Japanese Investor

U.S. Company

Year

Product/Technology

Equity (% or $millions)

22. Oki Electric

Vitelic

 

ICs

 

23. Olin Asahi

Aegis

 

IC packages

100%

24. Ono Sokki

KLASIC

1991

circuit boards

$4.3/Division

25. Otari Electric

King Instrument

1990

tape loaders

100%

26. Ozaki Elec.

Planade Energy Systems

 

power meters

100%

27. Ricoh

Panatech Research

 

semiconductors

Division

28. Rohm

Xetel

1990

 

$3.2

29. Sanken

Sprague Technology

1990

semiconductors

$58/Division

30. Shin-Etsu Chemical

Brooktree

 

graphic chips

$2

31. Shin-Etsu Semiconductor

Cree Research

 

blue LEDs

$2

32. Sony

Advanced Micro Devices

1990

manufacturing plant

$55/Division

33. Sumitomo Metals

Mosaic Systems

1990

multi-chip modules

$2

34. Sumitomo Metals

nCHIP

1991

multi-chip modules

 

35. TDK

Silicon Systems

1989

ICs

$200

36. Toko

Signal Processing Technology

 

digital image chips

100%

37. Tokuyama Soda

Allegro Microsystems

1990

semiconductors

$58/Division

38. Tokuyama Soda

General Ceramics

 

ceramic package

$59

39. Toppan Printing

Texas Instruments

1990

photomasks

$19/Division

40. Toppan Printing

Prostar

1990

circuit boards

100%

41. Toshiba

Integrated CMO Systems

 

ASICs

 

42. Toshiba

Synergy Semiconductor

1991

SRAMs

 

43. Toshiba

Vertex Semiconductor

1991

ASICs

$20

44. Uemura

Automated Semiconductor

1989

IC plating

$.4

45. Yamaha

Sequential Circuits

 

ICs

 

NOTE: List does not include the significant "green field" investments in the United States by the major Japanese semiconductor companies.

SOURCE: Compiled by OJA Staff from data provided by the Economic Strategy Institute and the American Electronics Association Japan Office.



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