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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...

ProMOS fails again to sell 12-inch fab

Dec 12, 22:09

ProMOS Technologies failed, for the second time, on December 12 to sell its 12-inch fab located in Taichung, central Taiwan, through an open bid despite offerings from Vanguard International...

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...

Opening bids for ProMOS 12-inch fab delayed

Newswatch - Nov 29, 15:18

ProMOS Technologies was originally scheduled to determine a buyer for its 12-inch fab located in Taichung, central Taiwan, in an open bid held today (November 29). However, as bidders...

VIS likely to win bid to take up ProMOS 12-inch fab

Nov 28, 22:04

ProMOS Technologies will hold an open bid to liquidate its 12-inch fab at the Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP) on November 29. Some industry watchers believe that Vanguard International...

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...

VIS in bid to acquire ProMOS 12-inch fab

Nov 26, 10:39

Faced with increased competition from Powerchip Technology in the LCD driver IC foundry sector, Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) is actively pursuing a bid to acquire ProMOS...

VIS reports strong revenue gains for October

Newswatch - Nov 15, 16:10

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) saw its revenues surge 23% on month and 77.9% on year to a 12-month high of NT$1.8 billion (US$61.8 million) in October, according to a...

TSMC October sales hit all-time high

Nov 9, 15:18

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$49.94 billion (US$1.7 billion) for October 2012, a record high, up 15.2% sequentially and...

Specialty IC foundry VIS revises 2012 capex

Oct 29, 22:40

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has revised upward its capex target for 2012 to NT$1.5-1.6 billion (US$51-55 million) from the NT$650 million estimated previously. The...

VIS chairman Chang Ching-chu

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...

VIS seeing orders from TSMC fall, says report

Newswatch - Aug 16, 15:46

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS), which has been working closely with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) on processes development and outsourcing schemes,...

VIS sees shipment drop in 3Q12

Aug 8, 01:45

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has posted brisk results for the second quarter of 2012, with revenues up 44% and profits jumping significantly on quarter. But looking...

VIS April revenues significantly up sequentially

May 10, 01:30

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS), a Taiwan-based provider of ASIC foundry services, on May 9 reported revenues of NT$1.379 billion (US$46.8 million) for April, rising 25.97%...

VIS expects 44-46% sequential growth in 2Q12 shipments

Apr 30, 10:45

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS), a Taiwan-based provider of specialty IC foundry services, expects its IC shipments in the second quarter of 2012 to increase on quarter...

VIS March sales up 10% on shipment growth

Apr 11, 11:21

Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) saw its March shipments rise substantially buoying company revenues for the month.

VIS posts better-than-expected 1Q12 sales

DRAM firms' entry into foundry market could lead to oversupply, says VIS chair

Feb 21, 12:20

With Taiwan-based DRAM chipmakers allocating more of their 12-inch capacities to produce non-memory products on an OEM basis, oversupply might surface in some foundry segments of...

VIS chairman Chang Ching-chu

VIS sees falling shipments, utilization rate in 1Q12

Feb 21, 01:20

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) expects its wafer shipments to decrease 4-6% sequentially in the first quarter of 2012, with the utilization rate edging lower.

VIS chairman Chang Ching-chu

VIS January sales up slightly on shipment rise

Feb 13, 15:47

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS), a Taiwan-based foundry service provider specializing in LCD driver ICs and other analog/mixed-signal chips, has announced revenues for...

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...

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...

Specialty IC foundry VIS reports revenue decline for October

Nov 9, 11:55

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has reported an 8.3% sequential decrease in October revenues, citing lower shipments.

VIS wafer shipments to fall over 25% in 4Q11

Oct 28, 17:06

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS), a contract chipmaker specializing in analog/mixed-signal and logic ICs, expects wafer shipments for the last quarter of 2011 to decrease...

VIS, Chipbond post drops in 3Q11 revenues

Oct 11, 12:08

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS), a major LCD driver IC foundry service provider, and driver-IC packaging and testing specialist Chipbond Technology both saw their third-quarter...

VIS posts flat August revenues

Sep 13, 15:35

Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) saw its revenues stay flat at NT$1.39 billion (US$47 million) in August 2011 compared to the previous month.

VIS guides lower sales in 3Q11

Jul 29, 16:26

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has announced its second quarter financial results. Second quarter revenue was NT$4.017 billion (US$139 million), net income around NT$363...

Specialty IC foundry VIS posts drop in June revenues

Jul 8, 12:13

Foundry chipmaker Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS), which specializes in analog/mixed-signal and logic ICs, has announced revenues for June 2011 slid 2.2% sequentially to...

VIS reportedly offers to buy ProMOS 12-inch fab

Jul 4, 11:46

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS), a Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) affiliate specializing in analog/mixed-signal and logic ICs, has offered to acquire...

ProMOS 12-inch fab at CTSP, central Taiwan

VIS posts drop in April revenues

May 9, 11:39

Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has announced revenues of NT$1.28 billion (US$45 million) for April 2011, down 3.5% sequentially and 4.1% on year.

VIS posts 1Q11 EPS of NT$0.24, sees slight drop in 2Q shipments

May 2, 10:33

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has posted sales of NT$3.99 billion (US$139 million) for the first quarter of 2011, up 17% on quarter and 12% on year. Net profits for the...

Specialty IC foundry VIS 1Q11 revenues below guidance

Apr 11, 12:44

Taiwan-based Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS), a pure-play foundry specializing in analog/mixed-signal and logic ICs, has announced NT$1.32 billion (US$46 million) in revenues...

Demand for large-size driver IC sluggish

Mar 18, 15:15

Demand for LCD driver ICs used in PC monitors has not picked up as was originally expected, according to industry sources. Meanwhile, that for driver ICs from the LCD TV sector remains...

VIS cuts shipment growth forecast for 1Q11

Mar 10, 01:00

Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has revised downward its shipment growth forecast for first-quarter 2011 to 20-22% from the previous estimate of 30%,...

VIS looks to power management IC for growth

Feb 18, 12:22

Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) expects power management chips (PWM IC) to account for 20% of the company's total revenues in 2011, compared to 17%...

VIS January revenues up 12% on order rebound

Feb 10, 15:42

With LCD driver IC clients having completed inventory adjustments, specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) saw revenues increase 12.3% sequentially to NT$1.41...

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