CEO interview: SkyWater foundry hits its stride; looks to Europe

Two years after we last conducted an interview with Tom Sonderman, CEO of foundry SkyWater Technology, we find there has been plenty of activity with more on the horizon.

SkyWater provides volume manufacturing, mainly on a 130nm mixed-signal process, as well as process development facilities from its 200mm wafer fab in Bloomington, Minnesota. And like most fabs, SkyWater is seeing strong demand. However, SkyWater’s business model is nuanced and it has a particular set of manufacturing processes. “The company divides into technology as a service and wafer services. The wafer services keeps costs down for advanced technology services, which keeps the margins up for the business as a whole,” said Sonderman. Read the article in eeNews Analog: https://www.eenewsanalog.com/news/ceo-interview-skywater-foundry-hits-its-stride-looks-europe

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