Cirrus Logic, UMC form foundry relationship

Feb. 4, 2002 – Hsinchu, Taiwan, & Austin, TX – Cirrus Logic Inc. and UMC have signed a multi-year manufacturing agreement that establishes the foundry as a volume supplier for Cirrus’ advanced chip solutions.

Under terms of the agreement, Cirrus will have access to UMC’s mixed-signal capabilities and precision technologies down to 0.10-micron. This will accelerate the manufacturing process for some of Cirrus’ products, speeding the company’s ability to bring new technologies to market.

“We are enthusiastic that Cirrus Logic has selected UMC for the development and manufacturing of its advanced semiconductor products,” said Robert Tsao, chairman and CEO at UMC. “We are confident that this relationship will be mutually beneficial in increasing the competitiveness of both our companies.”


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