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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...

VIS projects 40-50% sequential increase in 1Q11 profit

Feb 9, 01:35

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) expects a 40-50% sequential increase in first quarter profit. Silicon wafer shipments for the first quarter of 2011 will increase 30% sequentially,...

VIS utilization rate to rise in 1Q11

Feb 1, 12:22

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) expects its capacity utilization rate will climb to 84-86% in the first quarter of 2011 compared to 73% in the previous quarter. The company...

Specialty IC foundry VIS sees December sales rebound

Jan 10, 10:53

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) saw revenues increase 21.7% on month to NT$1.26 billion (US$43 million) in December 2010, ending a three-month streak of sequential decreases...

VIS expected to post growth in 1Q11 revenues

Jan 3, 11:06

Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) is expected to enjoy single-digit revenue growth sequentially in the first quarter of 2011, buoyed by a pick-up in...

VIS says driver IC order visibility remains limited

Dec 16, 01:25

As liquidation of panel-use driver ICs has been slower than expected, order visibility for the chips is still limited, according to Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) chairman...

VIS posts sequential drop in November revenues

Dec 10, 11:40

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) continued to see monthly sales decrease sequentially in November, due to customers' ongoing inventory adjustments, according to the compa...

Revenues of major Greater-China IC foundries to rise 9% in 2011, says Digitimes Research

Dec 8, 14:29

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC), Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) and Vanguard International...

VIS forecasts drops in 4Q10 shipments, utilization rate

Nov 2, 16:30

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) expects its fourth-quarter 2010 wafer shipments to decrease 30% from the third quarter. Meanwhile, the average utilization rate will slip...

VIS 4Q10 revenues likely to fall by double digits

Oct 18, 16:43

Market watchers expect specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) to see its revenues for the fourth quarter of 2010 decline by about 20% from the NT$4.82 billion...

VIS sees sequential drop in 4Q10 sales

Newswatch - Oct 8, 02:00

Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) expects revenues for the fourth quarter of 2010 to decline significantly on quarter, due to inventory corrections by...

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