China does have very cheap and skilled labor available which really gives them a great advantage. And because of the availability of cheap skilled labor china is not progressing only in electronic industry but in other sectors as well. And a healthy competition in MEMS will be really great for the consumers.
Thanks for your note - I don't know Miramems - but definitely will check them out! Do you go to China often? We are hosting a conference in Shanghai in September - check out our events page for mor einfo: www.memsindustrygroup.org/events.
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