TowerJazz to establish new office in Kyoto, Japan TowerJazz today announced the opening of a new sales and support office in Japan. The office is situated in Kyoto and will be the central base of Japanese sales, technical support and other services, including integrating some of the interface activities of the newly established TowerJazz Panasonic Semiconductor Company (TPSCo), of which Tower Semiconductor Ltd. has the majority holding. The forming of TPSCo has enabled the company increased capacity and offerings in advanced geometries including leading edge 45nm CMOS, 65nm RF CMOS and 65nm 1.12um pixel technologies. With a strong and growing customer base across Asia, TowerJazz is continuing to expand its presence in this region, which includes current offices in Korea, China and Taiwan. “We are very excited to announce the opening of our new office in Japan,” said Dani Ashkenazi, TowerJazz Vice President of Sales for APAC & Israel. “Local sales and technical support teams are important in building ‘close to the customer’ relationships and aligning on roadmaps and strategy with our Japanese and APAC customers. Additionally, our new Japan office will help support the increased business and manufacturing activity enabled through the additional capacity and advanced technological offerings at TPSCo. We will continue providing resources and technical expertise in this area as our customer base grows.” Tower Semiconductor Ltd. and its fully owned U.S. subsidiary Jazz Semiconductor, Inc. operate collectively under the brand name TowerJazz, a global specialty foundry.