Wolfson Microelectronics plc announced today that it has contracted CSMC Technologies Corporation for foundry services, using the 150mm fab facility at Wuxi, China.
The qualification of the CSMC-Tech fab was announced in the chairman's statement at Wolfson's AGM on the 22nd April 2004. CSMC-Tech offers integrated circuit manufacturing, foundry management and operating services for fabless design houses and integrated device manufacturers (IDMs) that outsource their production. Founded in 1997, CSMC-Tech's Fab 1 is the first and one of the largest open foundries in China. It has been dedicated to providing high-quality and cost-effective foundry services mainly for logic, mixed signal, high voltage, and non-volatile memory ICs, down to 0.35 micron process technology.