An Efficient Modular Solution for State-of-the-Art Semiconductor Chips
Set on ushering the automobile industry into a cleaner, more efficient future, our client sought to build a $1B USD chip manufacturing plant from the ground up and Systecon has been selected to provide a Turnkey Modular Utility Solution. This custom designed, factory assembled, performance tested and delivered to this new site is cost efficient and saves valuable time, playing a vital role in this large-scale industrial client’s plans of production of semiconductor.
Key figures :
- 200 million silicon carbide chips to be produced on this new plant
- 6-10% more energy efficiency in vehicles
- BRIGHT project Total Contract Value (
- Modular Solution: $4.7M USD -
- Additional Mechanical and HVAC: +$12M USD
Problematisation and customer issues :
Producing a Small Product for a Large Global Impact
Building a chip manufacturing plant valued at $1B USD from scratch is no simple feat, even for a large-scale industry leader in semiconductor innovation. When the client developed plans for a fabrication facility in Marcy, NY set to produce a new form of silicone carbide semiconductors for electric automobiles, they required a partner with the capabilities to deliver contemporary cooling technology in time for a targeted 2022 opening, all while remaining in budget.
Our response :
Pre-fabrication for an Efficient Process
Our modular method to factory construction relies on the pre-fabrication of key apparatuses. The modular solution approach allows for in-house time-saving prep work that results in the delivery of pre-constructed plant components designed in line with the customers unique project requirements. On this project, we are set to produce and transfer a system for chilled water pumping via a stainless-steel pump and a heat exchanger loop.
Silicon carbide semiconductors will facilitate more efficient power technology in automobiles, allowing for 6-10% less battery usage when compared to predecessor silicon chips; however, these advancements in vehicle energy efficiency would not be possible without the successful delivery of cooling plant technology that is within budget and on time.
Mobilised expertise :
Modular HVAC Solutions
Delivering preassembled components allows for the easy integration of the pivotal pieces of the manufacturing process into the new project setting.
- Systecon has completed their portion of work on this project in line with the client’s 2022 production start deadline and follows approximately $12M USD in work from sister company H.T. Lyons.