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  • Last update: Thursday 12 March 2015 [251 news items]

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...

Memory IC designer Chingis to list on Taiwan emerging stock market

Oct 15, 01:50

Chingis Technology, a fabless chipmaker of embedded non-volatile memory (NVM) solutions, will list on Taiwan's emerging stock market on October 29. The company mainly supplies 4Mb...

Macronix September revenues up on-month, but Winbond down

Oct 8, 17:07

Non-DRAM specialists Macronix International and Winbond Electronics have posted mixed revenue results for September 2010.

ChipMOS to collect another US$68 million through selling Spansion debt

Oct 5, 01:55

ChipMOS Technologies has revealed it will receive a total of US$68 million in cash this week, through selling its unproductive accounts receivable from Spansion to Citigroup. The...

Macronix to mass produce 75nm NOR flash chips in 4Q10

Sep 21, 01:25

Macronix International has announced plans to skip the 90nm manufacturing process node for NOR flash memory, and move directly to a 75nm technology. The company said it is now sampling...

Macronix signs NT$18 billion syndicated loan

Sep 17, 01:05

NOR flash and mask ROM chipmaker Macronix International has obtained a syndicated loan worth NT$18 billion (US$564 million) from 15 banks, to fund the smooth operation of its new...

Winbond August revenues down on month as NOR and SDRAM sales slow

Sep 9, 14:34

Winbond Electronics saw revenues slide 2.7% on month to NT$2.92 billion (US$91 million) in August 2010, as demand for NOR flash and specialty DRAM (SDRAM) memory has slackened recently,...

Macronix August sales buoyed by mask ROM orders

Sep 8, 17:43

Macronix International has reported NT$2.70 billion (US$84.5 million) in August 2010 revenues, up 10.3% sequentially to beat market expectations. Revenues from January through August...

NOR flash designer Eon posts NT$3.88 EPS for 1H10

Sep 1, 15:08

Eon Silicon Solution has posted an EPS of NT$3.88 (US$0.121) for the first half of 2010 on 22.75% average gross margin. Net profit came to NT$289 million and revenues reached NT$2.59...

Spansion and TI ink foundry deal

Sep 1, 14:21

Spansion has entered into a foundry services agreement with Texas Instruments (TI), which recently acquired two wafer fabs and equipment from the NOR flash maker's former subsidiary...

Commentary: Honeymoon ends early for Taiwan NOR flash suppliers

Aug 25, 17:05

Major Taiwan-based NOR flash suppliers, including Macronix International and Winbond Electronics, saw their earnings receive a boost during the first half of 2010, benefiting from...

Powerchip sees foundry order visibility through 2011, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 13, 15:26

Powerchip Technology has seen contract orders for specialty DRAM (SDRAM), LCD driver ICs and other non-DRAM products continue to grow, according to a recent report by the Chinese-language...

Macronix announces equipment purchase

Stockwatch - Aug 10, 16:05

Macronix International has announced an equipment purchase worth 76.44 million euro (US$100.72 million) from ASML, which supplies lithography systems, via a company filing with the...

Winbond revenues up in July, but Macronix down

Aug 10, 14:13

Winbond Electronics' revenues grew 1.5% on month to about NT$3 billion (US$95 million) in July 2010, whereas peer Macronix International saw revenues decrease 5.3% sequentially to...

Winbond 2Q10 net profits soar over 200%

Aug 6, 16:48

Winbond Electronics' net profits jumped by 222% sequentially to NT$1.24 billion (US$39 million) in the second quarter of 2010, reflecting the company's efforts to improve product...

NOR flash prices to lose momentum in 2H10, says Macronix CEO

Aug 5, 14:48

Miin Wu, chairman and CEO of Macronix International, expects to see a balance in supply and demand for NOR flash chips in the third quarter quarter of 2010. Prices for the memory,...

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

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    Photo: Company, Mar 2.

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    Photo: Company, Sep 30.

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    Spansion GL-S family of NOR flash

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    Photo: Company, Feb 23.

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    Photo: Company, Nov 17.

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    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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