Note: This is a sub-section of GEC
1980 Fairchild pulled out of its proposed JV with GEC to build a semiconductor manufacturing plant in Cheshire. GEC Semiconductors was producing chips for the Post Office's push button phones and for the Prestel system.
1980 GEC reorganised its 3 business units working on microelectronics, one of which was GEC Semiconductors. All 3 were incorporated in the new business Marconi Electronic Devices
Sources of Information
- The Times Friday, Aug. 8, 1969
- The Times Saturday, July 5, 1980