Top 20 Semiconductor Technology Solution Companies - 2020

In the last few years, the semiconductor industry has witnessed impressive growth in terms of scientific innovation, improvised designing, wealth management, and enablement of devices, paving the way for new advancements. Being one of the largest contributors to the massive global technological developments, the semiconductor sector has engineered robust and innovative chips and components to empower the next generation of digital devices. Also, the ongoing trends like 5G communication, AI, IoT, and automated cars are only fueling the growth of the semiconductor industry.

Forward-thinking manufacturers are already taking the lead by designing specialized semiconductors for AI applications and new chip architectures to support the booming smartphone industry. Through this, semiconductor companies can improve operations by speeding production processes, reducing manufacturing costs, and eventually boosting productivity levels.

To assist the electronics manufacturers in shoring up their capabilities of devising smart semiconductors, we have compiled this issue of CIOReview. In this edition, we have listed the 20 Most Promising Semiconductor Technology Solution Providers-2020 and 10 Most Promising Semiconductor Technology Consulting/Service Companies-2020 to highlight the companies that can help you escalate your chances of success. Besides, the magazine comprises insights from subject-matter experts, CIOs, and CXOs in the electronics sector on the latest industry trends, best practices, and recent innovations, highlighting their expertise. We hope this issue of CIOReview helps you build the partnership you and your organization need to foster an environment driven by robust and efficient technology.

We present to you CIOReview’s “20 Most Promising Semiconductor Technology Solution Providers-2020.”

Top Semiconductor Technology Solution Companies

ASNA is a supplier of advanced, smart custom-engineered sealing solutions for the semiconductor industry. ASNA’s proprietary semiconductor-grade PERFREZ™ perfluoroelastomer compounds offer attributes that its customers desire. The company enables high-yielding sealing that can provide optimal performance and integrity for plasma or thermal processes in manufacturing and wet applications, such as etching, ashing, diffusion, and more. These solutions help customers achieve flawless semiconductor manufacturing. Being close to the customers and understanding what they truly require instead of merely delivering what they say they need is one of the crucial differentiators of ASNA. This involves ASNA devoting time to understand the uniqueness of the clients’ semiconductor applications and to educate them about the material that’d be used

Diodes Incorporated is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products within the broad discrete, logic and analog semiconductor markets. Diodes serves the consumer electronics, computing, communications, industrial, and automotive markets. Diodes'​ products include diodes, rectifiers, transistors, MOSFETs, protection devices, functional specific arrays, single gate logic, amplifiers and comparators, Hall-effect and temperature sensors; power management devices, including LED drivers, DC-DC switching and linear voltage regulators, AC-DC controllers and converters, and voltage references along with special function devices, such as USB power switches, load switches, voltage supervisors, and motor controllers

Chroma ATE

Chroma ATE

Chroma provides a wide portfolio of semiconductor IC test solutions ranging from ATE(SoC Test Systems,VLSI Test Systems) , PXI systems, IC handlers, and system level test solutions.On the ATE & PXI side, the solutions cover applications in consumer SoC (MCU, controller, audio, peripheral), power management IC (Regulator, LDO, DC/DC, AC/DC, LED Driver), RF (FEM, Connectivity, Mobile) and other specific applications (CIS, Light Sensors, RFID)

Dialog Semiconductor

Dialog Semiconductor

A semiconductor company primarily focused on the development of highly-integrated and power-efficient mixed-signal Integrated Circuits (“ICs”) for consumer electronics and high-growth segments of automotive and industrial end-markets. A fabless business model based on high Tier 1 customer penetration results in high volumes, longer-term revenue streams and ultimately in strong cash generation.We invest in R&D up to 18 months ahead of product launch and we recover our investments through the sale of our semiconductors. Our customers’ product cycles range from one to five years. This, together with the strength of our customer relationships, means the Company has long-term visibility of business opportunities and revenue streams, a unique feature for semiconductor companies operating in consumer markets

Fischer Technology

Fischer Technology

As a full-service supplier in the field of surface testing, Fischer has been developing instruments for non-destructive material analysis, coating thickness measurement and material testing since 1953. We offer a wide range of measuring devices for different industries: from simple handheld devices for quick testing on the go to fully integrated, high-end systems that automatically monitor your production.Offers clean, fast, precise and reliable EDXRF instruments for layer thickness and composition analysis of advanced 2.5D / 3D packaging solutions

FLEXIM

FLEXIM

A leader in the field of clamp-on ultrasonic flow measurement, FLEXIM offers highly accurate, reliable and rugged clamp-on ultrasonic flow meters ranging from the Chemical Industry to the Oil and Gas Sector

GT Advanced Technologies

GT Advanced Technologies

GTAT has decades of experience in crystalline growth, including Ti:sapphire and silicon carbide materials. Its focus is on delivering materials that meet specific performance, volume, and cost objectives for commercial and aerospace/government application. Innovative materials such as silicon carbide (SiC) will fuel and transform global economies in ways we can only imagine. We will see new generations of electric vehicles and more capable 5G networks sooner and more affordably thanks to GTAT’s focus on innovation, quality, and cost-effectiveness

Hudson Technologies

Hudson Technologies

Hudson Technologies, formerly Hudson Tool & Die, is a leading U.S. manufacturer of deep-drawn metal enclosures and stampings, including metal diaphragms. It uses a variety of high-performance metals, including stainless steel and titanium, along with aluminum, aluminized steel, cold rolled steel, brass, copper, Mu metal, nickel, cupro nickel and more. Design engineers turn to Hudson Technologies for precision metal enclosures and diaphragms whether they need a prototype or high-volume production. The catalog has more than 15,000 standard shapes and sizes (up to 12 inches) available with little to no tooling charges. Custom products offer precision engineered tooling and parts designed to customers'​ specifications. Design services available

Isola

Isola

Isola is a leading global material sciences company that designs, develops, manufactures and markets copper-clad laminates and dielectric prepregs used to fabricate advanced multilayer printed circuit boards (PCBs).Isola’s purpose is to improve life by enabling innovation in electronic products. We do this by manufacturing the PCB materials that help other companies make cutting-edge products. The role we play is very significant. Through our innovation, and cost competitiveness, we help enable products that change the world

Multek

Multek

Complex multi-layer PCB processing leadership has been a core Multek competency for over fifteen years. We invest continuously in innovation, capital equipment, and engineering expertise to enhance our technology capacity and capability, from early prototypes and New Product Introduction (NPI) to mass production scale. We do all this within the same qualified manufacturing operations, guaranteeing scalability with optimized cycle times -- from order to delivery -- in the volumes your business requires. Our rigid PCB mass production capabilities include: stacked, blind and buried microvia technologies applied in High Density Interconnect (HDI), and high layer count, using high-speed/low-loss capability materials for increasing product and sub-system requirements that span across all major consumer, telecom, commercial, and industrial market segments. We are experts at integrating a matrix of board features such as improved heat transfer solutions, RF hybrids embedding, cavity structures for 3D assembly, signal integrity optimization, and backdrill elimination to create optimum circuit solutions

Nova

Nova

Nova is a leading innovator and key provider of dimensional and materials metrology solutions for advanced process control used in semiconductor manufacturing. Nova provides its customers with the vital process insight and clarity needed to produce cutting-edge semiconductor devices for the most advanced disruptive markets.Nova is a pioneer in industrializing X-ray and optical technologies for semiconductor inline process control, enabling advanced measuring of both dimensions and material properties throughout the fabrication lifecycle. We provide a full range of metrology solutions to solve the ever-increasing technical challenges arising in the semiconductor industry

OptimalPlus

OptimalPlus

OptimalPlus is the established leader of lifecycle analytics for the electronics industry and its entire supply chain. The OptimalPlus open platform pairs unprecedented visibility into the electronics lifecycle with advanced data science and domain expertise to enhance production metrics and ensure overall product reliability. OptimalPlus is trusted by many of the world’s leading electronics players, including Qualcomm, NXP, and Nvidia

Seoul Semiconductor

Seoul Semiconductor

Seoul Semiconductor develops and commercializes light emitting diodes (LEDs) for automotive, general illumination, specialty lighting, and backlighting markets.As the fourth-largest LED manufacturer globally, Seoul Semiconductor holds more than 12,000 patents, offers a wide range of technologies, and mass produces innovative LED products such as SunLike – delivering the world’s best light quality in a next-generation LED enabling human-centric lighting optimized for circadian rhythms; Wicop – a simpler structured package-free LED which provides market leading color uniformity, cost savings at the fixture level with high lumen density and allows design flexibility

SigmaTron International

SigmaTron International

SigmaTron International was founded in 1994 and is traded on the NASDAQ exchange under the symbol SGMA.We are a full service electronics manufacturing services (EMS) provider with a network of manufacturing facilities in the United States, Mexico, China and Vietnam that enables us to provide a wide range of nearshore and offshore manufacturing options. Our International Purchasing Office (IPO) in Taiwan combined with experienced procurement professionals at each facility ensures a highly competitive materials management strategy.We serve a diversified set of markets which include: appliance, consumer electronics, gaming, fitness, industrial electronics, medical/life sciences, semiconductor, telecommunications and automotive

SilTerra

SilTerra

SilTerra is a 200mm semiconductor wafer foundry, offering CMOS fabrication processes for integrated circuits (ICs) in Advanced Logic, Mixed Signal & Radio Frequency and High Voltage applications.Today, as industry convergence continues to shape the future of nanoelectronics in healthcare, life sciences, mobility and connectivity, SilTerra is collaborating with partners and customers to develop what will be tomorrow’s connected technologies. By building on its current process technologies, SilTerra has progressed into more advanced technology areas such as Silicon Photonics, Bio-photonics, MEMS on CMOS, Galium Nitride(GaN), BC​D and Discrete Power – also known as “More-than-Moore” technologies

SOMACIS

SOMACIS

SOMACIS has been a dynamic company producing high-tech PCBs and delivering innovative solutions.SOMACIS, headquartered in Italy, is one of the leading PCB manufacturers, with more than 1000 employees and production plants in Italy (SOMACIS SpA), USA (Somacis Inc.) and China (DSG PCB Co., Ltd.).SOMACIS is a worldwide supplier for HDI, rigid, rigid-flex and flex PCBs for time critical NPIs as well as for mass production requirements

TSI

TSI

TSI Incorporated serves a global market by investigating, identifying and solving measurement problems. As an industry leader in the design and production of precision measurement instruments, TSI partners with research institutions and customers around the world to set the standard for measurements relating to aerosol science, air flow, indoor air quality, fluid dynamics and biohazard detection. With headquarters based in the U.S. and field offices throughout Europe and Asia, TSI has established a worldwide presence in the markets we serve

Veeco

Veeco

Making a Material Difference is at the core of our DNA. For more than 30 years, we have developed differentiated technologies and built expertise and know-how that has enabled world-changing devices such as LED lighting, data storage, advanced computing and mobile devices to reach industrial scale. We help customers overcome technical and cost barriers that make it possible to convert novel materials into high-yielding device performance at production volumes. Our customers produce the newest, fastest, smallest, and most efficient electronic components used in devices to help deliver a better world.We serve the semiconductor and emerging high-growth markets. Our process equipment and technology are used to manufacture advanced semiconductors, LEDs, displays, photonics, VCSELs, power electronics, compound semiconductors, hard disk drives, MEMS and wireless chips

Vital Materials

Vital Materials

Vital Materials Semiconductors manufactures a product line of III-V compound semiconductor substrates, Metal Organic sources, specialty gas, PBN ceramic and high purity metals for microelectronic and optoelectronic applications. We are a vertically integrated manufacturer with ISO certification. Vital Materials counts a number of the world's leading semiconductor firms among its customers. We utilize the highest quality raw materials, excellence in research, precision growth systems and strict quality control systems to produce substrate wafers, metal organic sources, specialty gases and high purity metals. These products are widely used in the radio frequency (RF) device market and photoelectric device market

X-FAB

X-FAB

X-FAB is the world’s largest analog/mixed-signal foundry group manufacturing silicon wafers for mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs). Its marketing network and client base span the Americas, Europe and Asia, offering manufacturing capacity of approximately 1.2 million 200mm-equivalent wafers per year. The largest specialty fab group, X-FAB is unlike typical foundry services because of its specialized expertise in advanced analog and mixed-signal process technologies. By combining solid, specialized expertise in advanced analog and mixed-signal process technologies with excellent service, a high level of responsiveness and first-class technical support, X-FAB optimally manages the product development flow and supply chain for its customers' semiconductor products