Tempe Fab 2, Gresham Fab 4

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Tempe Arizona (Fab 2) and Gresham Oregon (Fab 4) are planned for production of apparently most megaAVR and tinyAVR wafers other than

  • PB megaAVR
  • unified memory AVR

Colorado (Springs?) (Fab 5) is current.

Product Change Notification - KSRA-07HVQF409 - 11 Dec 2019 - CCB 4031 Initial Notice: Qualification of Microchip Technology Tempe – Fab 2 (TMGR) as an additional fabrication site for selected Atmel products.

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Affected CPNs:

[many]

 

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Post Change:
Fabricated at Microchip Technology Colorado – Fab 5 (MCSO) using 6 inch wafer or Microchip Technology Tempe – Fab 2 (TMGR) using 8 inch wafer

 

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Reason for Change:
To improve manufacturability and on-time delivery performance by qualifying a second fabrication source at Microchip Technology Tempe – Fab 2 (TMGR) fabrication site.

 

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Estimated Qualification Completion Date:
June 2020

 

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edit : added Gresham with its PCN in a post (further down the thread)

 

edit2 : Strikethru as those are already at Fab 4 as of June'18.

GBNG-06LXXH156 | Product Change Notification | Microchip

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Title

CCB 2856 Final Notice: Qualification of Microchip Fabrication site (FAB 4) for selected Atmel products manufactured with the 59.91K process technology.

 

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"Dare to be naïve." - Buckminster Fuller

Last Edited: Mon. Nov 16, 2020 - 04:27 PM
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Product Change Notification - KSRA-07HVQF409 - 08 Jan 2020 - CCB 4031 Initial Notice: Qualification of Microchip Technology Tempe – Fab 2 (TMGR) as an additional fabrication site for selected Atmel products.

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Revision History:
December 11, 2019: Issued initial notification.
January 08, 2020: Re-issued initial notification to update the Qualification Plan and Affected CPN list.

 

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"Dare to be naïve." - Buckminster Fuller

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Product Change Notification - KSRA-07HVQF409 - 22 Jan 2020 - CCB 4031 Initial Notice: Qualification of Microchip Technology Tempe – Fab 2 (TMGR) as an additional fabrication site for selected Atmel products.

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Revision History:
December 11, 2019: Issued initial notification.
January 08, 2020: Re-issued initial notification to update the Qualification Plan and Affected CPN list.
January 22, 2020: Re-issued initial notification to revise the Affected CPN list based on the updated scope.

 

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"Dare to be naïve." - Buckminster Fuller

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Product Change Notification - LIAL-08IUQV247 - 18 Jan 2020 - CCB 4039 Initial Notice: Qualification of Microchip Technology Gresham Fab 4 (GRTM) as an additional fabrication site for selected Atmel products.

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Affected CPNs:

[a lot]

 

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Pre Change:
Fabricated at Microchip Technology Colorado – Fab 5 (MCSO) using 6 inch wafer

Post Change:
Fabricated at Microchip Technology Colorado – Fab 5 (MCSO) using 6inch wafer or Fabricated at Microchip Technology Gresham Fab 4 (GRTM) using 8inch wafer.

 

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Estimated Qualification Completion Date:
June 2020

 

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Revision History:
January 18, 2020: Issued initial notification.

 

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"Dare to be naïve." - Buckminster Fuller

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This trend does not look good for Fab 5.

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There may be demand for older wafer fabs especially in a growing semiconductor market.

The CCB's actions may simply be due to risk reduction initiated by executives ... whatever the risks are.

 

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KSRA-07HVQF409 | Product Change Notification | Microchip

Title

CCB 4031 Final Notice: Qualification of Microchip Technology Tempe – Fab 2 (TMGR) as an additional fabrication site for selected Atmel products.

 

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Affected CPNs

KSRA-07HVQF409_Affected_CPN_12082020.pdf

 

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Description of Change: 
Qualification of Microchip Technology Tempe – Fab 2 (TMGR) as an additional fabrication site for selected Atmel products.

Due to unforeseen circumstances, that are out of Microchip’s control, full qualification will be made available at a date after shipment as Microchip plans to continue fulfill orders by shipping from the new fabrication site as soon as possible as to not disrupt customer orders.  

Pre Change: 
Fabricated at Microchip Technology Colorado – Fab 5 (MCSO) using 6 inch wafer

Post Change:
Fabricated at Microchip Technology Colorado – Fab 5 (MCSO) using 6 inch wafer or Microchip Technology Tempe – Fab 2 (TMGR) using 8 inch wafer 

 

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Reason for Change:
To improve manufacturability and on-time delivery performance by qualifying a second fabrication source at Microchip Technology Tempe – Fab 2 (TMGR) fabrication site.

Due to unforeseen business conditions, Microchip Technology Tempe – Fab 2 (TMGR) has been qualified as a additional fabrication site effective immediately.  

Change Implementation Status:
In Progress 

Estimated First Ship Date:
January 11, 2021 (date code: 2103)

 

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Estimated Qualification Completion Date:
January 2021

 

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Revision History:
December 11, 2019: Issued initial notification.
January 08, 2020: Re-issued initial notification to update the Qualification Plan and Affected CPN list.
January 22, 2020: Re-issued initial notification to revise the Affected CPN list based on the updated scope.
December 8, 2020: Issued final notification. Updated the affected parts list to remove products that are not part of the scope.

 

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Qualification of Tempe's devices was done at Microchip Philippines and Microchip Thailand.

KSRA-07HVQF409 | Product Change Notification | Microchip

Date

28-Jan-2021

 

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Title

CCB 4031 Final Notice: Qualification of Microchip Technology Tempe – Fab 2 (TMGR) as an additional fabrication site for selected Atmel products.

 

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Affected CPNs

KSRA-07HVQF409_Affected_CPN_01282021.pdf

KSRA-07HVQF409_Affected_CPN_01282021.csv

Attachments

PCN_KSRA-07HVQF409_Qual Report.pdf

 

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Estimated First Ship Date:
January 11, 2021 (date code: 2103)

 

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Revision History:
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January 28, 2021: Re-issued final notification. Attached the Qualification Report.
 

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Gresham is on the way to wafer fab some AVRe+ and AVRxt.

LIAL-21KWOR010 | Product Change Notification | Microchip (devices are in the qual report)

 

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ALAN-09MQYA495 | Product Change Notification | Microchip

Date

01-Mar-2022

 

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Title

CCB 4888 Initial Notice: Qualification of TMGR as an additional fabrication site for selected Atmel ATMEGA64xx, ATMEGA12xx, ATMEGA25xx and ATTINY25xx device families available in various packages.

 

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Affected CPNs

ALAN-09MQYA495_Affected_CPN_03012022.pdf

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Attachments

PCN_ALAN-09MQYA495_Qual Plan.pdf

 

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Estimated Qualification Completion Date:
March 2022

 

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Revision History:
March 1, 2022: Issueance of initial notification.

 

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"Dare to be naïve." - Buckminster Fuller