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UMC holds groundbreaking ceremony for new facilities at 12-inch fab

May 24, 16:26

United Microelectronics (UMC) on May 24 held a groundbreaking ceremony for the fifth and sixth phase (P5 and P6) construction of its 12-inch plant located in southern Taiwan. Equipment...

Wah Lee benefiting from TSMC, UMC full capacity

May 16, 01:10

Wah Lee Industrial, a Taiwan-based distributor of electronic materials, has obtained growing orders for silicon wafers, photo resist and other materials used by wafer foundries arising...

UMC to break ground for new factories at Fab 12A

May 15, 12:09

United Microelectronics (UMC) will soon break ground for the fifth and sixth phase construction of its 12-inch fab located at the Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP), according to...

UMC April revenues up 11%

May 8, 15:14

United Microelectronics (UMC) has announced that revenues for April 2012 grew 11.4% sequentially to NT$9.12 billion (US$311.3 million).

UMC to raise stake in Hejian

Apr 26, 01:40

United Microelectronics (UMC) has unveiled plans to raise its stake in China-based Hejian Technology to 80-90%. After getting the nod from its board, UMC will submit related documents...

UMC posts better-than-expected 1Q12 results; sees growth in 2Q

Apr 25, 16:22

United Microelectronics (UMC), the world's second largest pure-play foundry supplier, has reported better-than-expected revenue and profit results for the first quarter of 2012. The...

UMC expects 2Q12 wafer shipments to rise 15%

Pure-play foundry market set for 12% growth in 2012, IHS says

Apr 12, 10:57

Increasing electronics content in popular tablet and smartphone devices, and in ultrabook PCs will drive growth for the global semiconductor foundry business this year, according...

TSMC 1Q12 sales in line with guidance

Apr 10, 14:47

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$105.51 billion (US$3.57 billion) for January through March 2012, which came within the...

UMC to break ground for new factory buildings at 12-inch fab in May

Apr 10, 01:30

United Microelectronics (UMC) is scheduled to hold a groundbreaking ceremony for new factory buildings (Phase 5 and 6) at its 12-inch Fab 12A located at the Southern Taiwan Science...

UMC is set to break ground for new facilities at its 12-inch fab in southern Taiwan

UMC 1Q12 revenues down 2.7%

Apr 9, 16:58

United Microelectronics (UMC) saw its first-quarter revenues decrease 2.7% sequentially, in line with company guidance.

Tight foundry capacity stabilizes ASP for IC designers

Mar 27, 11:29

With tight capacities at foundry service providers, major Taiwan-based IC design houses expect the short supply to give their downstream customers less bargaining power and help maintain...

UMC-affiliated IC design firms to post strong sales growth in 2Q12

Mar 19, 12:29

United Microelectronics' (UMC) IC design affiliates including MediaTek, Novatek Microelectronics, Pixart Imaging and Integrated Technology Express (ITE) are all expected to see their...

UMC 2Q12 utilization to reach above 90%

Mar 15, 01:10

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) utilization rate in March is rumored to be around 95%. Industry sources noted that as demand continues to grow in the second quarter,...

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UMC sees revenues decline for February

Newswatch - Mar 9, 11:10

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) had revenues of NT$7.52 billion (US$254.68 million) for February, down 6.6% on month and 16.5% on year, according to company data.

TSMC January sales up 11%, UMC down

Feb 10, 14:18

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) registered a 10.6% sequential increase in consolidated revenues in January 2012. Fellow company United Microelectronics Corporation...

Commentary: Lack of distribution channels continues to hover over Taiwan solar industry

Feb 9, 15:50

The economy was harsh to the solar industry in 2011 as supply exceeds demand. In 2012, Taiwan-based solar cell firms still need to find a solution to prevent being marginalized.

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UMC 4Q11 profits fall on lower revenues

Feb 8, 15:51

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has announced operating profits declined 45.3% sequentially to NT$840 million (US$28.5 million) in the fourth quarter of 2011 with revenues...

UMC 4Q11 profits shrink

UMC 4Q11 sales down 3%

Jan 9, 16:35

Revenues at United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) amounted to NT$24.43 billion (US$809.6 million) in the fourth quarter of 2011 after the foundry posted higher December sales...

UMC launches specialized 0.11-micron aluminum process

Jan 2, 10:38

United Microelectronics (UMC) has launched a specialized 0.11-micron aluminum process manufactured at its 8-inch fabs. The A+ platform consists of a blend of technology offerings,...

TSMC November sales down, VIS up

Dec 12, 10:59

Foundry chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) saw its sales decrease sequentially in November 2011, joining fellow company United Microelectronics Corporation...

UMC revenues down 23% in November

Dec 9, 01:30

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) saw its revenues decline about 22.75% on year in November 2011, which marked the foundry's seventh-straight month of annual decreases.

Digitimes Research: Top foundries in Greater China to see slight growth in 2011 revenues

Dec 1, 14:13

Following a strong recovery in 2010, Digitimes Research expects the top-three foundry chipmakers in Greater China to see their combined revenues grow at a modest 3% rate in 2011.

Digitimes Research: 2011 revenues at major Greater-China IC foundries up 3%

Kilopass, UMC extend collaboration

Dec 1, 01:10

Non-volatile memory (NVM) IP vendor Kilopass Technology and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) have expanded their existing manufacturing license deal, according to the companies...

Foundries eyeing DRAM fabs

Nov 24, 01:30

DRAM chipmakers Powerchip Technology and ProMOS Technologies are reportedly considering selling fabs in order to preserve cash and strengthen their financial structures. Bidders for...

Foundry orders losing momentum

Nov 22, 14:47

Foundry chipmakers have seen short lead-time orders lose momentum, according to industry sources. Short lead-time orders were a key factor contributing to their revenue growth in...

UMC October revenues slide

Nov 8, 15:59

Foundry chipmaker United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has announced revenues for October 2011 slid 22.9% from a year ago to NT$8.26 billion (US$274 million).

UMC approved to hold stake in Hejian

Nov 2, 01:00

Contract chipmaker United Microelectronics (UMC) has announced that the company has received approval from Taiwan's Investment Commission under the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA)...

Xilinx shipping new FPGA built on TSMC 28nm process

Oct 27, 10:12

Xilinx has announced the first shipments of its Virtex-7 2000T FPGA, the first product using 2.5D IC stacked packaging technology. The chip is built on TSMC's 28nm HPL (low power...

Vincent Tong, company senior VP of worldwide quality and new product introduction

UMC posts lower 3Q11 profits, to stay profitable in 4Q11

Oct 26, 16:12

Contract chipmaker United Microelectronics (UMC) saw its net profits for the third quarter of 2011 decline 38.8% sequentially and 77.6% from a year ago, with gross margin sliding...

UMC breaks into supply chain for Kindle Fire, says report

Newswatch - Oct 24, 12:07

Amazon's recently-launched Kindle Fire tablet contains a dual-core 1GHz TI OMAP 4430 processor, which reportedly is being manufactured using 45nm process technology at United Microelectronics...

Heavyweight newcomers to accelerate solar market transformation

Oct 19, 10:01

Solar firms have been facing low demand in 2011. As marginalization continues to weed out firms that are less competitive, many non-solar industry leading corporations have been eyeing...

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Synopsys, UMC extend collaboration to 28nm

Oct 13, 01:00

Synopsys and United Microelectronics (UMC) have announced an agreement to collaborate on the development of Synopsys DesignWare IP for UMC's 28nm HLP Poly SiON process.

TSMC, UMC post revenue drops in September 2011

Oct 7, 14:58

Contract chipmakers Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) both saw their September 2011 revenues decrease from those of the...

ARM, UMC extend partnership to 28nm

Oct 7, 01:00

United Microelectronics (UMC) on October 6 announced that its existing partnership with processor IP vendor ARM now extends to 28nm solutions.

Foundries offer discount for IC designers

Sep 27, 14:11

Pure-play wafer foundries in Taiwan and China reportedly have offered special discounts to their fabless IC clients, due to particularly low utilization rates that are likely to persist...

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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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