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UMC to post brisk 2Q16 results

Apr 12, 14:33

IC foundry UMC is expected to enjoy significant revenue and profit growth sequentially in the second quarter of 2016, thanks to a ramp-up of orders from its fabless clients as well...

UMC March revenues increase

Apr 11, 15:46

United Microelectronics (UMC) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$12.92 billion (US$399 million) for March 2016, up 36.3% sequentially and 1.6% on year.

Global Unichip reports brisk March results

Apr 6, 16:12

IC design services provider Global Unichip has reported March revenues soared 13.8% sequentially and 81.4% from a year earlier to NT$926 million (US$28.5 million).

Digitimes Research: Taiwan 1Q16 top foundries combined revenues to decrease

Mar 22, 22:12

Combined revenues of Taiwan's major foundries: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) are...

UMC reports almost NT$13.5 billion in 2015 net income

Mar 17, 16:07

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has announced that its board of directors has approved the company's 2015 business report and financial statements, reporting consolidated...

UMC February revenues fall on year

Mar 9, 14:58

Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$9.48 billion (US$288.1 million), down 21.4% from a year ago.

China chipmaker reportedly hires UMC senior executive

Newswatch - Mar 2, 21:34

United Microelectronics (UMC) senior VP JH Shyu, a key figure in the establishment of Hejian Technology, has been hired by a China-based chipmaker, most likely Semiconductor Manufacturing...

Foundry production interrupted during earthquake

Feb 6, 15:49

An earthquake hitting the Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) early in the morning on February 6 caused production lines at semiconductor foundries Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing...

UMC reports increased January revenues

Stockwatch - Feb 6, 14:30

United Microelectronics (UMC) has reported January consolidated revenues of NT$12.01 billion (US$361.6 million), up 12.5% sequentially.

UMC buys equipment from Lam, Tokyo Electron

Stockwatch - Jan 28, 10:08

United Microelectronics (UMC) has purchased a total of NT$1.96 billion (US$58.4 million) worth of equipment from Lam Research and Tokyo Electron for its 12-inch wafer fab in Xiamen,...

UMC expects flat performance in 1Q16

Jan 28, 10:02

Foundry chipmaker United Microelectronics (UMC) expects its wafer shipments to stay flat sequentially in the first quarter of 2016, while softness in wafer ASPs will be offset by...

UMC representative leaves Motech board

Jan 13, 11:04

United Microelectronics (UMC), which obtained a 9% stake in Motech Industries after its solar-cell subsidiary Topcell Solar International merged with Motech, has resigned from Motech's...

UMC buys more equipment for Xiamen fab

Stockwatch - Jan 8, 15:45

United Microelectronics (UMC) has purchased a total of NT$1.98 billion (US$59.5 million) worth of equipment from Murata Machinery and Applied Materials for its 12-inch wafer fab in...

UMC December revenues down, VIS up

Jan 8, 15:13

Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) has reported a 4% sequential decrease in December revenues, while specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor's (VIS)...

UMC orders equipment for Xiamen fab

Stockwatch - Jan 6, 20:56

United Microelectronics (UMC) has purchased NT$1.05 billion (US$31.8 million) worth of equipment from KLA-Tencor for its 12-inch wafer fab in Xiamen, according to a company filing...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan IC foundry capacity utilization rate to fall in 4Q15

Dec 22, 11:47

Utilization rates at Taiwan's top-three IC foundries will fall further to 85.8% in the fourth quarter of 2015 - the lowest level in 13 quarters, according to Digitimes Research.

UMC board approves capex for 28nm capacity expansion

Stockwatch - Dec 16, 22:20

The board of directors of United Microelectronics (UMC) has approved a capex of NT$12.57 billion (US$383.5 million) to mainly expand the foundry's 28nm manufacturing capacity.

Commentary: TSMC new fab to boost China semiconductor industry

Dec 10, 10:44

The announcement by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to build a 12-inch wafer manufacturing facility in Nanjing, China heralds the establishment of a cluster of semiconductor...

UMC sees November revenues drop

Stockwatch - Dec 9, 15:50

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$11.117 billion (US$338.5 million) for November 2015, representing a 7.81% drop on month and 3.62%...

UMC Xiamen fab to go online as early as 3Q16, says report

Dec 2, 11:44

Operations at United Microelectronics' (UMC) 12-inch wafer fab in Xiamen are expected to kick off as early as third-quarter 2016, according to a report from Japan's Nikkei Asian...

MediaTek to place foundry orders with SMIC, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 30, 15:58

MediaTek is considering to including China-based Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) as one of its wafer foundry partners, according to a Chinese-language...

UMC says auto chip revenues to double

Nov 18, 11:11

United Microelectronics (UMC) expects to see revenues generated from the automotive sector double on year in 2015, according to the Taiwan-based IC foundry.

UMC October revenues drop on year

Stockwatch - Nov 9, 16:25

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$12.059 billion (US$368.36 million) for October 2015, representing a 15.67% increase on month and...

SPIL to form joint investment business with three other chipmakers

Nov 6, 14:37

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has disclosed plans to form a joint investment business with three other Taiwan-based chipmakers. The joint investment entity will mainly invest...

UMC expects shipment fall in 4Q15

Oct 29, 10:09

IC foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) expects to post a shipment fall of less than 5% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2015, as a result of ongoing inventory adjustments within...

UMC September revenues slip to 19-month low

Oct 8, 16:02

Foundry chipmaker United Microelectronics (UMC) saw its September revenues fall to NT$10.43 billion (US$320 million) hitting a 19-month low.

UMC enters volume production for touchscreen controllers using 0.11-micron eFlash process

Sep 23, 15:55

United Microelectronics (UMC) has announced the volume production of chips for touchscreen controller applications, built using the foundry's 0.11-micron eFlash process.

Recent executive changes at chipmakers

Sep 18, 11:31

There were executive changes recently at chipmakers including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), United Microelectronics (UMC) and Micron Technology, which have drawn...

UMC August revenues fall 4% on month

Stockwatch - Sep 9, 15:53

Foundry chipmaker United Microelectronics (UMC) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$12.19 billion (US$374.7 million) for August 2015, down 4% on month but up 6.8% on year.

TSMC and UMC July revenues up, VIS down

Aug 10, 15:36

Pure-play wafer foundries Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics (UMC) enjoyed revenue increases in July 2015, whereas Vanguard International...

UMC slows 28nm ramp

Jul 30, 21:50

United Microelectronics (UMC) has decided to ramp up its 28nm production capacity at a slower pace due to a less-optimistic outlook for demand in the second half of 2015.

UMC expects wafer shipments to drop in 3Q15

Jul 30, 11:16

Foundry chipmaker United Microelectronics (UMC) expects to post an up to 5% sequential decrease in wafer shipments for the third quarter of 2015, while its capacity utilization rate...

UMC enters volume production for AMD chips using TSV

Jul 21, 16:02

United Microelectronics (UMC) has entered volume production for AMD's graphics chips using through-silicon-via (TSV) technology, according to the Taiwan-based pure-play foundry.

UMC 2Q15 revenues up, VIS down

Stockwatch - Jul 10, 10:29

United Microelectronics (UMC) saw its second-quarter revenues rise about 1% sequentially and set a new record, while Vanguard International Semiconductor's (VIS) revenues dropped...

ARM, UMC team to tape out Cortex-A based 14nm FinFET chip

Jun 22, 16:17

United Microelectronics (UMC) has announced that it is collaborating with ARM to tape out a process qualification vehicle (PQV) test chip on the foundry's 14nm FinFET technology to...

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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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