STMicroelectronics Acquires Waferscale Integration, Inc.

Operations will continue to be headquartered in the Silicon Valley area, but now will function as an operational business unit within STMicroelectronics’ Memory Products Group.

Itzehoe, Germany–Sept. 25, 2000–Standard MEMS, Inc. and Philips Semiconductors have announced a joint venture to build a MOS 8-inch wafer manufacturing facility for micro-electro mechanical systems (MEMS) and integrated discrete semiconductors in Itzehoe, Germany. Fraunhofer’s Institute for Silicon Technology (ISiT) and MGB Schleswig-Holstein are strategic, financial partners in the venture.


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