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Mitsubishi Officially Leaves Durham

Posted October 31, 1998 6:00 a.m. EST

— Mitsubishi Semiconductor America Incorporated will officially shut down its Durham operations today.

The company will lay off 230 employees.

A group of 100 engineers will be transferred to Sunnyvale, California.

Mitsubishi Semiconductor opened in 1983 as a test facility with 340,000 square feet of space in Durham.