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MEMSIC launches manufacturing facility in China

Posted: 10 Mar 2004 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:memsic? cmos? mems accelerometer? sensor?

MEMSIC Inc., a provider of CMOS-based MEMS accelerometers/sensors, has opened a manufacturing facility located in the Wuxi New District in Wuxi, Jiangsu Province, China, named MEMSIC Semiconductor (Wuxi) Co. Ltd.

The new facility has an initial production capacity of 500,000 accelerometers per month, which will be expanded to 1,000,000 units per month by mid-year.

When fully capitalized, the facility is expected to be capable of shipping 10,000,000 accelerometers per month. The site has about 20,000 square-feet area which includes clean room facilities for MEMS packaging and device testing. The site is ISO-9001 and ISO/TS 16949 certified. The new facility will also be ISO14000 certified this year.

"Our commercial customer base is expanding rapidly and demands a flexible manufacturing environment", explained VP of sales, Evan Sanders. "This new factory provides the capacity we need and can scale rapidly to meet the increase in production requirements," Sanders added.

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