TAIPEI, September 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Ancora Semiconductor Inc., (Ancora), 3rd developer of generation power semiconductor technologies and subsidiary of Delta Electronics specializing in gallium nitride (GaN) technology, today announced the investments of its first fundraising NT$456m by strategic investors ROHM Co., Ltd. (ROHM), Sino-American Silicon (SAS), uPI Semiconductors (uPI) and Delta Electronics Inc. (Delta). The aforementioned fundraising is expected to accelerate Ancora’s GaN development efforts.
“GaN is the future of power electronics with the benefits of faster switching frequencies, higher efficiency and lower power consumption. The GaN technology ecosystem is rapidly evolving as applications are continually emerging. We are delighted to have ROHM, SAS and uPI as our strategic partners and investors. We are also grateful for the commitment of our parent company Delta, a leader in energy and thermal management technologies and supplier leader in smart energy-saving solutions,” said Dr. TK Shing, President of Ancora Semiconductors. He added, “This powerful alliance will allow us to establish an ecosystem with strong partners in substrate materials, circuit design, applications and system solutions, to accelerate the adoption of GaN technology that promises unprecedented performance value.”
The Ancora product line includes the industry-leading GaN discrete components, System-in-Package (SiP) and System-on-Chip (SoC) with superior system-proven quality, reliability and durability Delta’s rigorous qualification process. Delta’s commitment to providing a wide range of smart energy-saving solutions that leverage its core competency in high-efficiency power electronics will provide additional momentum and fuel Delta’s long-term growth. Ancora. This alliance and this fundraising should allow Ancora to increase its production capacity to meet the growing demand for GaN devices in consumer electronics, telecommunications and automotive applications. The ultimate goal is to maximize the performance of GaN to accelerate innovation in energy technologies and contribute to the achievement of sustainable development based on energy efficiency.
About Ancora Semiconductor
Ancora Semiconductor Inc. has been grown under Delta Electronics Inc. for years. Ancora was officially founded in 2022 and is a fabless design company specializing in GaN devices and their integration. By providing high efficiency device and power module, we hope to help our customers lead the power system industry and benefit the world. For more information, visit www.ancora-semi.com
About ROHM Co., Ltd.
Founded in 1958, ROHM provides LSIs and discrete semiconductors characterized by exceptional quality and reliability for a wide range of markets, including the automotive, industrial and consumer market through its global development and sales network. In the field of power supply and analog, ROHM offers the right solution for each application with power devices such as SiC, GaN, control integrated circuits to maximize their performance and peripheral components such as transistors, diodes and resistors. More information about ROHM can be found at www.rohm.com
About Sino-American Silicon Products Inc.
Based in Hsinchu, Taiwan, SAS is a total green energy solutions provider with vertical integration across the solar, cell, module, power plant, and O&M (O&M) industry. Its semiconductor subsidiary, GlobalWafers, is one of the world’s three largest silicon wafer manufacturers. Specializing in manufacturing silicon wafers, the product’s applications span power management, automotive, computing and MEMS. Both are listed on the Taipei Stock Exchange. For more information, please visit www.saswafer.com for SAS and www.sas-globalwafers.com for GWC.
About uPI Semiconductor
uPI, founded in 2005, is one of the few fabless IC design companies specializing in power management integrated circuits (PMICs) and MOSFETs in ASIA.
uPI focuses on the design and development of high current, high power and high density power supply solutions. uPI’s products include PMIC, power stage, converter, battery protection IC, MOSFET and GaN solution. Utilizing semiconductor design and system application know-how, uPI has positioned itself as a solution provider for hybrid and high power density semiconductor products in the computer, board and graphics, high-performance computing, gaming and mobility, as well as proprietary automotive solutions. and industrial applications.
Our vision is to provide customers with complete power management solutions of superior quality, performance, service and cost. With over 20 years of experience in analog power and discrete devices, we offer high performance design services with comprehensive technology coverage and process development capability. uPI not only has many PMIC and MOSFET product certifications from well-known international brand companies and our partners, but also has excellent know-how in wafer processing and deep packaging which is standard by working in close collaboration with strategic foundries and assembly and test partners. For detailed information about uPI, please visit: www.upi-semi.com
About Delta Electronics Inc,
Delta, founded in 1971, is a global leader in power, energy and thermal management products with a thriving portfolio of intelligent energy-saving systems and solutions. As a world-class corporate citizen guided by its mission statement, “To provide innovative, clean and energy-efficient solutions for a better future”, Delta relies on its core competence in high-power electronics. performance and its integrated ESG business model to address key environmental issues, such as climate change. Delta serves its customers through sales offices, R&D centers and manufacturing facilities in nearly 200 locations on 5 continents.
For detailed information about Delta, please visit: www.deltaww.com
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