See, Brexit - Pah
(Have to get the trolling in early, the pub is calling me)
Seagate is to help pump £57.4m ($74m) into its plant at Springtown in Derry, Northern Ireland, to get its next-gen disk heads dealing with smaller bits. The plant manufactures 200mm thin-film wafers from which the recording heads are made. The cash – £47.4m ($61m) from Seagate and £9.95m ($12.8m) from Invest Northern Ireland …
and yet their politicians are fighting to leave hard, almost as though they have their own agenda.
NI before brexit was a cheap place for foreign companies to have a foot hold in Europe and the UK, after brexit my guess is that the same companies will just move their base and expertese to somewhere that still is a benefit to them, leaving NI with what exactly?
What's the name of the game, El Reg? Déjà vu?
It's springtime for Springtown as Seagate rains nearly £50m on Northern Ireland plant Developing nanophotonic disk read-write heads ... By Chris Mellor 26 Apr 2019 at 14:03?
..... or ......
Seagate pumps £60m into Springtown plant Next-gen read/write heads by Chris Mellor Jan 2010 at 11:42?
Both current and next-gen read/write heads would like to know.
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