how a chip maker converts manufacturing strategies into a business and ultimately profit model

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About weQuest:
weQuest's are written by G Dan Hutcheson, his career spans more than thirty years, in which he became a well-known as a visionary for helping companies make businesses out of technology. This includes hundreds of successful programs involving product development, positioning, and launch in Semiconductor, Technology, Medicine, Energy, Business, High Tech, Enviorntment, Electronics, healthcare and Business devisions.

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