Linear Technology expands in Singapore to boost worldwide production capacity

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Linear Technology Corporation (NASDAQ: LLTC) today opened the company’s third semiconductor test facility in Singapore. The additional space for staff, equipment and materials will allow the company to more than double its production capacity of advanced analog circuits and µModule® (micromodule) products. This will strengthen Linear Technology’s ability to meet the growing demand for high performance analog integrated circuits worldwide.

[Left to Right]: Mr Alex McCann, Chief Operating Officer, Linear Technology; Mr Robert Swanson, Co-founder and Executive Chairman, Linear Technology; Mr Pee Beng Kong, Director, Electronics, Singapore Economic Development Board; Mr Lothar Maier, Chief Executive Officer, Linear Technology; Mr Ron Sato, Operations Director, Linear Technology; and, Mr Colin Seet, Managing DIrector, Linear Technology Singapore.

 

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The new 87,000-sq-ft facility is located beside Linear Technology’s present 191,000-sq-ft facility at Yishun Industrial Park A. Linear’s Singapore test operation, started 27 years ago in 1989, has sophisticated capabilities for high volume testing of the company’s numerous products, including many package types, tape and reel, as well as pack and ship to customers worldwide. The Singapore location also includes Linear’s Singapore Design Centre and the area sales office supporting Singapore, Malaysia, India and Australia/New Zealand.

Mr Robert Swanson, Linear Technology Co-founder and Executive Chairman, who flew to Singapore for the opening, said, “The facilities in Singapore are vital components of our global manufacturing operations. Given the excellent conditions for growth in the region, as well as the skill and dedication of our employees here, Singapore will remain as the headquarters and focal point for all Linear Technology operations in Asia. We will continue to enhance our capabilities here to deliver advanced technology solutions to rapidly growing markets around the world.”

Press Release and Speech
- 23 February 2016

Linear Technology expands in Singapore to boost worldwide production capacity