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TSMC spends almost US$1.7 billion so far in 3Q10

Stockwatch - Sep 24, 12:30

For the third quarter of 2010, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has so far disclosed to the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) 47 items of spending on production equipment...

TSMC to benefit most from IDM outsourcing, says Digitimes Research

Sep 17, 14:10

With its lead in advanced process capacity, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to be the largest beneficiary of increased outsourcing by IDMs, Nobunaga...

Powerchip sees foundry order visibility through 2011, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 13, 15:26

Powerchip Technology has seen contract orders for specialty DRAM (SDRAM), LCD driver ICs and other non-DRAM products continue to grow, according to a recent report by the Chinese-language...

Rexchip completes pilot run of 40nm 2Gb DDR3 products

Aug 13, 11:45

Rexchip Electronics on August 12 announced it has successfully completed pilot runs of Elpida Memory's 40nm 2Gb DDR3 product. Pilot run results for Elpida's 40nm process have met...

Rexchip president and spokesperson Stephen Chen

TSMC board OKs budget for expansion; allocates US$319.6 million for new business

Aug 11, 11:54

The board of directors of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved plans to spend US$2.6 billion to expand capacity, including US$369 million for construction...

ProMOS unable to make profits in 2Q10, say observers

Aug 10, 14:05

DRAM maker ProMOS Technologies is likely to post its 13th straight quarterly losses for the second quarter of 2010, as the investment gain through selling one of its fabs will not...

TSMC boosts capex, more upbeat about 2010 chip growth

Jul 30, 10:22

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has revised upward its capex target for 2010 to US$5.9 billion, emerging as the world's second-largest semiconductor industry capital...

Morris Chang

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...

Cleanroom constructor UIS lands large order from TSMC, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 19, 16:49

United Information Systems (UIS), a major Taiwan-based cleanroom constructor, has secured about NT$2 billion (US$62 million) worth of orders from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing...

TSMC to boost Shanghai 8-inch fab capacity

Jul 19, 14:38

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has revealed plans to expand production capacity at its Songjiang 8-inch fab in Shanghai (Fab 10) by two-thirds, to cater to strong...

TI buys fab from Spansion Japan, continues analog production expansion

Jul 15, 16:39

Texas Instruments (TI) has acquired two wafer fabs and manufacturing equipment located in Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan, from Spansion Japan for an undisclosed sum, according to the company...

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 shifting product mix; approves NT$12.6 billion for 2010 capex

Jun 28, 14:32

DRAM maker Powerchip Technology is looking to improve its competitive edge by adjusting its product mix and lowering production costs, according to the company. It has also budgeted...

PSC chairman Frank Huang

Rexchip elects new board members

Jun 23, 12:10

Rexchip Electronics, a joint venture between DRAM makers Elpida Memory and Powerchip Technology, reelected its board of directors at yesterday's shareholders meeting. Elpida and Powerchip...

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

UMC gearing up capacity ramp at Fab 12A

May 21, 11:52

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) inaugurated new factory buildings (Phase 3 and Phase 4) at its 12-inch Fab 12A located at the Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) on May...

UMC Fab 12A at the STSP

UMC says fund-raising aimed at drawing strategic partner; speculation points to Globalfoundries

May 21, 10:41

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has revealed plans to raise new capital through a private placement with an aim to bring in a strategic partner. Market watchers have singled...

UMC's opening ceremony of phase-three and four production facilities at Fab 12A

TSMC revises budget for expansion

Newswatch - May 14, 09:47

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has made a slight change to its recently-announced US$1.65 billion capital spending program. The foundry corrected the figure for...

TSMC board approves US$1.65 billion for capacity expansion

May 12, 11:47

The board of directors of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved plans to allocate US$1.65 billion, including US$210 million for construction of a new chip...

TSMC likely to lift 2010 capex, says paper

Newswatch - May 11, 14:38

The board of directors of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will approve a budget for the construction its third 12-inch fab at the Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP)...

UMC to unveil new facilities at Fab 12A ahead of schedule

May 6, 11:26

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has revealed it will hold a ceremony to officially kick off operations of the phase-three and phase-four production facilities at its 12-inch...

NOR flash supply to remain tight until mid-2011, says Macronix chairman

Apr 29, 16:39

NOR flash supply will continue to be tight in the next 12-18 months, according to Miin Wu, chairman and CEO of Macronix International. The biggest problem now is how to immediately...

Macronix chairman and CEO Miin Wu

UMC gearing up for advanced chips

Apr 29, 11:42

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) looks to grow sales of chips from 65nm and more advanced technologies, according to UMC CEO Shih-Wei Sun speaking at the company's quarterly...

UMC CEO Shih-Wei Sun

TSMC 2Q10 revenues to top NT$100 billion; revises market outlook

Apr 28, 11:28

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has provided positive guidance for the second quarter of 2010, and upwardly revised its forecast for 2010 global semiconductor and...

Morris Chang and Shang-yi Chiang, head of R&D at TSMC

Hynix DRAM plant reportedly sees power glitch

Apr 22, 14:30

Hynix Semiconductor on April 21 saw a power glitch at a main DRAM fab in Korea, but the company maintained that no losses resulted from the incident, according to Korea media repor...

Rexchip starts trading in Taiwan stock market

Newswatch - Apr 20, 10:01

Rexchip Electronics, a 64%-held subsidiary of Japan's Elpida Memory, began trading on Taiwan's Emerging Stock Board (ESB) today (April 20).

Macronix to invest up to NT$20 billion, hire staff for new 12-inch fab

Apr 19, 10:37

Mask ROM and NOR flash supplier Macronix International will invest NT$15-20 billion (US$478-638 million) in its newly-acquired 12-inch fab over the next two years, according to company...

Macronix to buy ProMOS 12-inch fab for NT$8.5 billion

Apr 16, 16:21

The board of directors of Macronix International has approved plans to buy ProMOS Technologies' 12-inch fab located at the Hsinchu Science Park (HSP) for NT$8.5 billion (US$271 mil...

ProMOS and Macronix to finalize 12-inch fab transaction soon

Apr 15, 10:50

ProMOS Technologies has reportedly entered the final phase of negotiations to sell its 12-inch fab at the Hsinchu Science Park (HSP) to Macronix International Company (MXIC) with...

ProMOS HSP site

ProMOS to announce sale of 12-inch fab to Macronix in early April, say sources

Mar 30, 12:23

ProMOS Technologies is set to announce the sale of a 12-inch wafer fab to Macronix International Company (MXIC) in early April, according to industry sources. The income from the...

12-inch wafer prices to rise 10-20% in 2Q10

Mar 22, 15:00

Foundry chipmakers including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) have been informed by their upstream suppliers that average...

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