Mark LaPedus, EETimes
10/8/2010 11:43 PM EDT
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – After a tumultuous period, Chinese foundry provider Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. (SMIC) is back on track, according to the company’s top executive.
David N.K. Wang, the new executive director, president and chief executive of SMIC (Shanghai), said the foundry vendor has moved to restore customer confidence, put more emphasis on becoming profitable and narrowed its technology focus.
SMIC appears to be focusing on a core group of major foundry markets--logic, analog, mixed-signal, among others—as opposed to being all things to all people.
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