UK Approves Newport Wafer Fab Sale To US Vishay Intertechnology

Government approves sale of UK's largest chip-making facility to US firm, after blocking sale to Chinese owned entity

5 months ago

Newport Wafer Fab Sold To US Buyer For $177m

The two year national security saga surrounding the UK’s largest chip-making facility, Newport Wafer Fab (NWF), looks to have been…

8 months ago

Silicon UK Pulse: Your Tech News Update: Episode 17

Welcome to Silicon UK Pulse – your roundup of the latest tech news and developments impacting your business for the…

11 months ago

Newport Wafer Fab To Cut Jobs, Blames Government Restrictions

National security restrictions blamed as Welsh chip factory proposes to axe 100 jobs, as search for new owner continues

11 months ago

UK Government Blocks Newport Wafer Fab Acquisition, Citing National Security

Dutch chipmaker Nexperia (owned by a Chinese firm) is ordered to sell majority stake in Newport Wafer Fab on national…

2 years ago

Government Again Delays Decision On Newport Wafer Fab

Another delay to the government making a decision whether to allow a Chinese entity to acquire UK's largest chip factory

2 years ago

UK Again Delays Chinese Purchase Of Newport Wafer Fab

More delays to the national security probe into the acquisition of Newport Wafer Fab by a Chinese owned entity

2 years ago

Tech Investors Mull Newport Wafer Fab Rescue Bid – Report

Amid a national security review, British chip executives are reportedly preparing a rescue bid for Welsh chip firm Newport Wafer…

2 years ago

Fate Of Newport Wafer Fab Uncertain, As Government Delays Sale Decision

Government delays decision over whether the UK's largest maker of chips can be purchased by Dutch firm, which is Chinese-owned

2 years ago

Newport Wafer Fab Sold To China, Has UK Government Defence Contracts

Newport Wafer Fab has over a dozen UK government research contracts, including a defence contract, despite being sold to Chinese-owned…

3 years ago

PM Orders Review Of Chinese Acquisition Of Newport Wafer Fab

Acquisition of UK’s largest largest chip producer by a Chinese owned firm has prompted Prime Minister Boris Johnson to order…

3 years ago

UK’s Largest Chip Fab, Newport Wafer Fab, Acquired By Chinese Firm

National security? Newport Wafer Fab in Wales sold to Dutch chip firm, which in turn is owned by China’s Wingtech

3 years ago