Dane-Elec is a French maker of computer memory chips and storage products.[1][2]

IndustryComputer electronics
FateBankruptcy 2012, purchased by Gigastone Corporation in 2013
ProductsComputer chips
ParentGigastone Corporation
Websitewww.dane-elec.fr Edit this on Wikidata

It has had a manufacturing facility in Spiddal, County Galway, Ireland since 1996.[3] Major job losses were announced there in December 2010.[4]

In 2012, Dane-Elec filed for bankruptcy protection. In 2013, it was acquired (majority stake) by Gigastone Corporation, a Taiwanese manufacturer of flash memory products. Dane-Elec USA still exists as a subsidiary of Gigastone; however the Dane-Elec brand has been replaced with the Dane brand.


  1. ^ "Dane-Elec to beef up memory module manufacture".
  2. ^ http://www.iwr.co.uk/crn/news/2004739/dane-elec-gears-supermarket[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "The production of memory modules at Dane-Elec".
  4. ^ "45 jobs to go at Spiddal company". 3 December 2010.

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