2011 Press Releases
SilTerra Announces Foundry Capability for Microcontrollers and Smartcard Applications with SST SuperFlash® Technology
Kulim, Malaysia, Mar 8, 2011
-- SilTerra Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., a leading semiconductor wafer foundry offering leading foundry matched CMOS technology, high voltage and mixed-signal technologies, announces a 0.18-micron embedded SuperFlash® licensing agreement with Silicon Storage Technology, Inc (SST), a leader in embedded flash solutions. The agreement will enable SilTerra to manufacture wide variety of low power microcontrollers, smartcards and other flash enabled products for its customers.
SST SuperFlash technology is fully compatible with SilTerra’s CMOS logic process. Due to its unique cell architecture, SST SuperFlash technology is
the most cost effective and reliable solution for wide variety of flash enabled products used in microcontrollers and smartcard devices. In 2009, over 4 Billion devices were shipped worldwide using this technology.
“We are pleased to bring world class embedded Flash capability to our customers. The combination of SilTerra’s leading process technology and SST’s application specific SuperFlash technology brings best in class solutions for our valued customers.” said Yit Loong Lai, Vice President of Sales and Marketing of SilTerra.
“With the successful licensing with SST SuperFlash, SilTerra is well positioned to offer full suite of embedded non-volatile-memory solutions, ranging from OTP, MTP and embedded Flash solutions to serve broader application needs.” He said.
Both SilTerra and SST team jointly to install and qualify the embedded Flash technology at SilTerra fab. This technology is planned for pilot production for customer prototyping by end of 2011.
About SilTerra Malaysia Sdn
SilTerra Malaysia Sdn Bhd is a semiconductor wafer foundry offering major foundry-compatible CMOS logic, high-voltage and
mixed-signal/RF technologies down to 0.11-micron feature size. This includes complete, competitive wafer fabrication for fabless and IDM customers’ designs. SilTerra’s wafer fab has a design capacity of 40,000 eight-inch wafers per month.
Environmentally vigilant, SilTerra delivers award winning, world-class performance to its customers seeking flexible capacity, competitive advantages and around the clock customer support. SilTerra is ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 14001 certified. The company’s headquarters and factory are located in Malaysia’s Kulim High-Tech Park, and SilTerra has sales and marketing offices in San Jose (California) and Hsinchu (Taiwan).
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SilTerra Malaysia Sdn Bhd Contact
Koh Meng Kong
Lu Ping Chiang