Intel transfers 0.35 and 0.25-micron technology and 8-inch equipment to China

Posted on Saturday, Jun 19 2004 @ 02:26 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Intel is going to transfer its 0.35 and .25-micron CMOS technologies and 8-inch equipment to a new Chinese foundry in Changzou, Jiansu Province.

The construction of this new fab will start in Q4 of this year, and mass production of chips is planned for Q4 2005.
The fab can have a maximum capacity of 30,000 wafers per month.

Total investment for the fab will cost US$620 million, the sources added.
Source: DigiTimes


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