Tower Semiconductor Ltd. (NASDAQ: TSEM, TASE: TSEM), its fully owned U.S. subsidiary Jazz Semiconductor, Inc. and its fully owned Japanese subsidiary TowerJazz Japan, Ltd., operate collectively under the brand name TowerJazz, the global specialty foundry leader. TowerJazz manufactures integrated circuits with geometries ranging from 1.0 to 0.13-micron, offering a broad range of customizable process technologies.
TowerJazz manufactures integrated circuits for more than 200 customers worldwide in various markets including RF, high-performance analog, power, imaging, consumer, automotive, medical, industrial, and Aerospace & Defense.
Technology and Design Enablement
TowerJazz offers a broad range of customizable process technologies including SiGe BiCMOS, mixed-signal and RF CMOS, CMOS image sensor (CIS), power management (BCD), and non-volatile memory (NVM) as well as CMOS and MEMS capabilities. TowerJazz also offers a world-class design enablement platform that complements its sophisticated technology and enables a quick and accurate design cycle. In addition, TowerJazz provides transfer, optimization and development process services (TOPS™) to IDMs as well as fabless companies that need to expand capacity, or progress from an R&D line to a production line.
For global capacity assurance, TowerJazz currently operates four manufacturing facilities on three continents: Fab 1 and Fab 2 (150mm and 200mm) located in Migdal Haemek, Israel, Fab 3 (200mm) located in Newport Beach, California, and Fab 4 (200mm) located in Nishiwaki, Japan.
TowerJazz currently serves leading semiconductor companies including: Avago Technologies, Conexant, Cypress Semiconductor, DRS Technologies, e2v, Entropic Communications, Freescale Semiconductor, Gennum, Ikanos, International Rectifier, Intersil, Marvell Technology Group, Medigus Ltd., Micron Technology, Mindspeed Technologies, NXP, On Semiconductor, Panavision, Raytheon, RF Micro Devices, Semtech, SiTime Corporation, Skyworks Solutions, Teledyne Scientific and Imaging, Texas Instruments, VIA Technologies and Vishay - Siliconix.
Tower Semiconductor was founded as a National Semiconductor spin-off and became a public company in 1994. Jazz Semiconductor was formed in 2002 as a spin-off of Conexant Systems. Tower and Jazz merged in September 2008 in a stock-for-stock transaction and re-branded as TowerJazz. In 2011, TowerJazz acquired Micron’s manufacturing facility in Japan to expand its production capacity.
Approximately 3000 employees