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  • Last update: Thursday 2 April 2015 [86 news items]

Specialty DRAM specialists ESMT, Etron report profit growth for 2014

Apr 2, 10:35

Memory IC design house Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT) saw its net profits soar 67.6% on year in 2014, while profits at Etron Technology climbed to a 4-year high.

Winbond nets NT$0.83 per share for 2014

Feb 3, 22:19

Winbond Electronics, a memory chipmaker specializing in specialty DRAM and NOR flash chips, saw its fourth-quarter net profits increase 11% sequentially to the highest quarterly level...

Etron swings to profit

Nov 4, 20:55

IC design house Etron Technology swung to net profits of NT$94.27 million (US$3.1 million) in the first three quarters of 2014 from losses of NT$62.98 million a year earlier. For...

Xian SinoChip reportedly uses Powerchip foundry services

Sep 23, 12:27

China-based Xian SinoChip Semiconductors, a memory and digital SoC design and testing service company, reportedly has outsourced its wafer production to Powerchip Technology using...

Etron chairman urges Taiwan memory chipmakers to develop customized solutions for clients

Apr 18, 15:40

Taiwan-based memory chipmakers should optimize the advantage of their design capabilities and Taiwan's manufacturing capacity to develop customized memory chips for clients, according...

Etron chairman Nicky Lu

Nanya December sales up 8%

Jan 6, 22:39

DRAM chipmaker Nanya Technology saw its December sales increase 8.4% sequentially. Sales for all of 2013 totaled NT$46.95 billion (US$1.56 billion), rising 38.6% from 2012 levels.

Nanya signs NT$12 billion syndicated loan

Newswatch - Jan 3, 11:10

Nanya Technology has signed a NT$12 billion (US$400 million) syndicated loan agreement with 14 local banks in Taiwan, according to the memory chipmaker.

Nanya optimistic about 1Q14

Dec 17, 10:53

Taiwan-based DRAM chipmaker Nanya Technology, which has shifted its focus to specialty DRAM and other niche-market memory chips, has revealed that the company is already in negotiations...

SDRAM market to face oversupply on more available 12-inch wafer capacity

Nov 11, 16:03

With more 12-inch wafer foundries engaged in producing specialty DRAM products, an oversupply is likely to take place in the global SDRAM memory market during the fourth quarter of...

Winbond October sales rise 6%

Nov 7, 11:14

Winbond Electronics, a manufacturer of specialty DRAM (SDRAM), mobile DRAM and NOR flash memory, saw its October sales rise on growth in certain product ASPs and shipments.

Winbond expands ties with contract partner

Oct 21, 14:38

Niche-market memory specialist Winbond Electronics will continue to contract Powerchip Technology to manufacture specialty DRAM products, and is looking to extend the partnership...

Winbond chairman Arthur Chiao

Winbond, Macronix July sales up slightly

Aug 8, 15:55

Winbond Electronics and Macronix International have reported sequential increases in July revenues of 0.4% and 1.4%, respectively.

Winbond swings to 2Q13 profit

Aug 2, 15:49

Winbond Electronics has reported net profits for the second quarter of 2013, ending a string of six consecutive quarter losses.

Winbond looks to rising SDRAM prices in 2H13

Jun 19, 22:03

Niche memory device supplier Winbond Electronics expects prices of SDRAM chips to rebound to reasonable levels in the second half of 2013 amid guardedly optimistic market conditions,...

SDRAM inventory rising on weaker-than-expected demand

May 30, 22:11

Demand for specialty DRAM has been slower than expected resulting in excessive SDRAM stockpiles in the electronics supply chain, according to industry sources. SDRAM chips are used...

SDRAM prices to hike 10% in May

May 16, 15:56

Prices of specialty DRAM are set to rise another 10% in May, with a prospect that shortages of the niche memory chips could worsen in the third quarter of 2013, according to industry...

SDRAM in short supply

Macronix, Winbond see strong sales growth in April

May 8, 11:02

Non-DRAM specialists Macronix International and Winbond Electronics both saw their April revenues increase substantially thanks to a pick-up in customer orders and higher product...

Zentel 1Q13 profits jump on rising SDRAM prices

May 7, 12:36

Fabless firm Zentel Electronics, which specializes in niche-market memory ICs, has reported robust profit growth for the first quarter of 2013 on rising specialty DRAM (SDRAM) pric...

Winbond to return to profitability in 2013

Feb 8, 12:06

Winbond Electronics is expected to return to profitability as early as the second quarter of 2013, thanks to a more favorable cost structure and product mix, according to market wa...

Winbond signs NT$5 billion syndicated loan

Nov 19, 15:57

Winbond Electronics, which manufactures NOR flash and niche-market DRAM chips, has signed a NT$5 billion (US$171.7 million) three-year syndicated loan agreement with 10 local banks...

Winbond, Macronix post mixed October results

Nov 9, 14:30

Winbond Electronics saw its October revenues increase almost 5% sequentially while fellow company Macronix International's revenues slipped 7.7% on month.

Winbond posts third straight quarterly loss

Apr 26, 11:52

Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics, a maker of niche-market DRAM and NOR flash memory, has reported its third consecutive quarterly loss due to falling ASPs of its products in particular...

Winbond, Macronix post mixed March results

Apr 10, 01:20

Non-DRAM specialist Winbond Electronics saw its March revenues increase 14.6% sequentially, while revenues at fellow company Macronix International declined 11.8% on month.

Macronix 1Q12 sales miss guidance

Winbond likely to stay in red in 4Q11

Jan 10, 12:10

Winbond Electronics, which swung to a small loss in the third quarter of 2011, is likely to stay in the red in the last quarter of the year due to declining sales of NOR flash and...

ProMOS completes sale of 8-inch fab in China

Oct 3, 13:48

ProMOS Technologies has announced that the company completed its sale of an 8-inch wafer fab in Chongqing, China for CNY100 million (US$15.7 million).

ProMOS HQ

Winbond secures NT$7 billion syndicated loan

Newswatch - Sep 19, 15:53

Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics, a supplier of niche-market DRAM and NOR flash, on September 19 announced that it has secured a syndicated bank loan of NT$7 billion (US$236 million)...

Winbond, Macronix August revenues up

Sep 8, 14:24

Winbond Electronics and Macronix International have reported NT$2.34 billion (US$80.5 million) and NT$2.21 billion in August revenues, respectively, up 2% and 10% sequentially.

Winbond talks about its transformation and new business opportunities

Sep 5, 16:27

Having gone through the 2007-2009 downturn, the DRAM industry was just about to celebrate upcoming profitable years. But the rebound lasted only one year, and the industry has slid...

Winbond president Tung-Yi Chan

ProMOS will survive, says chairman

Aug 29, 11:22

DRAM maker ProMOS Technologies has received approval at a special shareholders meeting for plans to reduce its current capital, and then raise additional funds through private placement...

ProMOS chairman ML Chen

Winbond on track to ramp 46nm in 4Q11

Aug 8, 15:13

Winbond Electronics is scheduled to ramp production of specialty DRAM (SDRAM) memory using 46nm process technology in the fourth quarter of 2011, company president Tung-Yi Chan said...

Winbond president Tung-Yi Chan

Winbond posts 2Q11 profit growth; sees price pressure

Aug 5, 16:08

Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics, a manufacturer of niche-market DRAM and NOR flash, has announced that net profits for the second quarter of 2011 climbed 129% sequentially to NT$269...

Winbond president Tung-Yi Chan

Elpida begins sample shipments of 3D-TSV stacked DDR3 DRAM

Jun 27, 10:17

Elpida Memory on June 27 announced that it has begun sample shipments of its DDR3 SDRAM (x32-bit I/O configuration) made using TSV stacking technology. The sample is a low-power 8Gb...

Strong demand for driver ICs and CMOS sensors to affect SDRAM production in 2H11, says Powerchip

Jun 13, 12:30

Production of SDRAM chips at Powerchip Technology might be affected in the second half of 2011 as a major part of the company's capacity will be allocated for the production of LCD...

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...

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...

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