WIN Semiconductors Celebrates its 20 Year Anniversary

WIN Semiconductors, a compound semiconductor foundry, has celebrated its 20th foundation day. Since the start of production from its first factory in Taoyuan, Taiwan (Oct 1999), WIN has grown faster than the compound semiconductor market and now operates three highly automated wafer fabs, employing nearly 3000 people. The company has achieved sustained business growth through continuous investment in leading-edge III-V technologies, timely expansion of production capacity, and flexible efficient manufacturing. These core competencies provide a competitive advantage for WIN’s customers across a broad set of applications and end markets.

Key to WIN's 20-year record of success is a portfolio of III-V technologies supporting diverse functions from RF and mm-Wave frequencies through light-wave applications. Critical components leveraging WIN's HBT, pHEMT, GaN, and VCSEL technologies touch billions of people every day and can be found in smartphones as well as the wireless and optical networks deployed across the Globe. This tradition of III-V innovation is now focused on advanced technologies to satisfy the stringent performance requirements of the 5G market. Multiple high-performance technologies are now commercially available, and deliver the optimal combination of performance, integration, and efficiency for next-generation 5G frontends, low latency connections and massive MIMO access points. This broad portfolio covers 5G sub-6GHz (<6GHz) bands for ubiquitous network coverage and mm-Wave (~30GHz) for the access points supporting fixed and mobile broadband services.

These key attributes have enabled WIN to become the world’s largest pure-play III-V wafer foundry, and a key element of the global supply chain for RF, mm-Wave and optical components used in smartphones, fixed, wireless networks, and aerospace & defense systems.

WIN Semiconductors is showcasing its compound semiconductor RF and mm-Wave solutions at the 2019 European Microwave Week (EuMW) being held in Paris, France from September from 1 - 3 October.

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