GEORGE TOWN, April 16 – The Penang State government is pleased to announce that Lattice Semiconductor (NASDAQ: LSCC), the low power programmable leader, has established a presence in Penang, Malaysia. The new Lattice Malaysia office in Penang expands the company’s global footprint and will serve as a new engineering and operations hub to support the company’s accelerated growth.
“As a well-known home to top tech talent, Penang is an ideal choice for us to expand our global
presence. We have an exciting growth plan in this market with an active hiring strategy,” said Mr.
Friiscor Ho, Site Lead for Lattice Malaysia office.
“We are well positioned to work closely with our partners in the region to accelerate our strategic execution, and look forward to building on the company’s continued strong growth in the field-programmable gate array (FPGA) market.”
Occupying a 6,000 sq. ft. office space at Elit Avenue, Bayan Baru, Penang, Lattice Malaysia will
focus on applications and research and development (R&D) engineering, as well as operations,
with the aim to have a headcount over 30 by the end of 2022.
“Penang is pleased to welcome Lattice Semiconductor, being a great addition to the State’s emerging technology industry and well-developed ecosystem,” said the Chief Minister of Penang, Right Honourable Mr. Chow Kon Yeow.
“The State aspires to position itself as a global innovation hub and is making significant progress. On this note, we are proud to see a growing presence of global semiconductor leaders that opted Penang to conduct their research, design and development activities.
Being an industry leader in the low power FPGA technology, I am confident that Lattice Malaysia could further strengthen the technical capabilities of our talent, cementing the State’s position as the Silicon Valley of the East,” Chow added.
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Penang’s industrialisation this year, Lattice’s values align well
with the State government’s goal of placing Penang at the forefront of innovation and digitalisation. The State, via InvestPenang, strives to provide continuous assistance and facilitation for all investors in Penang, while continue to spearhead the development of a sustainable industrial ecosystem.