Semiconductor Highlights: Key News from July 1-7,2024

July 05, 2024

Welcome to the latest edition of Cytech Systems' weekly news digest, delivering the key semiconductor and technology news from around the world in a concise and easy-to-read format.

1.SMC Diode Solutions opened second power discrete fab in Nanjing

SMC Diode Solutions opened its second power discrete fab in Nanjing, China.The new facility achieved volume production just 21 months after its groundbreaking in September 2022 and will begin shipping high-power and high-voltage rectifiers and MOSFET 6-inch and 8-inch wafers to customers in the fourth quarter of 2024.

Source: Semiconductor Today | SMC opens second power MOSFET and diode fab in Nanjing  (Date: 28 June, 2024)

2. GlobalFoundries Acquired Tagore Technology’s GaN Technology 

GlobalFoundries acquired Tagore Technology’s proprietary and production-proven Power Gallium Nitride (GaN) IP portfolio. This acquisition expands GF’s power IP portfolio and broadens access to market-leading GaN IP, enabling GF customers to quickly bring differentiated products to market.

Source: GlobalFoundries | GlobalFoundries Acquires Tagore Technology’s GaN Technology to Accelerate Disruptive Power Management Solutions  (Date:July 1)

3. onsemi Acquired CQD SWIR technology provider SWIR Vision Systems

Onsemi acquired SWIR Vision Systems, a leading provider of CQD short wavelength infrared (SWIR) technology, to enhance its intelligent sensing product portfolio and pave the way for further growth in key markets, including industrial, automotive, and defense.

Source: onsemi | onsemi Enhances Intelligent Sensing Portfolio with Acquisition of SWIR Vision Systems  (Date:July 2)

4. Silicon Box selects Italy's Piedmont Region for Its New Chip Plant

The semiconductor firm Silicon Box has chosen the town of Novara, located in the industrialized northwestern region of Piedmont, for its new multi-billion-euro chip factory in Italy.

Source: Reuters | Silicon Box picks Italy's Piedmont region for $3.4 bln chip plant (Date:June 28,2024)


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