Avalanche Technology

California-based Avalanche Technology is a start up company founded in 2006 to develop patented Spin Programmable perpendicular STT-MRAM (SPMEM) memory that uses a revolutionary proprietary spin current and voltage switching technology that enables lower write current, smaller cell size, higher density and excellent scalability.

Avalanche Technology currently offers STT-MRAM chips up to 64Mb in size, in both discrete and embedded form.

California Memory Technologies - MEMTECH

California Memory Technologies logoUS-based California Memory Technologies Inc, known as Memtech, offers a complete MRAM ecosystem-which includes silicon-proven MRAM Controllers, physical interface (PHY) IPs, software and reference designs.

Memtech uses its proprietary technology to build MRAM enabled Chiplets as drop-in/swap/seamless replacement for Flash, SRAM and EEPROM memories.


Canon ANELVA (ANalysis ELectronics VAcuum) is a fully owned subsidiary of
Canon Inc. that manufactures thin film processing equipment for semiconductor, data storage, and display industries based on its 50+ years of experience in vacuum technologies.

Canon ANELVA started developing PVD tool for spintronics in year 1997, when the GMR heads were emerging as a candidate for read heads for hard disk drives. Since then, the company's equipment have evolved to accommodate advancements in read head technologies – from GMR to TMR to low-RA TMR. Leveraging its expertise in magnetic thin films, Canon ANELVA started developing PVD, and Etch equipment for MRAM in year 2000.

Capres A/S

CAPRES logoCapres A/S is a Danish company established in 1999 to develop and market a unique probe technology designed for in-line production monitoring in the semiconductor industry.

Capres, in collaboration with IBM developed a resistivity measurement technique to characterize MTJ stacks used in HDD read heads and MRAM devices.


Cobham logoCobham (formerly Aeroflex microelectronic solutions) designs and produces high-reliability ICs, components and systems for several markets including the aerospace and defense ones.

Cobham licensed Everspin's MRAM technology and released its first MRAM chips in 2012. Cobham offers 16Mbit and 64Mbit MRAM chips.

Crocus Nanoelectronics

Crocus Nanoelectronics (CNE) was established in 2011 in Russia by Rusnano (as a joint-venture with Crocus Technology, which holds 20% of CNE). CNE is an advanced 300 mm wafer fab for 90/65 nm nodes.

CNE focuses on emerging technology and devices, including non-volatile memories, magnetic sensors, bio-electronic sensors, integrated passive devices, wafer level magnetics and highly engineered semiconductor wafer processing. CNE has its own STT-MRAM project with plans to offer embedded STT-MRAM solutions.

Crocus Technology

Crocus Technology, headquartered in Grenoble (France) with operations in the US and France, develops spintronics-based technologies.

Crocus used to develop MRAM technology, developed in the Grenoble-based Spintec research center, but in recent years Crocus Technology changed its focus on magnetic sensors.

Despatch Industries

Despatch Industries logoUS-based Despatch Industries, established in 1902, is a specialized thermal-processing equipment maker. Despatch is involved in three markets - thermal, solar and carbon fiber. Despatch also offers equipment for the data storage industry.

Despatch installed the world’s first 50-wafer fully automated MRAM system at Freescale, in addition to a 300mm 50-wafer thermal chamber.


Fujitsu is a multi-national company based in Japan that offers technology solutions and electronic devices.

Fujitsu has an active STT-MRAM research program - lead by their Fujitsu Laboratories subsidiary. The company did not release any MRAM updates since 2010.

HFC Semiconductor

HFC Semiconductor logoHFC Semiconductor develops MRAM technology for both stand-alone and embedded applications.

HFC plans to build its own full MRAM production facility.


Honeywell International is a diversified technology and manufacturing company, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; automotive products; turbochargers; and specialty materials.

Honeywell is producing and offering MRAM chips, up to 64Mbit. Honewell licensed its MRAM technology from NVE. Honeywell’s MRAM devices were designed from the ground-up for the radiation and space environments.


Hprobe logoHprove was established in March 2017 as a spin-off from SPINTEC, with an aim to develop and produce wafer-level testing equipment for magnetic devices. The company developed a unique patented technology of multidimensional magnetic field generator for STT-MRAM and TMR sensors wafer level characterization and testing.


SK Hynix Semiconductor is a global memory supplier producing a range of DRAM and flash memory chips. Hynix has an active MRAM research program, in collaboration with Grandis, Samsung and Toshiba.


Imec is a Belgium-based nanoelectronics research institute with over 2,000 employees and R&D teams in Belgium, Holland, china, Taiwan and India.

One of Imec's research programs is focused on emerging memory technologies. Imec performs STT-MRAM research in collaboration with Tokyo Electron and Canon and have a complete 300-mm STT-MRAM dedicated processing capability.


Infineon logoInfineon designs, develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of semiconductors and complete system solutions targeted at selected industries.

Infineon develops MRAM technologies in collaboration with IBM.