Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) visits Siltronic AG’s headquarters in Munich
Munich, November 2, 2023 – This week, Siltronic welcomed high-ranking representatives from the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) to its Munich headquarters. The delegation, led by Chairman Mr. Png Cheong Boon, included five members of the EDB. This visit underscores the ongoing strong international collaboration with the EDB.
Over the years, Siltronic’s partnership with the EDB has been characterized by strong support and cooperation in many areas, such as workforce development, labor market support, infrastructure development, as well as investment support.
During the meeting, both parties reiterated their shared commitment to collaboration in these vital areas and engaged in discussions regarding strategies for decarbonization.
Siltronic's latest state-of-the-art 300 mm fab is the largest investment ever made by a German company in Singapore. It showcases the commitment to strengthen and expand the positive relationships with our Singaporean partners.
Dr. Michael Heckmeier, CEO of Siltronic AG, expressed his pleasure to meet the EDB team in person. "The collaboration between Siltronic and the EDB over the years has created significant results. We are proud of these positive collaborative outcomes and look forward to the future."
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Siltronic is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of hyperpure silicon wafers and partner to many leading semiconductor companies. The company operates production sites in Asia, Europe and the USA. Siltronic develops and manufactures silicon wafers in diameters of up to 300 mm. Silicon wafers form the basis for modern microelectronics and nanoelectronics and are a key component in semiconductor chips driving computers, smartphones, navigation systems and many other applications. Siltronic AG employs around 4,500 people worldwide and has been a stock-listed company in Germany (Prime Standard) since 2015. The Siltronic AG stock is listed on both the SDAX and TecDAX.