UTAC and AEM announce plan to jointly develop next-generation of CMOS Image Sensor Test Systems and Solution

May 20, 2020 UTAC
UTAC Holdings Ltd (UTAC), a Singapore-based semiconductor assembly and test services provider and AEM Holdings Ltd (AEM), a Singapore-based provider of the semiconductor test and handling solutions today jointly announced a plan to collaborate and jointly develop the next-generation, cost-effective test system solutions for CMOS Image Sensor products. 
 
Fuelled by the growing need in the fields of security, automotive safety, autonomous vehicles and industrial application, CMOS Image Sensor products are estimated to grow significantly for the foreseeable future. This is a focus growth area for UTAC. Through this partnership, UTAC and AEM are committed to participate in this growth market. 
 
"UTAC has been offering CMOS Image Sensor assembly and test in Singapore for many years. Singapore is our Test Center of Excellence and we are excited to partner with AEM, another Singapore based company, to jointly work on developing this enhanced test solution. This collaboration demonstrates our commitment to provide next-generation, cost-effective full turn-key assembly and test solution for all our current and potential CMOS Image Sensor customers." said Dr. John Nelson, President and Chief Executive Officer of UTAC Group. 
 
"This co-operation between AEM and UTAC, to create application specific test solutions will provide semiconductor companies with cost effective solutions that are scalable and adaptable for future product lines. This partnership also sets the foundation for increased co-operation and future growth for both companies and establishes AEM as a leader in semiconductor test and handling solutions." said Chandran Nair, President of AEM Holdings.
 
"We welcome UTAC and AEM's partnership as a fine example of how innovation comes to life in Singapore's vibrant semiconductor ecosystem," said Terence Gan, Senior Vice President and Head, Semiconductors, Singapore Economic Development Board. "Such collaborations enable Singapore to harness the talents of both semiconductor manufacturers and local suppliers, and to remain as one of the world's top semiconductor hubs.
 
About UTAC Holdings Ltd 
UTAC Holdings Ltd (UTAC) is a leading independent provider of assembly and test services for a broad range of semiconductor chips and we offer a full range of semiconductor assembly and test services in the following key product categories: analog, mixed-signal and logic, and memory. Our customers are primarily fabless companies, integrated device manufacturers and wafer foundries. UTAC is headquartered in Singapore, with production facilities located in Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan, China, Indonesia and Malaysia, in addition to its global sales network focused on five regions: United States, Japan, China and Taiwan, rest of Asia and Europe, with sales offices located in each of these regions. 
 
About AEM Holdings Ltd
AEM Holdings Ltd is a global leader offering application specific intelligent system test and handling solutions for semiconductor and electronics companies serving advanced computing, 5G and AI markets. By focusing on advanced manufacturing solutions for high-volume, high-growth products, AEM has developed valuable and long-term partnerships with key customers, keeping AEM on the forefront of manufacturing innovation worldwide. Based in Singapore, the company serves its customers 24/7 and across the entire manufacturing lifecycle using their network of factories and field support locations worldwide.
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