News tagged UMC
Last update: Tuesday 9 September 2014 [511 news items]
UMC may see sequential drop in 3Q11 revenues
Jul 13, 15:49
Foundry chipmaker United Microelectronics (UMC) may see revenues for the third quarter of 2011 decrease about 10% on quarter, defying normal seasonal patterns, according to market...
TSMC 2Q11 sales meet guidance
Jul 8, 14:57
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reported NT$36.67 billion (US$1.28 billion) in consolidated revenues for June 2011, down 0.1% on month but up 0.9% on year. The...
UMC sees ASP pressure in 2H11
Jun 16, 01:15
United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has reiterated its forecasts released on April 27 that the foundry will see flat growth sequentially in both shipments and ASPs in the second...
TI reportedly cuts wafer starts at TSMC, UMC
Jun 15, 16:49
Texas Instruments (TI) has cut its orders to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC), according to sources in the industry...
UMC posts slight drop in May revenues
Jun 8, 16:56
Foundry chipmaker United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has announced revenues of NT$9.4 billion (US$328 million) for May 2011, down 1.7% on month to reach the second lowest level...
UMC announces ECB issue
Stockwatch - May 18, 16:01
United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has issued five-year non-secured ECBs (euro-convertible bonds) worth US$500 million to fund equipment purchases and bolster its finances,...
UMC posts flat revenues for April
May 9, 16:05
United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has announced net sales of NT$9.56 billion (US$335 million) for April 2011, down 0.22% sequentially but up 2.6% on year.
UMC cuts global chip outlook for 2011
Newswatch - Apr 28, 10:52
United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has revised downward its growth forecast for the global semiconductor market to 5% this year from its previous estimate of 5%-10% growth,...
UMC meets 1Q11 guidance, cautious about 2Q
Apr 27, 16:38
United Microelectronics (UMC) has said its first-quarter 2011 results came in line with its guidance. However, the contract chipmaker expressed caution about its outlook for the second...
UMC to raise salaries by 7.5% on average
Apr 14, 01:50
United Microelectronics (UMC) has unveiled plans to raise its employees' base salaries in 2011 by 7.5% on average. The estimated pay rise doubles the level of previous years, the...
UMC says Japan fab unaffected by aftershocks
Apr 13, 14:10
United Microelectronics Corporation's (UMC) 8-inch wafer plant in Chiba Prefecture has not been affected by the latest aftershocks that struck Japan, continuing to run at normal capacity,...
UMC March revenues up 6% on-month
Apr 8, 15:44
United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) saw revenues increase 6.4% on month to NT$9.59 billion (US$332 million) in March 2011, ending a five-month streak of sequential decreases.
UMC buys equipment for 3D IC manufacturing
Apr 7, 01:25
United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has acquired NT$561 million (US$19 million) worth of production equipment from subsidiary Hong Bao Technology (transliterated from Chinese),...
UMC to buy Hejian shares for US$87 million
Stockwatch - Mar 17, 15:57
Taiwan-based pure-play foundry United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) plans to acquire an up to 30% stake in its China-based counterpart Hejian Technology, with a total transaction...
Foundries brace for impact of wafer shortage
Mar 14, 11:25
With the impact of Japan's massive earthquake disrupting production at silicon wafer supplier Shin-Etsu Handotai (SEH), major pure-play foundry chipmakers Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing...
UMC to provide foundry services for Sanken Electric
Mar 11, 01:05
United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has reached an agreement with Sanken Electric, under which the pure-play foundry will manufacture power semiconductor products for the Japan-based...
UMC February revenues up 4% on year
Mar 8, 16:01
United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has announced revenues of NT$9.01 billion (US$307 million) for February 2011, up 4.3% on year. On a sequential basis, however, UMC revenues...
TSMC sales target for 2011 unchanged, says paper
Newswatch - Mar 8, 15:00
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reiterated that its target of 20% growth in 2011 sales, and earnings-before-tax growth of 20% on a long-term basis remain unchanged,...
TSMC, UMC post mixed January sales
Feb 10, 15:04
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has posted consolidated revenues of NT$ 35.37 billion (US$1.23 billion) for January 2011, up 1.4% on month and 17.4% on year.
UMC reports record sales for 2010
Jan 26, 15:31
United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has announced record revenues and shipments for 2010, despite seeing weaker sales in the last quarter of the year.
UMC to volume produce MEMS products in 2011
Jan 20, 02:10
United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) announced on January 19 the company has produced custom MEMS sensor products, with volume production scheduled for later in 2011.