News tagged foundry
Last update: Tuesday 10 December 2013 [743 news items]
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...
TSMC sees sub-40nm capacity nearly booked up
Feb 15, 12:39
With new 4G smartphones, tablet PCs and ultrabooks set to hit market shelves during the second quarter of 2012, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has seen orders placed...
VIS January sales up slightly on shipment rise
Feb 13, 15:47
Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS), a Taiwan-based foundry service provider specializing in LCD driver ICs and other analog/mixed-signal chips, has announced revenues for...
SMIC posts larger loss in 4Q11
Feb 9, 13:35
Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC), China's largest contract chipmaker, saw its net losses widen to US$165.6 million in the fourth quarter of 2011 from US$88.1 million...
UMC 4Q11 profits fall on lower revenues
Feb 8, 15:51
United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has announced operating profits declined 45.3% sequentially to NT$840 million (US$28.5 million) in the fourth quarter of 2011 with revenues...
Hua Hong, Grace complete merger
Jan 2, 15:49
Hua Hong Semiconductor and Grace Semiconductor, China's second- and third-largest contract chipmakers, have jointly announced the completion of a merger between the two companies...
Taiwan foundries cut prices 10-15%
Dec 30, 01:10
Taiwan-based foundry service providers have cut their prices for wafers built on mature node processes to reflect lower production costs, according to sources at IC design firm. The...
TSMC seeing tight capacity for 28nm processes
Nov 25, 01:00
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) continues to see orders heat up for advanced 28nm technology, despite a general slowdown in the semiconductor industry, according...
UMC approved to hold stake in Hejian
Nov 2, 01:00
Contract chipmaker United Microelectronics (UMC) has announced that the company has received approval from Taiwan's Investment Commission under the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA)...
Powerchip 3Q11 loss widens
Oct 20, 11:56
Losses have widened at Taiwan-based Powerchip Technology amid persisting oversupply of DRAM chips and dramatic price drops.
VIS, Chipbond post drops in 3Q11 revenues
Oct 11, 12:08
Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS), a major LCD driver IC foundry service provider, and driver-IC packaging and testing specialist Chipbond Technology both saw their third-quarter...
Foundries offer discount for IC designers
Sep 27, 14:11
Pure-play wafer foundries in Taiwan and China reportedly have offered special discounts to their fabless IC clients, due to particularly low utilization rates that are likely to persist...
Apple said to have contracted with TSMC
Sep 16, 01:05
Apple has recently signed a foundry partnership agreement with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), industry sources have claimed. Under the terms of the agreement,...
UMC develops 0.18-micron MTP technology
Sep 14, 14:40
United Microelectronics (UMC) has announced that under a joint development with IC design house Yield Microelectronics (YMC), it has developed a new 0.18-micron multiple-time programmable...
TSMC expects 3Q11 sales to beat guidance
Sep 9, 14:41
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced that consolidated revenues grew 6.2% sequentially and 0.7% from a year ago to NT$37.64 billion (US$1.29 billion) in...
Foundry utilization to remain below 85%, says report
Newswatch - Sep 8, 11:28
Global pure-play semiconductor foundry utilization is unlikely to rise above 85% over the next six months, as the industry continues to work through excessive inventory, the Chinese-language...
UMC may see operating loss in 4Q11, say analysts
Sep 6, 11:33
Taiwan-based foundry chipmaker United Microelectronics (UMC) is likely to see its third-quarter 2011 operation fall short of its forecast made in early August, and suffer an operating...
GaAs foundry AWSC 2Q11 profits double
Aug 26, 15:02
Gallium arsenide (GaAs) foundry Advanced Wireless Semiconductor Company (AWSC) has reported net profits of NT$33.1 million (US$1.1 million) for the second quarter of 2011, up 101%...