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Testing company KYEC looks to handset chips, auto IC and CMOS image sensors for 2017 growth

Jan 5, 10:33

Testing company King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) expects to continue benefiting from continued robust demand for handset ICs, automotive-related chips and CMOS image sensors, company...

Global chip sales rise 7% in November, says SIA

Jan 5, 10:23

Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$31 billion for November 2016, an increase of 7.4% from the November 2015 total of US$28.9 billion and 2% more than the October 2016 total...

PCB inspection equipment firm Machvision posts record 2016 revenues

Jan 4, 11:00

Automated optical inspection (AOI) equipment specialist Machvision has reported record consolidated revenues of NT$805 million (US$24.9 million) for 2016.

IC testing device provider CHPT posts record 2016 revenues

Jan 4, 10:54

IC testing solution provider Chunghwa Precision Test Technology (CHPT) saw its 2016 revenues climb to a record high of NT$2.595 billion (US$80.1 million), which represented a 50.4%...

TSMC 7nm ready for customer tape-outs in 2Q17, says report

Newswatch - Jan 3, 15:29

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has moved to qualify its more advanced 7nm FinFET technology, which will be ready for customer tape-outs in the second quarter of...

TSMC spends NT$26 billion on equipment

Stockwatch - Dec 30, 16:46

Pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has spent a total of NT$26.06 billion (US$806.1 million) on machinery equipment from Applied Materials, ASML, FEL...

EPA passes environmental impact assessment for TSMC 10nm facilities

Dec 30, 11:17

Taiwan's Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) has approved an environmental impact assessment on land designated for construction of 10nm production facilities by Taiwan...

SPIL orders equipment for NT$1.19 billion

Stockwatch - Dec 30, 11:08

IC packager Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has announced equipment purchases worth a total of NT$1.19 billion (US$36.93 million) from Advantest and Kulicke and Soffa Indus...

Global Unichip opens new office in the Netherlands

Dec 29, 09:34

IC design services provider Global Unichip has announced the opening of a new office in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, in a move to actively expand its business in Europe.

VIS likely to post record 4Q16 revenues

Dec 29, 09:32

Strong demand for LCD driver ICs and power management chips will buoy revenues at specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) in the fourth quarter of 2016, which...

Silicon wafer suppliers hike contract prices by 10% for 1Q17

Newswatch - Dec 28, 14:55

Local and international silicon wafer suppliers have settled contract prices for 12-inch wafers for the first quarter of 2017 with Taiwan-based semiconductor firms, with overall prices...

Taiwan science parks January-October revenues drop slightly, says MOST

Dec 28, 11:12

Government-run Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) and Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP) generated combined revenues of NT$1.909 trillion (US$59.92 billion)...

Winbond orders equipment for NT$1.71 billion

Stockwatch - Dec 27, 22:03

Winbond Electronics has disclosed two purchases of machinery equipment from KLA-Tencor and Tokyo Electron for a total of NT$1.71 billion (US$52.87 million), according to company filings...

ASE obtains ISO 26262 for its Kaohsiung site

Dec 27, 21:48

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has obtained the ISO 26262 certification from TUV Nord for its Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan facility, according to the packaging and testing...

TSMC buys equipment for NT$9.74 billion

Stockwatch - Dec 27, 21:46

Pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has spent a total of NT$9.74 billion (US$301.96 million) on equipment from six suppliers, according to filings...

PTI buys equipment from Disco

Stockwatch - Dec 27, 16:09

Powertech Technology (PTI), which provides backend services for the manufacture of memory chips as well as logic ICs, has purchased packaging equipment and spare parts from Disco...

Chipbond grabs new gold bumping orders for power amplifiers, says report

Newswatch - Dec 26, 22:54

Packaging and testing house Chipbond Technology reportedly has landed new orders for gold bumping for power amplifier (PA) components from Japan- and US-based vendors, according to...

Taiwan November manufacturing production index up, says MOEA

Dec 26, 10:34

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 112.91 for November 2016, increasing 2.05% on month and 10.36% on year, according to statistics released by...

Commentary: Implications of former TSMC executive serving as independent director at SMIC

Dec 23, 15:44

The catchup being played by China-based Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) to the rank of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has moved one step further...

Sigurd budgets NT$1.6 billion for 2017 capex

Stockwatch - Dec 23, 11:24

Testing company Sigurd Microelectronics plans to budget NT$1.61 billion (US$50.2 million) in capital expenditures for 2017 to mainly replace equipment and expand production capacity,...

Foundries 10nm yield rates lower-than-expected

Dec 23, 11:20

Both Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) and Samsung's 10nm processes have reached lower-than-expected yield rates, according to industry sources.

Former TSMC senior executive becomes independent, non-executive director for SMIC

Dec 22, 12:10

Shang-yi Chiang, the former executive VP and co-chief operating officer overseeing R&D for Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), has been appointed by Semiconductor...

Taiwan November unemployment rate down on month, year, says DGBAS

Dec 22, 12:02

Taiwan had 455,000 jobless citizens in November 2016, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.87% which dropped 0.08 percentage point on month and 0.04 percentage point on year, according...

Taiwan sees increased November export order value, says MOEA

Dec 21, 13:21

Taiwan received export orders worth US$43.62 billion in total in November 2016, increasing 2.2% on month and 7.0% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Economic...

MediaTek dismisses report of cut in 10nm chip orders

Dec 21, 11:19

MediaTek has dismissed a recent Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report indicating the company plans to cut its 10nm chip orders by nearly 50%.

Ex-TSMC CEO Tsai reportedly to join Tsinghua Unigroup

Dec 21, 11:17

Rick Tsai, ex-chairman for Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) and ex-CEO of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC), reportedly will join China's state-owned Tsinghua Unigroup to assist in...

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TSMC buys equipment for NT$6.57 billion

Stockwatch - Dec 21, 11:13

Pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has spent a total of NT$6.57 billion (US$123.4 million) this week on equipment from eight suppliers, according...

Wafer Works to set up 8-inch fab in China

Dec 21, 11:09

The Shanghai subsidiary of silicon wafer supplier Wafer Works plans to expand its capital by CNY700 million (US$102 million) by selling new shares to a Henan-based industrial development...

LCD equipment maker Csun reports earnings for November

Newswatch - Dec 21, 11:07

Semiconductor and LCD equipment supplier Csun Manufacturing has reported net profits of NT$15 million (US$469,050) for November, up 167.2% from a year earlier. The earnings translated...

Certification service provider IST acquires factory from SPIL

Stockwatch - Dec 20, 15:13

Taiwan-based Integrated Service Technology (IST), which offers full-scope verification and analysis services to the IC engineering industry with customers covering the whole spectrum...

Taiwan foreign direct investment tops US$10.6 billion in January-November, says MOEA

Dec 20, 14:48

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 3,093 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$10.634 billion in January-November 2016,...

Cypress shipping MCUs based on eCT embedded flash memory manufactured at UMC

Dec 20, 11:36

Cypress Semiconductor has begun volume shipments of microcontrollers (MCUs) containing its proprietary 40nm embedded charge-trap (eCT) flash manufactured at United Microelectronics...

Nova Technology 2017 revenues likely to rise 20% or more

Dec 20, 11:18

Taiwan-based Nova Technology, which supplies fab tool services for wafer fabs and LCD plants, is expected to enjoy 20% or more revenue growth on year in 2017 with higher profits,...

Globalfoundries Greater China head reportedly to leave

Dec 19, 16:14

Joe Chen, VP of sales for Greater China at Globalfoundries, has submitted his resignation that will be effective from December 20, according to industry sources.

Globalfoundries adds new partners to FDXcelerator program

Dec 19, 15:26

Globalfoundries has announced the addition of eight new partners to its growing FDXcelerator program. They are Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE), Amkor Technology, Infosys,...

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  • Samsung+14nm+Exynos+chips

    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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