MANHASSET, N.Y. Freescale Semiconductor Inc. (Austin, Tx.) said Friday it would sub-contract more manufacturing to Taiwan companies and maintain its capital spending ratio, according to a Reuters report.
Freescale was quoted as saying it would increase the proportion of products made in Taiwan from the current 17 percent, but gave no new figure.
"Freescale will continue a strategy where it both manufactures in-house and outsources," said chief executive Michel Mayer, who was in Taipei to open Freescale's Taiwan office.
Mayer added the company would maintain its in-house manufacturing base, with 10 percent of annual revenues going towards capital spending.
The company considers Taiwan a key ally in its outsourcing strategy as the nation is home to key integrated circuit foundries such as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC).
Spun off from Motorola, Freescale held its initial public offering in July.