Ottawa, August 14, 2006 ... AMI Semiconductor (NASDAQ: AMIS), a designer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art integrated mixed-signal and structured digital ASICs and ASSPs wishes to conduct a Second Round search for innovative Canadian organizations developing technologies and capabilities that are a strategic match with its business needs.
AMI Semiconductor, a leader in the design and manufacture of silicon solutions for the real world with $503.8 million in sales (2005) and more than 2,500 employees, designs, develops and manufactures a broad range of integrated mixed-signal and structured digital products. These ASICs and ASSPs are used in a wide variety of applications for a number of end-uses including automotive, medical, industrial, communications, computing, defense, and consumer products.
Offering unparalleled manufacturing flexibility and dedication to customer service, AMI Semiconductor operates globally with headquarters in Pocatello, Idaho, European corporate offices in Oudenaarde, Belgium, and a network of sales and design centers located in the key markets of the North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region.
AMI Semiconductors is a finalist for this year's EDN Innovation Awards, honoring the people, products and technologies that have shaped the semiconductor industry during the past year and a runner-up in Design News 2006 Golden Mousetrap Award.
Additional information on the company is available at http://www.amis.com/index.shtml
AMI Semiconductor's overall goal is to identify global technology partnerships or new solutions that can help reduce cycle time or cost in providing cost effective solutions to its diverse customer base. Thus companies and organizations interested in technology collaboration should have somewhat mature technologies (Technology Readiness Level >3 : Concept / function already proven through analytical and experimental means.
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For partners and new solutions in areas of interest that include:
Qualification of Interests and Next Steps
Future Focus Technologies and Platforms
Companies wishing to conduct partnership searches similar to AMI Semiconductor should contact CATA President John Reid at 613-236-6550 ext 224.
CATAAlliance is undertaking this initiative with the support of its partner, the Consul & Trade Commissioner, Consulate General of Canada in Seattle.