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Sanan IC Expands Wafer Foundry Portfolio for Power Electronics with 150mm GaN-on-Silicon Process

Sanan IC Expands Wafer Foundry Portfolio for Power Electronics with 150mm GaN-on-Silicon Process

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jun. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — SANAN INTEGRATED CIRCUIT CO., LTD. (Sanan IC), a pure-play wafer foundry with its advanced compound semiconductor technology platform, today announced the commercial release of its 150mm gallium nitride (GaN) on silicon wafer foundry services intended for the latest high voltage AC/DC and DC/AC power electronics applications in the [...]

Samsung to Invest 133 tln Won by 2030 to Expand Non-memory, Foundry Biz

Samsung to Invest 133 tln Won by 2030 to Expand Non-memory, Foundry Biz

SEOUL, Apr. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Wednesday it will invest 133 trillion won (US$115.7 billion) by 2030 to expand its non-memory and foundry business to take the top spot in the high-tech and lucrative sector. The world’s largest memory chip maker announced measures to develop the semiconductor ecosystem with increased investment [...]

S. Korea Seeks to Expand Presence in Foundry, Non-memory Biz

S. Korea Seeks to Expand Presence in Foundry, Non-memory Biz

SEOUL, Apr. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s major chipmakers are stepping up efforts to expand their presence in the foundry and non-memory businesses to diversify portfolios that heavily rely on memory chips in search of new growth engines, industry officials said Monday. Samsung Electronics Co. and SK hynix Inc. hold over 60 percent of [...]

Samsung Aims for Chip Foundry Market with Latest Fab Technology

Samsung Aims for Chip Foundry Market with Latest Fab Technology

SEOUL, Apr. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday that it has completed the development of its latest fabrication process technology, bolstering its bid to expand its presence in the global foundry market. Samsung, the world’s largest memory chip maker, said the development of its 5-nanometer (nm) FinFET process technology is complete and [...]

Samsung to Focus on Non-memory Chip, Foundry Biz for Its Growth

Samsung to Focus on Non-memory Chip, Foundry Biz for Its Growth

SEOUL, Jan. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Lee Jae-yong, vice chairman of Samsung Electronics Co., said Wednesday that the tech giant will focus on nurturing the non-memory chip and foundry business as part of its new growth engine. Lee made the remark during his meeting with Hong Young-pyo, floor leader of the ruling Democratic Party (DP), [...]

Sanan IC Announces Commercial Release of 6-inch SiC Wafer Foundry Process

Sanan IC Announces Commercial Release of 6-inch SiC Wafer Foundry Process

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — SANAN INTEGRATED CIRCUIT CO., LTD. (Sanan IC), a pure-play wafer foundry with its advanced compound semiconductor technology platform, today announced that it has achieved full process qualification for commercial release of its 6-inch silicon carbide (SiC) technology to add to its foundry services portfolio. Committed to providing advanced [...]

Sanan IC Goes Global, Emerges As a World-Class III-V Technology Platform Company

Sanan IC Goes Global, Emerges As a World-Class III-V Technology Platform Company

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — SANAN INTEGRATED CIRCUIT CO., LTD. (Sanan IC), a pure-play compound semiconductor foundry, today announces its entry into the North American, European, and Asia Pacific (APAC) markets with their advanced III-V technology platform. With their broad portfolio of gallium arsenide (GaAs) HBT, pHEMT, BiHEMT, integrated passive device (IPD), filters, [...]

Samsung Opens Foundry R&D Division Under Device Solution Arm: Sources

Samsung Opens Foundry R&D Division Under Device Solution Arm: Sources

SEOUL, May 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. recently opened a research and development (R&D) center for its foundry business, industry sources said Monday, reflecting its drive to advance deeper into the segment. Industry sources said Samsung, which has emerged as one of the major leaders of the global chip industry, is currently seeking [...]

Samsung Adds Solutions for IoT, Fingerprint Scanning in Foundry Portfolio

Samsung Adds Solutions for IoT, Fingerprint Scanning in Foundry Portfolio

SEOUL, Mar. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Wednesday it has added solutions specialized for the Internet-of-Things (IoT) and fingerprint scanning in its foundry portfolio. The foundry business refers to making chips for other companies that do not have a semiconductor plant. The South Korean tech giant said it started shipping IoT and [...]

SK hynix Rumored to be Eying Foundry Venture with China

SK hynix Rumored to be Eying Foundry Venture with China

SEOUL, Dec. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s No. 2 chipmaker SK hynix Inc. plans to establish a joint venture in China to expand its foundry business, industry sources said Wednesday. According to the sources, who declined to be identified, SK hynix’s board of directors plans to discuss the establishment of a joint venture specializing [...]