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Samsung Partner Up with Avnet ASIC Israel

May 01, 2018, anysilicon

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a world leader in advanced semiconductor technology, and Avnet ASIC Israel Ltd. (AAI), a leading provider of ASIC and System on Chip (SoC) design solutions and turn-key design services, has announced a strong partnership in the fields of ASIC design and manufacturing services. This collaboration will allow customers to benefit from innovative ASIC design solutions implemented with most advanced process technologies and a wide portfolio of silicon-proven IPs.

 

Last January, Samsung launched the Samsung Advanced Foundry Ecosystem (SAFETM) ensuring deep collaboration between Samsung Foundry, ecosystem partners, and customers to deliver competitive and robust SoC designs. As a Design Service Partner (DSP), AAI is participating in Samsung’s SAFETM program and will closely collaborate with Samsung to provide dedicated and flexible technical solutions to meet variety needs from a wide range of customers.

 

With AAI’s managing design activities and supply chain logistics, customers will benefit from easy access to most advanced process technology, competitive pricing, a variety of silicon proven IPs, and committed resources for their ASIC and SoC design success.

 

– We are very excited to announce AAI as Samsung Foundry’s Design Service Partner, says Axel Fischer, vice president of EMEA Foundry Business at Samsung Semiconductor Europe.

 
– As a Samsung’s foundry ecosystem partner, AAI will benefit from access to our most advanced silicon technologies and extensive IP portfolio. Samsung’s market leading silicon technology and manufacturing capacity combined with AAI’s design expertise will help design teams of system, ASIC, fabless and start-up companies to accelerate the process of reliably bringing their innovations to market.

 

– AAI has been supporting the ASIC market community for more than 30 years with hundreds of first time successful projects by proposing our innovative design capability and flexible business models, says Nadav Ben-Ezer, Managing Director of Avnet ASIC Israel.

 

– Leveraging our design-foundry partnership, customers can focus on their innovative ideas and achieve their design goals, while we help them to deliver a fully packaged, tested and verified device to the market smaller, faster, safer and ahead of their competitors.

 

Avnet ASIC Israel Ltd. (AAI), a subsidiary of Avnet, is a leading full turn-key ASIC Design and Support Center, which provides complete ASIC and COT design service and manufacturing management for fabless design houses and electronic system companies wishing to develop advanced SoC devices.

 

AAI partners with the world’s leading foundries, IP vendors and assembly and test houses to provide customers with a wide range of ASIC solutions and flexible business models in advanced semiconductor and packaging technologies.