The Stalking Horse Bidder

Hello everyone, welcome back to our blog. Today we are going to dive a little deeper into bankruptcy asset sales and the idea of a “Stalking Horse Bidder.” I know that sounds like a very ominous way to label a bidder, but I promise it isn’t as bad as it sounds. Essentially, a Stalking Horse … Continued

American Foundries Act of 2020

In an earlier blog post, we talked about developments in the American semiconductor manufacturing industry through the proposal of the “Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors (C.H.I.P.S.) for America Act”. Working towards the same goal, Senators Tom Cotton (R-Ark) and Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) have proposed the American Foundries Act of 2020. This Bi-Partisan bill proposes … Continued

Case Study – Fairchild Semiconductor

Hey everyone, welcome back to FabExchange’s blog. It is great to see you back here! Today, we are going to take a closer look at our company’s operations through examining a case study. The Case In March 2015, Fairchild Semiconductor aimed to clear their 300,000 square foot, 1200 piece fab in West Jordan, Utah. Naturally, … Continued

6 Steps to Successfully Close Your Facility 

There comes a time in every Fab facility’s lifetime where the equipment no longer works, the product is no longer being produced or the company reaches a point of financial distress. Although few imagine the day that the facility’s lights must be turned off, it is more common to close a fabrication facility than you … Continued

12 Best Practices When Choosing an Online Auction House

Are you planning to auction off your company’s tangible assets and intellectual property? Before doing so, you should  research auction companies that are competent in working with companies in your respective vertical.  Working with a reputable and knowledgeable auction company that is familiar with your industry will yield you the greatest return on your investment.  … Continued

CHIPS for America Act

Happy July 1st everyone! Great to see you back here at FabBlog. In early June, Senators Cornyn (R-Texas), Warner (D-Va.), Risch (R-Idaho), Sinema (D-Ariz.), and Rubio (R-Fla.) and Representatives Matsui (D-Calif.) and McCaul (R-Texas) introduced the Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors (CHIPS) for America Act to Congress, which aims to bring semiconductor manufacturing and … Continued

What’s New With FabExchange

Hey there, great to see you tuning in to our second blog post! As we are getting deeper into the series, you should probably know who is behind the scenes, crafting these posts. So hi, my name is Jamison, my co-writer is named Anna, and it’s great to meet you. We are a part of … Continued

Welcome to FabBlog

We, at FabExchange, are so excited to announce the launch of our new content series: FabBlog! In our blog series, we aim to cover a variety of topics: descriptions of our services, articles on industry news and even updates on what Sal and Ali, our bosses, had for breakfast this morning. (Lucky charms and a … Continued