Achieves production milestone of one million 150mm GaAs wafer shipments and announces construction of Fab C in response to increasing market demand
Tao Yuan, Taiwan – May 18, 2015: WIN Semiconductors Corp. (TPEx:3105), the world’s largest pure-play compound semiconductor foundry, today announced that it has surpassed 1 million cumulative wafer shipments to customers in the mobile PA, WiFi, wireless infrastructure and optical markets. WIN Semiconductors provides a broad portfolio of Hetero-junction Bipolar Transistor, Pseudomorphic High Electron Mobility Transistor and integrated BiHEMT technology solutions enabling users to address virtually any application from 50MHz to 100GHz. Achieving this milestone validates the pure-play foundry model in the compound semiconductor industry and confirms WIN’s position as the dominant wafer supplier with over 60% market share.
Additionally, in response to increasing demand across all segments, WIN Semiconductors Corp. also announced that it has completed refurbishment of a third wafer fab location in Guishan, Toayuan City, Taiwan. This facility was purchased in 2013 and has been expanded from four to seven floors, along with site upgrades with additional infrastructure to support mass production of a range of compound semiconductor technologies. Installation of clean room facilities and equipment on the 6th and 7th floors has started and is expected to be complete by the end of 2015. The remaining space will be outfitted with clean rooms based on market requirements. When completed, Fab C will more than double WIN’s market leading manufacturing capacity.
WIN Semiconductors Corp. at 2015 IMS
WIN Semiconductors Corp. will be showcasing its RF and mm-Wave solutions in booth 3851 at the 2015 IEEE International Microwave Symposium in Phoenix, AZ being held May 17-22.
About WIN Semiconductors Corp.
WIN Semiconductors is the leading global provider of pure-play GaAs and GaN wafer foundry services for the wireless, infrastructure and networking markets. WIN Semiconductors provides its foundry partners with a diverse portfolio of Hetero-junction Bipolar Transistor and Pseudomorphic High Electron Mobility Transistor technology solutions that support leading edge products for applications from 50 MHz to 100 GHz. Custom products built by WIN Semiconductors Corp. are found in a vast array of markets, including smartphone, mobile infrastructure, optical communications, CATV and automotive applications.
For more than 15 years, WIN has provided foundry services from its state of the art, ISO9001/14001 certified 150mm GaAs facility headquartered in Tao Yuan City, Taiwan. This multi-site manufacturing facility has more than 1500 employees and provides WIN customers with a diverse array of device technology platforms and value added services, including DC/RF product testing, Cu wafer bumping and turn-key package solutions for accelerated product development.