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  • Last update: Thursday 20 August 2015 [221 news items]

UMC to expand foundry capacity to fend off competition from SMIC, say sources

Jun 13, 11:30

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) will ramp up its capacity for 40nm processes in order to fend off increasing competition from China-based Semiconductor Manufacturing International...

Foundry houses, IC design vendors vying for fingerprint sensor orders

May 26, 15:11

Wafer foundry houses as well as more Taiwan-based IC vendors will vie for the growing fingerprint identification sensor orders from the smartphone sector in the second half of 2014,...

China IC backend service companies migrating to advanced processes

Mar 13, 16:08

More IC testing and packaging companies in China are expected to migrate to advanced processes following Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) and Jiangsu Changjiang...

Commentary: Is it likely for Qualcomm to produce 28nm chips at SMIC?

Mar 13, 15:56

Recent reports from China have cited Qualcomm president Derek Aberle as disclosing that it plans to produce 28nm chips at China-based Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation...

SMIC, JCET form JV for 12-inch bumping and testing

Feb 21, 14:26

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) and Jiangsu Changjiang Electronics Technology (JCET), an IC assembly and test services provider in China, have established a joint...

SMIC 4Q13 profits fall 68.5%

Feb 18, 14:54

China-based IC foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has reported net profits of US$14.7 million on consolidated sales of US$491.8 million for the fourth quarter...

SMIC readies 28nm chip production

Jan 27, 12:02

Semiconductor Manufacturing International's (SMIC) 28nm technology has been process frozen, and the company has successfully entered the multi project wafer (MPW) stage to support...

SMIC 3Q13 sales and profits drop on quarter

Oct 23, 11:11

China-based IC foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has announced net profits of US$42.5 million on sales of US$534.3 million for the third quarter of 2013. Sales...

SMIC forms R&D and manufacturing center for sensors, 3D IC

Oct 22, 16:14

China-based IC foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has announced the formation of an R&D and manufacturing center for sensors and 3D ICs, the Center for CVS3D...

Foundries gearing up for IC card market boom in China

Oct 21, 21:53

Foundries including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) and Huahong Grace Semiconductor are all gearing up for China's...

SMIC launches 0.13-micron LL eFlash process

Oct 18, 11:25

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has moved its 0.13-micron low-leakage (LL) embedded flash (eFlash) process to volume production, according to the China-based IC foundry...

SMIC eEEPROM technology for bank card ICs certified by China Union Pay

Oct 9, 13:59

IC foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has announced that bank card IC products adopting its eEEPROM process technology have obtained China Union Pay certifica...

SMIC reports record sales and profits for 1H13

Aug 28, 11:16

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has announced interim financial results for the six months ended June 30, 2013, with revenues and net profits climbing to record hi...

SMIC 2Q13 profits soar on record revenues

Aug 9, 14:30

IC foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has announced that net profits rose 85.7% sequentially to US$75.4 million in the second quarter of 2013. Consolidated revenues...

Silicon Labs intros MEMS oscillator, manufactured by SMIC

Jun 28, 15:30

Silicon Labs recently introduced its highly-integrated oscillators designed to replace general-purpose crystal oscillators (XOs) in cost-sensitive and high-volume applications such...

Digitimes Research: TSMC expanding in China

Jun 20, 15:04

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has significantly expanded its presence in China's IC industry, as the foundry's technology advantages and manufacturing capabilities...

Sean Maloney joins SMIC as independent non-executive director

Jun 19, 12:06

Sean Maloney has been appointed to the board of Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) as an independent non-executive director effective June 15, 2013, according to the...

Digitimes Research: China foundry output value to rise 15% in 2013

Jun 5, 12:34

The output value of China's IC foundry industry will register growth of 15.4% in 2013 reaching US$4.08 billion, thanks to a ramp-up of new capacities at 12-inch foundries, brisk demand...

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SMIC forms joint venture to establish new wafer fab in Beijing

Jun 4, 19:36

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has announced that the company and its subsidiary SMIC Beijing have entered into a joint venture with Beijing Industrial Development...

SMIC names new COO

Apr 29, 10:18

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC), China's top chipmaker, has announced that VP of North Operations Haijun Zhao has been appointed chief operating officer effective...

Powerchip to sell 12-inch fab tools for NT$6 billion, says report

Newswatch - Apr 25, 16:16

Powerchip Technology's planned sale of individual production equipment installed at its P3 12-inch wafer fab has come to a conclusion, with 10 companies looking to make their purchases...

SMIC swings to 1Q13 profits

Apr 25, 13:49

IC foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has reported net profits of US$40.6 million for the first quarter of 2013. The figure improved on net losses of US$42.82...

SMIC to operate at 90% of production capacity in 2Q13

Mar 19, 21:49

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) is expected to operate at 90% of its production capacity in the second quarter of 2013, buoyed by orders from IC design...

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SMIC ends 2012 with record revenues

Feb 7, 11:54

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) saw its revenues climb to a record US$485.9 million in the fourth quarter of 2012. Revenues for the entire year also hit an all-time...

Digitimes Research: Greater China foundry capacity utilization rate to continue slide in 1H13

Dec 26, 11:52

Utilization rates at leading IC foundries in Greater China will remain under downward pressure during the first half of 2013, as the top-3 players' continued efforts to expand their...

SMIC announces breakthrough in backside-illuminated image sensors

Dec 20, 20:36

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has announced a breakthrough in its development of backside-illuminated (BSI) CMOS image sensor (CIS) technology. The complete BSI...

TSMC disposes of more SMIC shares

Dec 3, 21:49

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) announced on December 3 that it had disposed of approximately 234 million shares of Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC)...

TSMC sees orders returning for its 28nm process

Nov 8, 21:27

In first-half 2012, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) saw its 28nm process lacking enough capacity, forcing customers such as Qualcomm to shift orders to United Microelectronics...

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SMIC expects record revenues in 2012

Nov 6, 10:39

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) is set to end 2012 with record revenues, according to the China-based foundry chipmaker, which saw its revenues hit a new quarterly...

China IC foundries move toward specific process manufacturing, says Digitimes Research

Sep 27, 15:15

China-based IC foundries, except Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) and Shanghai Huali Microelectronics (HLMC), have moved to enhanced their specific process offerings...

Major foundries show mixed progress toward advanced process nodes

Sep 27, 13:58

Major IC foundries have made mixed progress in developing their businesses in the advanced process market, according to industry sources. There likely be an ever widening technology...

TSMC reportedly cuts stake in SMIC

Newswatch - Sep 6, 11:35

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has sold off almost 191 million shares of Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) at HK$0.291 (US$0.04) each, cutting its...

OmniVision reportedly mulls buying stake in China foundry

Aug 27, 11:14

CMOS image sensor vendor OmniVision Technologies is looking to buy a stake in Wuhan Xinxin Semiconductor Manufacturing, a 12-inch wafer fab in China, according to industry sources.

SMIC posts record quarterly revenues

Aug 9, 14:26

China-based foundry chipmaker Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has reported a record-high US$421.8 million in consolidated revenues for the second quarter of 2012...

SMIC raises guidance for 2Q12

Jul 24, 14:19

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC), China's largest IC foundry, has announced upward revisions to its revenue and gross margin guidance for the second quarter of 2012...

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