Hyderabad see more VLSI biz expansions by global semicoductor companies

Date: 25/10/2022
In the year 2022, the city of Hyderabad witnesses more business expansions in the VLSI semiconductor domain. Silicon Labs which already has a major design operations in Hyderabad has inaugurated its new office in Hyderabad, located at Salarpuria Sattva Knowledge City. Silicon Labs said this centre is its largest global centre for engineering and wireless connectivity innovation. This IOT focused company said it is well positioned to contribute to the growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) in India and around the world.

The new office was inaugurated on September 28, 2022, by Shri Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary of the Industries & Commerce (I&C) and Information Technology (IT) Departments of the Telangana Government, Matt Johnson, President, and CEO, Silicon Labs, Manish Kothari, Senior Vice President, Silicon Labs India, the Silicon Labs executive leadership team, and other eminent industry leaders.

Matt Johnson, President and CEO, Silicon Labs, said, "Hyderabad marks our growing commitment to supporting the development of India and the greater Asia Pacific region. Silicon Labs Hyderabad is fast becoming the leading IoT wireless technology centre in the region. For 15 years, Silicon Labs has been investing time, talent, and resources into building an unprecedented platform to support the broadest set of wireless technologies, standards, and ecosystems worldwide. Our Hyderabad wireless development centre is instrumental to our innovation and growth."

Manish Kothari, Senior Vice President, Silicon Labs India, said, "At the nexus of cutting-edge technology and digital transformation lies Silicon Labs India. We are pleased to expand our team in Hyderabad. We will use our extensive experience to connect with the local community and open doors for the city's competitive talent pool. Our Hyderabad location will be a centre of excellence for integrated hardware and software platforms, user-friendly development tools, and an unsurpassed ecosystem of new wireless technologies to boost innovation and automation for our customers."

Silicon Labs is using levels 2 and 3 in the Octave block, Parcel 4, of Salarpuria Sattva Knowledge City totaling more than 100,000 square feet. Company intend to to expand to level 4 in 2023 to accommodate additional team growth.

In the month of November 2022 UK-based chip design services company Sondrel announces opening of its new office in the city of Hyderabad, India. Sondrel opened its first office in India at Cyberpearl in 2018. Sondrel sees India's Centre has become a core strategic element. With this second office, Sondrel to increase its capacity of its Indian team and expand its turnkey ASIC, VLSI semiconductor design services.

The most important expansion was from the world number one fabless semiconductor chip vendor QUALCOMM has opened one of its largest office measuring 1.8 million square feet in Hyderabad in the month of November 2022. QUALCOMM President and CEO Mr.Cristiano R. Amon, inaugurated the company's newest office at Commerzone, Hyderabad.

The new facility by QUALCOMM to support close to 7000 engineers in the coming years.

Arrow owned eInfochip had opened its new office in Hi-Tech City in the month of December 2021. eInfochip planned to hire 250 engineers in 2022-23. eInfochips is into full chip design services including verification, physical design and testing.

Author: Srinivasa Reddy N
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