March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Dr.
Tzu-Yin Chiu, CEO and Executive Director of
Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation ("SMIC"; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 0981.HK),
China's largest and most advanced semiconductor foundry, today presented the opening keynote at SEMICON China 2012, a leading annual semiconductor conference organized by Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI) and the China Electronic Chamber of Commerce (CECC).
Dr. Tzu-Yin Chiu's keynote address, entitled "The Opportunities for China IC Industries," analyzed China's rapidly-growing semiconductor industry, highlighted key growth segments and companies with successful differentiated product offerings, and presented emerging opportunities in the dynamic local market.
Dr. Chiu commented: "I am honored to give the opening keynote at SEMICON China, China's leading annual semiconductor conference. SMIC's experience and insight into the Chinese semiconductor industry help us plot a clear path forward, as the industry capitalizes on emerging technologies and rapid innovation. We look forward to sharing the benefits with our customers and partners."
In addition, SMIC's Vice President of Technology Development Dr. Shiuh-Wuu Lee will give a presentation on SMIC's 2.5/3D IC research on March 21st, while SMIC's Vice President of North Operations Dr. Haijun Zhao will present on SMIC's technology and service platforms in a new era of smart products on March 22nd. Visitors can find SMIC at booth 2101 in Hall E2 of the Shanghai New International Expo Center for the duration of SEMICON China 2012, from Tuesday, March 20th through Thursday, March 22nd. This marks the ninth consecutive year that SMIC has participated in SEMICON China.
About SMICSemiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation ("SMIC"; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981) is one of the leading semiconductor foundries in the world and the largest and most advanced foundry in Mainland China, providing integrated circuit (IC) foundry and technology services at 0.35-micron to 40-nanometer. Headquartered in Shanghai, China, SMIC has a 300mm wafer fabrication facility (fab) and three 200mm wafer fabs in its Shanghai mega-fab, two 300mm wafer fabs in its Beijing mega-fab, a 200mm wafer fab in Tianjin, and a 200mm fab under construction in Shenzhen. SMIC also has customer service and marketing offices in the U.S., Europe, Japan, and Taiwan, and a representative office in Hong Kong. In addition, SMIC manages and operates a 300mm wafer fab in Wuhan owned by Wuhan Xinxin Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation. For more information, please visit www.smics.com Safe Harbor Statements (Under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995)