Date joined: 2022


Malta, NY, USA

Company size

5000+ employees


Facility owners & chip design


GlobalFoundries, founded in 2009, is a world leading semiconductor manufacturer offering solutions for automotive, computing, internet of things (IoT) and smart mobile devices applications. GlobalFoundries’ range of technology platforms includes FinFET, RF, CMOS, Silicon photonics, and fully depleted silicon-on-insulator (FD-SOI) technology. Their collaborative supply chain model utilises both in-house and partner expertise to support customers with turn-key manufacturing services such as package design and operations management. GlobalFoundries is owned by Mubadala Investment Company, and is a member of the International Semiconductor Development Alliance. In 2023 Onsemi completed its acquisition of GlobalFoundries' 300mm fab in East Fishkill, NY.

Water Strategy

GlobalFoundries has a target of improving water use efficiency by achieving a normalized water use of 0.32 liters/Manufacturing Index or less by 2025.

GlobalFoundries Fab 1 in Dresden has an ultrapure water recycling plant for treating and returning low-pollution rinse waters back to the UPW makeup plant. In 2022, the company announced that this plant has a 75% recycling rate for UPW.

UltraFacility Resources

Conference material | 2018
Semiconductors: Driving Innovation and Changing the World
Learning series | 2019
Chemical and Supplier Management: Do's and Don'ts - How the Heck Did THAT Happen?
Conference material | 2015
UPW Quality Sustainability
Conference material | 2020
Water and Resources Conservation - Q&A

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