Magma and Toshiba Team for Nanometer Design Technical Seminars

4/8/2004 - Magma® Design Automation Inc. (Nasdaq: LAVA), a provider of chip design solutions and Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC) announced the commencement of a technical seminar series featuring Magma’s Blast Create RTL-to-netlist software and Toshiba’s advanced nanometer process technology.

In these free, in-depth technical sessions, TAEC and Magma experts will discuss semiconductor industry and technology trends, describe proven methodologies for system-on-chip design and demonstrate unique software solutions for nanometer design.


For more information about the seminars and to register to attend, visit:

About Magma Design Automation
Magma provides leading software for designing highly complex integrated circuits while maximizing Quality of Results with respect to area, timing and power, and at the same time reducing overall design cycles and costs. Magma provides a complete RTL-to-GDSII design flow that includes prototyping, synthesis, place & route, and signal and power integrity chip design capabilities in a single executable, offering “The Fastest Path from RTL to Silicon”™. Magma's software also includes products for advanced physical synthesis and architecture development tools for programmable logic devices (PLDs); capacitance extraction; and characterization and modeling. The company’s stock trades on Nasdaq under the ticker symbol LAVA. Visit Magma Design Automation on the Web at

About TAEC
TAEC is an independent operating company owned by Toshiba America, Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba, the fifth largest semiconductor company worldwide in terms of global sales for the year 2003 according to Gartner/Dataquest’s Worldwide Semiconductor Market Share Ranking. Toshiba is a world leader in high-technology products with more than 300 major subsidiaries and affiliates worldwide. For additional company and product information, please visit TAEC’s website at For technical inquiries, please e-mail

Magma is a registered trademark and Blast Create and “The Fastest Path from RTL to Silicon” are trademarks of Magma Design Automation.

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