onsemi Expands its Silicon Carbide Fab in the Czech Republic
The facility will increase its Silicon Carbide (SiC) wafer production capacity by 16 times over the next two years to address the sharply increasing demand for microchips
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onsemi expands Roznov Silicon Carbide Fab (Photo: Business Wire)
Starting in 2019, onsemi added SiC polished wafer and SiC epitaxy (EPI) wafer production to its existing silicon polished and epitaxy wafer and die manufacturing in Roznov. Having outgrown the original site, reconstruction of a new building began last year to further expand wafer and SiC EPI manufacturing. Over the next two years, this expansion will increase the site’s SiC production capabilities by 16 times and create 200 jobs by the end of 2024. So far onsemi has invested more than
“Together with our SiC boule production expansion in
SiC is critical for enabling efficiency in electric vehicles (EVs), EV charging, and energy infrastructure and is an important contributor on the path to decarbonization.
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