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  • Last update: Thursday 10 April 2014 [117 news items]

VIS cautious about 4Q10 on inventory buildup at customers

Sep 10, 12:17

Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) is cautious about sales performance in the fourth quarter of 2010, and there are excessive inventories at downstream...

VIS 2Q10 results beat guidance; raises capex

Aug 17, 11:23

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has announced that shipments, utilization rates and gross margins in the second quarter beat its guidance. The specialty IC foundry expects...

VIS chairman Chang Ching-chu

VIS to spend up to NT$400 million on stock buyback

Stockwatch - Aug 16, 15:30

Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) plans to buy back 20 million shares of its common stock, equivalent to a 1.2% stake, at between NT$10.30 and NT$20...

VIS revenues grow 8% on month in July 2010

Aug 10, 13:57

Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has announced net sales for July 2010 grew 8% on month to NT$1.59 billion (US$50 million), buoyed by higher wafer shipments...

VIS 3Q10 revenues to grow on higher ASP

Jul 19, 16:22

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) is expected to generate revenues of NT$4.5-4.6 billion (US$140-143 million) in the third quarter of 2010, up from NT$4.23 billion in the...

Foundry quotes for mature processes rise 10-15%, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 13, 16:50

Taiwan-based analog IC designers including Richtek Technology, Global Mixed-code Technology (GMT), Anpec Technology and Leadtrend Technology are willing to accept higher quotes in...

VIS 2Q10 revenues grow over 15% on quarter

Jul 12, 15:17

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) saw revenues amount to NT$4.23 billion (US$132 million) in the second quarter of 2010, growing by 18.5% from the first quarter, according...

VIS 2Q10 revenues expected to grow 12-14%

Jun 15, 13:53

Market watchers expect Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) to enjoy 12-14% revenue growth sequentially in the second quarter, buoyed by strong demand for LCD driver ICs. The...

Silicon wafer prices could rise 15-30% in 3Q10

May 26, 11:09

Semiconductor silicon wafer prices could see another 15-30% hike in the third quarter, after already rising 5% and 10-20% in the first and second quarters, respectively, according...

Foundry production for driver and PWM ICs to remain tight in 2H10, says VIS chairman

May 20, 14:04

Foundry production for LCD driver and power management ICs will continue to lag behind demand in the second half of 2010, especially for the 0.18-micron process, according to Chang...

VIS chairman Ching-Chu Chang

VIS expects higher 2Q10 shipments; set to exit memory foundry business

May 3, 14:21

Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) saw total wafer shipments in the first quarter of 2010 increase 24% sequentially, while capacity utilization rate grew...

Specialty IC foundry VIS seeing utilization grow on driver IC demand

Apr 27, 13:58

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has boosted its capacity utilization rate to 85% in the second quarter of 2010 from 75% in the first, mainly thanks to increased demand...

VIS 1Q10 revenues up 14% on quarter

Apr 12, 16:14

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS), which specializes in analog/mixed-signal and logic ICs, saw March revenues grow 7% sequentially to NT$1.25 billion (US$40 million). Revenues...

VIS sees February 2010 revenues more than double on year

Mar 11, 14:33

Analog/mixed-signal and logic IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has announced revenues of NT$ 1.17 billion (US$36.8 million) for February 2010, representing a...

VIS utilization up on orders transferred from TSMC, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 5, 14:24

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has boosted its capacity utilization rate at its 8-inch Fab 2 buoyed by orders transferred from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company...

VIS to see growth in 1Q10 shipments and utilization rates, but drop in ASPs

Feb 1, 14:24

Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has estimated wafer shipments and capacity utilization rates for the first quarter to grow from the fourth quarter...

VIS chairman Ching-Chu Chang

Specialty IC foundry VIS to see utilization reach 60% in 1Q10, says paper

Stockwatch - Jan 14, 15:29

Analog/mixed-signal and logic IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) may boost its utilization rate to 60% in the first quarter of 2010, thanks to soaring orders for...

TSMC October revenues up 4%

Nov 10, 16:24

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced net sales of NT$29.18 billion (US$902 million) for October, an increase of 4.1% over the previous month. The growth...

Specialty IC foundry VIS conservative about 4Q09

Nov 4, 12:17

Analog/mixed-signal and logic IC specialist Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has estimated wafer shipments to decrease by around 30% sequentially in the fourth quarter on...

Specialty IC foundry VIS on-year revenue drop narrows to 2% in August

Sep 9, 12:07

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS), which specializes in analog/mixed-signal and logic ICs, saw net sales slide 1.94% on year to NT$1.46 billion (US$44.8 million) in August...

CIS supply continues to tighten

Aug 12, 13:44

The supply of CMOS image sensors (CIS), which remains tight from Samsung Electronics and Aptina, has also recently fallen short from OmniVision, according to industry sources. The...

Specialty IC foundry VIS sees improved July revenues

Aug 11, 15:32

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS), which specializes in analog/mixed-signal and logic ICs, saw July 2009 sales rebound to a 10-month high with an on-year decrease narrowing...

Specialty IC foundry VIS upbeat about 3Q09

Aug 5, 14:51

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS), which specializes in analog/mixed-signal and logic ICs, has estimated shipments for third-quarter 2009 are likely to increase 25% sequentially...

VIS president Leuh Fang

TSMC 2Q09 results expected to beat guidance; affiliate VIS may turn profitable

Jul 27, 12:14

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to report second-quarter 2009 results that are slightly better than its previous guidance, according to market watchers...

TSMC chairman and CEO Morris Chang

MagnaChip to complete restructuring by end-2009

Jul 21, 15:39

MagnaChip Semiconductor, a South Korean-based designer and manufacturer of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products for consumer applications, has claimed that it is carrying...

UMC posts narrower on-year revenue drop in May

Jun 9, 17:15

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has reported a narrower on-year revenue drop for May, as monthly performance continued improving.

VIS expects to turn profitable in 2Q09

May 5, 16:45

Taiwan's specialty IC foundry service provider Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) said Monday (May 4) that it stands a chance of swinging to a profit in the second quarter...

Leuh Fang, president of VIS

Wafer supply tightening amid high utilization rates at pure-play foundries

Newswatch - Apr 16, 14:23

The supply of 8-inch wafers, particularly epi wafers, has become increasingly tight recently while utilization rates at the 8-inch fabs of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company...

VIS March revenues rise on orders transferred from TSMC

Apr 10, 14:50

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has reported a 28% sequential revenue growth for March. Industry sources have speculated that the second-tier foundry has received additional...

VIS utilization rising on driver IC demand

Mar 31, 15:13

Taiwan's Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS), a foundry affiliate of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), is expected to see its utilization rate at one of its...

Second-tier foundry VIS lifts guidance for 1Q09

Mar 13, 11:27

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS), an affiliate of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), has revised its first-quarter guidance thanks to rush orders, according...

TSMC and UMC utilization climbing on rush orders

Mar 10, 16:24

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) both have seen utilization rates grow to 50-60% at some of their fabs, sources at the...

Wafer foundry VIS sees weak January sales

Feb 11, 16:01

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) had a weak January in line with an overall downturn for the foundry sector where Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United...

Wafer foundry VIS posts revenue and shipment drops for 4Q08

Feb 2, 14:09

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has posted unaudited revenues of NT$2.68 billion (US$79.4 million) for the fourth quarter of 2008, down 38% sequentially and 39% on year...

Wafer foundries expected to see 20-30% revenue drops in December

Jan 7, 01:20

Taiwan-based foundry service providers may each suffer a revenue drop of 20-30% sequentially in December, as a result of the gloomy economic climate, market watchers indicate.

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