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Infineon to expand existing backend operations in Indonesia

by Shah Farouq

Infineon Technologies AG expands its existing backend operations in Indonesia: PT Infineon Technologies Batam to purchase real estate from PT Unisem, a member of Unisem Group.

The premises close to Infineon’s existing backend manufacturing site include manufacturing buildings that will double Infineon’s production area in Batam when it is fully operational.

In the course of this expansion, Infineon’s Batam site will increase its focus on the assembly and test of automotive products.

“Infineon is making another step in strengthening its global operations network. We are committed to investing into continued structural growth and to strengthen the resilience of our supply chain,” said Executive Vice President and responsible for Infineon’s global Backend Operations, Alexander Gorski.

The Executive Vice President and COO of Infineon’s Automotive Division, Dr. Thomas Kaufmann also added that in view of increasing demand for automotive semiconductors and to the benefit of their customers, this purchase is allowing them to add backend capacities faster than with the greenfield construction of a new site.

Production is expected to start in 2024. The expansion in Batam is part of Infineon’s long-term investment strategy, which foresees investments of approximately €2.4 billion for the 2022 fiscal year.

PT Infineon Technologies Batam is a backend manufacturing site and employs over 2,000 employees. It is located within the Batamindo Industrial Park and part of the Indonesia-Singapore-Malaysia growth triangle.

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