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

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...

ChipMOS diversifying customer base to minimize impact from Spansion insolvency

Mar 20, 12:22

Taiwan's ChipMOS Technologies is looking to diversify its memory customer base, while having lowered its dependence on Spansion significantly, according to company sources. The IC...

Demand for Spansion-branded NOR flash remains unchanged, says IC distributor

Mar 16, 15:38

Orders of Spansion-branded NOR flash for handsets and notebooks have remained unchanged, despite the NOR flash giant's bankruptcy protection proceedings, according to IC distributor...

Flash maker Macronix announces fund-raising plan

Stockwatch - Mar 16, 15:11

Macronix International Company, a Taiwan-based NOR flash and mask ROM maker, has announced a plan to raise additional capital. The total shares to be issued will be no more than 1.5...

Spansion receives Nasdaq delisting notice

Mar 11, 10:20

Spansion, the NOR flash giant that filed for bankruptcy last week, has announced that it has received a staff determination notice from the Nasdaq Stock Market stating that the company's...

Macronix lifts 1Q09 guidance on rising East Asia demand

Mar 10, 14:46

Taiwan-based NOR flash and mask ROM maker, Macronix International Company (MXIC), has raised its first-quarter guidance thanks to rising orders for consumer electronics (CE) devices...

Macronix chairman Miin Wu

IC distributor PCT foresees sales recovery from 2Q09

Mar 4, 16:07

Professional Computer Technology (PCT), a Taiwan-based IC distributor, has said that it expects to see sequential sales growth in the second quarter of 2009, and that growth will...

Fu

NOR flash giant files for bankruptcy

Mar 2, 10:21

Spansion, the world's largest pure-play provider of flash memory solutions, today (March 2, 2009) filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under chapter 11 of the US Bankruptcy...

Flash memory maker Macronix reduces capital

Stockwatch - Feb 25, 17:07

Macronix International Company (MXIC), a mask ROM and NOR flash specialist, has reduced its capital by NT$28 million (US$0.8 million), or 0.09%, through the cancellation of a batch...

ChipMOS terminates service agreement with Spansion

Feb 25, 10:35

ChipMOS Technologies (Bermuda) has announced that on February 19, 2009 its wholly-owned packaging and testing service supplier ChipMOS Taiwan terminated a service agreement with Spansion...

Spansion Japan files for corporate restructuring

Feb 10, 16:24

NOR memory manufacturer Spansion has announced that its Japanese subsidiary Spansion Japan has entered into a proceeding under the Corporate Reorganization Law (Kaisha Kosei Ho) of...

Winbond open to DRAM consolidation, says company executive

Feb 9, 14:26

Winbond Electronics is open to possible consolidation in Taiwan's DRAM industry, according to company vice chairman and deputy chief executive officer (CEO) Ching-Chu Chang.

NOR flash makers to benefit as Spansion suffers financial crisis

Feb 6, 16:21

Market watchers are pessimistic about Spansion's future and expect Numonyx, Macronix International Company (MXIC), NOR flash design company Silicon Storage Technology (SST), and SST's...

Flash memory maker Macronix looking to buck the trend and remain profitable in 1Q09

Jan 23, 11:59

Mask ROM and NOR flash specialist Macronix International Company (MXIC) appeared to be the only profit maker among Taiwan's major memory chip suppliers in the fourth quarter of 2008...

Macronix president Chih-Yuan Lu

Macronix maintains 4Q08 sales target but may see sales decline in 1Q09

Dec 19, 01:05

Macronix International Company's (MXIC's) fourth-quarter performance is on track to meet its financial forecast, company chairman Miin Wu said recently. However, market watchers are...

Spansion ships 65nm 3-Volt MirrorBit NOR solution

Dec 16, 10:58

Spansion has announced that 65nm 3-volt 512Mb and 1Gb high density MirrorBit NOR solutions are now in production at the company's flagship 300mm SP1 facility, with initial shipments...

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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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    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.

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    Samsung 512Mb MCP PRAM

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