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XMC Receives Certificate for ISO/TS16949

February 13, 2014  |   Press Releases   |     |   Comments Off

Compliance to standard enables foundry and its customers to meet critical qualification requirement for supplying components to worldwide automotive industry WUHAN, China, February 13, 2014 -- XMC, a fast growing specialty foundry, today announced that it has received the ISO/TS16949 certificate, a critical qualification for supplying components to the automotive industry worldwide. The certification was awarded following a rigorous qualification process to ensure compliance with all of the standard’s processes and quality criteria. It follows several other important ISO certificates that XMC has earned for safe, reliable and quality-driven operations. The primary aim of the ISO/ TS16949 specification, which is endorsed by ...

XMC signs licensing agreement for IBM’s 65nm and 45nm technology nodes.

October 08, 2013  |   Press Releases   |     |   0 Comment

Fast growing foundry expands offering with production-proven low power and RF processes WUHAN, China, October 9, 2013 -- XMC, a fast growing specialty foundry, today announced a licensing agreement with IBM (NYSE: IBM) under which XMC will license semiconductor process technology including underlying patents for several of IBM's production-proven advanced manufacturing offerings. XMC has agreed to license both low power 65-nanometer (nm) RF and the 45-nm low power technology node. The agreement significantly expands XMC as capability base and provides a secure intellectual property (IP) foundation for its worldwide partners, further positioning it for growth in dynamic market segments. Terms of ...

XMC Joins Global Semiconductor Alliance; CEO Yang Named to Asia-Pacific Leadership Council

August 27, 2013  |   In The News,Press Releases   |     |   Comments Off

WUHAN, China – August 28, 2013 - XMC, a leading semiconductor foundry, today announced that it has joined the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA), the unifying body of the global semiconductor industry. In addition, XMC chief executive officer Simon Yang has been named to the organization’s Asia-Pacific Leadership Council. “XMC has been emerging as an innovative and critical player in the semiconductor manufacturing arena. Its distinctive business model under Dr. Simon Yang’s leadership as an indigenous Chinese foundry with a global vision will be very valuable to the GSA. We look forward to Simon’s extended industry experiences and dedicated commitment that would ...

Spansion and XMC Announce Licensing Agreement

August 01, 2013  |   In The News,Press Releases   |     |   Comments Off

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and WUHAN, China, July 31 or August 1, 2013 -- Spansion Inc. (NYSE: CODE), a global leader in Flash memory-based embedded systems solutions, and XMC, China's fastest growing 300mm semiconductor foundry, today announced an agreement for XMC to license Spansion's floating gate NOR Flash technology. The agreement expands the companies’ 300mm manufacturing partnership of Spansion's proprietary 65nm, 45nm and 32nm MirrorBit® Flash memory technology. "Spansion's IP program allows valuable partners such as XMC to leverage our strong portfolio of nonvolatile memory technology to enhance their products and offer the technology and its benefits to their customers,” Joe Rauschmayer, ...

XMC Unveils Bold New Look to Align With Sharpened Strategic Direction and Global Focus

March 18, 2013  |   Press Releases   |     |   Comments Off

Foundry Updates Image, Branding to Underscore New Business, Technical Strategies WUHAN, China – March 18, 2013 - XMC, a leading semiconductor foundry formerly known as Wuhan Xinxin Semiconductor Manufacturing, today unveiled a bold, new corporate image to underscore its commitment to business and technological innovation as it enters its next stage of growth as a fully independent company. The company, a leading 300MM wafer manufacturer with a proven track record in NOR flash memory, has recently revamped its executive team, began operating as an independent entity, and sharpened its focus on new technical offerings as well as global expansion. The XMC ...

Spansion and XMC Semiconductor Announce 32nm Flash Memory Partnership

March 16, 2013  |   Press Releases   |     |   Comments Off

Expanded Foundry Agreement Builds Upon Successful 65nm and 45nm Collaboration SUNNYVALE, Calif. and WUHAN, China, March 16, 2013 -- Spansion Inc. (NYSE: CODE), a leading innovator in Flash memory solutions for embedded markets, and XMC, China’s fastest growing 300mm semiconductor foundry, today announced an expanded partnership, to develop and manufacture Spansion® 32nm NOR Flash memory. The agreement expands XMC’s current 300mm manufacturing of Spansion’s proprietary 65nm and 45nm Flash memory technology. Demand for Flash memory from embedded applications continues to rise as devices become more interconnected and applications are increasingly more feature-rich with enhanced graphics and immersive user interfaces. Continued investment in ...

WXIC, GigaDevice Announce Long-Term Manufacturing Supply Agreement

March 05, 2013  |   Press Releases   |     |   Comments Off

Fast growing NOR-specialist foundry to supply GigaDevice with 65-nm, 300MM production to support growth of innovative NOR Flash product line WUHAN, China – March 5, 2013 - WXIC (Wuhan Xinxin Semiconductor Manufacturing), a leading 12-inch semiconductor manufacturing company in China, today announced a long-term supply agreement with GigaDevice Semiconductor Inc., a specialist in NOR Flash memory products. The agreement will provide GigaDevice with the critical capacity and quality assurances it requires as it expands its worldwide customer base. The two companies will work together to optimize WXIC’s 65-nm, 300MM wafer production to meet the specific needs of GigaDevice’s range of high-speed, low-power ...

WXIC Strengthens Executive Team with Two Industry Veterans

February 04, 2013  |   Press Releases   |     |   Comments Off

Lange, Mei add deep industry marketing and technology experience to guide WXIC’s growth WUHAN, China – February 4 2013 - WXIC (Wuhan Xinxin Semiconductor Manufacturing), a leading 12” semiconductor manufacturing company in China, today announced the appointment of two new members to its executive team, Dr. Walter F Lange and Dr. Shaoning Mei, who will head the company sales and marketing, and technology development, respectively. With decades of expertise in various aspects of the semiconductor industry, Lange and Mei will play an integral part in the leadership and growth of the company. Dr. Walter F. Lange has been appointed as Senior ...

WXIC names industry veteran Simon Yang as CEO

January 28, 2013  |   Press Releases   |     |   Comments Off

Leading NOR flash memory and 300 mm foundry strengthens leadership to prepare for next wave of growth WUHAN, China – January 28, 2013 – WXIC (Wuhan Xinxin Semiconductor Manufacturing), a leader in NOR flash memory production and 300 mm technology, announced today that Dr. Simon Yang has been appointed CEO. Dr. Yang is a recognized veteran in China’s semiconductor industry and will play a key role in expanding WXIC’s presence in the global semiconductor industry as it brings world class manufacturing solutions to the market. Previously Dr. Yang has held positions as CTO and Senior Vice President of operations for Chartered ...

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  • XMC Receives Certificate for ISO/TS16949
    February 13, 2014

    Compliance to standard enables foundry and its customers to meet critical qualification requirement for supplying components to worldwide automotive industry WUHAN, China, February 13, 2014 — XMC, a fast growing specialty foundry, today announced that it has received the ISO/TS16949 certificate, a critical qualification for supplying components to the automotive industry worldwide. The certification was […]

  • XMC signs licensing agreement for IBM’s 65nm and 45nm technology nodes.
    October 8, 2013

    Fast growing foundry expands offering with production-proven low power and RF processes WUHAN, China, October 9, 2013 — XMC, a fast growing specialty foundry, today announced a licensing agreement with IBM (NYSE: IBM) under which XMC will license semiconductor process technology including underlying patents for several of IBM’s production-proven advanced manufacturing offerings. XMC has agreed […]