August 2005

1st Silicon Opens Japan Sales Office, Expands Presence in Asia

1st Silicon (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd., -- a leading 200mm wafer fabrication foundry, announced the opening of its new sales office in Yokohama, Japan, to expand and enhance the Company's customer support in the region.The Company named Mr. Hideki Takizawa as the General Manager for the Japan office. Mr. 

 
August 2005

X-FAB Semiconductor Foundries AG Partners with GE Commercial Finance, Global Electronic Solutions to Fund Financial Transactions

GE Commercial Finance, Global Electronics Solutions, a global leader in equipment life cycle solutions, has provided $21 million (approximately EUR 17 million) worth of project financing to X-FAB Semiconductor Foundries AG, a leading manufacturer of silicon wafers for analog and mixed-signal 

 
August 2005

Atmel Advances Wafer Fabrication Plans Through Alliance with 1st Silicon

Atmel® Corporation (Nasdaq: ATML), a global leader in the development and fabrication of advanced semiconductor solutions, and 1st Silicon, a premier semiconductor-manufacturing foundry, announced today the start of Atmel Flash memory production at 1st Silicon's Kuching, Sarawak Malaysia 

 
June 2005

Toppan Photomasks Receives "Vendor of the Year" Award from X-FAB

Toppan Photomasks, Inc. announced today that ithas received the "Vendor of the Year" Award for 2004 from X-FAB Semiconductor Foundries AG, a leading independent supplier of analog/mixed-signal semiconductors.Given annually to only one of X-FAB'sglobal suppliers, the award recognizes the 

 
June 2005

1st Silicon and Integrated Circuit Design Services Awarded Best Supplier by AMIC Technology Corporation

AMIC Technology Corporation announced today that 1st Silicon(Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. and its design house partner Integrated Circuit Design Services Sdn. Bhd. (ICDS), have won the "2004 Best Supplier" award.AMIC Technology Corporation ( Hsinchu, Taiwan), a leading memory and RF IC 

 
June 2005

Leading Mixed-Signal Foundry and EDA Supplier Work Together To Deliver Process Design Kits

X-FAB Semiconductor Foundries AG, one of the world's leading independent analog/mixed-signal semiconductor foundries today announced a collaborative agreement with Tanner EDA, the worldwide leader in tools for analog/mixed-signal IC and MEMS design on the Windows platform. X-FAB works closely with 

 
May 2005

1st Silicon and UniqueICs CMOS Photoreceiver Cells Target Sensor Market

1st Silicon (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. and UniqueICs LLC of Russia, a subsidiary of Kedah Wafer Emas (KWE) of Malaysia, have announced completion of color CMOS photoreceiver cells that will be manufactured using 1st Silicon's 0.25um standard CMOS mixed signal process.The cell technology allows sensors to