TSMC subsidiary, WaferTech, today celebrated the announcement of its official name change to TSMC Washington. The name change is a reflection of TSMC’s deep-rooted connection with its subsidiaries. It also aligns with TSMC’s strategic efforts to establish a unified corporate identity across all subsidiaries as part of the company’s global expansion.
Since its inception in 1996, WaferTech has been an integral member of the TSMC family, and in 2010, it became a wholly-owned subsidiary, playing a pivotal role in shaping TSMC’s global manufacturing footprint. The decision to embrace the TSMC Washington identity underscores the company’s deep-rooted connection with the TSMC legacy, marking 27 years of unwavering dedication to semiconductor contract manufacturing.
“In embracing the identity of TSMC Washington, we signify not just a name change but a powerful affirmation of our enduring commitment to innovation and collaboration,” said Y.P. Chin, Senior Vice President of Operations and Overseas Operations Office at TSMC. “This transition underscores the integral role TSMC Washington plays within our family, contributing to the ongoing success and innovation that defines TSMC’s legacy in the semiconductor industry.”
The transition to TSMC Washington signifies a strategic move to leverage TSMC’s unparalleled global reputation to amplify the subsidiary’s presence in business engagements, strengthen partnerships, and solidify its status as a destination for top talent in the United States semiconductor industry.