| ST Microelectronics srl.
Catania Plant, Catania, Italy
ST Microelectronics srl. (www.st.com) is the world’s 5th largest semiconductor company, with net revenues of US$9.84 billion in 2008 in the Communications (36%), Consumer (17%), Computer (16%), Automotive (15%) and Industrial (17%) markets.
ST facilities include many Electronic Design Automation (EDA) software such as Synopsys, Cadence and niche state of the art EDA software such as Mun|EDA or SILVACO. The design environment has full access to the Catania site computing grid of 727 CPUs. ST is also equipped with clean rooms and laboratories for evaluation of materials and devices including CVD furnaces, PECVD and LPCVD, PVD systems, diffusion furnaces and RTA in various ambients (O2, wet, N2, etc.), ion implanters, and lithography equipment including stepper and mask aligners.