News tagged 8-inch wafer
Last update: Friday 23 October 2015 [42 news items]
Utilization rates at 8-inch fabs rise
Oct 23, 15:38
Taiwan-based IC foundries have recently landed a pull-in of orders for LCD driver ICs, analog chips and consumer ICs lifting capacity utilization rates at their 8-inch fabs, according...
SMIC posts record 2Q15 revenues
Aug 13, 11:42
China-based IC foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has reported record revenues of US$546.6 million for the second quarter of 2015, and expects to post another...
Utilization rates at 8-inch fabs falling
May 7, 10:04
Capacity utilization rates at 8-inch wafer fabs have fallen at a faster-than-expected pace recently prompting foundry houses to lower their quotes, according to sources at Taiwan-based...
UMC, VIS 4Q14 sales rise
Jan 12, 11:09
Contract chipmakers United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) have both reported sequential growth in consolidated revenues for the fourth quarter...
IC foundries gearing up for 8-inch fab expansions
Dec 17, 11:10
China-based IC foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) is looking to expand production capacity at its 8-inch wafer fab in Shenzhen, while Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing...
VIS to increase capital, acquire 8-inch fab
Mar 17, 13:11
Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) plans to increase its capital by 22% to NT$1.26 billion (US$41.54 million) for capacity ramps, according to the wafer foundry house.
SMIC settles legal disputes with Elpida
Dec 9, 11:41
Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC), China's largest contract chipmaker, announced on December 9 that it has reached a settlement with Japan's Elpida Memory.
Richtek, GMT to see drops in 4Q11 revenues
Nov 11, 15:40
Analog IC design firms Richtek Technology and Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT) both expect to post sequential sales decreases in the fourth quarter of 2011, due to sluggish PC and...
IDT to sell Oregon fab for US$26 million
Aug 30, 13:56
Integrated Device Technology (IDT) has announced that it intends to sell its Hillsboro, Oregon wafer fabrication facility and related assets to Alpha and Omega Semiconductor (AOS),...
TI certifies 8-inch wafers from SAS, says paper
Newswatch - Apr 15, 11:36
Eight-inch epitaxy wafers by Taiwan-based Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) has been certified by Texas Instruments (TI), according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times...
VIS looks to power management IC for growth
Feb 18, 12:22
Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) expects power management chips (PWM IC) to account for 20% of the company's total revenues in 2011, compared to 17%...
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...
Silicon wafer prices could rise 15-30% in 3Q10
May 26, 11:09
Semiconductor silicon wafer prices could see another 15-30% hike in the third quarter, after already rising 5% and 10-20% in the first and second quarters, respectively, according...
SAS sees tight supply of semiconductor wafers
Mar 2, 11:38
Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) has seen supply of small- and medium-size semiconductor-use silicon wafers exceed demand by over 30%, according to the company. The silicon wafer...
ITRI sets up 8-inch MEMS Open Lab
Dec 30, 13:33
The Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) has set up Taiwan's first 8-inch MEMS Open Lab for assisting Taiwan MEMS design houses enter the mass production stage.
Macronix net profits more than double in 3Q09
Oct 30, 15:51
Mask ROM and NOR flash maker Macronix International Company (MXIC) saw its net profits increase 131% sequentially to NT$2.27 billion (US$69.63 million) in third-quarter 2009, according...
Samsung gearing up for SSD, say sources
Aug 18, 15:26
Samsung Electronics reportedly has decided to upgrade its 8-inch fab in Austin, Texas into a 12-inch fab for production of NAND flash, with industry sources in Taiwan saying it shows...