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Nanya buys equipment from ASML

Stockwatch - Jan 20, 10:50

DRAM chipmaker Nanya Technology has announced the purchase of a batch of machinery equipment for about NT$4.3 billion (US$135.8 million) from ASML.

Prices for 12-inch silicon wafers set to continue growth

Jan 20, 10:45

Prices for 12-inch blank silicon wafers are set to continue rising, driven by robust demand from foundries and memory chipmakers, according to industry sources.

Samsung Exynos chips to power Audi in-vehicle infotainment

Jan 19, 14:58

Samsung Electronics has announced its participation in the Audi Progressive SemiConductor Program (PSCP) as a partner supplier of Exynos processors, Samsung's own system-on-chip (SoC)...

Testing equipment maker GPM to deliver PICA-based machines for verification in 2H17

Newswatch - Jan 19, 11:49

Testing equipment maker Gallant Precision Machining (GPM) plans to start delivering sample testing machines, built using picosecond imaging circuit analysis (PICA) technology from...

Worldwide semiconductor revenues grow 1.5% in 2016, says Gartner

Jan 18, 21:43

Worldwide semiconductor revenues totaled US$339.7 billion in 2016, a 1.5% increase from 2015 revenues of US$334.8 billion, according to preliminary results by Gartner. The top-25...

GaAs foundry Wavetek positive about compound semiconductor market

Jan 18, 21:40

Taiwan-based Wavetek Microelectronics, a subsidiary of United Microelectronics (UMC) dedicated to providing 6-inch GaAs foundry services for fabless and IDM companies, has expressed...

Yangtze River Storage developing 3D NAND flash

Jan 18, 11:03

Yangtze River Storage Technology has said it is committed to developing 3D NAND flash memory technology, but has not disclosed a schedule for volume production.

Semi equipment maker Gudeng looks to a 15% revenue growth in 2017

Newswatch - Jan 18, 10:48

Mask solution and wafer handling equipment supplier Gudeng Precision Industrial expects its revenues to reach NT$2.475 billion (US$78.35 million) in 2017, an increase of 15% from...

PTI terminates deal with Tsinghua Unigroup

Jan 16, 21:20

Taiwan-based Powertech Technology (PTI) has decided to terminate its share subscription agreement with China's state-owned Tsinghua Unigroup, according to the packaging and testing...

Commentary: A lesson to be learned from China panel industry headhunting

Jan 16, 14:49

China's relentless efforts of headhunting from Taiwan's semiconductor industry have continued, with the latest target being Shih-wei Sun, ex-CEO of United Microelectronics Corporation...

Fab investment surging in China, says SEMI

Jan 13, 14:55

From 2004 through 2014, over US$70 billion was spent on semiconductor equipment and materials in China, according to SEMI. Over this period, assembly and packaging infrastructure...

Pure-play foundry market to increase at 7.6% CAGR over 2016-2021, says IC Insights

Jan 13, 14:55

The pure-play foundry market is forecast to play an increasingly stronger role in the worldwide IC market during the next five years, according to IC Insights. The pure-play IC foundry...

Certification service provider Material Analysis steps up investment in China

Jan 13, 14:14

Taiwan-based certification service provider Material Analysis Technology (MA-tek) has disclosed plans to invest more than NT$200 million (US$6.33 million) in its operations in China,...

Topco posts record 2016 revenues

Jan 13, 10:47

Taiwan-based Topco Scientific has reported consolidated revenues for 2016 grew about 19% on year to a record high of NT$22.63 billion (US$716.7 million). The semiconductor material...

TSMC expects up to 10% revenue drop in 1Q17, cautious about 2Q

Jan 13, 10:46

Pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has forecast revenues will fall up to 10% sequentially in the first quarter of 2017, and expressed caution over...

TSMC chairman Morris Chang

TSMC could build plant in the US, says Chang

Jan 13, 10:40

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) chairman Morris Chang has said the company has not ruled out building a wafer fab in the US in response to Donald Trump's plans to...

Morris Chang on the sidelines of the quarterly investors meeting

TSMC collaborates with Mentor Graphics enabling design and verification tools for new InFO technology variants

Jan 12, 21:04

TSMC has extended its collaboration with Mentor Graphics on the Xpedition Enterprise platform in conjunction with the Calibre platform for the design and verification of TSMC's integrated...

TSMC 2016 EPS reaches NT$12.89

Jan 12, 15:18

Pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reported record net profits of NT$334.25 billion (US$10.5 billion) for 2016 with EPS reaching NT$12.89. The...

Marketec, UIS enjoy record 2016 revenues

Jan 12, 14:39

Fab toolmakers Marketech International and United Information Systems (UIS) both saw their 2016 revenues reach record-high levels.

Tsinghua Unigroup planning three new wafer plants with investment totaling US$70 billion

Jan 12, 10:30

China's Tsinghua Unigroup is looking to build IC manufacturing sites in Wuhan, Chengdu and Nanjing with total investment reaching US$70 billion, according to Zhao Weiguo, chairman...

Equipment maker Foxsemicon December revenues hit 11-month high

Jan 12, 10:20

Semiconductor equipment maker Foxsemicon Integrated Technology, an affiliate of the Foxconn Group, has reported consolidated revenues for December 2016 increased 13.6% sequentially...

Win Semi posts record 2016 revenues

Jan 11, 11:22

GaAs IC foundry Win Semiconductors' revenues for 2016 hit a record high of NT$13.61 billion (US$425.9 million), and net profits for the first three quarters of the year already exceeded...

TSMC 4Q16 revenues beat guidance

Jan 10, 15:50

Pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) saw its fourth-quarter revenues increase 0.7% sequentially, beating its guidance of a 1-2% drop.

Topco Scientific reports revenues for December 2016

Stockwatch - Jan 10, 15:34

Topco Scientific has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.727 billion (US$54.08 million) for December 2016, representing a 12.65% drop on month and 0.12% increase on year.

Fab toolmaker Gudeng posts record 2016 revenues

Jan 10, 15:20

Taiwan-based Gudeng Precision Industrial, a semiconductor front-end equipment manufacturer mainly specializing in mask solution products and wafer handling equipment, saw its 2016...

Chipbond posts record December, 4Q16 revenues

Jan 10, 11:09

Chipbond Technology saw its December revenues climb to a record NT$1.63 billion (US$50.8 million). Revenues for the fourth quarter of 2016 came to NT$4.87 billion, also a record hi...

ASE posts record 4Q16 revenues

Jan 10, 11:08

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$77.13 billion (US$2.4 billion) for the fourth quarter of 2016, up about 6% sequentially and 2.1%...

Former UMC CEO to join Tsinghua Unigroup

Jan 10, 11:06

Shih-Wei Sun, ex-CEO of Taiwan-based pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC), will join China's state-owned Tsinghua Unigroup to serve as executive VP of worldwide operations,...

Former UMC CEO Shih-Wei Sun

Memory market poised for strongest annual growth through 2021, says IC Insights

Jan 10, 11:02

Sales of memory ICs are expected to show the strongest growth rate among major IC market categories during the next five years, according to IC Insights.

UMC, VIS post record 2016 revenues

Jan 10, 10:59

Pure-play wafer foundries United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) both saw their 2016 revenues climb to record-high levels.

Taiwan sees increased December export value, says MOF

Jan 9, 21:32

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$25.70 billion for December 2016, increasing 1.4% on month and 14.0% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$20.83 billion...

UMC December revenues up on year

Stockwatch - Jan 9, 16:23

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$12.558 billion (US$391.16 million) for December 2016, representing a 2.77% drop on month and 17.66%...

PTI 2016 revenues rise 14%

Stockwatch - Jan 6, 16:07

IC backend house Powertech Technology (PTI) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.59 billion (US$143.5 million) for December 2016, down 0.5% on month but up 15.5% on year.

Global Unichip posts record December revenues

Jan 6, 10:50

IC design service company Global Unichip saw its December revenues rise 19.6% sequentially to a record high of NT$1.15 billion (US$35.8 million).

SPIL posts record 2016 revenues

Jan 6, 10:41

IC packaging specialist Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) saw its 2016 revenues climb to a record NT$85.11 billion (US$2.66 billion).

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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...

China smartphone touch-panel industry 2016 forecast
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