Siemens’ Bristol launch promises 100 new jobs

Siemens has launched a drive to take on up to 100 engineers over the next two years for its new semiconductor design centre in Bristol. Plans to invest in the integrated circuits design centre were announced last July by Siemens Semiconductor Group, which manufactures circuits for applications including communications, vehicles and chip cards. The move […]

Siemens has launched a drive to take on up to 100 engineers over the next two years for its new semiconductor design centre in Bristol.

Plans to invest in the integrated circuits design centre were announced last July by Siemens Semiconductor Group, which manufactures circuits for applications including communications, vehicles and chip cards.

The move to expand the design capability of logic chips comes as the future of Siemens’ DRAM wafer fabrication plant in North Tyneside hangs in the balance.

‘The DRAM market is experiencing difficulties, but it is anticipated that the market for logic chips will grow consistently over the next few years,’ said John Brothers, managing director of the new design centre.