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UMC expects flat 1Q13

Feb 6, 19:33

United Microelectronics (UMC) expects its wafer shipments to rise 6% sequentially in the first quarter of 2013, with average selling prices (ASP) decreasing also 6%.

STATS ChipPAC, UMC unveil 3D IC developed under open ecosystem model

Jan 29, 22:11

STATS ChipPAC and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) have jointly announced the first demonstration of TSV-enabled 3D IC chip stacking technology developed under an open ecosystem...

UMC rolls out thick-plated copper process for PWM ICs

Jan 17, 10:28

United Microelectronics (UMC) has developed a thick-plated copper process, in collaboration with packaging house Chipbond Technology, for power management IC applications.

UMC eyeing 28nm chip orders from Qualcomm

Jan 16, 12:21

United Semiconductor (UMC) has delivered samples of Qualcomm's new 28nm chips for verification, and is competing with Globalfoundries to be the second 28nm foundry partner for Qualcomm...

Samsung moves up in foundry ranking

Jan 16, 10:37

IC Insights has released its 2012 top IC foundries (pure-play and IDM) ranking. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) remained the leader while Samsung Electronics surpassed...

UMC 4Q12 revenues meet guidance

Jan 8, 21:47

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has reported revenues of NT$7.8 billion (US$268.86 million) for December 2012, down 13.5% sequentially and 3.8% on year. Revenues for the...

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...

UMC to issue NT$10 billion of non-secured corporate bonds

Newswatch - Dec 25, 11:35

United Microelectronics (UMC) plans to issue NT$10 billion (US$344 million) in non-secured corporate bonds. The proceeds from the bond issue will be used to strengthen its working...

UMC approved to raise stake in Hejian

Dec 20, 21:27

United Microelectronics (UMC) is allowed to raise its stake in China-based Hejian Technology after having its equity deal with Hejian's holding company approved by Taiwan's investment...

UMC announces tape-out of 55nm SDDI customer product

Dec 19, 12:10

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has announced that it has taped out the foundry industry's first customer product utilizing 55nm small display driver IC (SDDI) process te...

UMC, VIS November sales down

Dec 7, 16:50

Foundry chipmakers United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) have both reported decreases in November 2012 revenues from the previous...

Globalfoundries to buy stake in UMC, report says

Newswatch - Dec 6, 14:19

Globalfoundries reportedly will buy a stake in fellow foundry chipmaker United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC), and the next move for the pair is to form a strategic alliance,...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan foundry capacity utilization to fall in 4Q12

Nov 27, 12:04

Utilization rates at Taiwan's top-3 IC foundries will average 84.8% in the fourth quarter of 2012, down from 94.8% in the prior quarter, according to Digitimes Research's latest findings...

UMC unveils 80nm SDDI process node

Nov 21, 21:55

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has introduced an 80nm SDDI (small-panel display driver IC) foundry process, with what it claims is the most competitive SDDI SRAM bitcell...

UMC restructures executive team

Nov 20, 13:47

Foundry chipmaker United Microelectronics has announced the appointment of Po-Wen Yen to the position of CEO, effective immediately. Former CEO Shih-Wei Sun has been promoted to company...

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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UMC October revenues rise

Nov 8, 15:18

Contract chipmaker United Microelectronics (UMC) has reported revenues of NT$9.28 billion (US$319 million) for October 2012, up 1.8% on month and 12.4% on year.

UMC to develop 14nm FinFET process

Nov 2, 11:44

United Microelectronics (UMC) will move to aggressively develop 14nm process technology featuring FinFET 3D transistors, according to company CEO Shih-Wei Sun. Deploying Finfet transistor...

UMC to launch FinFETs at 14nm

UMC sees decrease in 4Q12 shipments

Oct 31, 16:00

United Microelectronics (UMC) saw its revenues increase about 3% sequentially in the third quarter of 2012, despite having lower shipments for the quarter, according to the foundry...

UMC sees revenues decline in September

Newswatch - Oct 11, 15:17

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has announced revenues of NT$9.11 billion (US$309.86 million) for September, down 7% from the previous month but up 11.5% from a year earl...

ProMOS announces massive layoffs

Oct 4, 01:10

DRAM chipmaker ProMOS Technologies has announced plans to lay off as many as 1,300 employees as part of its restructuring project. The number of jobs affected is higher than the expected...

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...

UMC sees 20-month revenues high in August

Stockwatch - Sep 10, 11:10

Taiwan-based foundry service provider United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has reported revenues of NT$9.799 billion (US$327 million) for August, its highest figure in 20 months...

UMC, STMicro team up to develop BSI process for image sensors

Sep 7, 15:02

United Microelectronics (UMC) has teamed up with STMicroelectronics to develop 65nm CMOS image sensor technology using backside illumination (BSI).

UMC solar subsidiaries halt plans for new investments

Aug 23, 01:40

Topcell Solar International and NexPower Technology, two solar energy subsidiaries of United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC), will temporarily not commit to new investments due...

UMC to dissolve Japan subsidiary

Aug 22, 01:30

Foundry service provider United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) plans to dissolve and liquidate its wholly-owned subsidiary in Japan, UMC Japan. UMC's board of directors approved...

UMC to raise investment in GaAs foundry subsidiary

Newswatch - Aug 21, 16:28

United Microelectronics (UMC) will invest up to NT$600 million (US$20 million) to buy new shares issued by its GaAs foundry subsidiary Wavetek Microelectronics, according to a company...

Apple the driving force behind Samsung foundry business, says IC Insights

Aug 21, 15:37

IC Insights has published its ranking of the forecast 2012 top 12 IC foundries (pure-play and IDM). TSMC, by far, is expected to remain the leading foundry. TSMC's 2012 sales are...

UMC July sales up

Aug 8, 15:03

Contract chipmaker United Microelectronics (UMC) has reported revenues of NT$9.61 billion (US$321 million) for July 2012, up 3.5% on month and 9.1% on year.

Chip industry undergoing structural shift, says UMC CEO

Jul 27, 01:10

The semiconductor industry is in the process of structural change, and United Microelectronics (UMC) has a big growth opportunity in the advanced chip segment, according to Shih-Wei...

UMC sees end-market demand uncertainty for 4Q12

UMC 2Q12 results beat guidance

Jul 25, 15:07

United Microelectronics (UMC) saw its revenue and gross margin results for the second quarter of 2012 slightly beat its guidance. Looking forwad, the IC foundry expects marginal sequential...

UMC reportedly seeking investment from Qualcomm

Jul 13, 01:25

UMC has approached Qualcomm to participate its upcoming private placement with an aim to establish a strategic partnership with the chip vendor, according to industry sources.

TSMC evaluating ASML investment proposal

Jul 11, 14:19

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has confirmed that it has received an investment proposal from ASML Holding for joint development of advanced chipmaking technology,...

Lattice to work with UMC on 28nm

Jul 10, 12:24

Lattice Semiconductor has announced a long-term technology partnership with United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC). As part of this partnership, Lattice and UMC will continue work,...

UMC posts flat growth in June sales

Jul 9, 15:19

Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) has reported almost flat growth in June 2012 revenues. Second-quarter revenues amounted to NT$27.62 billion (US$923 million), a 16.2%...

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    300mm wafer from UMC with 11 copper layers

    SemiTech Taipei 2006: UMC showcases a 300mm wafer with 11 copper layers, manufactured on a 65nm process using triple-gate oxide (TGO) technology

    Photo: Vyacheslav Sobolev, DigiTimes, May 4.

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    SEMICON Taiwan: Hermes Liu, UMC.

    SEMICON Taiwan: Hermes Liu from UMC delivering his presentation "Microloop brings foundry and fabless closer on 65nm yield enhancement."

    Photo: Vyacheslav Sobolev, DigiTimes, Sep 13.

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