September 2005

1st Silicon Wins 2004 Silver Award for Malaysian Occupational Safety and Health

Malaysian Society for Occupational Safety and Health (MSOSH) Award Competition is held annually to reward companies with successful business practices

September 2005

X-FAB will not acquire Infineon plant in Perlach

During discussions in the past weeks initiated by Infineon, Infineon Technologies AG (FSE/NYSE: IFX), Munich, and X-FAB Semiconductor Foundries AG, Erfurt, concluded that X-FAB will not take over the Infineon plant in Perlach. Both X-FAB and Infineon were prepared to make concessions to continue 

August 2005

X-FAB continues to grow sales and earnings in the first half-year, Company expects double-digit sales growth with disproportionate increase in earning

X-FAB Semiconductor Foundries AG, one of the world's leading analog mixed-signal semiconductor foundries, successfully completed the first six months of 2005. The company increased its sales in the first two quarters by 15.5% to EUR 77.4 million. This compares to sales of EUR 67.0 million in the 

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