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News tagged 12-inch fab
  • Last update: Monday 14 September 2015 [185 news items]

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...

UMC plans more hiring

Mar 19, 16:30

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) plans to seek a total of 2,400 new recruits, including 1,000 engineers for its 12-inch wafer fab located at the Southern Taiwan Science Park...

Macronix able to sustain revenue target for 1Q10, says president

Mar 5, 11:17

Mask ROM and NOR flash memory maker Macronix International Company (MXIC) will be able to sustain its revenues target of NT$6.1-6.3 billion (US$188-197 million) for the first quarter...

UMC to step up hiring for 12-inch fab expansion

Mar 5, 10:10

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has recently announced plans to add a total of 1,000 engineers for its Fab 12A, a 12-inch wafer fab located at the Southern Taiwan Science...

Nanya to ramp 12-inch output to 50,000 wafers by year-end 2010

Mar 4, 11:50

Nanya Technology plans to ramp up wafer starts at its 12-inch fab from the current 30,000 units to 50,000 units by year-end 2010, according to Jih Lien, president of Taiwan's largest...

ProMOS set to ink deal to sell 12-inch fab

Newswatch - Mar 1, 16:09

DRAM maker ProMOS Technologies has recently made the decision to sell its 12-inch (300mm) wafer fab located at the Hsinchu Science Park (HSP) to mask ROM and NOR flash maker Macronix...

Foundries to see 12-inch wafer supply exceed demand in 2012

Feb 24, 14:53

With major foundry chipmakers gearing up for capacity expansions at their 12-inch (300mm) facilities, Nobunaga Chai, an analyst at Digitimes Research, has forecast worldwide 12-inch...

TSMC spends almost NT$4 billion during Lunar break

Stockwatch - Feb 22, 14:41

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced separate equipment purchases totaling around NT$3.85 billion (US$120 million) from Lam Research, Tokyo Electron, ASML,...

Intel reportedly to start production at China fab in October

Newswatch - Feb 9, 13:49

Intel will kick off volume production of 65nm-made chipsets at its new fab in Dalian, China in October, according to reports from the Chinese media. The chip giant reportedly has...

TSMC and UMC expansion projects may result in overcapacity for 12-inch wafers, say sources

Feb 4, 11:32

With both Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) announcing plans to hike their capex budgets for 2010 to expand 12-inch wafer...

TSMC spends NT$6 billion on equipment and fab construction

Feb 3, 10:54

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) announced on February 2 that it has spent nearly NT$6 billion (US$187.18 million) for front-end equipment procurement, cleanroom...

NOR flash maker Macronix to hike salaries by 10% in 2010

Jan 29, 12:21

Mask ROM and NOR flash maker Macronix International Company (MXIC) has announced plans to hike monthly salary payments for its employees by 10% in 2010. It will also add 1,500 staff...


Inotera to raise NT$25 billion through syndicated loan

Jan 27, 10:21

Inotera Memories, a DRAM-manufacturing venture between Micron Technology and Nanya Technology, will manage another fund raising plan for a syndicated loan of NT$25 billion (US$780.15...

Charles Kao, president of Inotera Memories

Shanghai government to invest in new HHNEC-GSMC 12-inch fab

Jan 22, 11:00

The Shanghai municipal government will invest 4.5 billion yuan (US$658.7 million) in a new 12-inch (300mm) wafer fab to be built by a joint venture of Hua Hong NEC (HHNEC) and Grace...

TSMC to ramp capacity at Fab 12 in 3Q10

Jan 19, 14:45

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has held a beam-raising ceremony to mark the completion of its fifth-phase 12-inch fab (Fab 12) construction at the Hsinchu Science...

UMC clarifies report on ProMOS plant take over

Stockwatch - Jan 12, 14:02

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has indicated that it is not the source of a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report saying UMC will acquire a ProMOS...

SMIC Wuhan fab to expand foundry services

Dec 30, 16:45

Wuhan Xinxin Semiconductor Manufacturing, a 12-inch fab managed by Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), has revealed plans to expand from memory chip manufacturing...

ProMOS denies layoff rumors

Stockwatch - Dec 30, 15:36

DRAM maker ProMOS Technologies has issued a filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) dismissing rumors of pending layoffs, saying it currently has no plans to cut jobs.

Fab tool supplier Gudeng gears up for 450mm wafer transition

Dec 28, 11:23

Taiwan's Gudeng Precision Industrial, a semiconductor front-end equipment manufacturer mainly specializing in mask solution products, has been involved in the industry's efforts in...

SMIC considers giving up two fabs, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 21, 16:47

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) is evaluating the possibility of giving up two government-sponsored wafer fabs located in Chengdu and Wuhan, China in order to accelerate...

UMC names new COO

Dec 17, 13:46

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has announced its board of directors has approved the promotion of senior vice president Wen Yang Chen on December 16. Chen has been promoted...

UMC COO Wen Yang Chen

Inotera to raise capital to fund process migration

Dec 16, 12:11

DRAM maker Inotera Memories plans to raise capital through issuing 640 million new shares at a tentative price of NT$18 (US$0.56) per share to fund equipment expenses for technology...

ProMOS looking to draw new investors, says chairman

Dec 9, 12:29

ProMOS Technologies has contacted four potential investors, and expects to draw new funds by May or June 2010 to help smoothly ramp its chip production based on Elpida Memory's designs,...

ProMOS chairman ML Chen

Macronix mulling plans to buy 12-inch fab from ProMOS, say sources

Dec 8, 15:32

Mask ROM and NOR flash maker Macronix International Company (MXIC) is planning to purchase an existing 300mm (12-inch) fab, possibly from DRAM maker ProMOS Technologies, and invest...

SMIC completes construction on multiple fabs in Shenzhen

Nov 20, 10:45

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has completed construction of its new and separate 200mm (8-inch) and 300mm (12-inch) fabs in Shenzhen, China. David NK Wang made...

SMIC headquartered in Shanghai
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