Qualcomm opens semiconductor test manufacturing in Shanghai

Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) has opened Qualcomm Communication Technologies (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., a semiconductor test facility in the Waigaoqiao (WGQ) free-trade zone in Shanghai, and a foray into providing manufacturing services for semiconductors, the company said.

By working with Amkor Technology, Inc., a provider of contract semiconductor assembly and test services, the new company will combine Amkor´s extensive test services experience and state of the art cleanroom facilities with Qualcomm Technologies´ product engineering and development.

Qualcomm Incorporated offers 3G, 4G and next-generation wireless technologies. Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, operates, along with its subsidiaries, Qualcomm´s engineering, research and development functions, including its semiconductor business, QCT.