Semiconductor Firms Enter Foundry Partnership

Nov. 7, 2007
Power Integrations has established a foundry partnership with Seiko Epson and production of Power Integrations' high-voltage power-conversion ICs is now ramping at Epson's wafer-fabrication facilities in Japan.

Power Integrations has established a foundry partnership with Seiko Epson, and production of Power Integrations' high-voltage power-conversion ICs is now ramping at Epson's wafer-fabrication facilities in Japan. "Epson's high-quality, cost-effective foundry makes them an ideal partner with which to implement our proprietary high-voltage manufacturing process," said John Tomlin, Power Integrations' vice president of operations. "This partnership gives us production capacity to support the long-term growth of our business while helping us meet our cost-reduction goals."

According to Toshio Akahane, president and CEO of Epson Electronics America, "We are delighted that Power Integrations has selected Epson to produce its innovative power-conversion ICs. PI [Power Integrations] is a leading enabler in the effort to make electronic products more efficient, a priority that Epson shares. Both companies have worked diligently to move to the production stage, and we now look forward to a long-term wafer foundry relationship."

Sponsored Recommendations

Near- and Far-Field Measurements

April 16, 2024
In this comprehensive application note, we delve into the methods of measuring the transmission (or reception) pattern, a key determinant of antenna gain, using a vector network...

DigiKey Factory Tomorrow Season 3: Sustainable Manufacturing

April 16, 2024
Industry 4.0 is helping manufacturers develop and integrate technologies such as AI, edge computing and connectivity for the factories of tomorrow. Learn more at DigiKey today...

Connectivity – The Backbone of Sustainable Automation

April 16, 2024
Advanced interfaces for signals, data, and electrical power are essential. They help save resources and costs when networking production equipment.

Empowered by Cutting-Edge Automation Technology: The Sustainable Journey

April 16, 2024
Advanced automation is key to efficient production and is a powerful tool for optimizing infrastructure and processes in terms of sustainability.

Comments

To join the conversation, and become an exclusive member of Electronic Design, create an account today!