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HHNEC and SMIC land IC card orders for Shanghai World Expo

Newswatch - Apr 2, 17:09

Pure-play foundry Huahong NEC Electronics (HHNEC) has landed orders for the production of IC cards to be used with the intelligent entrance systems deployed during the 2010 Shanghai...

SMIC gains bank loans for 45nm node process development

Apr 2, 12:16

China-based pure-play foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has signed a three billion yuan (US$439 million) syndicated loan agreement with Chinese...

Taiwan DRAM should move to integrate and develop strength in IP, says SMIC CEO

Mar 26, 16:13

Integration is shaping up to become a major trend in the semiconductor industry, and the route will also be followed by Taiwan's DRAM-chip sector, according to Richard Chang, CEO...

SMIC CEO Richard Chang

Hermes Microvision lands e-beam equipment order from SMIC

Mar 23, 16:14

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has placed orders for three e-beam inspection systems for 45nm and below production with Hermes Microvision (HMI), a subsidiary...

China foundry SMIC to spin off solar cell business

Mar 20, 12:18

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), the largest pure-play foundry in China, plans to spin off its polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) solar cell business,...

SMIC dismisses Chartered acquisition rumors

Newswatch - Mar 19, 14:38

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has denied recent speculation that the China government is drafting a plan to have SMIC acquire Chartered Semiconductor...

SMIC readies 45nm production

Mar 18, 16:08

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC), China's top pure-play foundry, will soon receive validation for its 45nm process technology from three China-based IC designers,...

SMIC CEO Richard Chang

TSMC and SMIC compete for CMOS image sensor orders

Mar 18, 13:52

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has recently snatched orders for CMOS image sensors (CIS) from a number of IC design houses including Israel-based Advasense and...

FlipChip announces 300mm strategic partnership with SMIC

Mar 18, 09:36

FlipChip International (FCI), which specializes in flip-chip bumping and wafer level packaging, has recently announced a partnership alliance with Semiconductor Manufacturing International...

SMIC embraces China CMOS image sensor design houses

Mar 3, 12:32

China-based provider of IC foundry service Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC) has obtained orders for CMOS image sensors from most related IC design houses in China...

China-based foundry SMIC lands order for IC cards

Feb 25, 17:04

China-based foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has landed an order for chips used to make insurance cards for sale in the China market, according...

SMIC 2Q09 utilization to rise on rush orders, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 20, 16:43

Wafer foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has recently secured rush orders for handset and home appliance applications from China's IC design houses,...

China steps up consolidation of foundries, sources say

Feb 17, 17:15

Market sources have indicated that the Shanghai government will appoint the new chairman of Grace Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation (GSMC) to lead the resources of GSMC and...

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SMIC leads wafer foundries in slashing capex budgets for 2009

Feb 10, 17:13

Semiconductor equipment makers have expressed concerns over huge capex cuts at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC), Chartered...

SMIC 4Q08 losses due to falling fab utilization

Feb 6, 12:30

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has posted a net loss of US$124.5 million for the fourth quarter of 2008, due to a significant drop in fab utilization...

China foundry FMIC seeking MEMS orders from Taiwan designers

Feb 5, 14:32

China-based foundry Founder Microelectronics International (FMIC), a member of the Founder Group, has recently visited a number of Taiwan IC design companies aiming to secure MEMS...

SIHL increases stake in SMIC

Feb 3, 15:24

Shanghai Industrial Holdings (SIHL) has increased its stake in Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) to 10.09%, making it the second-largest shareholder of...

SMIC announces availability of 65nm standard cell libraries

Jan 22, 12:13

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has announced the availability of three in-house 65nm standard cell libraries, which help customers shorten production...

TSMC reportedly to cut 5% of workforce

Jan 21, 01:05

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is looking to downsize about 1,000 jobs, or 5% of its workforce, in 2009, according to industry sources. The planned layoffs are...

Lunar New Year bringing rush orders for handset chips for the China market

Jan 13, 01:20

Foundry players and packaging and testing houses are receiving rush orders mainly concentrated on handset chips amid demand for the Lunar New Year at the end of January, according...

SMIC claims no knowledge of talks with Intel; finalizes partnership with Datang

Newswatch - Jan 7, 14:17

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) is reportedly holding negotiations which could see it gain Intel as a strategic partner through the purchase of a partial...

SMIC targets China stimulus plan

Dec 29, 14:17

China-based Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) is gearing up the development of the local market, expecting the Chinese government's economic stimulus package...

SMIC CEO Richard Chang

SMIC develops 0.13-micron high-voltage technology

Dec 23, 13:25

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) announced on December 22 that the company has completed development of its 0.13-micron production process with availability...

SMIC utilization rate at 65-70%, company says

Dec 11, 11:48

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) indicated on Wednesday that it running at a utilization rate of 65-70% in the fourth quarter of 2008. The company made...

SMIC Shanghai fab

SMIC announces first 45nm yield lot

Dec 9, 09:59

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has announced its first 45nm yield lot, signifying a working 45nm process. This first silicon success comes less than...

SMIC to deploy MEMS 8-inch line at Chengdu fab

Dec 8, 14:57

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has internally approved that the company's deployment into MEMS business will be operated at its 8-inch fab in Chengdu,...

SMIC to gain TD-SCDMA orders on partnership with Datang

Dec 2, 16:03

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) is expected to receive a positive sales contribution from its strategic partnership with Datang Telecom Technology &...

SMIC

NXP suspends MEMS orders to SMIC

Nov 28, 01:05

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC), which announced plans to enter the MEMS OEM market at the end of October, has already seen orders from its major customer, NXP Semiconductors,...

Intel raids skilled staff from SMIC and Hynix for Fab 68 in China

Nov 27, 14:11

Intel has completed first-round recruitment of staff for its 12-inch fab in Dalian, China (Fab 68) amid the rising wave of layoffs and production cuts by global semiconductor players,...

China leads in IC consumption, despite fragile supply from local players

Nov 20, 11:58

The production value of China's semiconductor industry grew 23% to account for more than one-third of total chip production worldwide for the first time in 2007, as the nation's huge...

Commentary: SMIC to benefit from Datang investment

Nov 12, 16:26

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) will take advantage of its cooperation with Datang Telecom Technology & Industry Holdings, which is backed by the...

Datang to invest US$172 million in SMIC

Nov 12, 01:10

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) and Datang Telecom Technology & Industry Holdings have announced that the two companies have reached a definitive...

SMIC signs agreement with the strategic investor

Nov 7, 01:00

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has signed an agreement with a strategic investor to issue company shares. Company CEO Richard Chang indicated the deal...

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TSMC, UMC and SMIC to cut capex for 2009 amid poor visibility

Oct 31, 15:44

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) have announced plans to reduce their capex for 2009 amid gloomy...

SMIC revenues up 10% in 3Q, losses narrow

Oct 30, 11:13

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has announced consolidated third quarter sales of US$375.9 million, up 9.6% from the second quarter. The company's average...

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