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Unisem Advanced Technologies Tripling Wafer Bumping Capacity.

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Unisem Advanced Technologies (UAT) announced today that it is expanding wafer bumping capacity in its factory in Ipoh, Malaysia.

The bumping facility's floor space will be increased by 100 percent and the increased capacity will be three times that of UAT's current bumping capacity.

The new floor space's clean room has been completed and installation of some of the new bumping equipment started in June. UAT expects the equipment that will provide this new additional capacity to be in place and available to customers beginning this September.

"We have seen tremendous demand from our customers for wafer bumping during the current industry upturn," stated C.H. Ang, Group COO of the Unisem Group. "In order to meet the growing needs of our customers, we are moving quickly to increase our floor space and capacity for bumping at UAT," continued Ang.

About Unisem Advanced Technologies (UAT)

UAT is a 3-party joint venture between Unisem, Advanpack Solutions and FlipChip International. Located at the same premise as Unisem Ipoh, customers receive seamless integration of a wide variety of services under one roof covering wafer bumping, wafer backgrinding, wafer probe, dicing, final test and flip-chip assembly. UAT offers gold bumps, copper pillar bumps and solder bumps (through ball drop, plating and solder paste printing). Additionally, UAT provides repassivation and bond pad redistribution services.

About Unisem

Unisem is a global provider of semiconductor assembly and test services for many of the world's most successful electronics companies. Unisem offers an integrated suite of packaging and test services such as wafer bumping, wafer probing, wafer grinding, a wide range of leadframe and substrate IC packaging, wafer level CSP and RF, analog, digital and mixed-signal test services. Our turnkey services include design, assembly, test, failure analysis, and electrical and thermal characterization. With approximately 9,000 employees worldwide, Unisem has factory locations in Ipoh, Malaysia; Wales, United Kingdom; Chengdu, People's Republic of China; Batam, Indonesia and Sunnyvale, USA. The company is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. For more information about Unisem, please visit www.unisemgroup.com.
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