Infineon's third factory in Kulim laid the foundation stone to further expand power semiconductor production capacity in Malaysia

Infineon's third factory project in Kulim, Malaysia held a groundbreaking ceremony a few days ago, with a total investment of more than 8 billion ringgit (about 12.12 billion yuan), which will be used for the third-generation semiconductor silicon carbide, nitrogen The manufacture of gallium products is expected to be completed and put into production in the third quarter of 2024.

Infineon's chief operating officer Rutger Wijburg, who attended the ceremony, said that the company's front-end wafer manufacturing base in the Kulim area has formed an advantage of scale. After the third factory reaches production, it will contribute 2 billion euros (about 13.52 billion yuan) to the new The output value will also enable Infineon to better meet the growth in demand for power semiconductors.

Data shows that Malaysia has now become a popular investment destination for semiconductor manufacturers . In the first quarter of 2022 alone, the country attracted US$4.4 billion (about 29.568 billion yuan) in the electronics and electrical sector, the strongest performance in the country’s manufacturing industry. sub-sectors.

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