News tagged foundry
Last update: Thursday 16 June 2016 [907 news items]
TSMC to beat Samsung in 10nm race
May 27, 22:03
TSMC is confident that the company will beat Samsung Electronics in ramping up production on its 10nm lines, according to the Taiwan-based foundry.
UMC to raise US$600 million via ECB issue
May 12, 22:03
United Microelectronics (UMC) has announced plans to raise US$600 million via a Euro convertible bond (ECB) issue, which will take place on the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX) starting...
SMIC 1Q15 profits more than double
May 12, 21:52
China-based IC foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) saw its first-quarter 2015 profits more than double, with gross margin reaching a 10-year high of 29.4%.
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...
VIS expects 2Q15 sales and gross margin to drop
May 4, 12:11
Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) expects to post sequential decreases in revenues and gross margin for the second quarter of 2015, due to "sluggish...
UMC expects flat performance in 2Q15
Apr 29, 21:40
Foundry chipmaker United Microelectronics (UMC) expects its wafer shipments and ASPs to stay flat sequentially in the second quarter of 2015, while sales generated from 28nm process...
Win Semi to downsize capital 20%
Apr 23, 11:03
Pure-play gallium arsenide (GaAs) foundry Win Semiconductors has announced plans to reduce paid-in capital by NT$1.487 billion (US$48 million), or 20%, to NT$5.947 billion.
UMC, VIS report increased March revenues
Apr 10, 15:15
Contract chipmakers United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) have reported on-year increases in consolidated revenues for March 2015 of 12.6% and...
TSMC March sales rise 15%
Apr 10, 14:32
Pure-play IC foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$72.27 billion (US$2.32 billion) for March 2015, up 15.4% on month and...
Win Semi 1Q15 sales rise 3.5%
Apr 8, 21:22
Pure-play gallium arsenide (GaAs) foundry Win Semiconductors saw its first-quarter revenues increase 3.5% sequentially bucking seasonal trends.
TSMC to supply chips for rumored iPhone 6S and 6C
Mar 25, 22:32
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will remain the major processor supplier for Apple in the second half of 2015 as the foundry will supply 20nm chips for an upcoming...
Win Semi looks to flat performance in 1Q15
Mar 16, 12:11
Win Semiconductors expects to report flat sequential growth in first-quarter revenues, with gross margin maintained at the levels during the second half of 2014. The GaAs pure-play...
SMIC gearing up for 28nm production
Mar 6, 13:59
Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has made massive equipment purchases for installing 28nm production lines, according to sources in the semiconductor industry. The...
SMIC expects to post 2-5% revenue growth in 1Q15
Feb 10, 11:01
China-based IC foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) expects to post revenue growth of 2-5% sequentially in the first quarter of 2015, with gross margin reaching...
VIS expects 1-3% decrease in 1Q15 shipments
Feb 10, 10:58
Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) expects to report a 1-3% sequential decrease in wafer shipments for the first quarter of 2015. ASP for the quarter...
TSMC 4Q14 sales beat guidance
Jan 12, 11:07
Consolidated revenues at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) totaled NT$222.52 billion (US$6.97 billion) in the fourth quarter of 2014, beating the company's guidance...