Shanghai Fudan Microelectronics Company Limited (Shanghai, China), an application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) design and system integration company, says it plans to increase production volume of its smart card and digital power meter products at Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing in Singapore, one of the world's top three dedicated semiconductor foundries.
Additionally, the companies are embarking on collaboration into emerging markets, such as radio-frequency identification (RFID) chips.
"We are extremely pleased to collaborate with Chartered as our long-term primary foundry partner," said Shi Lei, general manager of Fudan Microelectronics. Mr. Lei added that the company is able "to benefit from Chartered's advanced system-on-chip technology expertise and world-class manufacturing capabilities."
Bo Cheng, vice president and general manager of Asia Pacific at Chartered, said he considers Fudan Microelectronics as a success story in the growth of China's semiconductor industry.
"…It transformed from an IC research laboratory at Fudan University into a professional, leading business enterprise in China that it is today. We are pleased with the early achievements of Fudan Microelectronics," he said. "As China is seen as a strategic market for Chartered, we will continue to innovate, expand and customize our offerings of value-added technologies and solutions to better address local needs."
to Daily News