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Diodes 公司完成收購安森美在緬因州南波特蘭市的晶圓製造廠

Diodes 公司 (那斯達克股票代號:DIOD) 今日宣布已完成收購安森美在緬因州南波特蘭市之晶圓製造廠 (SPFAB)。

正如同先前所宣布的,Diodes 將整合位於南波特蘭市的製造設施和晶圓廠營運業務,包括將 SPFAB 的員工遷至 Diodes。在這項多年期晶圓供應協議中,安森美將這項生產活動轉移到其他晶圓廠進行時,Diodes 將繼續在 SPFAB 生產安森美的產品。

Diodes 公司的董事長、總裁暨執行長盧克修博士表示:「我們非常高興順利完成這項交易,這與我們在未來幾年大幅提高收入和利潤的策略目標一致。我想先歡迎 SPFAB 的員工加入 Diodes 的大家庭。廠內團隊卓越的工程能力與技能,將能夠支持我們達到預期的技術和營運績效目標。SPFAB 替 Diodes 公司的類比產品提供了額外的 200mm 晶圓廠產能,可以增加我們在汽車產業和工業終端市場的成長動能。這處位於美國的晶圓廠,連同我們目前在亞洲和歐洲所擁有的工廠,更進一步擴大了我們的全球生產規模,在如今供貨吃緊的環境下,顯著提升了 Diodes 的內部產能和競爭優勢,也有助於推動我們日後的長期成長。在完成交易後,我們的目標是積極提升 SPFAB 新晶圓廠的製程和產能,以配合 Diodes 的策略發展計畫。」

Diodes 預計利用該設施來驗證 CMOS 和 BiCMOS 製程和進行生產,以支援多個類比產品線,包括電源管理 IC、訊號鏈和標準產品,以及數個高效能分離產品系列。

 

About Diodes Incorporated

Diodes Incorporated (Nasdaq: DIOD), a Standard and Poor’s SmallCap 600 and Russell 3000 Index company, delivers high-quality semiconductor products to the world’s leading companies in the consumer electronics, computing, communications, industrial, and automotive markets. We leverage our expanded product portfolio of discrete, analog, and mixed-signal products and leading-edge packaging technology to meet customers’ needs. Our broad range of application-specific solutions and solutions-focused sales, coupled with worldwide operations of 32 sites, including engineering, testing, manufacturing, and customer service, enables us to be a premier provider for high-volume, high-growth markets. For more information visit www.diodes.com.

Safe Harbor Statement Under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Any statements set forth above that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, the following: the expected benefits of the acquisition and other statements identified by words such as “aim,” anticipates,” “estimates,” “expects,” “projects,” “plans,” “will,” and similar expressions. Potential risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, such factors as: the risk that the COVID-19 pandemic may continue and have a material adverse effect on customer demand and staffing of our production, sales, and administration facilities; the risk that expectations may not be met; the risk that SPFAB operations will not be integrated successfully into Diodes’; the risk that the expected benefits of the acquisition may not be realized, including the realization of the anticipated cost savings, revenue, and profit dollar growth prospects and any other synergies expected from the acquisition and the expected benefits of the new multi-year wafer supply agreement; the risk that SPFAB’s standards, procedures, and controls will not be brought into conformance within Diodes’ operation; difficulties in transitioning and retaining SPFAB employees following the acquisition; difficulties coordinating management and other critical personnel, and increasing the scope, geographic diversity, and complexity of Diodes’ operations; difficulties in consolidating facilities and transferring processes and know-how; the diversion of our management’s attention from the management of our current business; the risk that the cost, expense, and diversion of management attention associated with the acquisition may be greater than we currently expect; the risk that we may not be able to maintain our current growth strategy or continue to maintain our current performance, costs, and loadings in our manufacturing facilities; the risk that we may not be able to increase our automotive, industrial, or other revenue and market share; risks of domestic and foreign operations, including excessive operating costs, labor shortages, higher tax rates, and our joint venture prospects; the risks of cyclical downturns in the semiconductor industry and of changes in end-market demand or product mix that may affect gross margin or render inventory obsolete; the risk of unfavorable currency exchange rates; the risk that our future outlook or guidance may be incorrect; the risks of global economic weakness or instability in global financial markets; the risks of trade restrictions, tariffs, or embargoes; the risk that the coronavirus outbreak or other similar epidemics may harm our domestic or international business operations to a greater extent than we currently anticipate; the risk of breaches of our information technology systems; and other information, including the “Risk Factors” detailed from time to time in Diodes’ filings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Diodes assumes no obligation to update such information, except as may be required by law. You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof.

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Gurmeet Dhaliwal
Diodes Incorporated
Director, IR & Corporate Marketing
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Shelton Group for Diodes Incorporated
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