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STATS ChipPAC expands TSV offering

Apr 19, 10:38

STATS ChipPAC has expanded its 300mm through silicon via (TSV) offering with the addition of mid-end manufacturing capabilities, according to the company.

Formosa Sumco gearing up for capacity expansion

Apr 15, 01:25

Formosa Sumco Technology (FST) has revealed plans to expand its capacity for 12-inch silicon wafers to 300,000 units a month from the present 180,000. New capacity is scheduled to...

UMC gearing up for 12-inch capacity expansion, says report

Newswatch - Apr 6, 14:20

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) plans to allocate almost 90% of company capex for 2011 to expand capacity at its 12-inch wafer plants, Fab 12A and Fab 12i, according to...

Prices for 12-inch blank wafers to rise 15% in 3Q11, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 29, 14:34

Prices for 12-inch blank wafers are likely to rise by more than 15% in the third quarter of 2011, prompted by concerns over supply constraints stemming from the March 11 earthquake...

Chipbond gearing up to expand capacity for 12-inch wafers

Mar 3, 15:05

With more LCD driver IC firms moving from 8-inch wafers to 12-inch, backend service provider Chipbond Technology is set to expand capacity for 12-inch wafers in 2011, according to...

Taiwan analog IC prices affected by TI 12-inch fab going on-line

Mar 2, 01:00

With Texas Instrument's (TI) 12-inch fab to soon commence production of analog ICs and the company lowering prices since the second half of 2010, a new analog IC price war is expected...

Inotera reportedly experiencing yield issues during process transition

Feb 22, 01:10

Inotera Memories is reportedly experiencing yield difficulties in back-end processes for 12-inch wafers and has produced 20,000-30,000 wafers of defective chips. Inotera transitioned...

Switch to 8-inch wafers to provide sufficient capacity and inventory flexibility for analog IC design houses

Jan 26, 01:45

With the imminent entry of Texas Instrument's (TI) 12-inch analog IC process, Taiwan-based analog IC design houses have looked to transition to 8-inch wafers since the second half...

Netbooks to maintain shipments above 30 million in 2011

Jan 20, 01:15

The netbook market is expected to maintain shipments of about 30 million units in 2011 with the top-three vendors to ship about six million units each, according to sources from notebook...

STATS ChipPAC expands WLP offering with 12-inch manufacturing in Taiwan

Jan 18, 12:00

STATS ChipPAC has announced the expansion of its wafer-level package (WLP) offering with new 300mm manufacturing capabilities in Taiwan. The 300mm WLP operation is located in Hsinchu...

Wuhan Xinxin to expand capacity for 65nm and 40nm processes

Jan 13, 16:24

Wuhan Xinxin Semiconductor Manufacturing, a 12-inch chip plant located in the central China province of Hubei, has passed an environmental impact assessment for its expansion plan,...

Powerchip sends 40nm process NAND flash samples to clients

Jan 12, 15:00

Powerchip Technology has already delivered samples of NAND flash chips built using a 40nm process to clients, according to the company, adding that its flash business will target...

Ilitek controls over 50% share of China's handset TFT LCD driver IC market

Jan 11, 12:26

LCD driver IC design house ILI Technology (Ilitek) currently controls more than half of China's market for handset TFT LCD driver ICs, and expects shipments to continue to increase...

TSMC reportedly sees Nvidia orders increase by 60%

Jan 6, 01:35

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) reportedly has seen its Nvidia orders increase by 60% mainly because of strong demand for Tegra 2 processors. TSMC declined to comment...

More details of Asustek 12-inch Eee Pad revealed

Dec 27, 16:02

Asustek Computer is set to announce its 12-inch Eee Slate EP121 tablet PC featuring an Intel Core i5 processor with Windows 7 at Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2011 and will start...

Rexchip ramping up production for 2Gb DDR3

Dec 21, 02:20

Rexchip Electronics is expected to output 20,000 12-inch wafers for 2Gb DDR3 memory in December, and allocate its entire capacity to produce 2Gb chips in the first quarter of 2011.

TSMC monthly 12-inch capacity to hike 37% in 2010, 30% in 2011, says chairman

Dec 6, 11:11

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expanding its monthly 12-inch capacity to 240,000 wafers at the end of 2010, rising by 37% from a year earlier, and the capacity...

Taiwan-based LCD driver IC designers to adopt 12-inch processes soon

Nov 12, 01:25

LCD driver IC design houses will transition into 12-inch processes at the end of 2010 to the first quarter of 2011. Chipbond Technology is currently the only backend chip packager...

MPI sees LED equipment order visibility through 1Q11

Nov 5, 10:42

MJC Probe (MPI) has seen its order visibility for LED probers and sorters extend to the first quarter of 2011, according to company president Steve Chen.

Macronix scales up investment budget for 12-inch capacity expansion

Oct 26, 15:17

Macronix International's board of directors has approved a budget of NT$27.5 billion (US$900 million) to expand capacity at its 12-inch fab, an increase of NT$7 billion from the company's...

ChipMOS to expand into 12-inch gold bumping

Oct 5, 14:14

Packaging and testing house ChipMOS Technologies (Bermuda) has revealed plans to add a new, 12-inch gold bumping production line in Taiwan with the installation set to complete by...

Cando to triple touch panel module monthly capacity at Suzhou plant by the end of 2010

Sep 29, 01:10

Cando, a subsidiary of AU Optronics (AUO), expects its touch panel module plant in Suzhou, China to have a monthly capacity of 600,000 units at the end of 2010, increasing from the...

Macronix signs NT$18 billion syndicated loan

Sep 17, 01:05

NOR flash and mask ROM chipmaker Macronix International has obtained a syndicated loan worth NT$18 billion (US$564 million) from 15 banks, to fund the smooth operation of its new...

STATS ChipPAC opens new plant for 300mm eWLB wafer manufacturing

Sep 15, 15:33

STATS ChipPAC on September 15 celebrated the opening of a new manufacturing facility to process 300mm wafers using embedded wafer-level BGA (eWLB) technology. The Singapore-based...

Macronix to spend NT$30 billion on 12-inch fab over two years, says president

Jul 28, 11:54

Macronix International will invest a total of almost NT$30 billion (US$936 million) in its recently-acquired 12-inch wafer fab at the Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), northern Taiwan in...

Macronix president CY Lu

Nanya steps up 12-inch fab expansion

Jul 20, 11:18

DRAM maker Nanya Technology has ramped up wafer starts at its 12-inch fab to 40,000 units a month since July, and converted half of the production to 50nm, according to the company...

UMC buys 12-inch tools from TI

Jul 16, 10:30

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has announced that it is looking to further increase its production capacity with the purchase of numerous 12-inch CMOS chip manufacturing...

TSMC to break ground for new 12-inch fab on July 16

Jul 14, 12:15

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will break ground soon for the construction of Fab 15 at the Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP), according to an invitation to the...

ProMOS to complete sale of 12-inch fab to Macronix in September

Jul 14, 11:41

ProMOS Technology has revealed that it will complete the previously-announced sale of its 12-inch wafer fab at the Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), and hand over operation to Macronix...

Powerchip revenues up in June, Nanya and Inotera down

Jul 6, 12:17

Major Taiwan-based DRAM makers saw mixed revenues in June 2010 with mixed results, amid sluggish DRAM prices.

Nanya 8-inch fab running at full capacity

Jun 25, 15:09

Nanya Technology's 8-inch fab is currently running at full capacity, buoyed by growing contract orders, according to the DRAM chipmaker. The company also estimated its bit shipment...

Nanya, Rexchip ahead of schedule on advanced processes

Jun 15, 11:09

DRAM maker Nanya Technology has revealed plans to kick off pilot runs for 12-inch wafer production using a 42nm process in June. Peer Rexchip Electronics will also start deploying...

Speculation arises about possible ProMOS-Elpida partnership for China plant

Jun 8, 11:53

Industry sources in Taiwan speculate ProMOS Technologies will partner with Elpida Memory for a new manufacturing plant in Chongqing, Sichuan province (China). The speculation comes...

DRAM and driver ICs buoying 12-inch wafer demand, says PSC president

Jun 2, 14:29

Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) is seeing tight capacity at its 12-inch fabs, buoyed by brisk demand for DRAM memory, according to company president Alex Wang. Meanwhile,...

PSC president Alex Wang

Globalfoundries reveals urgent push for 40/45nm process capacity expansion

Jun 1, 14:39

Globalfoundries has announced plans to add nearly 110,000-square feet of clean room space at its 12-inch Fab 1 in Dresden, with the first output from the new facility expected in...

Globalfoundries CEO Doug Grose
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  • Asustek+C300+Chromebook

    Asustek C300 Chromebook

    Asustek Computer has announced its Chromebook family powered by latest Intel Bay Trail-M processors. Available in two screen sizes - the 12-inch C200 model and 13-inch C300 - Asustek's...

    Photo: Company, Jun 26.

  • Microsoft+Surface+Pro+3+tablet%2Fnotebook

    Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablet/notebook

    Microsoft has introduced the Surface Pro 3, a tablet and also a notebook. The device has multiple processor, RAM and storage options intersect with a design that, with a simple snap...

    Photo: Company, May 22.

  • Canon+202x205mm+image+sensor

    Canon 202x205mm image sensor

    Canon has developed what it claims is the world's largest CMOS image sensor, with a chip size measuring 202x205mm. The newly-developed CMOS sensor is among the largest chips that...

    Photo: Company, Sep 10.

  • FormFactor+300mm+full%2Dwafer+test+solution+for+DRAM

    FormFactor 300mm full-wafer test solution for DRAM

    FormFactor has introduced its next-generation 300mm (12-inch) full-wafer-contact probe card for DRAM devices - the SmartMatrix 100 probe solution. Incorporating a proprietary probe...

    Photo: Company, Dec 11.

  • Samsung+12%2E1%2Dinch+NC20+mini%2Dnote

    Samsung 12.1-inch NC20 mini-note

    VIA Technologies has announced that Samsung has adopted the VIA Nano processor in the new Samsung NC20 mini-notebook. The NC20 adopts the power efficient 1.3GHz VIA Nano processor...

    Photo: Company, Mar 4.

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