Infineon and GF extend long-term agreement with focus on automotive MCUs

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Infineon Technologies and GlobalFoundries (GF) have announced a new multi-year agreement on the supply of Infineon’s AURIX TC3x 40nm automotive microcontrollers as well as power management and connectivity solutions.

According to Infineon, the additional capacity will help to secure the company’s business growth from 2024 through 2030.

Infineon and GF have been partnering since 2013 in the development of differentiated automotive, industrial and security semiconductor technology and products. At the heart of this collaboration is a highly reliable embedded non-volatile memory (eNVM) technology solution that’s suited for mission-critical automotive applications while meeting stringent safety and security requirements for next-generation vehicle systems.

“With this long-term agreement, Infineon further strengthens the supply of semiconductor solutions that are driving decarbonisation and digitalisation,” said Dr. Rutger Wijburg, Chief Operations Officer of Infineon. “As demand continues to accelerate for automotive applications, our goal is to deliver high-quality microcontrollers with enhanced connectivity and advanced safety and security. Our AURIX microcontrollers are a key ingredient for dependable electronics as we move towards a world with all-electric, all-connected, user-centric, autonomous cars.”

“This announcement secures Infineon as a key long-term customer across multiple geographies, and particularly in Europe where the automotive industry has been an important contributor to innovation and economic growth. This underscores the criticality of a global manufacturing footprint that enables us to partner with our customers to meet their capacity needs, where they need it,” said Niels Anderskouv, Chief Business Officer of GF. “Our collaboration with Infineon delivers differentiation and innovation in automotive spanning two continents, and this long-term agreement provides Infineon with additional manufacturing for a more resilient supply chain.”