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Fab Owners Association totals 74 with new members
Article Type: Industry news From: Microelectronics International, Volume 28, Issue 3
The Fab Owners Association (FOA), the association of semiconductor device manufacturers and suppliers, has announced that its membership grew by 14 percent since the beginning of 2011 and now totals 74 members. The new members are device makers GlobalFoundries and LFoundry GmbH. New associate members include Macquarie Electronics USA, M&W US, Inc., RED Equipment Pte Ltd, SigmaTech, Inc., Mattson Technology, Inc., ePAK, Rite Track and ASML. With the addition of companies based in Europe and Asia, the FOA has further broadened its international scope.
L.T. Guttadauro, Executive Director of the FOA stated, “Device manufacturers continue to be attracted by the opportunity to share common goals in an unbiased setting. Through collaboration and tools like our manufacturing benchmark studies, working groups and aggregate purchasing programs, members are better prepared to predict demand, product cycles and material requirements. Associate members are attracted by the growing marketing opportunities presented through their membership”.
The FOA’s device maker members are: Anadigics Inc., Atmel Corporation, Austriamicrosystems AG, Avago Technologies, Fairchild Semiconductor, Freescale Semiconductor, GlobalFoundries, Infineon Technologies AG, International Rectifier, Intersil Corporation, Jazz Semiconductor, LFoundry GmbH, Micrel Semiconductor, Microchip Technology, ON Semiconductor, Philips Lumileds, Skyworks Solutions, Spansion LLC, SVTC Technologies, Telefunken Semiconductor, TriQuint Semiconductor and X-FAB Texas.
They represent approximately 1.6 million 8-inch equivalent monthly wafer starts and approximately US$30 billion in annual revenues.
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