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LandMark Optoelectronics to buy back 2.19% stake

Nov 11, 15:34

LandMark Optoelectronics, a maker of GaAs- and InP-based epitaxial wafers for making optical components for communication products, has announced the buyback of two million shares...

HLMC to break ground for new 12-inch fab in early December

Nov 11, 11:22

Shanghai Huali Microelectronics (HLMC) is scheduled to hold a groundbreaking ceremony in early December for its second 12-inch fab in Shanghai, according to the China-based pure-play...

Chipbond posts another month of record revenues

Nov 11, 11:09

Packaging and testing company Chipbond Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.62 billion (US$51.1 million) for October 2016, up 0.5% sequentially and 14.1% on year.

TSMC October revenues increase

Nov 10, 15:55

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$91.09 billion (US$2.88 billion) for October 2016 representing increases of 1.5% on month...

Lite-On Semi generates profits for 3Q16

Stockwatch - Nov 10, 15:53

Discrete and analog IC component maker Lite-On Semiconductor has reported net profits of NT$327.2 million (US$10.36 million) or NT$0.55 per share for the third quarter of 2016.

Topco Scientific reports revenues for October 2016

Stockwatch - Nov 10, 15:37

Topco Scientific has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.764 billion (US$46.41 million) for October 2016, representing a 7.97% drop on month and 10.18% increase on year.

Global 3Q16 silicon wafer shipments increase, says SEMI

Nov 10, 10:41

Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments increased during the third quarter of 2016 when compared to the second quarter, according to the SEMI Silicon Manufacturers Group (SMG) in its...

UMC, VIS post revenue growth for October

Stockwatch - Nov 10, 10:35

United Microelectronics (UMC) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$12.83 billion (US$406.9 million) for October 2016, up 6.4% on year and 0.8% sequentially, while fellow company...

Sigurd 3Q16 net profits rise

Nov 9, 11:12

IC testing company Sigurd Microelectronics has reported net profits of NT$261 million (US$8.3 million) for the third quarter of 2016, up 23.3% on year, with EPS reaching NT$0.70.

TSMC board approves US$4.91 billion for capacity expansion

Stockwatch - Nov 8, 21:26

The board of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved capital appropriations of approximately US$4.91 billion to expand capacity for advanced-node manufacturing,...

ASE October revenues drop

Nov 8, 21:24

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$25.94 billion (US$824.6 million) for October 2016, down 4.9% sequentially and 6.5% on year.

Taiwan October CPI up, says DGBAS

Nov 8, 20:15

Taiwan's October 2016 consumer price index (CPI) of 106.99 (2011 as base year) increased 1.45% on month and 1.70% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index (WPI) of 84.67...

Taiwan October export value hits 23-month high, says MOF

Nov 8, 11:45

Taiwan recorded export value of US$26.75 billion for October 2016, the highest monthly level since December 2014 and increasing 18.6% on month and 9.4% on year. Import value for the...

ShunSin nets NT$6.72 per share for 1Q-3Q16

Nov 8, 10:59

ShunSin Technology, a subsidiary of Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) specializing in assembly and test of system-in-package (SiP) modules, has announced net profits...

SPIL posts revenue growth in October

Nov 8, 10:54

IC packager Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$7.44 billion (US$236.2 million) for October 2016, up 5.3% on year and 3.2% sequentially...

SMIC expects up to 7% revenue growth in 4Q16

Nov 7, 21:28

China-based pure-play foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) expects to post revenue growth of 5-7% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2016, with gross margin...

PTI enjoys another month of record revenues

Stockwatch - Nov 7, 20:34

Powertech Technology (PTI) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.45 billion (US$141.55 million) for October 2016, hitting a monthly record for the third consecutive month.

IC testing device provider CHPT posts record 3Q16 profit

Nov 7, 15:35

IC testing solution provider Chunghwa Precision Test Technology (CHPT) has reported net profits of NT$203 million (US$6.5 million) for the third quarter of 2016, a record high. EPS...

7nm process is essential for semi industry: Q&A with Globalfoundries CTO Gary Patton

Nov 7, 11:41

Gary Patton, a 30-year veteran in the semiconductor industry, joined Globalfoundries as CTO in July 2015. He now shoulders the responsibility of building up the foundry house's 7nm...

Globalfoundries CTO Gary Patton

KYEC October revenues rise 24%

Nov 4, 16:23

IC testing company King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.8 billion (US$57.3 million) for October 2016, up 23.7% on year.

Equipment maker GPM strikes licensing deal with IBM

Nov 4, 11:05

Gallant Precision Machining (GPM), which mainly makes equipment for the manufacture of display panels and semiconductors, has announced the signing of a joint development and license...

GlobalWafers nets NT$3.00 per share for January-September

Nov 4, 11:04

Semiconductor-grade silicon wafer maker GlobalWafers on November 3 reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.266 billion (US$135 million), gross margin 24.40%, net operating profit NT$553.8...

Samsung intros 14LPU and 10LPU processes

Nov 4, 11:01

Samsung Electronics has expanded its advanced foundry process technology offerings with the fourth-generation 14nm process (14LPU) and the third-generation 10nm process (10LPU) to...

VIS expects 4Q16 sales to drop up to 3%

Nov 4, 10:58

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) expects its fourth-quarter revenues to decrease up to 3% or increase up to 1%, as the specialty IC foundry has seen clear order visibility...

SPIL to raise 2016 capex by NT$1.2 billion

Stockwatch - Nov 4, 10:35

Siliconware Precision Industries' (SPIL) board of directors has approved plans to revise its capex budget for 2016 to NT$17.9 billion (US$568.1 million) from NT$16.7 billion set previously,...

SMIC constructing 12-inch IC production line in Shenzhen

Nov 3, 16:03

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has started building a 12-inch IC production line at its manufacturing site in Shenzhen, which will be the very first 12-inch fab...

GET Green Energy, Ta-Yuan Cogen cooperate to recycle waste slurry

Nov 2, 14:42

Waste recycling service provider GET Green Energy and steam-electricity cogenerator Ta-Yuan Cogen on November 1 signed an MoU for cooperation to recycle waste slurry produced in manufacturing...

HMI 3Q16 profits fall

Nov 2, 11:50

Taiwan-based Hermes Microvision (HMI), a provider of electron beam (e-beam) inspection tools and solutions, has reported net profits fell 93.7% sequentially to NT$34.09 million (US$1.08...

Global 3Q16 semiconductor sales increase 11.5%, says SIA

Nov 1, 22:00

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) has announced that worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$88.3 billion for the third quarter of 2016, marking the industry's highest-ever...

Chipbond sees earnings up over 40% on quarter in 3Q16

Newswatch - Nov 1, 15:08

LCD driver IC packaging service provider Chipbond Technology has reported net profits of NT$567 million (US$17.98 million) for the third quarter of 2016, increasing 43.5% from the...

Win Semi posts record 3Q16 profit

Nov 1, 11:06

GaAs IC foundry Win Semiconductors has announced net profits of about NT$1 billion (US$31.7 million) for the third quarter of 2016, hitting a record high. EPS for the quarter reached...

ASE nets NT$0.72 per share for 3Q16

Oct 28, 11:07

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has reported net profits of NT$5.51 billion (US$173.9 million) for the third quarter of 2016, up 27% sequentially but down 14% on year. EPS...

ASE looks to sequential revenue growth through 4Q16

VIA Technologies reports decreased profits for 3Q16

Newswatch - Oct 27, 15:18

Embedded system and device provider VIA Technologies has reported a net profit of NT$35 million (US$1.109 million) for the third quarter of 2016, down 43.5% from the previous quarter...

UMC 28nm technology accounts for 21% of 3Q16 revenues

Oct 27, 12:04

United Microelectronics (UMC) saw its 28nm technology account for more than 20% of the foundry's total wafer sales for the first time.

UMC 14nm FinFET ready for production in 2Q17

Oct 27, 10:10

United Microelectronics (UMC) is expected to move its 14nm FinFET process to volume production in the second quarter of 2017, with Bitcoin mining company BitFury being the first customer,...

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    Samsung 14nm Exynos chips

    Samsung Electronics has begun mass production of Exynos 7 Quad 7570, the company's newest mobile application processor (AP) built on 14nm process technology for the budget smartphone...

    Photo: Company, Aug 31.

  • Panasonic+GaN+power+transistors

    Panasonic GaN power transistors

    Panasonic has announced that it will launch the industry's smallest enhancement-mode gallium nitride (GaN) power transistors (X-GaN) package. The GaN is encapsulated into 8x8 dual-flat...

    Photo: Company, May 20.

  • Samsung+Exynos+7+Octa

    Samsung Exynos 7 Octa

    Samsung Electronics has begun mass production of mobile application processors built using 14nm FinFET process technology. Samsung's 14nm FinFET process will be adopted by its Exynos...

    Photo: Company, Feb 24.

  • New+EVG+roll%2Dto%2Droll+system

    New EVG roll-to-roll system

    EV Group (EVG), a supplier of wafer bonding and lithography equipment for the MEMS, nanotechnology and semiconductor markets, has introduced the EVG570R2R, which the company claims...

    Photo: Company, Oct 11.

  • KLA%2DTencor+2910+series+optical+inspection+system+and+eDR%2D7100+e%2Dbeam+review+tool

    KLA-Tencor 2910 series optical inspection system and eDR-7100 e-beam review tool

    KLA-Tencor has announced the new 2910 series optical wafer defect inspection platform with NanoPoint technology and the new eDR-7100 electron-beam wafer defect review system. Meeting...

    Photo: Company, Jul 18.

  • Foundry overview - Sep 2006

    Taiwan's semiconductor industry has begun to out-run its global peers, once more, in 2006. This followed a trough in 2004, caused by over-inventory, plus volatility in memory pricing...

  • Foundry industry overview - Jan 2005

    Foundry service providers primarily produce chips based on their customers’ or third-party firms’ intellectual property (IP). Some foundry firms also provide other types...

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