SilTerra is a project of strategic national interest to promote front-end semiconductor manufacturing and a catalyst for high technology investments in Malaysia. It was founded in November 1995 as Wafer Technology Malaysia Sdn Bhd and was renamed as SilTerra Malaysia Sdn Bhd in December 1999.
SilTerra broke ground on first manufacturing facility in Kulim, Malaysia in June 1999 and produced working silicon in November 2000. Since its inception, SilTerra has served many top-tier global fabless design and product companies covering the consumer electronics, communications & computing, and mobile device market segments.
SilTerra offers CMOS design and a broad range of fabrication processes for Integrated Chips (IC) in Advanced Logic, Mixed Signal & Radio Frequency and High Voltage applications.
The CMOS High Voltage Technology being used in the design and fabrication of Display Driver IC's (DDI), is widely used in the mobile devices market segment. This includes display drivers for mobile phones, GPS equipment, MP3/4 Personal Media Players (PMP), Digital Cameras and other similar applications.
SilTerra provides complete design solutions for customers to create leading-edge products, optimized for its high-yielding manufacturing processes, through strategic partnerships with industry-leading Intellectual Property (IP) design library providers, Design Services and Electronic Design Automation (EDA) suppliers. SilTerra also offers comprehensive in-house Failure Analysis (FA) services to high-tech companies and universities, performing detailed construction and failure analysis of nano-scale structures.