TowerJazz Announces Participation at EDSFair in Japan to Further Awareness for its World-Class Design Enablement Technology

TowerJazz Announces Participation at EDSFair in Japan to Further Awareness for
                 its World-Class Design Enablement Technology

Provides several demonstrations with leading EDA companies

PR Newswire

NISHIWAKI, Japan, Nov. 13, 2012

NISHIWAKI, Japan, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TowerJazz, the global
specialty foundry leader, today announced it will participate at the
Electronic Design and Solution (EDS) Fair in Yokohoma, Japan on November
14-16, 2012 to further its relationships with its EDA partners in Japan and
gain more exposure with Japanese fabless companies and IDMs for the local
availability of its pure play foundry offerings and design enablement
innovation. Last year, TowerJazz introduced its world-class design enablement
technology to the Japanese market, including its 700V power management process
design kit (PDK) addressing the fast-growth, emerging LED commercial lighting
market. At the EDSFair, TowerJazz will provide seminars and demonstrations
with its EDA partners to offer attendees hands-on experience with its PDKs and
a chance to meet the TowerJazz Japan design enablement team in person (booth

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"At the EDS Fair, this year we have a dedicated booth and are planning a
number of demos with our EDA partners to showcase our design enablement
capabilities," said Ori Galzur, Vice President of Design Center and PDK
Development at TowerJazz. "This is our second time at the EDSFair since our
acquisition of Micron's Japan fab in Nishiwaki last year. The EDSFair is an
important conference in Japan and we are excited to build further awareness
for our local foundry offerings and increase visibility for TowerJazz in the
APAC region."

TowerJazz offers customers novel design enablement tools that leverage the
tight interaction between EDA, models and process technology to improve time
to market and yield of highly integrated analog products. TowerJazz offers a
complete design enablement platform that complements its sophisticated
technology and enables a quick and accurate design cycle to enable first-time
working silicon and fast time-to-market. This platform includes silicon
verified and highly scalable device models and robust physical design tools
for up front design optimization. TowerJazz's powerful and efficient tools
enable unprecedented accuracy in device models and its unparalleled customer
support at every stage of the design flow ensures confidence in designs at
near zero risk.

At the EDSFair, TowerJazz will provide four seminars; one which focuses on its
design enablement capabilities and the others with partner companies: IPL,
Mentor Graphics and Tanner EDA. For more information on TowerJazz's
participation at the EDSFair or to set up an appointment, please contact:
Shoko Saimiya at or call 81-795-23-6609.

About TowerJazz
Tower Semiconductor Ltd. (NASDAQ: TSEM, TASE: TSEM), the global specialty
foundry leader, its fully owned U.S. subsidiary Jazz Semiconductor, Inc. and
its fully owned Japanese subsidiary TowerJazz Japan, Ltd., operate
collectively under the brand name TowerJazz, manufacturing integrated
circuits with geometries ranging from 1.0 to 0.13-micron. TowerJazz
provides industry leading design enablement tools to allow complex designs to
be achieved quickly and more accurately and offers a broad range of
customizable process technologies including SiGe, BiCMOS, Mixed-Signal and
RFCMOS, CMOS Image Sensor, Power Management (BCD), and Non-Volatile Memory
(NVM) as well as MEMS capabilities. To provide multi-fab sourcing, TowerJazz
maintains two manufacturing facilities in Israel, one in the U.S., and one in
Japan with additional capacity available in China through manufacturing
partnerships. For more information, please visit .

Safe Harbor Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This press release includes forward-looking statements, which are subject to
risks and uncertainties. Actual results may vary from those projected or
implied by such forward-looking statements. A complete discussion of risks and
uncertainties that may affect the accuracy of forward-looking statements
included in this press release or which may otherwise affect TowerJazz's
business is included under the heading "Risk Factors" in Tower's most recent
filings on Forms 20-F, F-3, F-4 and 6-K, as were filed with the Securities and
Exchange Commission (the "SEC") and the Israel Securities Authority and Jazz's
most recent filings on Forms 10-K and 10-Q, as were filed with the SEC,
respectively. Tower and Jazz do not intend to update, and expressly disclaim
any obligation to update, the information contained in this release.

Asia-Pacific Company/Media Contact:
Shoko Saimiya

TowerJazz Investor Relations Contact
Noit Levi
972 4 604 7066

SOURCE TowerJazz

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