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Short Take: NEC announces $1.4b chip plant for Roseville, California

NEC Electronics will build a $1.4 billion semiconductor manufacturing plant that's scheduled to begin production in 2002. The fab will make multimedia chips, system-on-a-chip processors, and 256-megabit and 1-gigabit memory chips, according to Reuters. The Roseville California fab will lie adjacent to the company's computer plant.

NEC Electronics will build a $1.4 billion semiconductor manufacturing plant that's scheduled to begin production in 2002. The fab will make multimedia chips, system-on-a-chip processors, and 256-megabit and 1-gigabit memory chips, according to Reuters. The Roseville California fab will lie adjacent to the company's computer plant.