NZ2721 : Electronic Factory

taken 12 years ago, near to Coatham Mundeville, Darlington, Great Britain

Electronic Factory
Electronic Factory
Formerly Fujitsu and opened with great publicity for the manufacture of memory devices (DRAMs).

In the mid-1990s the world market for these chips collapsed. It was possible to buy the chips from companies in Korea for less than 50p each (compared with as much as $50 each when the factory was built). Closure was inevitable and at the end of 1998 the company closed the plant.

The site is now operated by Filtronics.
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Monday, 18 July, 2005   (more nearby)
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Monday, 18 July, 2005
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Factory > Factory   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 27 21 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 54:35.2771N 1:34.5586W
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