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  • Taiwan-based Powertech Technology (PTI), which has struck a deal with Micron Technology to take up the US vendor's stake in Japan-based wafer testing specialist Tera Probe, has announced...
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    Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) new 12-inch plant in Nanjing, China will be ready for equipment move-in in September 2017, according to the Taiwan-based foundry...
  • Win Semiconductors, the world’s largest pure-play compound semiconductor foundry, has completed phase 2 expansion at its newest wafer fab, Fab C. This operation is now fitted...
  • Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments were at their highest recorded quarterly level in the first quarter of 2017, according to the SEMI Silicon Manufacturers Group (SMG) in its...
  • Sumco expects its additional new capacity to come online in 2019 at the earliest, according to the Japan-based silicon wafer vendor, adding that it will enhance and optimize its existing...
  • ChipMOS Technologies, a backend house targeting the LCD driver IC and memory chip sectors, expects rising sales generated from the LCD driver IC and mixed-signal chip sectors in the...
  • Sumco has reportedly cut its wafer shipments to Wuhan Xinxin Semiconductor Manufacturing (XMC), and given priority to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), Intel and...
  • UMC, VIS April revenues down

    Wednesday 10 May 2017
    Pure-play wafer foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) saw its April revenues fall to a new low in 12 months, while fellow company Vanguard International Semiconductor's (VIS) April...
  • Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) is looking to expand its 8-inch fabs, and has approached several memory makers to buy their second-hand equipment,...
  • DRAM chipmaker Nanya Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.32 billion (US$143.2 million) for April 2017, up 45.1% on year and about 3% sequentially.
  • In response to rival MJC Probe (MPI) developing proprietary multi-layer organic (MLO) technology for probe cards, Chunghwa Precision Test Technology (CHPT) president Scott Huang said...
  • CHPT 1Q17 profits jump 70%

    Tuesday 2 May 2017
    IC testing solution provider Chunghwa Precision Test Technology (CHPT) has reported net profits jumped 70% from a year earlier to NT$188 million (US$6.3 million) in the first quarter...
  • Specialty DRAM and NOR flash memory maker Winbond Electronics is planning a new 12-inch wafer plant which will be located in Tainan, southern Taiwan or Singapore.
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    Foundry chipmaker UMC has disclosed plans to roll out 22nm process technology as early as 2018. UMC has started IP development for its 22nm process, and expects to introduce the node...
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    Powertech Technology (PTI) will strive to become Japan's largest backend house following its acquisition of Micron Akita and a majority stake in Tera Probe, according to DK Tsai,...
  • Nanya to ramp 20m process output

    Thursday 27 April 2017
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    Nanya Technology will start making 20nm chips in small volume in the third quarter, and will expand output to 30,000 wafer starts per month by the fourth quarter of 2017, according...
  • UMC expects flat performance in 2Q17

    Thursday 27 April 2017
    United Microelectronics (UMC) expects its wafer shipments and ASPs to stay flat sequentially in the second quarter of 2017, when the foundry chipmaker's capacity utilization rate...
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    Micron Technology has been actively allocating its global resources to enhance its DRAM and NAND flash product lines, according to Wayne Allan, VP of global manufacturing at the US-based...
  • Demand for semiconductor-grade silicon wafers has been robust, according to GlobalWafers, which expects the market to see tight supply through the end of 2018.
  • Silicon wafer suppliers have advised their semiconductor customers to sign long-term contracts amid tight supply, according to industry sources.
  • Robust demand for NAND flash memory will boost revenues at packaging and testing company Powertech Technology (PTI) in the second half of 2017, according to industry sources.
  • Apple's chip suppliers will begin to stock solutions for the upcoming iPhone models in the second quarter, and will step up their pace of inventory building between the end of the...
  • Speculation has circulated in the semiconductor market that MediaTek recently cut its 28nm chip orders to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) for June, July and August...
  • United Microelectronics' (UMC) recently-opened 12-inch wafer fab in Xiamen, China has obtained 40nm chip orders from MediaTek and Spreadtrum Communications, according to industry...
  • Viewing that semiconductor-grade silicon wafers have been in short supply and consequently prices have risen significantly, some China-based solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer...
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