April 4, 2000
Toshiba America Electronic Components Inc. said Monday that Toshiba Corp. has invested more than $350 million in a production facility that will help pave the way for a new generation of large-sized liquid crystal displays. The Irvine engineering and manufacturing company said in a press release that the facility, in Fukaya, north of Tokyo, will produce 25,000 larger LCDs a month starting next year.
February 6, 1999 |
Toshiba Corp., the Japanese electronics company, said it will close a California semiconductor plant and cut 250 workers so it can move operations to more efficient plants in Japan. The plant in Sunnyvale, south of San Francisco, assembles prototypes of specialty chips that are used in a wide variety of electronic devices. It will start to shut down later this month and will be completely closed by June, Toshiba said.
July 10, 2001
* Toshiba America Electronic Components Inc. in Irvine has appointed Masaaki Nomi president. He succeeds Hisashi Izumi, who will return to Toshiba Corp.'s headquarters in Tokyo. Nomi has been with Toshiba since 1976, most recently as vice president of electronic devices sales and marketing for the Semiconductor group in Japan. * Datum Inc. in Irvine appointed Alfred F. Boschulte to its board of directors. Boschulte is president and chief executive of Detecon Inc.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 12, 2001 |
Two Orange County teachers were among five educators honored Wednesday with California's "Teacher of the Year 2001" designation. Scott Charles Malloy, a math teacher at Brea Olinda High School, and Dalynn Smith-Malek, an art teacher at Laguna Hills High, were recognized during a meeting of the State Board of Education in Sacramento. The teachers, who were nominated by their districts and chosen by a state panel, beat out 60 other educators in the competition.