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What does ODM stand for?
ODM stands for original design manufacturer. It is a contract manufacturer that uses its own designs and intellectual property to manufacture a product, which will ultimately be branded by another firm for sale.
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2007-09-24 Tower bags 2008 wafer order from U.S. IDM
Tower Semiconductor Ltd has secured an order from an unnamed U.S. IDM for thousands of wafers of 130nm chips worth millions of dollars per month.
2008-04-15 ST-NXP JV to spark breakup of IDM model?
The decision of STMicroelectronics and NXP to merge their wireless business begs many questions about the way forward for European semiconductor companies and for IDMs in general.
2007-03-16 IDM firms go for 'fab lite'
The unraveling of the Crolles2 Alliance, coupled with Texas Instruments' decision to use foundry partners for its future process technology, had observers wondering whether the entire semiconductor industry was about to go fabless.
2004-10-29 Grace claims its close to 130nm process deal with U.S. IDM
Chinese foundry chip maker Grace Semiconductor Mfg Corp. said it is in the final stages of negotiating a technology transfer for a 0.13?m manufacturing process from a U.S.-based integrated device manufacturer.
2008-01-31 China analog IDM proposes $75M IPO with U.S. SEC
BCD Semiconductor Manufacturing has filed a registration statement with the U.S. SEC for a proposed IPO of American Depository Shares that could amount to $75.9 million.
2002-01-31 WIN receives certification for GaAs HBT
Taiwan foundry WIN Semiconductors Corp. has received certification from a major Japanese IDM house for its 25m HBT (heterojunction bipolar transistor) used in a Bluetooth PA.
2007-11-05 What's the future for NEC Electronics?
A big question remains for NEC Electronics: Four years after being spun off from parent NEC Corp.and several management changes lateris the chipmaker heading in the right direction or is it destined to sink?
2002-08-09 Wafer demand increases in Q2 2002
The quarterly Wafer Demand Survey has noted a 9 percent increase in actual wafer demand for Q2 2002 compared to the 3 percent increase forecasted in Q1 2002.
2007-03-19 UMC to open support office in India
United Microelectronics Corp. announced plans to open a customer support office in India's Hyderabad Technology Park.
2005-01-04 Transition begets opportunity to diversify
For the surviving IDMs, it is necessary to improve the capital efficiency of current and future investments.
2005-06-01 Templeton advocates more dynamic collaborative design
ARM president Mark Templeton told a group of EDA executives and chip designers that interoperability and collaborative design can ultimately be of great benefit to the industry as a whole.
2006-05-31 Technosoft unveils new DSP intelligent drives
Technosoft announced the new generation of its DSP intelligent drives for motion automation builders.
2008-06-05 ST strives to zero in on more markets
STMicroelectronics is gearing toward high-value applications by renewing its efforts in creating analog ICs, MEMS, power semiconductors and proprietary processes fit for energy, healthcare, automotive electronics and multimedia.
2007-12-03 Spend on product innovation, not on fabs
Outsourcing, the manufacturing trend pioneered by IDMs in the field of digital technology for clear economic and efficiency advantages, will become the manufacturing method of choice for all but a small minority of analog IDMs.
2004-08-31 Shifting gear to survive downturn
CEO Roland Pudelko narrates how Dialog Semiconductor shifted its focus and survived the downturn.
2012-08-24 Samsung's foundry sales boost aided by Apple
The McClean Report revealed that Samsung is expected to be the largest of only three IDM foundries in the 2012 ranking with almost 8x the sales of IBM, the second-largest IDM foundry.
2012-09-21 Renasas to cut Powerchip ties, shift orders to TSMC
Powerchip has showed signs of reducing its presence in the DRAM market while Renesas needs TSMC's aluminium-based 80nm process technology for the manufacture of driver ICs used in Apple products.
2006-07-26 PDF Solutions opens China office
PDF Solutions Inc. recently opened its Shanghai office, its first one in China.
2004-09-30 PCI Express requires ATE strategy
As PCI Express becomes mainstream, IDMs and fabless companies require a new breed of production test strategies.
2002-07-01 Patent strategy crucial in R&D operations
Know the importance of patents in microelectronics R&D as it becomes the core focus of all IC design operations engineers undertake.
2014-06-12 Online tools promise to improve SoC design
eSilicon announced a couple of online tools with which designers can use to explore design and delivery options, essentially bringing e-commerce to chip designers.
2007-12-03 Old-fashioned models work for analog IDMs
Top-tier analog IDMs thrive largely because they prefer to win design-ins by being old-fashioned and there are good reasons for analog vendors to keep much of their capacity in-house.
2014-08-06 MEMS treads logic road
The difference between MEMS and logic, and the reason for the continued control of the IDM in the MEMS domain, is that MEMS manufacturing process is fundamentally linked to design possibilities.
2007-12-03 Is it a fab-lite diet for analogs, too?
As digital IDMs increasingly turn to foundries for their production needs, an inevitable question arises: Will the big analog IDMs follow the same path and move toward fab-lite or even fabless strategies?
2007-02-07 Indian IC design market to grow over 20%
India's IC design services market is set to grow at over 20 percent per year through 2010, according to market research firm In-Stat.
2006-10-18 India's Wipro now offers post-GDS services
Wipro, an Indian technology service company, has extended its portfolio of IC design services to include post-GDS services to both fabless semiconductor and IDMs.
2007-02-23 India design industry to grow 20% until 2010
Semiconductor design services in India will hit $2.45 billion by 2010 at over 20 percent y-o-y growth rate and up from $869 million in 2005, according to In-Stat.
2012-10-08 IDMs shift to third-party foundries
Motorola's semiconductor products sector was said to be the first major IDM to use the term "asset light" when it announced plans to shift half of its wafer production to third-party manufacturers.
2015-12-07 IDMs may leapfrog growth of fabless companies in 2015
IC Insights is set to release a report indicating that 2015 may end up being only the second year ever, after 2010, in which the IDMs outdo fabless semiconductor suppliers in terms of YoY growth.
2010-01-29 GlobalFoundries debuts in top foundry list
GlobalFoundries entered the rankings picture at No. 5 while IDM foundries IBM, Samsung and TI, lagged the field, according to according to IC Insights' rankings for the top 17 foundries.
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