Companies that have manufacturing facilities in the Philippines usually have factory priced sales during December. They sell excess supply. If the recession continues to dampen demand, there would probably be excess supply. I hope I can buy a few SSD drives!
Toshiba to shift some SSD assembly to RP
TOKYO, Japan — Toshiba Corp. said Tuesday it planned to start production of solid-state drives (SSD) overseas to cut costs and increase output, beginning assembly in the Philippines by the middle of the year.
Toshiba, the world’s number two maker of NAND flash memory after Samsung Electronics Co., is betting on strong growth for NAND-based SSD memory devices, seen as a promising alternative to some hard-disk drives because they are more shock-resistant and consume less energy.