08-Nov-2010Shortlink and LFoundry in RF and Mixed-Signal IP Partnership
Landshut, Germany / Säffle, Sweden, 8. November 2010 - Shortlink AB and Landshut Silicon Foundry GmbH today announced a partnership agreement to provide Shortlink low power RF and mixed-signal custom IP in LFoundry’s industry leading LF150 modular 150nm CMOS process technology.
The move will enable LFoundry to provide ASIC developer customers with a proven source of low power RF and mixed-signal IP that can be quickly adapted to meet specific...
05-Nov-2010LFoundry Announces European Foundry Capability for Automotive Industrial Grade Embedded SST SuperFlash® Technology
Landshut, Germany, 5. November 2010 – LFoundry, the customer-specific manufacturer of choice for analog, mixed-signal and specialized technologies, announces an important addition to their advanced 0.15µm process to further enable their customers to build complex SoC (system on chip) designs incorporating the renowned Silicon Storage Technology, Inc. (SST) SuperFlash® nonvolatile-memory (nvm) technology.
27-Oct-2010Center for Micro System Technology - Fraunhofer EMFT, Siemens AG, LFoundry GmbH, KETEK GmbH and SUSS MicroTec AG cooperate in research and development of microsystems
Landshut, 27. October 2010 – Fraunhofer Institute for Modulare Festkörper-Technologien (EMFT), Siemens AG, LFoundry GmbH, KETEK GmbH and SUSS MicroTec AG today announced the foundation of the Center for Microsystemintegration Munich (CMM). A powerful and efficient technology network is established through the collaboration of prestigious partners with extensive expertise in technology and product development in the area of micro system...
24-Sep-2010LFoundry expands technology development programs for their advanced 0,15µm CMOS process
Landshut, Germany, 24. September 2010 - LFoundry, the customer-specific manufacturer of choice for analog, mixed-signal and specialized technologies, announces additional options to the advanced 0,15µm process design kit ‘LF150’ to further enable their customers to build complex SoC (system on chip) designs.
23-Jun-2010LFoundry Completes Acquisition of Atmel’s 200mm Manufacturing Operation in Rousset, France
Landshut, Germany, 23. June 2010 - LFoundry GmbH, a leading dedicated analog mixed signal and specialized technologies foundry, today announced that it has completed its’ previously announced acquisition of Atmel’s wafer fabrication operation in Rousset, France. In accordance with French law, this transaction was previously approved in March 2010 by Atmel’s Rousset Site Works Council.
04-Jun-2010Nangate announces integration of OpenAccess database for Library CreatorTM Platform into LFoundry’s advanced LF150 PDK
Enhanced mixed-signal IC design flow support announced for Nangate’s Integrated digital cell library creation and characterization solution - visit DAC in Anaheim at booth 1362 for more information.
20-Apr-2010Tesat-Spacecom utilizing LFoundry as manufacturer for advanced, mixed-signal CMOS products
Landshut/Backnang, Germany, 20. April 2010
Landshut Silicon Foundry GmbH (LFoundry) and Tesat-Spacecom today announced their collaboration in the field of advanced, mixed-signal CMOS technology for space applications. One of the World’s leading global supplier of telecommunications subsystems and equipment for satellites, Tesat-Spacecom, will utilize the excellent manufacturing and technology capability of LFoundry for exploring...
08-Mar-2010LFoundry collaborates with EPCOS for the manufacture of RF-MEMS products
Landshut, 2010-03-08 - Landshut Silicon Foundry GmbH (LFoundry) has reached a key milestone in its manufacturing collaboration with EPCOS: it has now successfully completed the ramp-up for the volume production of new RF-MEMS products (radio frequency micro-electro-mechanical systems). The collaboration with EPCOS was initiated in July 2009. Since October 2009 EPCOS has been combined with the electronic components business of TDK in the new...
08-Mar-2010Bavarians State Minister of Economics, Mr. Martin Zeil, visits LFoundry in Landshut
Landshut, 2010-03-08 - High-tech company LFoundry enjoyed the opportunity to welcome prominent guests at its Landshut facilities on March 8th, 2010: Martin Zeil, Bavaria’s State Minister of Economic Affairs, Infrastructure, Transport and Technology, accompanied by Dorothea Leonhardt, Managing Director of the Bavarian Research Foundation, Prof. Dr. Dr. Joachim Heinzl, President of the Bavarian Research Foundation and Dr. Frank Messerer from the...
02-Mar-2010French Worker Approval for Sale of Atmel’s Rousset Fab to LFoundry
Landshut, 2010-03-02 - LFoundry GmbH, a leading analog / mixed signal silicon foundry, today announced that the proposed acquisition of Atmel’s wafer fabrication operation in Rousset, France, has been approved by employees at the facility and the Rousset Works Council. Subsequent to receiving Works Council approval, Atmel sought and obtained approval from its Board of Directors to enter into a stock purchase agreement with LFoundry for the...
11-Jan-2010Evatronix IP Cores Now Available in the LFoundry Process Design Kit (PDK). The partnership offers new possibilities for SoC designers and design houses to make use of the Central European silicon manufacturing plant.
Landshut, 2010-01-11 - The silicon intellectual property (IP) provider, Evatronix SA, and Landshut Silicon Foundry GmbH announced today the agreement to support most popular products from the Evatronix IP portfolio within the LFoundry leading analog / mixed signal technology nodes. The partnership will allow customers to easily apply Evatronix IP to LFoundry’s process design kits (PDK) in both 150 nm and 350 nm technology platforms. This will...
17-Dec-2009LFoundry Announces Proposed Acquisition of Atmel’s Manufacturing Operation in Rousset, France
Landshut, 2009-12-17 - LFoundry GmbH today announced that LFoundry GmbH has entered into an exclusivity agreement with
Atmel for the purchase of Atmel’s wafer fabrication operation in Rousset, France. In accordance with
French law, Atmel has presented the proposed acquisition to the employee representatives of the
Works Council in Rousset. The Works Council is expected to render its opinion on the proposed
transaction in the first quarter of...
15-Dec-2009LFoundry announces proven silicon with fast cycle time on highest quality product of customer Micro Analog Systems Oy
Landshut, 2009-12-15 - Landshut Silicon Foundry GmbH (LFoundry) today announced its successful foundry manufacturing service based on the LFoundry all-in-one Process Design Kit (PDK) for their Finnish customer Micro Analog Systems Oy (MAS) high-end quality product...
15-Dec-2009LFoundry Collaborates with Synopsys to Develop Interoperable Process Design Kits (iPDKs) for Analog/Mixed-Signal Designs
Landshut, 2009-12-15 - Landshut Silicon Foundry GmbH (LFoundry) today announced that it is collaborating with Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) to develop interoperable Process Design Kits (iPDKs) for advanced analog/mixed-signal (AMS) designs based on IPL Alliance standards. LFoundry has also joined the IPL Alliance, an organization chartered with establishing an interoperable custom design ecosystem based on iPDKs. The LFoundry iPDKs are validated...
07-Dec-2009Chipus starts partnership with LFoundry to develop analog IP cores
07-Dec-2009 - Chipus Microelectronics, a Brazilian start-up with focus on power management and analog-front-end IPs, and LFoundry, a German advanced analog and mixed-signal...
26-Nov-2009LFoundry further strengthens its application innovation initiative through technology development programs
26-Nov-2009 - LFoundry is driving since this quarter two development projects in the field of Optoelectronics, in line with its application innovation initiative. In those projects new photodiode and nanostructured optical sensor concepts will be integrated in LFoundry’s advanced 0.15µm CMOS process. The projects are in collaboration with the Fraunhofer Institutes FhG IMS and FhG IIS, respectively...
12-Oct-2009LFoundry expands its user-friendly all-in-one process design kit
Landshut, 2009-10-12 – Landshut Silicon Foundry GmbH (LFoundry), one of Europe’s leading analogue / mixed signal foundries, further expands its user-friendly all-in-one 0,15 µm CMOS process design kit (PDK) for innovative system-on-a-chip designs...
01-Oct-2009LFoundry launches the first European “Mixed Signal and Analogue Design Challenge”
Landshut, 2009-10-01 - The design challenge is the first of a series of events corresponding with a new technology release from LFoundry, enabling new, innovative designs that may normally be considered speculative or high risk. It will help to keep Europe one step ahead of the rest of the world in the Analogue Mixed Signal domain...
14-Sep-2009LFoundry opens a technical support centre in the UK & Ireland, and begins a series of specialised mixed signal analog events.
LFoundry, a leading European advanced mixed signal foundry provider is
experiencing significant market traction and customer growth in mainland
Europe whilst at the same time gaining strong interest from a broad customer
base in the UK and Ireland.
Michael Lehnert CEO of LFoundry commented, “ I firmly believe that the
LFoundry business model with its strong emphasis on technical collaboration
has been instrumental in LFoundry...
30-Jun-2009LFoundry Announces Partnership with EUROPRACTICE IC Service
LFoundry is pleased to announce a partnership with
EUROPRACTICE IC Service to provide access to LFoundry’s Advanced Mixed Signal
Analog technology Multi-Project Wafer (MPW) platform for European companies and
academic establishments to facilitate prototyping and small volume production. The
EUROPRACTICE IC Service MPW center will be Fraunhofer IIS...
02-Jun-2009LFoundry Releases Low Power and RF 0.15 µm PDK for Tanner EDA’s Analog/Mixed-Signal Electronic Design Software
New PDK supports analog design flow from schematic entry and simulation, through schematic-driven layout with parameterisable cells, to full custom layout and verification...
29-Apr-2009LFoundry Introduces Industry-Leading Process Design Kit for Cadence Virtuoso IC 6.1 Custom Design Platform
Leading analog and mixed-signal foundry offers high productivity Process Design Kit to support a broad portfolio of customers seeking high flexibility and technology customization
07-Apr-2009LFoundry and IHP sign cooperation contract
LFoundry today announced the signing of an R&D and transfer agreement with IHP microelectronics, a leading German institute for communication technologies. LFoundry will license the IHP LDMOS process technology for deployment on the LFoundry Low Power and RFCMOS process.
05-Feb-2009LFoundry releases 0,15µm CMOS Design Kit and starts Multi Project Wafer Shuttle Service for Foundry Customers
LFoundry starts its cost-efficient and rapid prototyping service, known as Multi-Project Wafer (MPW) with the most frequent schedule yet seen in the industry. LFoundry will provide special incentives to their select initial customers requesting participation on the service through to July 2009. Customer’s designs are combined on one wafer, spreading reticle costs across multiple projects. MPW and MLM (Multi layer mask) is a total service that...
21-Nov-2008Renesas Landshut Fab Transfers to Silicon Foundry Holding
Renesas Technology Corp., one of the world's leading semiconductor solution providers, has transferred all shares of the former Renesas Semiconductor Europe (Landshut) GmbH (RSEL), to Silicon Foundry Holding GmbH (SFH). As of today, the former RSEL facilities in Landshut are owned by SFH, a Germany-based company specializing in semiconductor pure-play foundry services.
02-Oct-2008LFoundry Announces Interoperable PyCell™ Library
Ciranova, Inc. and Silicon Foundry Holding, doing business as LFoundry, today announced the development of a mixed-signal design kit for the company's 0.15 micron modular CMOS process. The design kit includes interoperable PyCells™ built with Ciranova PyCell Studio, which can be used by OpenAccess tools from a variety of vendors.
24-Sep-2008Renesas Plans to Sell German Fab to Silicon Foundry Holding
Renesas Technology Corp., one of the world's leading semiconductor solution providers, is planning a sale of its production facility in Germany - Renesas Semiconductor Europe (Landshut) GmbH (RSEL) - to Silicon Foundry Holding (SFH), a newly established Germany-based company specializing in semiconductor foundry services.