TTSM today announced the purchase of a new production facility in Johor, Malaysia. The new plant, covering a floor area of almost 50,000 sq. ft. will supplement the existing 60,000 sq. ft. facility in Penang and will house the probe pin fabrication and assembly operation when fully renovated by Jan 2007. The purchase is subject to the customary approval by the relevant authority.
TTSM announces that it has completed the expansion and renovation of Plant B within the factory plot purchased in April 2006. Plant B, with a total floor area of about 20,000 sq. ft. will house more than 50 CNC, milling and lathe machines when fully operational in Dec 06. Both TTSM and TTD will relocate to the new plant in phases starting on 17 July 2006.
TTSM today announced that it has acquired BigHub Technology Sdn Bhd, a company incorporated in Malaysia with the principal activity of providing Design and R&D services for the semiconductor industry. TTSM intends to inject additional RM3 million into the company. The proceed will be used to upgrade the existing simulation and validation equipment and to hire additional R&D staff. The company will change its name to Test Tooling Designs (M) Sdn Bhd (TTD) upon approval from the relevant authority.
TTS Group announces the incorporation of its wholly owned subsidiary in Malaysia, Test Tooling Solutions (M) Sdn. Bhd (TTSM). Located in Penang, in the northern tip of the Malaya Peninsula, the principal activity of the company is to manufacture Burn-in Board, Load Board and other ATE Boards used in the final test for the semiconductor industry. “ The Penang’s presence will give as a foot hold on the high-tech companies operating within the Free Trade Zone and provide a quick turnaround for our existing customers.”, according to the CEO, SL Wee.