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New Semiconductor Factory in Brazil

New Semiconductor Factory in Brazil

M+W Group has been awarded a major contract to build a state-of-the-art semiconductor factory for SIX Semicondutores in Brazil. In the factory with a total area of 14,000 sqm, microchips on 200-millimeter wafers are to be produced primarily for industrial and medical applications.

The factory is to be located in Ribeirao Neves, a city in the metropolitan region of Belo Horizonte in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais. It is expected to serve the global market worldwide as well as to meet Brazil’s rapidly growing demand for advanced microchips and to make Brazil attractive for further high-tech investments The SIX semiconductor factory meets particularly high requirements on hightech production standards and is specially shielded from soil vibrations and harmful noise influences. All in all, the contract for M+W Group comprises the construction of the clean room (more than 4,900 sqm), and the installation of all process systems including the hook-up. Client and partner of M+W Group is the Brazilian construction company MATEC.