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Subject: NOR Flash Allocation Update for Q3 2018 Dear Valued Customers, We continue to experience strong demand for our NOR Flash products that exceeds our supply capacity to meet customer requirements.We reduced the number of affected products compared to Q2 2018. As a result, we are updating the list of products we are placing on allocation.
Qualification of WXIC, China as an Additional Wafer Foundry Site for 65nm GL-S MirrorBit� Eclipse Flash Memory Products Description of Change: The qualification of Wuhan Xinxin Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation (WXIC) in China as an additional wafer foundry site for the 65nm GL-S MirrorBit� Eclipse Flash Memory products was announced in 2012 (Advanced Change Notification # 2844 dated 18-Jan-2012). This notification covered all densities (128Mb, 256Mb, 512Mb, 1Gb) of the GL-S products but not all marketing part numbers (MPNs) were included. Cypress is now correcting the affected parts list by including all MPNs in the 65nm GL-S MirrorBit� Eclipse Flash Memory products.Benefit of Change: This qualification is part of Cypress's continuous improvement in our flexible manufacturing initiative providing Cypress with the added capability to meet upside market demand, reduce business continuity risk, and ensure consistent and reliable delivery to customers in dynamic, changing market conditions.
Serial Number Addition to Top Mark for Select Flash and SRAM Parts at Cypress Bangkok Description of Change: Cypress announces the addition of a serial number, called "unit code", to the top mark of select Flash and SRAM products at Cypress Bangkok. This unit code will be implemented on products in the BGA package families. The unit code will enhance the traceability to specific Assembly equipment used for any single unitBenefit of Change: Cypress Bangkok will have an enhanced capability for unit level traceability. The additional serial number, or "unit code", top marked on the product will enable traceability to the specific equipment used in all key Assembly processes quickly and accurately. This will in turn allow for faster response time to our customers. .