For the acquisition, the company has inked a Share Purchase Agreement with Nepes Corp.
Nepes is a backend supplier to the semiconductor industry and offers technology together with wafer bumping, IC packaging, testing and fan-out packaging.
The technology start-up at Nepes is in progress with a volume ramp forecast for the first quarter of 2011.
Freescale and Nepes are also collaborating in a joint development effort to further enhance the capabilities of the RCP technology.
Working with an outstanding company such as Nepes is a huge step toward introducing the RCP fan-out technology to the market," said Ken Hansen, senior fellow, vice president and chief technology officer at Freescale.
ANNUAL REVENUE, 2010-2012 ($ BILLIONS) 99 FIGURE 45 NEPES PTE LTD.
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While ASE (TW) is shutting down its 200mm eWLB operations this year to focus on future generation FOWLP technologies, many OSAT players are presently in qualification phase such as ADL (TW), Amkor (KR) and NEPES (SG).
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Quarterly Operating Income of Nepes by Division, 2006-2012