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TSMC reports decreased June revenues

Jul 10, 15:43

TSMC has reported consolidated revenues of NT$59.96 billion (US$1.93 billion) for June 2015, representing decreases of 14.5% on month and 0.6% from a year ago.

IC equipment supplier Scientech June revenues up

Jul 10, 15:42

Scientech saw its June revenues hike 123.2% from a year earlier to NT$333 million (US$10.7 million). Revenues totaled NT$1.33 billion for the first six months of 2015, rising 11.1%...

UMC 2Q15 revenues up, VIS down

Stockwatch - Jul 10, 10:29

United Microelectronics (UMC) saw its second-quarter revenues rise about 1% sequentially and set a new record, while Vanguard International Semiconductor's (VIS) revenues dropped...

Gartner cuts 2015 chip market growth forecast again

Jul 10, 10:21

Worldwide semiconductor revenues are forecast to reach US$348 billion in 2015, a 2.2% increase from 2014, according to Gartner. The prediction, however, is down from Gartner's previous...

Digitimes Research: China IC foundry output value to rise 10.5% in 2015

Jul 9, 15:12

The output value of China's IC foundry industry is forecast to register a 10.5% increase in 2015 reaching US$3.9 billion, according to Digitimes Research.

Equipment maker Foxsemicon to debut on TSE

Jul 8, 20:23

Foxsemicon Integrated Technology, an equipment-making affiliate of the Foxconn Group (Hon Hai Precision Industry), expects to debut on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) as early as...

ASE posts revenue increase in 2Q15

Stockwatch - Jul 8, 20:20

Consolidated revenues at IC packaging and testing house Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) amounted to NT$70.22 billion (US$2.26 billion) in the second quarter of 2015, up 8.6%...

Taiwan June export value down on month, year, says MOF

Jul 7, 21:59

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$23.07 billion for June 2015, decreasing 10.0% on month and 13.9% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$20.89 billion grew...

KYEC posts slight revenue growth in June

Jul 7, 21:55

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC), which provides wafer probing and final test services for chips such as LCD driver ICs, CMOS image sensors, MEMS, NFC and other mobile chip solutions,...

PTI sees June revenues decline on year

Stockwatch - Jul 7, 15:48

Powertech Technology Inc (PTI) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.438 billion (US$111.01 million) for June 2015, representing a 0.21% increase on month and 2.26% drop on ye...

Inspection firm Sporton reports record revenues for 2Q15

Jul 7, 15:40

Taiwan-based Sporton International, which provides mobile device testing and certification services, saw its second-quarter revenues climb to a quarterly high of NT$820 million (US$26.5...

Global chip sales rise 5% in May, says SIA

Jul 7, 14:53

Worldwide sales of semiconductors for May 2015 came to US$28.2 billion, an increase of 5.1% from a year ago when sales were US$26.8 billion, according to SIA. Compared to the US$27.6...

Taiwan June CPI down on year, says DGBAS

Jul 7, 11:00

Taiwan's June 2015 consumer price index (CPI) of 103.84 (2011 as base year) increased 0.69% on month but decreased 0.56% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index (WPI)...

SPIL 2Q15 revenues meet low-end guidance

Jul 6, 21:57

Packaging and testing house Silicon Precision Industries (SPIL) saw its second-quarter revenues increase 2.1% sequentially to NT$21.24 billion (US$686.6 million), which met the low-end...

SPIL chairman Bough Lin expects business to hit bottom in June-July

Win Semi 2Q15 sales increase 10%

Jul 6, 21:54

Consolidated revenues at pure-play gallium arsenide (GaAs) foundry Win Semiconductors came to NT$3.1 billion (US$100.2 million) in the second quarter of 2015, representing growth...

PTI set to post revenue growth in 3Q15

Jul 3, 14:43

Memory packaging and testing house Powertech Technology (PTI) is set to enjoy revenue growth sequentially in the third quarter of 2015, thanks to a pick-up in demand for memory chips,...

Xilinx tapes out MPSoC on TSMC 16nm FF+ process

Jul 2, 22:10

Xilinx has taped out what the company claims is the industry's first all programmable multiprocessor system-on-chips (MPSoC) using TSMC's 16FF+ process.

Globalfoundries completes acquisition of IBM microelectronics business

Jul 2, 22:06

Globalfoundries has completed its acquisition of IBM's microelectronics business, according to the foundry chipmaker.

Taiwan IC design houses to see profits shrink in 2015

Jul 2, 20:49

Falling product ASPs and gross margins are set to erode Taiwan's fabless IC firms' profitability in 2015, according to industry sources.

Taiwan to hike minimum wages

Jun 30, 11:16

Taiwan will hike its monthly minimum wage by 3.81% from NT$19,273 (US$623) to NT$20,008 and the hourly minimum wage rate will rise 4.35% from NT$115 to NT$120, with the new wage schemes...

Digitimes Research: Intel 28nm SoFIA 4G AP delayed to early 2016; may face overlap issue with 14nm version

Jun 29, 21:34

Despite the fact that the design is complete and the chip is ready for mass production, Intel's 28nm SoFIA 4G application processor (AP) is still unlikely to be launched until the...

Industry mergers may boost SPIL's role, says company chairman

Jun 29, 21:26

The role of Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) could be more important following mergers in the worldwide semiconductor industry, according to Bough Lin, chairman for the Taiwan-based...

ASE to raise US$200 million through ECB

Jun 29, 21:23

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has unveiled plans to raise US$200 million via an euro-convertible bond (ECB) issue, and set the conversion price of the ECBs at NT$54.55...

Commentary: SMIC gains access to 14nm process technology

Jun 29, 15:11

The recent announcement by China-based Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) to form a joint venture with Huawei, Qualcomm and Belgium-based microelectronics research institute...

Powerchip inks pact to built 12-inch JV fab in China

Newswatch - Jun 29, 10:42

Powerchip Technology has announced that it has inked an agreement with Hefei Construction Investment and Holding to set up a 12-inch joint venture fab in Hefei, China.

IC backend service company KYEC to ramp capex for 2015

Newswatch - Jun 29, 10:39

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has decided to hike its capex for 2015 to NT$5.8 billion (US187.08 million) from NT$5 billion set previously, the IC backend service company has said...

ShunSin revenues to rise starting July

Jun 26, 15:22

Revenues at ShunSin Technology, a Foxconn subsidiary engaged in the assembly and testing of system-in-package (SiP) modules, are expected to rise substantially in July 2015 thanks...

Samsung female employee proportion rises to 42% in 2014

Jun 26, 14:33

The proportion of female employees globally at Samsung Electronics reached 42% in 2014. For operations in South Korea, 27% of total employees are female while in operations abroad...

Taiwan May manufacturing production index down on month, year, says MOEA

Jun 24, 20:02

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 107.49 for May 2015, decreasing 0.23% on month and 2.57% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry...

SMIC to form R&D joint venture with Huawei, Qualcomm and Imec

Jun 24, 14:47

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC), China's top foundry chipmaker, has announced plans to form a joint venture with Huawei, Qualcomm, and nano-electronics research institute...

IC backend set for tepid growth in 2H15, says ASE COO

Jun 24, 12:28

The global IC packaging and testing industry has been working through excessive inventory for almost two quarters, but is set for tepid growth in the second half of the year, according...

Taiwan sees decreased May export order value, says MOEA

Jun 23, 21:19

Taiwan received export orders worth US$35.79 billion in total in May 2015, decreasing 4.1% on month and 5.9% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Economic...

Digitimes Research: Korea-based LCD driver IC companies revenues fall for second straight year

Jun 23, 15:33

Combined revenues of South Korea's major display driver IC companies – Silicon Works, Lucid Display Technology (LDT), Technology Leaders and Innovators (TLI) and Clover Hitech...

PV equipment book-to-bill ratio stays below parity in 1Q15, says SEMI

Jun 23, 14:36

SEMI has reported that for the quarter ending March 31, 2015, the worldwide photovoltaic manufacturing equipment book-to-bill ratio remained below parity at 0.88.

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$1.7 billion in January-May, says MOEA

Jun 23, 12:32

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 1,443 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$1.718 billion in January-May 2015, respectively...

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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

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    Applied SEMVision G6 defect analysis system

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  • 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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