Avnet Silica simplifies access to ASIC design and manufacturing services

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Avnet Silica has announced the addition of Avnet ASIC Solutions to its line card of standard services, making the company's Israel-based team’s design skills and flexible business models directly accessible to customers across EMEA.

Covering the entire development cycle from specification to volume shipments, Avnet ASIC Solutions’ services will include: logic design, verification, emulation, synthesis, chip layout, design for test, physical verification, package development, production test, hardware development, mass production, and logistics management.

Avnet ASIC Solutions has a long history going back 30 years and has successfully completed over 350 projects and, as such, has strong credentials spanning consumer, industrial, automotive, medical, and defence and aerospace markets as well as expertise in areas such as artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), digital communications, and blockchain -- encompassing the creation of new custom ICs or drop-in compatible replacements for obsolete parts.

“Welcoming Avnet ASIC Solutions to our line card greatly strengthens the portfolio of expert ASIC services we can offer, and will enable us to connect even more closely with our customers,” said Frank Hansen Vice President Technical Resource and Marketing EMEA.

Avnet ASIC Solutions has developed a strong series of relationships with foundries including: Samsung, Socionext, TSMC, GlobalFoundries, STMicroelectronics, and X-FAB.

The team offers broad expertise which covers most processes including the most advanced 7nm EUV for digital, analogue or mixed-signal designs. End of life pin compatible replacements for legacy standard-cell ASIC, gate-array ASIC, or FPGA technologies with 5V or 3.3V/5V core voltages are also available.