Silterra is a project of strategic national interest to promote front-end semiconductor manufacturing and a catalyst for high technology investments in Malaysia. It was founded in November 1995 as Wafer Technology Malaysia Sdn Bhd and was renamed as Silterra Malaysia Sdn Bhd in December 1999.
Silterra broke ground on first manufacturing facility in Kulim, Malaysia in June 1999 and produced working silicon in November 2000. Since its inception, Silterra has served many top-tier global fabless design and product companies covering the consumer electronics, communications & computing, and mobile device market segments.
Silterra offers CMOS design and a broad range of fabrication processes for Integrated Chips (IC) in Advanced Logic, Mixed Signal & Radio Frequency and High Voltage applications.
The CMOS High Voltage Technology being used in the design and fabrication of Display Driver IC’s (DDI), is widely used in the mobile devices market segment. This includes display drivers for mobile phones, GPS equipment, MP3/4 Personal Media Players (PMP), Digital Cameras and other similar applications.
Silterra provides complete design solutions for customers to create leading-edge products, optimized for its high-yielding manufacturing processes, through strategic partnerships with industry-leading Intellectual Property (IP) design library providers, Design Services and Electronic Design Automation (EDA) suppliers. Silterra also offers comprehensive in-house Failure Analysis (FA) services to high-tech companies and universities, performing detailed construction and failure analysis of nano-scale structures.
1995 – 2000
|1Q95 Company founded known as Wafer Technology Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.|
|4Q97 Opened USA Office at San Jose, California|
|2Q99 Construction Commenced at KHTP.|
|4Q99 Rename as Silterra Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.|
2001 - 2005
|1Q01|| 180nm production started|
|2Q01||ISO 9002 Certified|
|2Q02||Semiconductor International Top Fab Award |
|3Q02||ISO 14001 Certified|
|3Q03||Opened Taiwan Office at Hsin-Chu City.|
|4Q03||ISO 9001 Certified Best High-Technology Manufacturing Facility Award|
|3Q03||130nm Pilot Production Ready PRIME MINISTER’S HIBISCUS AWARD – Notable Achievement |
|2Q04||Opened Sales office at Kuala Lumpur.|
2006 – 2010
|4Q07 160nm High Voltage Production Ready.|
| Achieve Sony Green Partner Award|
|3Q08 130nm High Voltage Production Ready|
| OHSAS 18001: 2007 Certified|
|1Q09 110nm Pilot Production Ready.|
|2Q09 Frost & Sullivan Technology Implementation Award.|
| Power MOSFET Production Ready.|
| HR Award - Silver Recognition for HR Excellence Category|
|1Q10 LG Electric Supplier Appreciation Award.|
| Prime Minister’s Product Excellence Award 2009.|
2011 – 2015
|1Q11 ||Named as one of the Best Employers in Malaysia according to Aon Hewitt Consulting - Asia Pacific.|
|1Q11 ||Acknowledged in the Export Excellence Category as part of the Prime Minister's Industry's Excellence Award 2010, organized by Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI).|
|2Q11 ||Finalist of the Prime Minister's Quality Management Excellence Award (QMEA) 2011.|
|4Q12 ||Conferred an award by the Malaysian Scientific Association (MSA) in recognition of SilTerra's outstanding contribution to Science & Technology.|
|4Q12 ||Winner of the Employee's Safety Health Award 2012 (Electric & Electronic Category) conferred by Ministry of Human Resource.|
|4Q12 ||Conferred the "Competitive Employer Award" at the 2012 Labour Day Celebration - by the Prime Minister.|
|4Q12 ||SilTerra released 180nm Embedded Flash Technology for mass production.|
|4Q12 ||SilTerra launched 130nm CMOS Logic Aluminum Backend Technology.|
|4Q13 ||SilTerra qualified CMT's Multiple Time Programming in SilTerra 110nm High Voltage Technology|
|3Q14 ||SilTerra entered mass production for Touch with Display Driver IC application using 110nm High Voltage Technology|
|3Q14 || SilTerra started volume production for wearable applications using 110nm High Voltage Technology.|
|1Q15 ||SilTerra 110nm Logic CMOS Aluminium Backend Technology entered into mass production phase.|
|2Q15 ||SilTerra 180nm BCDMOS technology entered mass production phase.|
Make Silterra the cornerstone for expanding the Malaysian Semiconductor Industry.
Deliver world-class semiconductor manufacturing services to our customers;
Provide our customers with outstanding customer service, logistics, and IP support;
Make Silterra a profitable enterprise that is continuously growing with innovation and knowledge and
maximize the return on investment for our shareholders.
1. Proven leading foundry matched process
2. Leader in HV CMOS Technology
3. Advanced Power MOSFET Technology
4. Vigorous intellectual property protection
5. Dedicated support teams
6. MyFabTM portal for secured, online access to timely production information
7. Cost competitiveness