Lattice Semiconductor sets up engineering, operations hub in Penang
15 Apr 2022
NASDAQ-listed Lattice Semiconductor, the low power programmable leader, has expanded its operations in Malaysia by setting up a new engineering and operations hub in Penang to support the company’s accelerated growth.
In a joint statement, Lattice Semiconductor and InvestPenang said the company would occupy a 6,000 sq ft office space in Bayan Baru, Penang and would focus on applications and research and development (R&D) engineering, as well as operations, with the aim to have a headcount of over 30 by the end of 2022.
Site lead for Lattice Malaysia, Friiscor Ho said Penang is a well-known home to top tech talent, making it an ideal choice for it to expand its global presence here.
“We have an exciting growth plan in this market with an active hiring strategy. We are well positioned to work closely with our partners in the region to accelerate our strategic execution.
“We look forward to building on the company’s continued strong growth in the field-programmable gate array (FPGA) market,” Ho added.
Meanwhile, Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said Lattice Semiconductor would be a great addition to the state’s emerging technology industry and well-developed ecosystem.
He said Penang is making significant progress in positioning itself as a global innovation hub and there is a growing presence of global semiconductor leaders that opted for Penang to conduct their research, design and development activities.