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후지쯔 세미컨덕터와 온세미, 전략적 파트너십 구축  Chinese Japanese

양사, 다음의 두가지 내용에 합의 결정 1. 후지쯔는 온세미컨덕터 전용 웨이퍼 제조 파운더리 서비스를 제공 2. 온세미컨덕터는 일본 아이즈-와카마츠 소재의 후지쯔 8인치 웨이퍼 팹의 소주주가 됨

2014년 8월 4일 – 후지쯔 세미컨덕터 리미티드(Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited)와 온세미컨덕터(www.onsemi.com) 가 지난 7월 31일 파운드리 서비스 협약을 체결했다고 밝혔다. 협의 사항에 따라, 후지쯔는 일본 아이즈-와카마츠 소재의 자사 8인치 프론트엔드 반도체 웨이퍼 가공 설비에서 온세미컨덕터 전용 웨이퍼 제조에 들어가게 된다. 최초 웨이퍼 제품 제조는 현 시점에서 1년 내에 시작될 것으로 보이며 온세미컨덕터는 이를 통해 향후 아이즈-와카마츠 팹에 있는 추가 설비를 사용할 수 있게 된다.

보다 강력한 파트너십 구축을 위해, 온세미컨덕터는 후지쯔 세미컨덕터의 새로운 자회사에 10퍼센트 지분을 갖게 되며 이 자회사는 후지쯔의 8인치 아이즈-와카마츠 팹을 포함하고 있다. 소주주주지분은 온세미컨덕터에 의해 지불될 것으로 보이며 이는 7억 엔(미화 7백만 달러)에 달한다. 이번 거래는 규제 승인과 기타 종결 조건을 확실히 하기 위해 2014년 4분기 혹은 2015년 초에 종결될 것으로 기대된다.

후지쯔 세미컨덕터 리미티드의 회장인 하루키 오카다 (Haruki Okada)는 “당사는 신설회사 설립을 통해 지역 발전에 공헌하는 것은 물론 고용 증진에도 기여할 것으로 기대한다”며 “당사는 온세미컨덕터와의 파운더리 서비스에 대한 협약과 소주주 지분의 합병이 양사의 사업을 활성화시킬 것으로 기대된다”고 밝혔다.

온세미컨덕터의 회장이자 CEO인 키스 잭스 (Keith Jackson) 은 “이번 전략적 투자는 당사를 위해 추가적인 제조 설비를 확보함으로써 생산 수요와 수익 증대에 크게 이바지할 것으로 보인다”며 “당사는 후지쯔 세미컨덕터와의 협약을 통해 업계 선도적인 제조 원가 구조를 지속할 수 있는 것은 물론 자본 지출을 최적화하는 데도 일조할 것으로 믿는다”고 말했다.

후지쯔 세미컨덕터 리미티드에 대하여
후지쯔 세미컨덕터 리미티드는 반도체 설계와 제조에 특화된 회사로 고도의 신뢰성과 최적의 솔루션을 가진 제품을 통해 다양한 고객사들의 수요에 대응하고 있다. 주요 제품과 서비스는 ASIC(Customized SoCs), 파운드리 서비스, ASSP, FRAM(Ferroelectric RAMs) 등으로 이동기기, 이미징, 자동차, 고성능 애플리케이션에서 폭넓게 적용되는 고도의 전문성을 가진 제품들이다. 후지쯔 세미컨덕터는 전력 효율과 환경 이니셔티브도 추진하고 있다. 요코하마에 본사를 둔 이 회사는 2008년 3월 후지쯔 리미티드의 자회사로 설립됐다. 일본 본사에서의 글로벌 세일즈와 개발 네트워크를 통해 전세계 업계에 반도체 솔루션을 공급하며 아시아, 유럽, 미주지역 전역에 이를 선보이고 있다. 보다 자세한 정보는 https://jp.fujitsu.com/group/fsl/en/를 방문하면 된다.

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온세미컨덕터에 대하여
에너지 효율적인 전자 제품의 혁신을 주도하고 엔지니어들이 글로벌 에너지 사용을 줄이기 위한 설계를 가능케 하는 온세미컨덕터는자동차, 통신, 컴퓨터, 소비가전, 산업용, LED조명, 의료, 군사/항공, 전력 공급 애플리케이션 부문에서 고객들이 독특한 설계 과제를 해결하도록 에너지 효율적인 전력/신호 관리, 로직을 비롯해 개별 소자와 맞춤식 솔루션 포트폴리오를 다양하게 포괄적으로 제공한다. 온세미컨덕터는 즉각적이고 신뢰성 있는 세계 최고 수준의 공급망을 운영 중이며 북미, 유럽, 아시아 태평양 지역의 주요 시장에 제조 공장, 판매 대리점, 디자인 센터 네트워크를 통해 기술 서비스를 제공하고 있다. 더 자세한 정보를 알려면https://www.onsemi.com을 방문하면 된다.

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12. Confidentiality. Notwithstanding any terms to the contrary in any non-disclosure agreements between the Parties, Licensee shall treat this Agreement and the Content as ON Semiconductor's "Confidential Information" including: not using the Confidential Information except as expressly set forth herein or otherwise authorized in writing; implementing reasonable procedures to prohibit the disclosure, unauthorized duplication, misuse or removal of the Confidential Information; and not disclosing the Confidential Information to any third party except as may be necessary and required in connection with the rights and obligations under this Agreement and subject to confidentiality obligations at least as protective as those set forth herein, or as otherwise required by law. It is expressly understood that all Confidential Information transferred hereunder, and all copies, modifications, and derivatives thereof, will remain the property of ON Semiconductor, and the Licensee is authorized to use those materials only in accordance with the terms and conditions of this Agreement. Upon termination of this Agreement or upon written request, License shall either return all Confidential Information to ON Semiconductor along with all copies and/or derivatives made, including that on computer databases and copies of portions of the Confidential Information, or destroy all such Confidential Information and certify by written memorandum that all such Confidential Information has been destroyed.

Nothing contained in this Agreement limits a party from filing a truthful complaint, or the party's ability to communicate directly to, or otherwise participate in either: (i) any investigation or proceeding with a United States government agency alleging a securities law violation, waste, fraud, or abuse; or (ii) an investigation or proceeding that is protected under a whistleblower provision of a U.S. federal law or regulation.

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