Fairchild Semiconductor Honored by Malaysian Government

February 24, 2000 by Jeff Shepard

Fairchild Semiconductor International (South Portland, ME) recently announced that is has been honored by Malaysia's government for "exceptional achievement in environmental performance." During the last five years, the Fairchild plant in Penang eliminated the use of gases that contribute to ozone depletion and reduced the use of chemicals by 50 percent.