Samsung Semiconductor Co in Xi'an. [Photo/Xi'an Daily]
Xi'an, capital of Northwest China's Shaanxi province, has become one of the core areas for the country to develop integrated circuits (IC), with its IC industrial cluster selected among the first batch of national strategic emerging industrial cluster development projects.
In 2021, the scale of Xi'an's IC industry reached 127.7 billion yuan ($18.48 billion), a year-on-year increase of 26.2 percent, ranking among the top in the country.
Xi'an's IC design industry enjoys a high reputation in China. It not only has a long history of development and deep technology accumulation, but also a high gathering of talents. Compared to other places, Xi'an has unique advantages in terms of talents, scientific research and cost.
Currently, Xi'an is home to 120 semiconductor design companies, and their products cover the fields of communications, storage, and the internet of things.
For IC manufacturing, packaging, and supporting industries, Xi'an has also gathered a number of companies, such as Samsung, ZTE and Micron.
Xi'an Unilc Semiconductors Co focuses on the development of IC chips. [Photo/Xi'an Daily]
Xi'an Unilc Semiconductors Co is one of the representative companies in the IC industry in Xi'an.
The company has been focusing on the product development and technology accumulation of IC chips, especially DRAM technology, and has rich experience in memory design, testing, scale production and global sales.
It maintains close cooperation with many well-known local enterprises, scientific research institutes and universities to help products create regional synergy advantages.
At present, the IC industry in Xi'an has shown a trend of rapid development.