By Lou Covey
Last week we did a piece on the dysfunctional relationship between the semiconductor industry and the silicon wafer industry. Both have the potential of healing the rift and ensuring a profitable give and take for several decades, but there is also the potential that, if attitudes do not change within the next decade, it will get even worse.
Last week’s article pointed out that the wafer companies stuck it to the semi industry when the solar boom hit 10 years ago. Wafer fabs shifted resources to …