TowerJazz and Aisin Seiki Announce New Generation of Automotive Products

13 April, 2017

Aisin chips for car manufacturers will be produced using TowerJazz Power Management technology

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Photo above: Aisin’s ECU (electronic control unit) equipped with high-speed processor

TowerJazz and Aisin Seiki one of the largest worldwide automotive component suppliers, today announce volume production of Aisin’s new generation automotive devices for automotive body products for car manufacturers using TowerJazz’s power management technology platform.

TowerJazz’s power management platform enables industry leading performance for automotive chips by providing: scalable LDMOS and ESD devices for area efficiency, its patented highly-reliable Y-Flash OTP/MTP solutions, as well as buried Zener diode, Schottky diode and other advanced features.

Technology transfer to Japan

TowerJazz is expanding its power technology availability to its TowerJazz Panasonic Semiconductor Company’s (TPSCo’s) Japan fab. TowerJazz and Aisin plan to ramp products also in TPSCo’s 200mm automotive grade Japan fab, gaining multi-fab manufacturing flexibility.

“By utilizing TowerJazz’s advanced power technology platform, it is easy to customize the chips to our specifications,” said Mr. Koji Goto, Project General Manager, Electronics Advanced Development Dept. Electronics Product Division, Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd. “I am certain our close collaboration with TowerJazz on the development of automotive body products will result in efficient and reliable volume production of high quality automotive components.”

“TowerJazz is well positioned to best serve the growing automotive semiconductor market with our advanced power management technology platforms based on our 180nm AEC-Q100 Grade 0 qualified process platform to provide our customers with superior quality manufacturing solutions,” said Shimon Greenberg, Vice President and General Manager of Mixed-Signal and Power Management Business Unit, TowerJazz.

“We look forward to expanding our close relationship with Aisin to produce its next-generation automotive devices. The leadership of Aisin as a worldwide automotive component supplier, combined with our best in class power platform, enables breakthrough products in the fast growing automotive market.”

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