Founded as a U.S. limited liability company in June 1996, WaferTech was the first dedicated semiconductor contract manufacturer, also known as a pure-play foundry, in the United States. As a TSMC family member, WaferTech is solely committed to manufacturing our customer's integrated circuits (ICs), also known as "computer chips."
WaferTech is located on 260 acres in Camas, Washington, 30 minutes outside of Portland, Oregon, in the Pacific Northwest's Silicon Forest. The company’s 1-million-square-foot fabrication complex includes approximately 130,000 square feet of clean room space.
WaferTech is proud to be a subsidiary of TSMC, the world's largest dedicated semiconductor foundry, providing the industry's leading process technology, library and IP options and other leading-edge foundry services, such as mask making and IC packaging and testing. As the founder and leader of this industry, TSMC has built its reputation by offering advanced wafer production processes and unparalleled manufacturing efficiency.
Based on proven, advanced TSMC technology, WaferTech produces ICs on eight-inch wafers using advanced CMOS technology. These include logic, mixed-mode, and both volatile and non-volatile memory. Such chips are used in a variety of products from desktop computers to automobiles to consumer electronics to communication equipment.