History of LAPIS Technology

* LAPIS Technology’s Predecessor, LAPIS Semiconductor, OKI Semiconductor, Oki Electric(Device Business) is also including.

1961

Showa36th

Company
Semiconductor factory completed in Hachioji city(Tokyo)
Building No.2 and No.3 completed

Full view of Hachioji plant

Business
Production of transistors
 

1967

Showa42th

Business
Production of ICs
Production of ICs

Production line at that time

1975

Showa50th

Business
Production of 4Kbit DRAM
 

1978

Showa53th

Business
Production of 4bit microcontrollers
 

1980

Showa55th

Company
Miyazaki Oki Electric established
- Current LAPIS Semiconductor Miyazaki Plant
M1 Plant at Miyazaki Oki Electric

M1 Plant at Miyazaki Oki Electric

1981

Showa56th

Business
Production of gate arrays
 

1984

Showa59th

Company
Oki Micro Design Miyazaki established
- Current LAPIS Technology Miyazaki Design Center
 

1988

Showa63th

Company
Miyagi Oki Electric established
- Current LAPIS Semiconductor Miyagi Plant
Miyagi Oki Electric

Miyazaki Oki Electric

1997

Heisei9th

Business
Production of 64Mbit DRAMs
 
Business
Foundry business started
Foundry

Wafer

1999

Heisei11th

Business
Production of P2ROM™(Production Programmed ROM)
 

2002

Heisei14th

Business
Production of LSIs using Fully Depleted SOI-CMOS technology
 

2003

Heisei15th

Business
Production of 8bit ultra low power microcontrollers
 

2005

Heisei17th

Business
Production of 10bit grayscale driver LSIs for LCD
 

2008

Heisei20th

Company
OKI SEMICONDUCTOR CO., LTD. Established
- Become affiliates of ROHM Group
 

2009

Heisei21th

Business
Production of Li-ion Battery Monitoring LSIs
 

2011

Heisei23th

Company
The company name changed to LAPIS Semiconductor Co., Ltd.
 
Business
Production of 256Kbit FeRAMs
 

2012

Heisei24th

Business
Commodification of Bluetooth® Low Energy LSIs
 
Business
Production of Video LSI for Automotive camera
 

2013

Heisei25th

Company
Headquarter relocated to Shin-Yokohama (Yokohama City)
Shin-Yokohama Headquarters

Shin-Yokohama Headquarters

2016

Heisei28th

Company
RIST* Production started (LAPIS Production Division)
RIST:ROHM Integrated System(Thailand)Co., Ltd.
RIST

RIST

2017

Heisei29th

Business
Product commercialization of LPWA(Low Power Wide Area) Transceiver LSI
 
Business
Increasing Automotive Video LSI market share (top market share in Japan)
 

2018

Heisei30th

Company
10th Anniversary of establishment
 

2020

Reiwa2th

Company
LAPIS Technology Co., Ltd. established as LSI development company
Spun out of LAPIS Semiconductor
LAPIS Technology logo

LAPIS Technology logo