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Fairchild Semiconductor(FCS - Snapshot Report) recently provided a broad overview of its future product planning program, when it announced its plan to commence its eighth season (2013–2014) of worldwide technical power seminars from Sep 2013. The company is likely to have a detailed presentation on design issues, examples and advancements in the power sector in these seminars. The presentations will be based on the “Engineering Energy Efficiency” theme and will focus on technologies and techniques.

The one-day seminars will provide technical and practical presentations on topics ranging from  concepts of advanced or emerging power technologies, tutorial review of basic design principles and “hands-on” real-world application examples. There will also be discussions on the pros and cons of different types of solutions to improve energy efficiency and system performance. Each of the presentations will be followed by a technical paper.

The seminar series will begin in Europe and take place across 13 locations in the continent. They will also be conducted in 13 cities in the Americas and 4 cities in Asia. Germany, Italy, France, Poland, Switzerland and the U.K are some of the regions that will be covered by Fairchild Semiconductor in Europe. The seminars are expected to be an important learning curve for engineers looking for the latest advancements in power supply design.

These worldwide seminars will help the company to showcase its latest products and services, and can thus form an important platform for its promotional campaign.

Fairchild Semiconductor is a Calif.-based company that designs, develops, manufactures and markets highly efficient semiconductors for multiple-end market uses across the globe. The company operates under three segments and its products are used in computers, telecommunications, automotive, consumer and industrial applications.

Fairchild Semiconductor currently carries a Zacks Rank #4 (Sell). Better-placed stocks in the same industry that are worth considering include Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. (ASX - Snapshot Report), Microchip Technology Inc. (MCHP - Analyst Report) and Diodes Incorporated (DIOD - Snapshot Report). All of these have a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

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