Channel Partner Network

GF's Channel Partner Network enables you to easily connect and collaborate with our worldwide group of key channel partners. 

Our partners will help to bring your visions into reality, provide turnkey services, and/or offer specific services to address the needs of your supply chain, helping you unlock the full potential of our technology through your products to reach those who need them faster. The turnkey services offered by our channel partners range from front/back end design to packaging, bump & test, and pre/post silicon testing, making the Channel Partner Network a one-stop shop to fulfill all your design, testing and manufacturing needs.

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Global

Founded in 2002,VeriSilicon Holdings Co., Ltd. ("VeriSilicon") is a fast growing IC (integrated circuit) design foundry providing custom silicon solutions and SoC turnkey services. VeriSilicon has an extensive track record of accelerating customer designs from initial specification to silicon, achieving first silicon success—on time and on spec—and taking customer silicon through volume production, utilizing its partner network of leading wafer foundries and assembly and test companies in Asia Pacific. In addition to its flexible engagement model, superior supply chain management, and strong service culture, VeriSilicon's market leading licensable digital signal processing (ZSP)cores and Star IP based SoC platforms, along with value-added mixed signal IP portfolio, are the key differentiators for its success in a broad range of application markets, including multimedia, voice and wireless communications. VeriSilicon's global customer base of market leading multinationals and fabless start-up companies benefit from shorter development cycles, reduced cost of ownership, and economies of scale.

VeriSilicon currently has research and development centers in Santa Clara, California, and Dallas, Texas; Shanghai and Beijing, China; with sales and customer support offices in Nice, France; Santa Clara, US; Shanghai, Beijing and Shenzhen, China; Tokyo, Japan; Taipei, Taiwan; and Seoul, Korea.

U.S.

CMC Microsystems has more than 30 years’ experience in delivering multi-project wafer services across a range of technologies, including advanced microelectronics, photonics and MEMS. Based in Canada, CMC reduces barriers to technology adoption by providing access to design tools, prototyping, value-added packaging & assembly services and in-house expertise for first-time-right prototypes. Through its CAD, FAB and LAB platforms and services, CMC enables more than 10,000 academic participants and 1,000 companies from Canada and around the world to develop innovations in micro-nanotechnologies—taking an idea from concept through to a manufacturable prototype. CMC also offers options for dedicated engineering runs and full production wafers in GF technology solutions. Visit Website

INVECAS is founded by semiconductor industry visionaries to address the unique challenges encountered in deep sub-micron technologies. INVECAS brings together the High Speed Analog IP, Foundation IP, ASIC design and Embedded Software expertise under one roof to provide complete ASIC solutions for emerging Compute, Communication, Mobile and Embedded markets. INVECAS is also investing in developing in-house advanced CAD flows and design methodologies for Analog and Digital with leading EDA tool vendors to optimize Power, Performance and Area goals of the respective market segments.

INVECAS delivers its ASIC solutions through offices in Santa Clara, CA and Burlington, VT in USA and Hyderabad, Bengaluru in India.

INVECAS has forged a Foundry partnership with GF to bring world class manufacturing support for its customers worldwide.

Europe

The Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS, headquartered in Erlangen, Germany, conducts world-class research on microelectronic and IT system solutions and services. Today, it is the largest institute of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft.

With more than 30 years of experience in professional IC-Design, Fraunhofer IIS is development partner for customized solutions.

Focus is on mixed-signal ASIC and SoC design for industrial, communication, consumer and automotive applications as well as on integrated solutions for increasingly complex electronic systems.

The scientists in the Division Engineering of Adaptive Systems EAS, located in Dresden, work on adaptive and robust technological solutions in a broad range of applications such as mobility and industrial automation. Major aspects of their work are the design of reliable microchips and complex electronic systems in leading-edge semiconductor technologies as well as the corresponding design methods.

Fraunhofer IIS is channel partner of GLOBALFOUNDRIES providing turnkey solutions for processes from 130 nm down to 22 FDX®.

Presto Engineering is the recognized expert in ASIC development and semiconductor services, helping innovative companies imagine and implement solutions for tomorrow in high-value markets such as Medical, Automotive, Industrial and Communication.

With 150 talented experts and 10 operations across Europe, North America and Asia, Presto has developed unique expertise in managing IC projects, covering the entire value chain from concept to volume production. Presto enables companies to incorporate proprietary microelectronic solutions into their products while minimizing overhead, reducing risk and accelerating time-to-market.

Presto turns ideas into reality with its ASIC Total Solution package, covering everything from the feasibility study to component delivery. Customers can take advantage of Presto’s proof-of-concept capabilities (demonstration board and design kits) to validate their envision technology and confirm its business model.

Leveraging a comprehensive internal IP portfolio, Presto works with a network of highly-qualified foundry partners, alongside its customer, to design the ASIC fitted for their specific application requirements. Presto’s package engineers and experts will design the best package for each customer’s product, based on their chip-to-package co-design framework. Presto’s partnerships with industry-leading EDA and OSAT companies provide a wide portfolio of solutions at a competitive cost, from mid-to-large capacity, and with a high level of quality. Presto’s semiconductor services also include volume production after a comprehensive industrialization process.

With 5 complete state-of-the-art test floors and internal reliability and failure analysis labs—representing more than 50M€ of equipment investment—Presto provides a full range of semiconductor services that cover all aspects of test, qualification, and ramp through volume production. Its experts have deep expertise in digital, analog, mixed-signal, RF, and millimeter-wave applications. Presto has earned a long, successful track record of qualifying new devices, including for the highly demanding automotive market.

For each customer, Presto’s services are seamlessly developed using the SQuP development process and proprietary OCEAN web-based platform.

Built over decades of experience producing and shipping hundreds of millions of semiconductor units, Presto operates a global, flexible, and dedicated supply chain system, supported in Asia with two test floors and integrated local teams of experts. With this infrastructure in place, Presto can ramp products locally, safely, and securely in Europe and move manufacturing to Asia when volume warrants it. Presto’s US facility is strategically located at the heart of Silicon Valley, in San José, while its Danish R&D center is in Copenhagen, in the middle of the Medical Valley.

Since 2006, Presto Engineering has earned a reputation as the Trusted Partner by more than 1,000 customers who selected Presto to design, industrialize and produce their ICs. Presto has helped its customers launch smarter and safer products, improving its customers’ profitability as well as the world we live in.

 

China

Qixin is local IC design service company in China. Our goal is to help small and medium-sized companies by working closely with GF to boost customers’ capability. Qixin’s vision is to become one of the Top 10 IC service company in China and help our customers to grow their market share. We focus on IC backend service, IP reuse, logistic, financial and supply chain services to provide the total solution to our customers。

Qixin has strong technical teams at backend design, field application engineering and relative resources. These teams are very familiar with GF technical nodes and devices, hence we offer effective services to our customers. Qixin also provides the total solution service for payment, import and so on.

Qixin’s shareholder Cogobuy Group-0400, is a HK listed company. Cogobuy owns a very large customer base that are IC end users. There is also becoming a trend in China that some of these customers aim to design their own ICs. Coupled with Cogobuy efficient logistic, warehouse, supply chain platforms and strong financial standing, Qixin aims to help these customers to successfully design and market the customized IC products.

GF & Qixin will build a strong collaboration and partnership. Together we will bridge this to our customers’ success.

SouthIC is a semiconductor service provider company, founded in Y2005. SouthIC dedicate to provide technical service to fabless design houses, such as MPW service, consultantation on platform evaluation, IP selection, design service etc. Adhering to the spirit of “honest, truthful, professional, mutual benefit, timely manner”, the company creates a professional service platform for silicon verification and implementation in the IC industry chain.

Headquartered in Shanghai, China, WZX is a professional supply chain operation company. It provides one-stop service and technical support to small and medium IC design companies, universities, and institutes.

Specifically WZX offers Multi Project Wafer (MPW), dedicated Engineering runs, and full production wafers for all of Globalfoundries technologies.

 

WZX works exclusively serving Globalfoundries. Since 2002, WZX has been a dedicated local channel for Chartered Semiconductor which offered mainly CMOS technologies. In 2018, WZX extended the scope to CMOS BU + RFBU technologies.

WZX has a broad engagement in China. As of today, WZX handles more than 100 small customers for Globalfoundries.

WZX has set a high bar of customer satisfaction. Key individuals have 15+ years of experience supporting SiGe/SOI/RFCMOS customers across China/Japan/Korea/Taiwan/Singapore. Customers prefer this team for professional and excellent service.

WZX offerings are also available to customers in other geos, e.g., North America, Europe, etc.

WZX also runs chemistry business, etc. There are separate BU’s.

 

APAC

HANATEC provides semiconductor design services and turnkey services for various process node and applications. The company offers not only digital design service but also analog design service, aiming for the world-best design solution partner.

JFE Shoji Electronics Corporation is recognized as the first official Channel Partner of the world class foundry, GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc in Japan. We have been supporting not only sales & logistics but also production development, and have contributed more than 400 production tape outs through our technical consultation.

MEDs Technologies Pte Ltd (“MEDs”), headquartered in Singapore, is a technology solutions company established since 1996, that supports more than hundreds of world-wide commercial and academia clients, with a strong presence in China, ASEAN and Europe.​

As an authorized Channel Partner of GLOBALFOUNDRIES, the world's leading specialty foundry, we are able to deliver feature-rich solutions to help our clients to develop innovative products through more cost-effective ways, utilizing their differentiated Specialty CMOS process such as SiGe, RFSOI, FDSOI, High Voltage/BCD and Analog/RF.​

MEDs’ core strength lies in our comprehensive Foundry Link Service, which spans across Design Enablement (EDA tools, design service and relevant proven IPs), Fab Service (MPW shuttle runs to volume production) and Backend Service (Air Cavity Specialty Packaging, Assembly, Test, Failure analysis, PCBA), to accelerate your path on time to market leading to Commercial Success and Research Breakthrough. ​

https://meds-tech.com/foundry-link/

Hakuto is creating a prosperous future as a trading company specializing in electronics, as a technology trading company that provides technical services, and as an international trading company that connects the world widely.

Especially in the RF Technology and optical communication markets, Hakuto has a wealth of experience in supporting products for communication base stations, and has an affinity with the process technology of GLOBALFOUNDRIES.

GLOBALFOUNDRIES' rich experience and technology combine with our customers' expertise to enable further innovation and competitiveness in the market.

Shinden Hightex provides foundry technology solutions with technical expertise as a value-added partner, for wide-ranged applications such as custom logic, analog/mixed signals, and silicon photonics.

Shinden Hightex offers various levels of design services as a one-stop-shop by managing ecosystem partners, including packaging, testing, front-end and back-end design, up to full turnkey service.

Founded in 2001, Socle Technology Corporation is one of the world's leading-edge providers of SoC (System on Chip) design and implementation services. From its headquarters in Hsin-Chu City (Taiwan), Socle serves a wide range of markets from computer and consumer electronics to communications products with customer bases in Europe, the Asia Pacific, and North America. Socle has branch locations in Taipei, Shanghai, and Shenzhen (China).

Since 2004, Socle has been an ARM11MP, ARM1176, ARM926EJ, and ARM7EJ IP source licensee of ARM Limited and provides ARM SoC total solutions to meet customer application needs in MID, multimedia handheld communication, integrated connection, consumer electronics, and storage matters.

In 2014, Socle was acquired by Foxconn Technology Group (Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Ltd). As a fully-owned subsidiary of Foxconn, Socle uses its expertise in semiconductor technology to manage semiconductor solutions within Foxconn. This includes the establishment of a worldwide IC channel to sell electronic devices from Tier 1 semiconductor companies such as SHARP and other products from Socle's partners.

  • Established in May 2014 ​
  • $10M Sales Revenue in 2020, under developing business (~ $15M in 2021)​
  • Authorized GF Biz. Partner​
  • 20 year experience of Foundry business from legacy to leading edge technologies ( 10nm ~ 350nm )​
  • Tape out more than 300 project from 350nm ~ 10nm process​
  • 30 Engineers ( F/E Design , B/E Design, Analog Layout , F/A )​
  • 25 year ASIC Engineering Experience​
  • Lots of Turnkey business Experience ( Wafer / Package & Test )

Weikeng Industrial Co., Ltd (stock code: 3033), the parent company of Weikeng Group, was established in January 1977. Its main business is the distribution of various semiconductor electronic components, information channel products and technical services to customers. Weikeng has deeply cultivated the business market in Greater China (Taiwan, Hong Kong, China) and Southeast Asia (Singapore, Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam. In 2020, Weikeng group's revenue will reach NT$58.4 billion (approximately US$2 billion). ​

Weikeng’s Business scope covers the Asia-Pacific region​

In order to meet the timeliness of supply that customers value, to meet the needs of downstream customers for setting up factories overseas and to increase the flexible application of spot scheduling, Weikeng set up subsidiaries in Hong Kong, China and Singapore to be responsible for the Hong Kong, China and Southeast Asian markets and thus builds a strong sales channel in market and provide experienced/ qualified technical services for customers.

Testimonials

Dr. Wayne Wei-Ming DaiWe have been collaborating with GlobalFoundries for many years to bring our global clients with GF’s diversified process technologies along with our rich IP portfolio and turnkey engineering services capabilities. This extended partnership will enhance our ability to bring comprehensive foundry and ASIC solutions to a broad range of customers.

Dr. Wayne Wei-Ming Dai, Chairman, President and CEO, VeriSilicon

“We have been collaborating with GlobalFoundries for many years in Europe and North America. GF’s excellent support and diversified technology portfolio have helped us provide our customers with improved service and shortened time-to-market. This extended partnership will enhance our ability to bring comprehensive foundry and ASIC solutions to a broader range of customers.”

Michel Villemain, CEO, Presto Engineering

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