Industry Alliance Supports FSA’s Global Expansion Efforts
SAN JOSE, Calif. (November 1, 2004) - The Fabless Semiconductor Association (FSA), the voice of the global fabless business model, announces its newly formed association alliance with the Chinese American Semiconductor Professional Association (CASPA) in its continuing efforts to support the global supply chain.
Vivian Pangburn, director of membership and marketing for the FSA, and Dr. David W. Wang, chairman and president of CASPA, exchanged association plaques at the 2004 CASPA annual meeting and banquet on October 30 in San Jose. The FSA and CASPA will collaborate on a variety of events and activities hosted by the respective organizations.
“Forming an industry alliance with an internationally-renowned organization like CASPA is important to the FSA’s global expansion efforts,” said Jodi Shelton, co-founder and executive director of the FSA. “We are pleased to form this cooperative relationship with CASPA as we continue to create awareness and promote the growth of the fabless business model worldwide.”
Founded in 1991, CASPA has developed into the largest Chinese American semiconductor professional organization worldwide. CASPA has chapters in Silicon Valley, Austin, Dallas, Oregon, Pearl River Delta, Phoenix, Shanghai and Singapore. For more information, visit CASPA at www.caspa.com.
About the Fabless Semiconductor Association:
The FSA is the voice of the global fabless business model. Incorporated in 1994, the Association positively impacts the growth and return on invested capital of this business model to enhance the environment for innovation. The FSA provides a platform for meaningful global collaboration between fabless companies and their partners; provides members with timely research and resources; and identifies, debates, and discusses business and technical issues. FSA members include fabless companies and their supply chain and service partners and represent more than 21 countries spanning North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe and the Middle East. www.fsa.org