The Second Source Dilemma

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OEMs like second sources; chip suppliers don’t. Explaining the dilemma to me 15 years ago was Rich Beyer, at that time CEO of Intersil, later to become Freescale CEO. “80 per cent of our business is in the class of being proprietary  – not replaceable by something from another company – that is the beauty …

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