About Us

Silicon Materials, Inc. wafer manufacturing is completely transparent. All wafer production is traceable from the starting polysilicon lot through final packaging. The consistency of our product stems from our control of the entire manufacturing cycle. These strengths make Silicon Materials, Inc. an excellent long-term partner.

Silicon Materials, Inc. primary advantage over our competition is as follows:

  1. Primary feedstock is US produced virgin semiconductor grade polysilicon
  2. Technology based on over 40 years of European semiconductor engineering expertise
  3. Low cost business model based on Eastern European economics
  4. ISO 9001:2015 world class quality management system
  5. US based multi national corporation



  • 1992

    SMI Founded As A Private Corporation,
    Headquartered In Pittsburgh USA

  • 1993

    Extensive Facility And
    Technology Evaluation

  • 1993

    Trial Supply/Production
    Strategy Formulated

  • 1996

    Kamerton-Integral, Belarus,
    Joint Venture Created

  • 1996

    SMI/Kamsil Opens Production
    For 2”, 3” And 4” Wafers

  • 2001

    SMI/Kamsil Opens
    19,000 Ft Facility In Belarus

  • 2002

    SMI Adds Wire Saw Capability

  • 2008

    SMI Receives ISO 9000 Certification

  • 2009

    SMI Begins 150mm
    Wafer Production

  • 2009

    SMI Headquarters Moves
    To New Facility In Pittsburgh

  • 2014

    SMI Hires Kathy Folkers

  • 2014

    SMI Expands Product line