Tower Semiconductor (TowerJazz)
Tower Semiconductor Ltd., an independent semiconductor foundry, manufactures and markets analog intensive mixed-signal semiconductor devices in the United States, Japan, Asia, and Europe. It provides various customizable process technologies, including SiGe, BiCMOS, mixed-signal/CMOS, RF CMOS, CMOS image sensor, integrated power management, and MEMS. The company also offers transfer optimization and development process services to integrated device manufacturers and fabless companies. It serves various markets, such as automotive, medical and dental, professional photography, industrial and machine vision, AR and 3D gesture control, security, space and scientific, projectors and display, consumer, aerospace and defense, computers and servers, as well as Internet of Things; timing controllers; digital, mixed-signal/CMOS & RFCMOS; and display driver IC. The company was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Migdal Haemek, Israel.
Tower Semiconductor was founded in 1993, with the acquisition of National Semiconductor’s 150mm wafer fabrication facility in Migdal Haemek, Israel. Tower became a public company in 1994. In 2001, Fab 2, a 200mm facility, was constructed alongside Fab 1.
In 2008, Tower acquired Jazz Semiconductor’s 200mm facility (Fab 3) which increased global capacity, offered a more comprehensive technology portfolio, a larger customer base, and a stronger financial base. TowerJazz specializes in customized analog solutions for manufacturing differentiated products, offering leading edge specialty process technologies including Radio Frequency (RF), High Performance Analog (HPA), integrated Power Management, CMOS Image Sensors (CIS), and Mixed-Signal/CMOS as well as Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) capabilities.