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 and U.S.-owned Trusted Foundry, will participate in ConFab 2018 in Las Vegas, NV, with President, Thomas Sonderman presenting a session on Foundry 2.0 – the Rise of the Technology Foundry. In this presentation, Sonderman will share a unique perspective on the emergence of the Technology Foundry, a new business model for the semiconductor foundry industry. The Technology Foundry model integrates custom advanced development capabilities with volume manufacturing leveraging proven process nodes. This allows companies to bring a new class of unique, and highly complex technology products to market in established and emerging segments like defense, Internet of Things, automotive, medical devices, quantum computing, artificial intelligence and silicon photonics.

“We’re standing on the cusp of a transformational time in semiconductor manufacturing as product and device complexity dramatically increases, along with the financial barriers to designing them on leadingedge process technology,” said Thomas Sonderman, President, SkyWater Technology Foundry. “The Technology Foundry business model offers an innovative alternative, partnering on custom design and advanced development along with the ability to manufacture on proven technologies at scale.”

The ConFab is the premier semiconductor manufacturing and design conference and networking event. It is owned by Extension Media and hosted by Pete Singer, Conference Chair and Editor-in-Chief of Solid State Technology – a standard-bearer in the industry. Thomas Sonderman’s session at ConFab 2018 will take place on May 22, 2018 at 8:45am at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas, NV.

About SkyWater Technology Foundry

SkyWater is a U.S.-based technology foundry, specializing in the development and manufacturing of a wide variety of differentiated semiconductor manufacturing solutions. The company brings advanced development capabilities alongside volume production, which enables customers with unique technology needs to innovate and scale. To learn more, visit

SkyWater Company Contact: Ross Miller | 952.851.5063 |
SkyWater Media Contact: Lauri Julian | 949.280.5602 |

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