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Canon to invest ¥50 bil to double chip-making device production

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Smart move. Some of their models have a four month waiting period! That's unsustainable as a business model.

It also shows that even though smartphones have killed the point-and-shoot segment, the market for quality cameras is still strong, which is a very good thing.

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Oops. I originally misread this to mean they were increasing their own chip making capacity, rather than manufacturing more chip making equipment for sale to others.

Then again, they could use some of that equipment to increase their own chip making capacity, I suppose.

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First I’d like to see their much simpler home desktop printers to work error-free. lol

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There seems to be a lot in the news these days about chip-making plants being built.

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Perhaps its a ploy to attract an investor for a JV. Just like Sony did a few months back.

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There seems to be a lot in the news these days about chip-making plants being built.

Manufacturing capacity can't keep up with demand, and that's with Taiwan fully operational

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1glenn - There seems to be a lot in the news these days about chip-making plants being built.

There sure is. It's to lessen the reliance on Chinese supply.

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Disinvest in China.

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