German factory fire could worsen global chip shortage

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ASML's factory in Berlin produces important components for chip production
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ASML's factory in Berlin produces important components for chip production

ASML is the sole provider of the extreme ultraviolet lithography machines used by TSMC, Samsung and other chip makers

ASML Holding NV has shut part of its factory in Berlin after a fire earlier this week, sparking concerns around the already serious global shortage of semiconductors. No-one was injured in the i...

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