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UMCi jumpstarts new construction phase for 300mm wafer facility

Posted: 05 Jun 2002 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:UMCi? Infineon Technologies AG? EDBI? Pasir Ris Wafer Fab Park? wafer?

UMCi, a joint venture between UMC, Infineon Technologies AG (IFX) and EDBI, has jumpstarted the next-phase of the construction of its 300mm facility located at the Pasir Ris Wafer Fab Park in Singapore through awarding of deals with major contractors.

The contracts awarded were to Hyflux Hydrochem Pte Ltd for the waste water treatment system, H+W Zander for the cleanroom system and SOXAL (Singapore Oxygen Air Liquide Pte Ltd) for the gas yard and total gas supply system. Other contracts were to Sumitomo Chemical Engineering Corp. Ltd (SCEC) for the central chemical supply system and Vivendi Water Systems/USF to supply a pure water system.

The 300mm complex is expected to be completed by the end of this year. Production is scheduled to begin in the second quarter of 2003. The planned monthly capacity is 40,000 wafers, all utilizing UMC's 130nm and 90nm copper/low-k process technologies.

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