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The world’s leading maker of computer chips is closing its only factory in Massachusetts, eliminating up to 700 highpaying manufacturing jobs in one of the largest job cuts to hit the state in recent years.
Intel Corp. said on Thursday that its plant in Hudson is using outdated technology to make older generations of computer chips used in lowend applications, which do not generate as much profit as its higherend microprocessors that are used in PCs.
“The facility and the site do not meet the requirements that we need,” said Intel spokesman Chuck Mulloy.
Mass. loses 5,500 jobs in March; jobless rate 6.4%
Ira Kantor | The Boston Herald | Thursday, April 18, 2013
Massachusetts job growth took a hit last month as payroll tax increases and federal budget cuts have begun to grip the local economy tighter, particularly in sectors like construction, manufacturing and professional, scientific, and business services, experts said today.