The IC Knowledge - MEMS Cost Model

The IC Knowledge - MEMS Cost and Price Model

IC Knowledge, Date of Publication: Oct 28, 2015

MEMS Cost and Price Model 

The MEMS Cost and Price Model is designed to easily calculate the manufacturing cost and selling price of most MEMS products. The model supports up to two MEMS die and up to two IC die in the same package with packaging and test costs. The model forward forecasts out to 2020. 100mm to 200mm wafer sizes are supported. Wafer fabrication, test and packaging costs are all covered. The price includes twelve months of upgrades with phone and email support. The model is delivered by email within a few hours of an order being received. Requires Microsoft Excel 2007 or higher to be installed on the user’s computer. A single user license allows one user on one computer.

Supported wafer sizes
100mm, 150mm and 200mm.

Supported cost elements
Wafer cost, wafer test, packaging and final test.

The following MEMS Fabs are included in the MEMS Cost Model

1. User entered
2. ADI (Analog Devices) ‐ Cambridge
3. AKM (Asahi Kasei Microdevices) ‐ Noboka
4. APM (Asia Pacific Microsystems Inc.) ‐ Fab 1
5. APM (Asia Pacific Microsystems Inc.) ‐ Fab 2
6. Colibrys Ltd. ‐ None
7. Dalsa ‐ 100mm Line
8. Dalsa ‐ 150mm Line
9. Freescale ‐ Sendai Fab
10. Freescale ‐ Oak Hill
11. Global Foundries ‐ Fab 3E
12. Hewlett Packard ‐ HP Inkjet Wafer Fab II
13. IMT (Innovative Micro Technology) ‐ Fab 1
14. Infineon ‐ Fab 1
15. Infineon ‐ Megafab
16. Infineon ‐ Horton
17. Infotonics ‐ ITC
18. Jazz ‐ Newport Beach
19. Kionix ‐ Ithaca Fab
20. MEMSCap S.A. ‐ North Carolina
21. MEMSTech ‐ SensFab
22. Micralyne ‐ None
23. Murata ‐ Vantaa ‐ Fab 1
24. Murata ‐ Vantaa ‐ Fab 2
25. None
26. Robert Bosch ‐ 150mm Fab
27. Robert Bosch ‐ 200mm Fab
28. Semefab ‐ Fab 2
29. Silex Microsystems ‐ 150mm Fab
30. Silex Microsystems ‐ 200mm Fab
31. SMI (Silicon Microstructures Inc.) ‐ None
32. Sony ‐ Kyushu Corp
33. ST Micro ‐ Fab 1 (AG 8)
34. ST Micro ‐ Fab 6
35. Tronics Microsystems S.A. ‐ Fab 1
36. TSMC ‐ Fab 2
37. TSMC ‐ Fab 3
38. X‐Fab ‐ Erfurt39. X‐Fab ‐ Itzehoe

Who should buy this product

The IC Knowledge - MEMS Cost and Price Model is widely used by IDMs, OEMs, Fabless companies, Analysts, Materials Companies, Consultants, Electronics Companies and many others. The model is used for benchmarking, evaluating pricing, market research and many other uses. Our model customers include most of the worlds largest IDMs, OEMs, Fabless and Electronics companies.

Revision 1500 - Added 24 pin open cavity package with 2 die. Added Murata MEMS fabs. Added Finland country data. Updated labor rates. Added Murata Accelerometer/Gyro process. Added AMR process. Updated the substrate costs.

Revision - 1501 - updated the IC cost engines to the latest IC Cost and Price Model version and added several new processes. Updated the MEMS cost engines to incorporate our newest cost modeling technology. Added comment column to the 'Main Selections' sheet. Added selected costs to the 'Main Selections' sheet. Added the ability to adjust utilization to the 'Main Selections' sheet. Added 'Process Adders" sheet to allow process steps to be added to the IC1 and IC2 processes. Fixed a bug where special process step materials costs were being added into the cost even if the step wasn't used. Added 3 blank unlocked sheets to support customization and note taking. Redesigned the 'Main Selections' sheet. Added the ability to override the model calculated wafers costs, package cost, package yield, class test cost and class test yield on the 'Product Cost Summary' sheet. Relabeled the sheet tabs to more clearly specify the sheets purpose. Added Robert Bosch SMB465 product.

System Requirements
The Model runs inside of Microsoft Excel and requires the user to have Excel 2007 or higher installed on their computer. The model does not run in any other "Excel compatible" programs.

Model Cost and How to Buy
A single user license for one person to install the model on one computer is $1,900. An enterprise license allowing an unlimited number of users at a company is $6,783.  The model is delivered by email within a few hours of our receiving an order. The model cost includes twelve months of updates plus twelve months of reasonable levels of phone and email support. A Web Ex training session is available on request. Renewal costs at the end of twelve months are discounted 1/3 off the current prices.

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Date of Publication:
Oct 28, 2015
File Format:
Excel File via E-mail