Category Archives: Supply Chain

How to Calculate your ASIC Unit Cost

September 12, 2018, anysilicon

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Finding your ASIC unit cost is one of the most important steps prior starting any ASIC design activities. If you are a semiconductor company – your company’s profit is highly depended on the ASIC production cost. This guide will help you understand the different cost components related to the ASIC

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Semiconductor Manufacturing – Quick Overview

August 12, 2018, anysilicon

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Many admit that semiconductor manufacturing is the most complex and difficult manufacturing process that exist today. We agree. There are several ways to describe the Semiconductor manufacturing flow, but they are all boiled down to a very basic diagram.
The following diagram is a simplified flow describing the semiconductor

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RoodMicrotec N.V.: RoodMicrotec selected as key partner for EnSilica automotive ASIC project

August 09, 2018, anysilicon


RoodMicrotec N.V., the leading independent company for semiconductors supply and quality services, has been selected by EnSilica as a key partner to support a major automotive ASIC design win. EnSilica is one of Europe’s leading companies in the field of custom mixed signal and digital ASIC design. This design win

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How to Cut Costs, Time and Pain during ASIC Manufacturing

June 25, 2018, anysilicon

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Managing an end-to-end ASIC supply chain process is one of the biggest challenges of chip projects. The semiconductor value chain, which has always been complex, does not seem to get any simpler. A McKinsey report pointed out “there has been a 50 percent increase in test and verification time during

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Open-Silicon Achieves ISO 9001:2015 Certification

May 23, 2018, anysilicon

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Open-Silicon, a system-optimized ASIC solution provider, today announced that it has achieved ISO 9001:2015 certification. The internationally-recognized certification includes Open-Silicon’s design, manufacture and sales of ASICs utilizing subcontracted wafer fabrication, assembly and test services. This certification is an enhancement from Open-Silicon’s prior ISO 9001:2008 certification and underscores the company’s ongoing

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CEO Talk: Rafi Albarian, Integra Technologies

March 19, 2018, anysilicon

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This interview was held with Rafi Albarian, SVP, Strategic Initiatives with Integra Technologies.

Tell me a bit about your background? How did you first get started with Integra Technologies?
I am an accomplished, data-driven senior-level executive with over 23-year track record of successful strategic and tactical leadership in the Semiconductor Industry,

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