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zeitghost
21st July 2010, 07:38
ST have a bijou problemette in supplying ASICs to Nissan.

As in "stop the line guys, we ain't got enough black boxes".

Oooops.

Nissan Car Production Halted By ST Supply Delinquency - 14/07/2010 - Electronics Weekly (http://www.electronicsweekly.com/Articles/2010/07/14/49042/nissan-car-production-halted-by-st-supply-delinquency.htm)

And here's a theory why it's happened.

Why Is ST Delinquent? (Mannerisms) (http://www.electronicsweekly.com/blogs/david-manners-semiconductor-blog/2010/07/why-is-st-delinquent.html?cp=NLC-EWDNS20100720&attr=editorial)

A single source with a single source.

Not a good move that.

Pondlife
21st July 2010, 07:46
This is the problem when accountants run supply chains.

No excuse unless there is a global shortage of a critical raw material.

or they were using .net APO for their planning.

Tingles
21st July 2010, 11:26
That's one thing at Nissan.... NEVER NEVER EVER stop the line!