ST has signed a new foundry for 28nm FD-SOI manufacturing, but isn’t yet saying who it is.
In a press release issued with the STMicroelectronics’ 2014 First Quarter Financial Results (read press release here), Jean-Marc Chery, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Embedded Processing Solutions, said, “We have just signed a strategic agreement with a top-tier foundry for 28nm FD-SOI technology. This agreement expands the ecosystem, assures the industry of high-volume production of ST’s FD-SOI based IC solutions for faster, cooler, and simpler devices and strengthens the business and financial prospects of the Embedded Processing Solutions Segment.”
During the subsequent call with analysts (transcript on Seeking Alpha here), CEO Carlo Bozotti added that, “ST’s unique FD-SOI technology is well on its way to become a significant revenue generator for 2015 and beyond….”
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