Inside the “clean room” of SMIC in Shanghai. Its founder Richard Chang has started a new foundry operation in China. Photo: Handout Inside the “clean room” of SMIC in Shanghai. Its founder Richard Chang has started a new foundry operation in China. Photo: Handout
Inside the “clean room” of SMIC in Shanghai. Its founder Richard Chang has started a new foundry operation in China. Photo: Handout

SMIC founder in timely comeback as his new China fab ramps up amid surging demand for chips

  • SiEn (Qingdao) Integrated Circuits Co has kicked off production of 8-inch silicon wafers in Qingdao and is testing a new 12-inch production line as well
  • The State-owned Assets Supervision & Administration Commission of Qingdao is SiEn’s largest shareholder with a 67 per cent stake

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Inside the “clean room” of SMIC in Shanghai. Its founder Richard Chang has started a new foundry operation in China. Photo: Handout Inside the “clean room” of SMIC in Shanghai. Its founder Richard Chang has started a new foundry operation in China. Photo: Handout
Inside the “clean room” of SMIC in Shanghai. Its founder Richard Chang has started a new foundry operation in China. Photo: Handout
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