ROHM and STMicroelectronics (hereinafter referred to as “ST”), the world’s leading semiconductor manufacturers, announced that the two parties will supply silicon carbide (hereinafter referred to as “SiC”) wafers by SiCrystal GmbH (hereinafter referred to as “SiCrystal”), a subsidiary of ROHM Group A long-term supply agreement is reached.
In the context of the rapid development of SiC power components and the rapid growth of demand, the two parties reached an agreement of over 120 million US dollars, from SiCrystal (the largest SiC wafer production in Europe) to ST (a global supplier of semiconductors for many Electronic devices). Semiconductor manufacturers) supply advanced 150mm SiC wafers.
ST Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Jean-Marc Chery
“The long-term supply agreement for SiC wafers reached with SiCrystal is based on the fact that our external production capacity has been guaranteed and our internal production capacity has been continuously improved. The cooperation between the two parties can ensure the amount of SiC wafers we need. , and achieve a balance that will allow ST to meet the strong demand growth from customers in the automotive and industrial equipment markets in the coming years.”
Robert Eckstein, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), SiCrystal, ROHM Group
“SiCrystal is a company under the ROHM Group, a leader in SiC, and has many years of experience in SiC wafer production. This time, we are very pleased to be able to sign this supply contract with our old customer ST. In the future, we will continue to increase the number of wafers. round supply and consistently deliver high reliability products to support our partners in expanding their SiC business.”
Power solutions using SiC are growing rapidly in the automotive and industrial equipment markets. The two parties will further promote the widespread adoption of SiC in these markets through this supply contract.
ST is a global integrated semiconductor manufacturer providing semiconductors with superior performance and high power efficiency for the electronic devices that are essential in our lives. ST products are almost ubiquitous around us, and customers develop next-generation mobile and IoT devices, as well as smarter cars, factories, cities and homes. ST products are available. ST is committed to helping life more colorful through technological innovation, realizing “life.augmented”. In 2018, it had more than 100,000 customers worldwide and sales of $9.66 billion.
For further details, please visit ST’s official website (https://www.st.com/content/st_com/zh.html).
ROHM is a manufacturer of semiconductor electronic components established in 1958. Through a global development and sales network, we provide high-quality and high-reliability ICs, discrete semiconductors and electronic components for the automotive and industrial equipment markets, as well as consumer electronics, communications and many other markets.
In the field of analog power supply, which ROHM specializes in, ROHM’s strength is to provide optimized solutions for the entire system including SiC power components, driver ICs that fully utilize their performance, and peripheral components such as transistors, diodes, and resistors. .
For more details, please visit Rohm’s official website (https://www.rohm.com.cn/).
SiCrystal, a ROHM Group company, is the global market leader in monocrystalline silicon carbide (SiC) wafers. SiCrystal’s advanced semiconductor PCBs are the cornerstone used to improve power conversion efficiency in numerous fields such as electric vehicles, fast charging stations, renewable energy, and industrial applications.
For further details, please visit the official website of SiCrystal (https://www.sicrystal.de/).
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