New Projects information at Semiconductor Technology New and updated information from Projects listed on en-us New Projects information at Semiconductor Technology Samsung Electronics 300mm Fab Plant Samsung Electronics is constructing a 300mm wafer fab in Austin, Texas. This, the first 300mm fab in central Texas, will produce DRAMs and other devices. Sun, 10 Sep 2006 23:00:00 GMT Nokia Mobile Phone Production Facility Nokia has chosen Chennai in the state of Tamil Nadu, Southern India, for its tenth mobile phone factory. The facility will cost up to $150m over three years, and will make entry-level, mid-level, and top-end GSM (Global System Mobile) and CDMA (C… Sun, 10 Sep 2006 23:00:00 GMT Toshiba 300mm Wafer Fab Toshiba Corp. and SanDisk are building a new 300mm wafer fabrication facility at Toshiba's Yokkaichi operations in Japan. The companies plan to start construction of the new facility, called Fab-4, in August 2006. Initial production operations are sc… Wed, 17 May 2006 23:00:00 GMT Elpida Memory Elpida Memory and Hiroshima Elpida Memory have constructed a second 300mm wafer fab in Hiroshima. The new 300mm DRAM (Dynamic RAM) plant was built next to the company's first 300mm facility and began mass production at the end of 2005. Elpida introdu… Mon, 11 Oct 2004 23:00:00 GMT AMD Saxony 300mm Semiconductor AMD’s 300mm 65nm fab in Dresden, Germany, is one of Europe's largest semiconductor manufacturing facilities. The new facility is located next to AMD's existing main microprocessor fab, Fab 30. Mon, 11 Oct 2004 23:00:00 GMT Intel Intel’s $2 billion 65nm investment at Leixlip, Ireland, has funded an additional cleanroom at Leixlip for work on 65nm processes. The investment added 6,000m² of manufacturing cleanroom space, and 65nm manufacturing equipment. Production began i… Mon, 04 Oct 2004 23:00:00 GMT Olympus Olympus is reorganizing and expanding its Nagano MEMS foundry to produce MEMS on 4in and 6in wafers, with the future capability to handle 8in. The expansion also increases Olympus' facilities for MEMS assembly with an increased priority and focus on … Wed, 17 Mar 2004 00:00:00 GMT TRONIC'S Microsystems - TRONIC'S Microsystems is producing 10,000 wafers per year at its MEMS (Micro Electro Mechanical Systems) site in Crolles, France. The company has built the new clean room in an existing facility. Since then, work has expanded the original production … Tue, 02 Mar 2004 00:00:00 GMT Tohoku University Research Project A national project to develop advanced low-power flat panel displays was launched with a new facility at Tohoku University, completed in March 2004. The fab is located at the New Industry Creation Hatchery Center (NICHe) of Tohoku University in Senda… Wed, 18 Feb 2004 00:00:00 GMT LG.Philips LCD TFT - LG.Philips LCD began production of seventh-generation TFT LCDs (thin-film transistor liquid crystal displays) at its facility in Paju (Korea) at the beginning of 2006. The ramp up was over six months earlier than previously planned, prompted by incre… Tue, 17 Feb 2004 00:00:00 GMT Sharp Kameyama Mie Plant No. 3 - Sharp's Kameyama Mie Plant No. 3 integrates production of LCD TVs, from the LCD panels themselves right through to final product assembly. With a site area of about 330,000m², the plant started production of "System LCDs" in June 2003, four mont… Tue, 17 Feb 2004 00:00:00 GMT IMEC 45nm Node IMEC’s 300mm cleanroom is researching processes and device architectures for the sub 45nm mode, with particular focus on ITRS-related issues. IMEC - one of Europe's leading independent microelectronics R&D centres - began construction of its new 2,20… Thu, 01 May 2003 23:00:00 GMT National Semiconductor Analog Assembly National Semiconductor Corporation is shipping products from its Suzhou Industrial Park facility to customers in China and abroad. Suzhou is National’s first manufacturing facility in China. The semiconductor assembly and test facility has three buil… Thu, 01 May 2003 23:00:00 GMT SSMC 200/300mm CMOS Fabs SSMC's 200mm Singapore facility is running at 30,000 wafers/month. Systems-on-Silicon Manufacturing Company (SSMC) is based in Singapore's Pasir Ris wafer fabrication park. The US$1.2 billion (S$2 billion) 8-inch fab is a joint-venture between Taiwan… Tue, 06 Mar 2001 00:00:00 GMT Crolles2 Alliance Facility Expansion, Crolles The Crolles Flagship R&D site near Grenoble, France, has been extended with new infrastructure and a 300nm line. The work has been done as part of a five-year agreement extending through to December 2007 between STMicroelectronics, Philips and Motoro… Mon, 05 Mar 2001 00:00:00 GMT