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SkyWater Announces MOU to Provide Domestic Advanced Packaging Capabilities as Reshoring Momentum Builds for Semiconductor Supply Chain

SkyWater Announces MOU to Provide Domestic Advanced Packaging Capabilities as Reshoring Momentum Builds for Semiconductor Supply Chain

MOU with Osceola County to define terms for SkyWater management of state-of-the-art 200 mm Center for Neovation facility BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – October 5, 2020 – SkyWater Technology, the trusted technology ...
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SkyWater Begins Domestic Fab Expansion Tool Installation to Support DOD Investment of up to $170M

SkyWater Begins Domestic Fab Expansion Tool Installation to Support DOD Investment of up to $170M

Project progresses ahead of schedule and enables first Strategic Rad-Hard MPW shuttles in 2020 BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – September 8, 2020 – SkyWater Technology, the only solely U.S.-owned pure-play foundry, today ...
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SkyWater President Thomas Sonderman to Deliver Keynote at 2020 Virtual Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing Conference (ASMC)

SkyWater President Thomas Sonderman to Deliver Keynote at 2020 Virtual Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing Conference (ASMC)

Session to introduce Technology as a Service (TaaS) model to enable disruptive edge and cloud computing technologies that will allow AI throughout the IoT ecosystem BLOOMINGTON, Minn., August 20, 2020 ...
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SkyWater and MIT Begin Second Phase of DARPA-funded 3DSoC Program; Update to be Presented at Virtual 2020 DARPA ERI Summit

SkyWater and MIT Begin Second Phase of DARPA-funded 3DSoC Program; Update to be Presented at Virtual 2020 DARPA ERI Summit

Industry first PDK for CNT-based 3DSoC platform will be available for lead customers in SkyWater’s Early Access Program BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – August 18, 2020 – SkyWater Technology, the trusted technology ...
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John Cooney Named Director of SkyWater’s U.S. Government Relations

John Cooney Named Director of SkyWater’s U.S. Government Relations

Cooney brings extensive policy and government agency experience to support SkyWater’s continued growth initiatives for domestic semiconductor solutions BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – August 13, 2020 – SkyWater Technology, the trusted technology ...
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SkyWater Appoints Srila LaRochelle as Vice President of Strategic Business Development

SkyWater Appoints Srila LaRochelle as Vice President of Strategic Business Development

LaRochelle brings extensive semiconductor industry expertise in product and business development, sales, and strategic marketing BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – August 3, 2020 – SkyWater Technology, the innovator’s trusted foundry realization partner, ...
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Steve Manko Joins SkyWater as Chief Financial Officer, Steve Wold Appointed Company’s First Chief Administrative Officer

Steve Manko Joins SkyWater as Chief Financial Officer, Steve Wold Appointed Company’s First Chief Administrative Officer

SkyWater leadership team expands to drive business processes and efficiencies for growing the company and its focus on reshoring the semiconductor supply chain BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – July 8, 2020 – ...
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SkyWater Appoints Industry Veteran John P. Kent as Executive Vice President, Technology Development and Design Enablement

SkyWater Appoints Industry Veteran John P. Kent as Executive Vice President, Technology Development and Design Enablement

Kent to apply his deep industry knowledge and experience to lead SkyWater’s technical vision and development strategy BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – June 22, 2020 – SkyWater Technology, the innovator’s trusted foundry ...
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GLOBALFOUNDRIES and SkyWater Technology Sign MOU for Technology Development to Strengthen Domestic Supply Assurance for U.S. Government

GLOBALFOUNDRIES and SkyWater Technology Sign MOU for Technology Development to Strengthen Domestic Supply Assurance for U.S. Government

Collaboration will extend the domestic manufacturing supply capabilities of the U.S. and enable long-term access to cutting-edge, secure semiconductor solutions Santa Clara, Calif., and BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – June 18, 2020 ...
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SkyWater Licenses Key FDSOI Technology from MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Moves Up Availability of its 90 nm Strategic Rad-Hard by Process Offering

SkyWater Licenses Key FDSOI Technology from MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Moves Up Availability of its 90 nm Strategic Rad-Hard by Process Offering

MPW Shuttles for Early Access Partners to begin Q4 of 2020 BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – June 11, 2020 – SkyWater Technology, the innovator’s trusted foundry partner, announced it has licensed MIT ...
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SkyWater Adds DRIE Capability to Enable TSV and High Aspect Ratio Features for Silicon Interposers, Photonics, Power and MEMS Applications

SkyWater Adds DRIE Capability to Enable TSV and High Aspect Ratio Features for Silicon Interposers, Photonics, Power and MEMS Applications

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – June 2, 2020 – SkyWater Technology, the innovator’s trusted foundry partner, today announced it has signed an agreement for a deep reactive-ion etching (DRIE) process tool from ...
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SkyWater Chosen for Volume U.S. Manufacturing of Temperature Sensing Chip for Low-Cost Wearable Solution that Detects Early Stage Symptom of COVID-19

SkyWater Chosen for Volume U.S. Manufacturing of Temperature Sensing Chip for Low-Cost Wearable Solution that Detects Early Stage Symptom of COVID-19

Smartphone-enabled wireless patch provides self-health monitoring and public health contact tracing to support roadmap to reopen the country BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – May 26, 2020 – SkyWater Technology, the innovator’s trusted ...
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SkyWater Supplies Microfluidic Technology to MGI for COVID-19 Sequencing Needs

SkyWater Supplies Microfluidic Technology to MGI for COVID-19 Sequencing Needs

Sequencing technology critical to identifying mutations of the virus, important for epidemiologists when tracking the spread of infections through a population BLOOMINGTON, MN, and SAN JOSE, CA, March 16, 2020 ...
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SkyWater Chosen by Applied Novel Devices (AND) to Produce New High-Performance Si Power MOSFETs

SkyWater Chosen by Applied Novel Devices (AND) to Produce New High-Performance Si Power MOSFETs

Licensing agreement also makes technology available as a standard foundry process flow with industry first, near zero reverse recovery charge BLOOMINGTON, MN, March 10, 2020 – SkyWater Technology, the innovator’s ...
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SkyWater Appoints Mark Litecky in New Role of Chief Revenue Officer

SkyWater Appoints Mark Litecky in New Role of Chief Revenue Officer

Litecky’s leadership and industry expertise to drive SkyWater’s revenue strategies, customer diversification and value creation to propel growth for the company BLOOMINGTON, MN, March 5, 2020 – SkyWater Technology, the ...
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US Department of Defense to Invest up to $170M at SkyWater for Rad-Hard Technology

US Department of Defense to Invest up to $170M at SkyWater for Rad-Hard Technology

Broadens SkyWater’s production capabilities for Strategic Rad-Hard electronics Enables Cu interconnect process for enhanced mixed-signal device performance and interposers for advanced packaging technologies SkyWater to expand facility and clean room ...
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Steifpower Selects SkyWater as its Manufacturing Partner for High Efficiency Discrete Power Devices Targeting Tier 1 Automotive Customers

Steifpower Selects SkyWater as its Manufacturing Partner for High Efficiency Discrete Power Devices Targeting Tier 1 Automotive Customers

BLOOMINGTON, MN and HONG KONG, September 26, 2019 – SkyWater Technology, the innovators’ trusted partner for a competitive edge, today announced that Steifpower Technology, a fabless power semiconductor provider, has ...
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SkyWater Chooses Evatec’s Latest Thin Film Cluster Technology to Enhance Manufacturing of the World’s Highest Performance Semiconductor Devices

SkyWater Chooses Evatec’s Latest Thin Film Cluster Technology to Enhance Manufacturing of the World’s Highest Performance Semiconductor Devices

 Evatec’s next generation CLUSTERLINE® tool supports SkyWater’s 3DSoC and carbon nanotube programs, opening new custom foundry possibilities  TRUBBACH, Switzerland and BLOOMINGTON, Minnesota, August 29, 2019 — Evatec AG, a leading ...
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L3Harris Technologies Selects SkyWater Technology Foundry as Supplier of the Year for Program Execution Excellence

L3Harris Technologies Selects SkyWater Technology Foundry as Supplier of the Year for Program Execution Excellence

SkyWater recognized as a valued business partner, enhancing the success of L3Harris programs and the customers they serve  BLOOMINGTON, MN, August 6, 2019 – SkyWater Technology Foundry, the trusted innovation ...
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DARPA 3DSoC Initiative Completes First Year, Update Provided at ERI Summit on Key Steps Achieved to Transfer Technology into SkyWater’s 200mm U.S. Foundry

DARPA 3DSoC Initiative Completes First Year, Update Provided at ERI Summit on Key Steps Achieved to Transfer Technology into SkyWater’s 200mm U.S. Foundry

Progress moves technology closer to availability of a standard foundry process designed to greatly increase compute performance and energy efficiency BLOOMINGTON, MN, July 25, 2019 – SkyWater Technology Foundry, the trusted innovation partner ...
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SkyWater Partners with Linear ASICs, Expands Volume Customer Base with Multiple New Engagements in Diversified Markets

SkyWater Partners with Linear ASICs, Expands Volume Customer Base with Multiple New Engagements in Diversified Markets

 Partnership also extends IP portfolio at SkyWater for key power management and mixed-signal solutions in IoT applications across various vertical markets BLOOMINGTON, MN and TALLMADGE, OH, June 4, 2019 – ...
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SkyWater Technology Foundry Commissions SkyTech Center to Accelerate Next-Wave Technology Development

SkyWater Technology Foundry Commissions SkyTech Center to Accelerate Next-Wave Technology Development

 SkyTech Center enables specialized processing capabilities required for carbon nanotubes, silicon photonics, superconducting ICs and MEMS BLOOMINGTON, MN, May 28, 2019 – SkyWater Technology Foundry, the trusted innovation partner for ...
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SkyWater Appoints Brad Ferguson as Chief Technology Officer

SkyWater Appoints Brad Ferguson as Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Ferguson spearheaded development of custom foundry business at Cypress and has driven significant growth at SkyWater since spin-off BLOOMINGTON, MN, May 13, 2019 – SkyWater Technology Foundry, the trusted ...
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SkyWater Achieves ISO 13485 Quality Certification for Medical Devices

SkyWater Achieves ISO 13485 Quality Certification for Medical Devices

Accelerates customers’ migration to production in the fast-growing biochip market BLOOMINGTON, MN April 18, 2019 – SkyWater Technology Foundry, the trusted innovation partner for tomorrow’s most advanced technology solutions, today ...
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SkyWater Technology Foundry Selects Veeco’s Waferstorm for 3D Monolithic System-on-a-Chip Development

SkyWater Technology Foundry Selects Veeco’s Waferstorm for 3D Monolithic System-on-a-Chip Development

Veeco’s best in class precision surface processing platform supports SkyWater’s collaborative work with Massachusetts Institute of Technology to maximize electronic device performance PLAINVIEW, N.Y. and BLOOMINGTON, MN, April 3, 2019—Veeco ...
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SkyWater and Intrinsix Partner to Offer Advanced Design Services for High Performance Mixed-Signal and Carbon Nanotube Technologies

SkyWater and Intrinsix Partner to Offer Advanced Design Services for High Performance Mixed-Signal and Carbon Nanotube Technologies

Intrinsix leverages 30-year heritage as a leading design services firm to provide solutions for markets including aerospace & defense, rad-hard, biomedical, and IoT BLOOMINGTON, MN and MARLBOROUGH, MA, March 19, ...
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SkyWater Technology Foundry Partners with Ferrian Sales & Associates

SkyWater Technology Foundry Partners with Ferrian Sales & Associates

The relationship increases in-region access to SkyWater and extends representation to support co-creation of optimized designs and custom technology solutions BLOOMINGTON and MENDOTA HEIGHTS, MN, February 14, 2019 – SkyWater ...
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SkyWater Technology Foundry Selects INFICON’s Optimization Software to Enable Real-Time Operational Visualization and Improved Performance

SkyWater Technology Foundry Selects INFICON’s Optimization Software to Enable Real-Time Operational Visualization and Improved Performance

Syracuse, NY and Bloomington, MN, January 28, 2019 — SkyWater Technology Foundry, the industry’s most advanced U.S.-based and solely U.S.-owned Trusted Foundry, has selected INFICON, a leading provider of Smart ...
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SkyWater Launches Direct Multi Project Wafer (MPW) FastShuttle™ Program

SkyWater Launches Direct Multi Project Wafer (MPW) FastShuttle™ Program

MPW program enables rapid design verification and faster time to market BLOOMINGTON, MN, January 3, 2019 – SkyWater Technology Foundry, the industry’s most advanced U.S.-based and solely U.S.-owned Trusted Foundry, ...
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SkyWater Appoints Tom Legere as Senior Vice President of Operations

SkyWater Appoints Tom Legere as Senior Vice President of Operations

Legere brings over 30 years of expertise in operational excellence across a diverse array of industries and technology segments November 6th, 2018, BLOOMINGTON, MN - SkyWater Technology Foundry, the industry’s ...
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SkyWater Begins Work with MIT on Next-Generation Technology Development for DARPA Electronics Resurgence Initiative

SkyWater Begins Work with MIT on Next-Generation Technology Development for DARPA Electronics Resurgence Initiative

3D Monolithic System-on-a-Chip (3DSOC) Technology Has the Potential to Deliver >50X Improvement in Computing Performance August 13, 2018, BLOOMINGTON, Minn. –SkyWater Technology Foundry, the industry’s most advanced U.S.- based and ...
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SkyWater Appoints Rick Harding as Vice President of Global Sales

SkyWater Appoints Rick Harding as Vice President of Global Sales

Experienced Semiconductor and Technology Industry Sales Leader to Spearhead Company’s Customer Engagement Efforts as Pure Play Foundry June 7, 2018, BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – SkyWater Technology Foundry, the industry’s most advanced US-based ...
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SkyWater President Thomas Sonderman To Detail Technology Foundry Vision at The ConFab 2018

SkyWater President Thomas Sonderman To Detail Technology Foundry Vision at The ConFab 2018

Industry leader in IDM and foundry transformation to discuss a new model for design and manufacturing innovation May 21, 2018, BLOOMINGTON, Minn. –SkyWater Technology Foundry, the industry’s most advanced U.S.-based ...
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SkyWater Technology Foundry Named 2018 Progress Minnesota Award Recipient

SkyWater Technology Foundry Named 2018 Progress Minnesota Award Recipient

Industry’s Only US-Owned and US-Based Semiconductor Foundry Recognized for Contributions to State Business and Industrial Growth April 16, 2018, BLOOMINGTON, Minn. –SkyWater Technology Foundry, the industry’s most advanced U.S.-based and ...
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SkyWater Technology Foundry Appoints Steve Wold as Chief Financial Officer

SkyWater Technology Foundry Appoints Steve Wold as Chief Financial Officer

Finance Industry Veteran Brings Deep Expertise in Growth Companies, Business Transformation and Change Management January 18, 2018, BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – SkyWater Technology Foundry, the industry’s most advanced U.S.-based and U.S.-owned ...
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SkyWater Significantly Expands PurePlay Technology Foundry Customer Base

SkyWater Significantly Expands PurePlay Technology Foundry Customer Base

Assigned the Technology Foundry Contracts and Customers from Cypress Semiconductor Corporation BLOOMINGTON, MINN. (November 15, 2017) – SkyWater Technology Foundry announces that it has been assigned the Specialty Foundry customer ...
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SkyWater Technology Foundry Appoints Thomas Sonderman as President

SkyWater Technology Foundry Appoints Thomas Sonderman as President

Veteran semiconductor executive to lead semiconductor wafer manufacturer BLOOMINGTON, Minn., Oct. 10, 2017 - SkyWater Technology Foundry has named Thomas Sonderman as the company President. Effective immediately, Sonderman will be ...
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SkyWater Technology Foundry Announces Formation of Board of Directors

SkyWater Technology Foundry Announces Formation of Board of Directors

BLOOMINGTON, Minn., July 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyWater Technology Foundry announced the formation of its Board of Directors. The inaugural meeting of the new Board of Directors was held July ...
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SkyWater Technology Foundry Promotes Gregg Damminga to Vice President of Foundry Services

SkyWater Technology Foundry Promotes Gregg Damminga to Vice President of Foundry Services

BLOOMINGTON, Minn., June 1, 2017 - SkyWater Technology Foundry announced that it has promoted Gregg Damminga to Vice President of Foundry Services. In his expanded role, Damminga will oversee the ...
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SkyWater Technology Foundry Expands Sales Team with Addition of Paul Chopelas

SkyWater Technology Foundry Expands Sales Team with Addition of Paul Chopelas

BLOOMINGTON, MINN. (May 1, 2017) – SkyWater Technology Foundry announced that it has expanded its sales team with the addition of Paul Chopelas as Senior Director of Sales. In his ...
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SkyWater Technology Foundry Unveils Technology Foundry Concept at IoTFuse Conference

SkyWater Technology Foundry Unveils Technology Foundry Concept at IoTFuse Conference

Dr. Scott Nelson shares perspective on “IoT from beyond the Edge” BLOOMINGTON, MINN. (April 19, 2017) – SkyWater Technology Foundry announced that its Chief Technical Officer, Dr. Scott Nelson, will ...
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SkyWater Technology Foundry Acquires Twin-Cities Semiconductor Manufacturing Facility from Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

SkyWater Technology Foundry Acquires Twin-Cities Semiconductor Manufacturing Facility from Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

Carrying forward Minnesota’s high-tech legacy, SkyWater Technology Foundry keeps 400 manufacturing jobs in the Twin Cities BLOOMINGTON, MINN. (March 27, 2017) – SkyWater Technology Foundry has acquired Cypress Minnesota Inc., ...
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SkyWater Technology Foundry Achieves Cat1A Trusted Foundry Accreditation from U.S. Department of Defense

SkyWater Technology Foundry Achieves Cat1A Trusted Foundry Accreditation from U.S. Department of Defense

MINNEAPOLIS, March 20, 2017 – SkyWater Technology Foundry today announced that its productionscale microelectronics wafer fabrication facility in Bloomington, Minnesota has been Accredited by the  Defense Microelectronics Activity, a branch ...
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