SilTerra Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. is a leading pure-play semiconductor foundry, with its headquarters and fabrication facility located in Kulim Hi-Tech Park. SilTerra commenced its commercial operations in 2001 and operates a highly automated fabrication facility equipped with state-of-the-art semiconductor fabrication tools and systems. With a highly skilled workforce of approximately 1250 personnel, annual turnover has consistently been above the RM500 Million mark and steadily growing.
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 "Complimentary Metal Oxide Semiconductor" (CMOS) design and fabrication processes at the 180 nanometer technology node down to 110 nanometer, which is the building block of a broad range of Integrated Chips in the advanced Logic, Mixed-Signal & Radio Frequency and High Voltage applications. SilTerra holds several U.S. Patents in a broad range of fabrication process technologies and continues to invest heavily in R&D to stay relevant in this highly competitive global industry. "The industry is an extremely challenging one, and to stay competitive SilTerra invests a significnt amount of its revenue on R&D" says Dr Kamarulzaman Mohamed Zin, CEO of SilTerra.
SilTerra's CMOS High Voltage Technology is a leading innovation in the industry, being used in the design and fabrication of Display Driver ICӳ (DDI) which is a key component 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 has exported approximately half a billion chips in this category; and for this, it has earned the '2009 South East Asia Technology Implementation Award' from Frost & Sullivan. "We are currently increasing our fabrication capacity, either through outsourcing arrangements with other partner foundries as well as seeking ways to increase our own internal capacity. This is a major challenge for us in moving forward." added Dr Kamarulzaman.
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, Design Services and Electronic Design Automation (EDA) suppliers. SilTerra also offers a comprehensive in-house Failure Analysis (FA) services to high-tech companies and universities, performing detailed construction and failure analysis of nano-scale structures.
SilTerra has strong customer networks in the USA, Taiwan, Korea, China and Japan, many of which rely on SilTerra as their primary partner to serve household brand names in the consumer market. We provide fast prototype turnaround times and proactively manage wafer production shipments to meet or exceed stringent customer expectations.
SilTerra is ISO9001, ISO14001 and OHSAS 18001 certified.
About SilTerra Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.
SilTerra Malaysia Sdn Bhd is a semiconductor wafer foundry offering fabrication and design support services in CMOS logic, High-Voltage, Mixed-signal, RF and MEMS technologies down to 90 nanometer feature size. SilTerra's wafer fab has a design-in capacity of 40,000 eight-inch wafers per month and currently serves customers in US, EU, Latin America, Taiwan, Korea and China.
Environmentally vigilant, SilTerra delivers award winning, world-class performance to its customers seeking flexible capacity, custom technologies, competitive advantages and around the clock customer support. SilTerra is ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001 certified. Starting commercial production in 2001, the company's headquarters and factory are located in Malaysia's Kulim High-Tech Park, with sales and marketing offices in San Jose(California) and Hsinchu(Taiwan).
For additional information on SilTerra or its services, please visit www.silterra.com.
Koh Meng Kong
Lu Ping Chiang