News tagged foundry
Last update: Tuesday 21 May 2013 [704 news items]
SMIC posts record quarterly revenues
Aug 9, 14:26
China-based foundry chipmaker Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has reported a record-high US$421.8 million in consolidated revenues for the second quarter of 2012...
UMC July sales up
Aug 8, 15:03
Contract chipmaker United Microelectronics (UMC) has reported revenues of NT$9.61 billion (US$321 million) for July 2012, up 3.5% on month and 9.1% on year.
VIS sees shipment drop in 3Q12
Aug 8, 01:45
Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has posted brisk results for the second quarter of 2012, with revenues up 44% and profits jumping significantly on quarter. But looking...
GaAs firms report mixed results for July
Aug 7, 01:15
GaAs foundry houses Win Semiconductors and Advanced Wireless Semiconductor Company (AWSC) have both reported flat sequential growth in sales for July 2012. Sales at wafer supplier...
UMC 2Q12 results beat guidance
Jul 25, 15:07
United Microelectronics (UMC) saw its revenue and gross margin results for the second quarter of 2012 slightly beat its guidance. Looking forwad, the IC foundry expects marginal sequential...
TSMC posts growth in 2Q12 sales
Jul 10, 14:24
Consolidated revenues at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) amounted to NT$128.06 billion (US$4.3 billion) in the second quarter of 2012, showing growth of 21.4% sequentially...
Lattice to work with UMC on 28nm
Jul 10, 12:24
Lattice Semiconductor has announced a long-term technology partnership with United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC). As part of this partnership, Lattice and UMC will continue work,...
Nuvoton 2Q12 sales up over 35% on quarter
Jul 10, 12:20
Nuvoton Technology, the logic IC subsidiary of Winbond Electronics, saw its consolidated revenues climb 36.5% sequentially to NT$2.24 billion (US$74.73 million) in the second quarter...
TSMC board approves NT$45 billion bond sale
Jun 14, 14:10
The board of directors of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved a plan to issue up to NT$45 billion (US$1.5 billion) of unsecured corporate bonds to help...
TSMC expresses caution about US economy
Jun 13, 10:45
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) chairman and CEO Morris Chang has expressed caution about the outlook for the US recovery. Chang told the company's shareholders...
GaAs foundry Win optimistic about 2Q12 outlook
May 17, 14:21
GaAs wafer foundry Win Semiconductors is optimistic over the business outlook for the second quarter of 2012 due to strong demand from its major clients including China-based RDA...
Power outage at MagnaChip causes shipment delays
May 11, 01:05
Recent power outages at specialty IC foundry MagnaChip Semiconductor have caused delivery delays. Companies affected by the event include Sonix Technology, Elan Microelectronics,...
UMC April revenues up 11%
May 8, 15:14
United Microelectronics (UMC) has announced that revenues for April 2012 grew 11.4% sequentially to NT$9.12 billion (US$311.3 million).
AWSC 2Q12 shipments to climb over 30%
Apr 13, 10:33
GaAs IC foundry Advanced Wireless Semiconductor Company (AWSC) is expected to post a shipment increase of more than 30% sequentially in the second quarter of 2012, driven by a ramp-up...
TSMC 1Q12 sales in line with guidance
Apr 10, 14:47
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$105.51 billion (US$3.57 billion) for January through March 2012, which came within the...
SMIC raises guidance for 1Q12
Apr 10, 11:34
Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), China's top contract chipmaker, has announced upward revisions to its revenue and gross margin guidance for the first...
TSMC to revise 2012 capex, says Chang
Apr 10, 01:25
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will announce its revised capex budget for 2012 at its upcoming investors meeting on April 26, according to company chairman and...
Commentary: Diversifying a must for DRAM firms
Apr 5, 14:31
Elpida Memory's bankruptcy filing reflects the fact that companies must diversify to cope with trends in the evolution of customer behavior and usage. The DRAM memory industry currently...
SMIC secures US$600 million syndicated loan
Mar 19, 11:52
Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC), China's largest semiconductor foundry, has announced that SMIC (Beijing) has signed a syndicated loan agreement for a total of US$600...
Richtek, GMT March revenues to rise
Mar 16, 01:05
Analog IC suppliers Richtek Technology and Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT) are expected to see their March revenues rise substantially on month, thanks to brisk orders and sufficient...
UMC sees revenues decline for February
Newswatch - Mar 9, 11:10
United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) had revenues of NT$7.52 billion (US$254.68 million) for February, down 6.6% on month and 16.5% on year, according to company data.
TSMC seeing orders fill sub-40nm capacity
Mar 2, 11:14
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has enjoyed strong demand for sub-40nm node technologies tightening capacity for the advanced processes, according to industry sources...