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Telefunken taps Cirtek unit to supply power regulators

Telefunken taps Cirtek unit to supply power regulators

Telefunken Semiconductors, a global leader in advanced niche technologies and innovator of analog and mixed signal applications, has tapped Cirtek Electronics to manufacture the former’s AC-DC regulators intended for low power offline switch mode.

The device is intended for battery charger adapters for portable electronics, auxiliary power supplies for industrial systems and standby power for TVs or monitors.

Telefunken also manufactures DC-DC regulators used in set-top boxes and handhelds and high-performance LVDS products used for video distribution and infotainment.

The new business from Telefunken will entail the expansion of Cirtek by acquiring new equipment and generating additional employment opportunities at its 20,000-square-meter manufacturing site at the Laguna Technopark in Biñan, Laguna.

Antonio S, Callueng, senior director for sales at Cirtek, said despite the global slowdown in the semiconductor industry towards the fourth quarter, his company continuous to win new business and receive repeat orders as consumers maintain their demands for new technologies on smart phone applications, electronics in automotive applications as well as devices for energy savings and green energy.

Cirtek Electronics is a subsidiary of Cirtek Holdings Philippines Corp., which has gained superior advantage in its capability for copper wire bonding, an alternative solution to gold wire bonding.

Telefunken Semiconductors is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of energy efficient integrated circuits, for power management and high-performance Interface.

Telefunken Semiconductors has significantly increased its capability to service the semiconductor foundry market with the recent acquisition of an advanced 8-inch, automotive-qualified fabrication plant in Roseville, California.

This plant augments an existing 350nm/6-inch automotive-qualified fabrication facility in Heilbronn, Germany. Together, these plants can manufacture a large array of versatile processes which address analog, mixed-signal and specialty technologies from deep submicron to high-voltage CDMOS processes especially designed for power management applications.

Cirtek Holdings, through its subsidiaries, is an independent full service solution provider for subcontract manufacturing of semiconductor devices. The company provides turnkey solutions that include package design and development, wafer probing, wafer back grinding, assembly and packaging, final testing of semiconductor devices, and delivery and shipment to its customers’ end users.

Cirtek is a technology-oriented company whose vision is to become a leading OSAT partner.

The Cirtek Group harnesses more than 25 years of expertise in the assembly and testing segment of the semiconductor industry and has earned a strong reputation from its customers for its high-quality products, production flexibility, competitive costing and capability to work with customers to develop application and customer specific packages.

The Cirtek Group has been accredited and certified by several international quality institutions for the latest quality system standards, which include ISO9001, ISO14001, and QS9000/TS16949 and is Underwriter Laboratories ( UL) certified facility.


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