28 September 2012 Samsung is foundry for ST’s 32 and 28nm SoCs Samsung Electronics is to manufacture products for STMicroelectronics using its 32 and 28nm High K Metal Gate (HKMG) process technology. According to the companies, the relationship has already seen 'a dozen' tape outs of advanced SoCs for mobile, consumer and network applications. Kwang-Hyun Kim, executive vice president of Samsung's foundry business, said: "A foundry relationship with STMictroelectronics demonstrates our commitment to advanced process technology and our 32/28nm HKMG process technology leadership. We have aggressively ramped 32/28nm capacity and will continue to deliver the most advanced process solutions to our customers." Jean-Marc Chery, ST's chief technology officer, added: "ST and Samsung have worked together on advanced process-technology development through the International Semiconductor Development Alliance (ISDA) and that experience has provided significant insight into our ability to work together to meet our objectives and thus provide unique service to our customers in demanding and fast moving markets." Author Graham Pitcher Comment on this article Websites http://www.samsung.comhttp://www.st.com Companies Samsung Electronics (UK)LtdST Microelectronics Ltd This material is protected by MA Business copyright See Terms and Conditions. One-off usage is permitted but bulk copying is not. For multiple copies contact the sales team. What you think about this article: Add your comments Name Email Comments Your comments/feedback may be edited prior to publishing. Not all entries will be published. Please view our Terms and Conditions before leaving a comment.