Silicon Glen


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Silicon Glen

An area in Scotland that has become known for its growing number of high-tech companies. It is part of central Scotland running east and west between Edinburgh and Glasgow and a bit farther in each direction. See Silicon Valley and high-tech regions.
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Mr Howieson warned: "The new town's survival goes hand in hand with the success of Silicon Glen.
Make Telford our centre of excellence, our Silicon Glen.
Bosses are believed to be planning to axe up to 700 jobs from the factory in the crisis-hit Silicon Glen.
The Enterprise Zone funds that lured it to Silicon Glen are due to end in a few months.
With hindsight, commentators point to weaknesses of Silicon Glen.
Nearly 300 electronics workers in Scotland's Silicon Glen have been told that their plant will close next year.
3 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives of six major electronics manufacturing and service companies from Scotland's Silicon Glen are exhibiting at Wescon '95, held here November 7-9 at the Moscone Center.
It may be a long way between Scotland's Silicon Glen and California's Silicon Valley, but an alarming health crisis is bringing our communities together.
It is devastating news and is another nail in the coffin of Silicon Glen.
But what is needed is a complete re-think of Silicon Glen by Wendy Alexander's Enterprise department.
We have established this new facility in the heart of Silicon Glen, which is strategically located relative to the major centers of semiconductor manufacturing activity in the U.
But the move would be a huge blow for the badly shaken Silicon Glen hi- tech industries and could leave hundreds of people jobless.