March 8, 2024 /SemiMedia/ -- Nexperia announced on March 6 that the sale of its Newport facility to Vishay is now complete.

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. and Nexperia B.V. announced in November 2023 that they have entered into an agreement under which Vishay will acquire Nexperia’s wafer fabrication facilities and operations in Newport, South Wales, United Kingdom.

The 28-acre Newport fab is an automotive-certified 200mm semiconductor fab primarily supplying the automotive market. It is the UK's largest semiconductor manufacturing facility.