ATREG Wins TI In Fab Sales Engagement

Seattle-based ATREG (Advanced Technology Resource Group), which provides advisory services to the semiconductor industry, reported today that it has been engaged by Texas Instruments in a sale of two of that firm's semiconductor fabs. ATREG said it will help find buyers for TI's 150mm fab and advanced 300mm assembly, test, and packaging operation in Hiji, Japan, and Houston, Texas. TI said it would shut the facilities in January. Financial details of the deal were not announced.