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Macronix mulling plans to buy 12-inch fab from ProMOS, say sources

Dec 8, 15:32

Mask ROM and NOR flash maker Macronix International Company (MXIC) is planning to purchase an existing 300mm (12-inch) fab, possibly from DRAM maker ProMOS Technologies, and invest...

MediaTek to ship GSM/GPRS single-chip solution in December

Nov 18, 12:06

MediaTek is scheduled to volume produce its first GSM/GPRS single chips MT6253 in December, according to industry sources. The solution will target white-box handsets priced at less...

Winbond and Macronix post mixed results in October 2009

Nov 10, 13:51

Winbond Electronics, which is switching its business focus from commodity DRAM to niche DRAM and NOR flash, has announced revenues for October 2009 grew 12.2% on month to NT$2.12...

Macronix net profits more than double in 3Q09

Oct 30, 15:51

Mask ROM and NOR flash maker Macronix International Company (MXIC) saw its net profits increase 131% sequentially to NT$2.27 billion (US$69.63 million) in third-quarter 2009, according...

Winbond 3Q09 revenues up 12% on year

Oct 12, 12:14

Winbond Electronics, which is exiting the commodity DRAM business, has announced revenues for September 2009 grew 12.8% on year to NT$1.89 billion (US$58.6 million). Its revenues...

Macronix revenues hit 9-year high in September

Oct 8, 12:21

NOR flash memory maker Macronix International Company (MXIC) has posted revenues of NT$3.35 billion (US$104.04 million) for September 2009, the company's highest level since December...

Low-density NOR flash supply tightens, says Macronix VP

Sep 30, 14:42

The supply of low-density (below 64Mb) NOR flash memory has recently fallen short of demand, according to Wen-Sen Pan, vice president of mask ROM and NOR flash maker Macronix International...

Wen-Sen Pan, vice president of Macronix

Samsung upbeat about PRAM market

Sep 23, 10:22

Samsung Electronics has kicked off production of its 60nm-class 512Mb phase-change RAM (PRAM) and proprietary 1Gb OneDRAM chip based on fusion memory technology, according to Oh-Hyun...

Samsung 1Gb OneDRAM chip

Numonyx unseats Spansion in 2Q09, says iSuppli

Sep 16, 12:27

Numonyx capitalized on problems at chief rival Spansion to take the lead in the NOR flash memory market by the sparest of margins in the second quarter of 2009, according to iSuppl...

Winbond revenues up 5% in August

Sep 9, 16:52

Taiwan's Winbond Electronics, which is shifting its focus away from standard DRAM, has posted an on-year revenue growth for the second straight month in August 2009. On a sequential...

Macronix not yet decided on 12-inch fab, says chairman

Sep 9, 14:51

Taiwan-based mask ROM and NOR flash maker Macronix International Company (MXIC) is still evaluating alternative ways to establish a 300mm (12-inch) wafer fab, according to company...

Macronix' chairman Miin Wu

Macronix raises guidance for 3Q09

Sep 8, 17:09

Taiwan-based mask ROM and NOR flash chipmaker Macronix International (MXIC) has raised the company's guidance for the third quarter of 2009 while acknowledging better-than-expected...

Numonyx CEO in Taiwan to strengthen ties with partners

Sep 1, 15:36

Brian Harrison, president and CEO of flash memory maker Numonyx, has recently visited Taiwan-based IC designers and distributors, in a move to reinforce company relations with clients...

Brian Harrison, Numonyx president and CEO

Macronix mulling NT$160 billion investment in fab construction, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 31, 14:34

Taiwan-based mask ROM and NOR flash chipmaker Macronix International (MXIC) has proposed plans to build two 12-inch fabs with a total investment of NT$160 billion (US$4.86 billion),...

PTI purchase of Spansion backend facility in China to target non-memory products, say sources

Aug 25, 16:39

Powertech Technology (PTI) aims to turn the China plant it is buying from Spansion into its major production base for non-memory packaging and testing, covering logic ICs, SiP (system...

PTI buys Spansion facility in China

Aug 24, 12:15

Memory packaging and testing service provider Powertech Technology (PTI) has announced it has acquired Spansion (Suzhou), the US-based NOR flash maker's packaging and testing facility...

Spansion to seek debt-for-equity swap to ease financial pressure, says executive

Aug 17, 10:34

Spansion's financial restructuring following its exit from Chapter 11 will involve a debt-for-equity swap, according to John Nation, director of corporate marketing for the NOR flash...

Spansion executive to pay visit to Taiwan

Aug 12, 12:26

John Nation, director of corporate marketing for Spansion, plans to pay a visit to Taiwan this week, raising speculation that the NOR flash chipmaker is looking to aggressively take...

Macronix posts profit growth for 2Q09; operates at nearly full utilization

Jul 30, 15:52

Taiwan's Macronix International, a mask ROM and NOR flash chipmaker, has reported a net income of NT$980 million (US$29.8 million) translating into net EPS of NT$0.31 for the second...

Macronix HQ

Spansion set to exit Chapter 11 in 4Q09

Jul 29, 12:17

Spansion has increased its cash position to US$220 million at the end of its second quarter ended June 28, 2009, compared to a cash balance of US$95 million in the prior quarter,...

Numonyx launches new brand for serial NOR flash

Jul 22, 14:04

Numonyx has announced a new brand name for its serial flash memory line, Numonyx Forte, targeting consumer electronics, handheld gaming, computing and network communications applic...

KYEC sees increased demand for NOR flash

Jul 22, 13:51

IC testing specialist King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) has seen orders for memory chips climb 20-30% sequentially in the third quarter, mainly driven by increased demand from...

Winbond remains cautious about expansion

Jul 16, 14:45

Winbond Electronics, a Taiwan-based DRAM maker that has diversified its products to include niche memory and NOR flash, has said its capital spending for 2009 may be less than its...

Winbond completes transition to 300mm fab production

Jul 8, 14:09

Taiwan's Winbond Electronics, which has shifted its focus from standard DRAM to niche memory and NOR flash, has recently completed its migration to 300mm wafer fab production, according...

Flash maker Macronix enjoys revenue growth in June

Jul 8, 11:57

Taiwan's mask ROM and NOR flash chipmaker Macronix International (MXIC) saw June sales grow 12.4% on month and 18.7% on year. Accumulated sales for January through June reached NT$10.69...

Winbond moving toward reliance on NOR flash, specialty DRAM

Jun 23, 16:35

Winbond Electronics has been transforming its product mix through phasing out standard DRAM and maintaining NOR flash and specialty DRAM as a focus, according to company president...

Tung-Yi Chan, president of Winbond Electronics

Macronix seeking partnership for 12-inch fab

Jun 12, 16:53

Taiwan's Macronix International, a mask ROM and NOR flash chipmaker, is looking to forge a partnership with a foundry to help complete its 12-inch fab plan, according to company chairman...

Macronix chairman Miin Wu

Winbond running smoothly on 65nm DRAM process

Jun 9, 16:38

Winbond Electronics has said commodity DRAM production at its 65nm process node is progressing with yield rates on the rise. Annual production capacity is expected to reach 8,000...

Macronix sees sales growth continue on NOR flash

May 8, 10:49

Taiwan's Macronix International, a mask ROM and NOR flash specialist, saw its sales performance last month outperform what it achieved during the same period of 2008. The flash maker...

Spansion to delist from Nasdaq beginning May 7

May 6, 10:12

NOR flash chipmaker Spansion, which on March 2 filed for bankruptcy protection, has announced that it has received notice from Nasdaq that the last day of trading for Spansion common...

Flash maker Macronix seeing improved utilization rate

Apr 30, 17:10

NOR flash maker Macronix International (MXIC) expects its utilization rate to improve to 85-90% during the current quarter compared to 47% in the first, according to company chairman...

Macronix chairman Miin Wu

Winbond losses expand in 1Q09

Apr 29, 11:43

Winbond Electronics, one of Taiwan's struggling computer-memory makers, suffered expanded losses in the first quarter of 2009 due to weakening ASP of commodity DRAM, losses from its...

Winbond says talks to join Taiwan Memory are ongoing

Stockwatch - Apr 8, 15:41

Taiwan's Winbond Electronics, a computer-memory chipmaker that has progressively switched its business focus to specialty DRAM and NOR flash, has responded via a company filing with...

Numonyx to enhance partnerships with China and Taiwan

Apr 6, 16:06

Flash memory maker Numonyx, a joint venture between Intel and STMicroelectronics, regards the Asia Pacific market as a key revenues contributor, according to company president and...

Brian L. Harrison

Spansion expects narrower decline in 1Q09 sales

Mar 24, 14:41

Spansion, the insolvent NOR flash giant, has announced net sales of US$468 million for its fiscal fourth quarter of 2008 (ended December 31, 2008), down 36.6% sequentially. As part...

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