April 5, 2016 -- Hong Kong -- Hua Hong Semiconductor Limited ("Hua Hong Semiconductor" or the "Company", together with its subsidiaries, the "Group"; stock code: 1347.HK), a global leading pure-play 200mm foundry, announced today that the company has expanded close cooperation with the domestic leading customization and application solution service provider of Smart Hardware Chips, Shanghai MindMotion Microelectronics Co., Ltd. ("MindMotion"; stock code: 833448), over the IP platform development targeting IoT smart hardware, to help customers to simplify design procedures and accelerate time-to-market.
According to the cooperation plan, Hua Hong Semiconductor and MindMotion will develop the IoT smart hardware IP platform together and commit to the promotion and application of the platform as well. Meanwhile, MindMotion will provide versatile IP solution services for the platform customers. Based on different process nodes of Hua Hong Semiconductor, the two companies will also deliver complete solution of multiple analog IP and MCU over customers’ application.
Mr. Fan Heng, Executive Vice President of Hua Hong Semiconductor indicated: "We are glad to achieve a partnership relation with MindMotion, Hua Hong Semiconductor possesses plenty amount of leading technologies in embedded non-volatile memory, and has been highly recognized and valued by our clients both in domestic and overseas market. MindMotion is a well-known design company in China, and we believe this cooperation will make great contribution to the development of domestic IoT chip industry, and generate new dynamic to the entire industry."
Dr. Wu Zhongjie, CEO of MindMotion, said: "Based on the close cooperation of our two IC enterprises in the industrial chain, MindMotion can provide better one-stop customization and application solution service of Smart Hardware Chips for domestic and international customers."
About Hua Hong Semiconductor Limited
Hua Hong Semiconductor (Stock Code: 1347.HK) is a global leading pure-play 200mm foundry, primarily focusing on research and manufacturing of semiconductors on 200mm wafers for specialty applications, in particular eNVM and power discretes. The Group’s portfolio also includes several other advanced process technologies such as RFCMOS, analog and mixed signal, PMIC and MEMS. According to IHS, based on total 2015 revenues, the Group ranked second globally amongst pure-play 200mm foundries. The semiconductors Hua Hong Semiconductor manufactures are incorporated into a wide range of products in diverse markets, including consumer electronics, communications, computing, industrial and automotive. Hua Hong Semiconductor uses its own proprietary processes and techniques to manufacture semiconductors of the design specifications for its diverse customers. The Group currently has one of the largest 200mm wafer processing capacities in China through its three fabs in Shanghai, with an approximate total capacity of 146,000 wafers per month as of December 31, 2015. The Group also offers design enablement services facilitating the timely completion of complex designs that are optimized in terms of performance, cost and manufacturing yield on its processes.
Hua Hong Semiconductor’s current business is mainly operated and developed through Shanghai Huahong Grace Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation (“HHGrace”), which is its subsidiary based in Shanghai. HHGrace was incorporated through the consolidation between Shanghai Hua Hong NEC Electronics Company, Limited and Grace Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation.
For more information please visit: www.huahonggrace.com
Shanghai MindMotion Microelectronics Co., Ltd. (Stock Code: 833448) is a domestic leading customization and application solution service provider of Smart Hardware Chips, and an IC design companies recognized by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of PRC and Shanghai Municipal Informatization Office. The company is committed to providing integrated services in cost-effective, high- maturity IC design and the whole supply chain, supplying Customers with one-stop service from product specification to mature products. Since its establishment, MindMotion has successfully completed dozens of MCU/SOC customized designs, which are widely used in industrial control, biological recognition, smart hardware, automotive electronics, instrumentation, and other fields. The company was listed on the National SME Share Transfer System (New Three Board) on August 31, 2015.
For more information please visit: www.mindmotion.com.cn