XIAMEN, China – May 23, 2008 – ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN), a global leader in efficient power solutions, today announced that it has opened a joint power laboratory with two customers – Xiamen Overseas Chinese Electronic Company Limited (Xoceco) and Malata – in Xiamen, Fujian Province. This brings the total number of joint power labs that ON Semiconductor has opened in China to seven, following the successful establishment of six other labs with other leading China companies including Hisense, Haier, Changhong and Skyworth.
The latest lab in Xiamen provides an important platform for engineers from Xoceco and Malata to work with ON Semiconductor’s resident field application engineers on new power solutions for consumer applications including LCD TVs.
"Establishing joint power labs is part of our strategy to strengthen partnership with market leaders in China and help develop power solutions for their next generation products," said David Chow, ON Semiconductor vice president of Sales for Asia Pacific. "This new lab will synergize ON Semiconductor’s global expertise, resources and experience in innovative, energy-saving power solutions for Xoceco and Malata.
"The lab will enable both our customers’ engineers to collaborate with ON Semiconductor's field application engineers to drive innovative and highly efficient power solutions," said Chow. "Our proven power solutions will help the two companies optimize power efficiency and minimize standby power consumption in their products, meeting consumers' demand of high performance and low power dissipation, in China and abroad."
Malata, established in 1984, is a high technology enterprise focusing on design, development, production and servicing of electronic and information products. With three major production bases located in Nanjing, Zhangzhou and Shenzhen, the company focuses on a variety of products including digital audio and video products, new energy resource products and electronic medical instruments
Xececo, founded in 1985, manufactures a wide variety of quality electronic products, including televisions, LCD monitors, fax machines, set-top boxes and other telecommunication products and electronic components. Its products are distributed to more than 100 countries and regions.
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