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Macronix, Winbond to see increasing overlap in NOR flash products with larger peers

Aug 2, 12:35

Taiwan-based NOR flash chipmakers Macronix International and Winbond Electronics have extended their market reach beyond consumer electronics, and consequently, the overlap between...

Macronix allocates more capacity to flash production

Jul 28, 17:00

Macronix International has said that capacity at its newly-opened 12-inch fab has almost all shifted to NOR flash production to meet demand for new orders. The capacity was originally...

Macronix reports profit drop for 2Q11 on lower revenues

Jul 27, 15:51

Taiwan-based Macronix International, a supplier of mask ROM and NOR flash memory chips, has announced that net profits for the second quarter of 2011 slid to NT$515 million (US$18...

Apple said to add Macronix as supplier of NOR flash for MacBook Air

Jul 26, 10:55

Apple has added Macronix International as another supplier of NOR flash memory for the new MacBook Air in order to support strong sales of the recently-launched ultra-thin notebook...

Powerchip eyeing 2Q11 break-even, says chairman

Jun 13, 10:19

Taiwan-based Powerchip Technology expects to post a small loss for the second quarter of 2011 with a possibility of reaching a break-even, according to comany chairman Frank Huang.

NOR flash finds growth opportunities in tablets and e-book readers, says IHS iSuppli

Jun 10, 11:15

Driven by rising demand from a broad spectrum of products, particularly tablet devices like Apple's iPad and e-book readers such as Amazon's Kindle, the embedded NOR flash market...

Winbond, Macronix post mixed May results

Jun 8, 08:23

Winbond Electronics has announced that revenues for May 2011 grew 1.5% sequentially to NT$2.57 billion (US$89 million) while fellow NOR flash manufacturer Macronix International saw...

Winbond announces additional NT$1.5 billion in capex

May 16, 12:26

Memory chipmaker Winbond Electronics, which has diversified its product mix to include NOR flash, niche-market DRAM and GDDR, has announced an additional capex of NT$1.512 billion...

ESMT reportedly to make investment in fellow IC design firm Eon

May 11, 11:11

Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT), which mainly designs and supplies specialty DRAM (SDRAM) chips used in LCD TVs, mobile phones and other consumer products, is looking...

Powerchip reportedly lands foundry orders from NOR chip vendors, says paper

Newswatch - May 10, 13:55

Taiwan-based DRAM chipmaker Powerchip Technology, which has put more emphasis on foundry manufacturing, has grabbed orders for NOR flash memory from Spansion and Silicon Storage Technology...

Macronix, Winbond report sequential growth in April revenues

May 9, 12:16

Macronix International and Winbond Electronics have reported sequential growth in revenues for April 2011 of 6.2% and 6.4%, respectively.

Winbond NOR flash sales grow in 1Q11

May 2, 11:38

Winbond Electronics' sales generated from its NOR flash business grew 8% sequentially in the first quarter of 2011, while those from other segments saw on-quarter drops, according...

Winbond March 2011 revenues drop 3% on year

Apr 11, 11:56

Taiwan's Winbond Electronics, which manufactures niche-market DRAM products and NOR flash chips, has announced revenues for March 2011 decreased 2.9% from a year earlier to NT$2.38...

Macronix holds sufficient wafer inventory

Mar 21, 14:19

Macronix International currently has two to three months worth of wafer inventory, which is sufficient enough to fulfill orders over the short term, according to company chairman...

Winbond posts drop in February 2011 revenues

Mar 8, 11:02

Memory chipmaker Winbond Electronics saw revenues drop in February 2011 compared to the prior month and the same period last year.

Global NOR flash market to shrink in 2011 and beyond, says IHS

Feb 23, 11:22

The global market for NOR flash memory will decline by almost 6% in 2011 after blockbuster growth last year - the first sign of the difficult years that lie ahead as the industry...

NOR chipmakers gear up for process technology transitions

Feb 21, 11:11

With the NOR flash memory market moving toward a healthier supply/demand balance, major NOR chip producers have shifted their focus to transitions in production process nodes rather...

Winbond sees firmer NOR pricing in 1Q11

Feb 14, 10:14

The NOR flash market is moving toward a more balanced supply/demand situation, Taiwan's Winbond Electronics has commented. Chip prices have slipped at a much slower pace after larger...

Macronix sales soar 24% sequentially in January

Feb 8, 16:15

Taiwan's Macronix International, which makes NOR flash memory and mask ROM chips, has announced revenues for January 2011 grew 23.7% sequentially to NT$2.15 billion (US$74 million)...

Winbond cuts into Samsung, LG supply chains with serial flash, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 8, 11:38

Winbond Electronics' serial flash chips have been adopted by handset vendors including Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics (LGE), according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily...

Winbond 4Q10 profits shrink sequentially on lower revenues

Jan 28, 16:12

Winbond Electronics earned net profits of NT$30 million (US$1.03 million) in the fourth quarter of 2010, down significantly from NT$1.9 billion in the prior quarter. Revenues slid...

Macronix ramps up 12-inch capacity ahead of schedule

Jan 26, 12:32

Macronix International has revealed plans to double monthly production at its 12-inch plant to 20,000 wafers in the middle of 2011, six months ahead of schedule. The company noted...

Macronix 4Q10 margins beat guidance despite revenues drop

Jan 25, 16:14

Macronix International saw its fourth-quarter 2010 gross margin reach 54% and operating margin 26%, beating its guidance. The company credited the better-than-expected results to...

Macronix 4Q10 revenues below guidance

Jan 7, 16:07

Taiwan's Macronix International, which makes NOR flash memory and mask ROM chips, saw its revenues decline 32.5% sequentially to NT$5.51 billion (US$187 million) in the fourth quarter...

Winbond November sales up slightly on-month

Dec 9, 01:10

Winbond Electronics saw revenues grow 0.5% sequentially to NT$2.59 billion (US$86 million) in November 2010, despite DRAM price drops as well as seasonality. The results also reflected...

Macronix posts 18% sequential drop in November revenues

Dec 8, 01:25

Macronix International saw its November 2010 revenues fall 18.4% sequentially and 31.4% on year to NT$1.693 billion (US$56.234 million). Revenues from January through November totaled...

Winbond looks to decreased profits for 4Q10

Dec 1, 01:30

NOR flash chipmaker Winbond Electronics expects net profits generated in the fourth quarter of 2010 to be lower than those earned in the third due to a decline in memory products...

Spansion intros 2Gb NOR flash for 3D applications

Nov 16, 13:44

Spansion has announced what it claims is the industry's first single die 2Gb NOR flash memory product for delivering interactive 2D and 3D graphics, animation and video in games,...

Micron sampling 512Mb NOR device for automotive applications

Nov 9, 16:38

Micron Technology has introduced its Axcell-series NOR flash memory for automotive applications. Sampling has already begun, with mass production slated to begin in 2011.

Winbond launches serial flash MCP memory solutions

Nov 1, 12:01

Winbond Electronics has delivered its serial flash multi-chip packaging (MCP) memory products to MediaTek and Spreadtrum Communications for verification, and the company will also...

Winbond enjoys growth in 3Q10 net profits

Oct 29, 15:51

Winbond Electronics saw its net profits soar 54% sequentially to NT$1.9 billion (US$62 million) in the third quarter of 2010, bolstered by non-core activities, according to the maker...

NOR flash prices set to fall in 4Q10, says Macronix chairman

Newswatch - Oct 28, 14:21

Prices for NOR flash memory are set to decline by 10-20% in the fourth quarter of 2010, according to Miin Wu, chairman and CEO of Macronix International. But beginning the first quarter...

Macronix chairman Miin Wu

Macronix 3Q10 sales meet guidance with higher gross margin

Oct 27, 16:06

Macronix International saw third-quarter 2010 net sales increase 11% sequentially to NT$8.16 billion (US$256.9 million), which came in line with its guidance of NT$8-8.2 billion,...

Macronix scales up investment budget for 12-inch capacity expansion

Oct 26, 15:17

Macronix International's board of directors has approved a budget of NT$27.5 billion (US$900 million) to expand capacity at its 12-inch fab, an increase of NT$7 billion from the company's...

Winbond accelerating technology migration, says chairman

Oct 18, 15:23

Winbond Electronics, which makes NOR flash and niche-market DRAM, is gearing up to accelerate production processes for advanced-technology products, said company chairman Arthur Chiao...

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    Winbond TS16949-certified, AEC-Q100-qualified serial flash memory

    Winbond has announced that the firm will provide its TS16949-certified AEC-Q100-qualified serial flash memory devices - featuring densities from two megabits to 256 megabits - to...

    Photo: Company, Mar 2.

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    Spansion FL-S NOR flash

    Spansion has announced what it claims is the industry's fastest serial flash memory, the Spansion FL-S family at 65nm. The series has over 20% faster DDR read speeds and three times...

    Photo: Company, Sep 30.

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    Spansion GL-S family of NOR flash

    Designed for fast data access, interactivity and boot performance, the Spansion GL-S family enables electronic devices to start nearly instantly with the push of a button and provide...

    Photo: Company, Feb 23.

  • Spansion+2Gb+GL%2DS

    Spansion 2Gb GL-S

    Spansion has announced what it claims is the industry's first single die 2Gb NOR flash memory product for delivering interactive 2D and 3D graphics, animation and video in games,...

    Photo: Company, Nov 17.

  • Samsung+512Mb+MCP+PRAM+

    Samsung 512Mb MCP PRAM

    Samsung Electronics has announced what it claims is the industry's first multi-chip package (MCP) with phase-change RAM (PRAM) for use in mobile phones. The 512-megabit (512Mb)...

    Photo: Company, Apr 29.

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