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Winbond and Macronix post mixed results in October 2009

Nov 10, 13:51

Winbond Electronics, which is switching its business focus from commodity DRAM to niche DRAM and NOR flash, has announced revenues for October 2009 grew 12.2% on month to NT$2.12...

Winbond posts narrower 3Q09 loss, ups 2009 capex

Oct 28, 14:50

Winbond Electronics has announced net sales for the third quarter of 2009 totaled NT$5.69 billion (US$175 million), up 36% from the previous quarter's NT$4.2 billion. Net losses for...

Taiwan MCU makers developing 32-bit products

Oct 27, 14:58

Taiwan-based IC design house Holtek Semiconductor plans to launch 32-bit microcontroller units (MCUs) in the fourth quarter of 2010, according to the company. Nuvoton Technology,...

Taiwan makers entering 32-bit MCU market

DRAM recovery to continue into 2010, says iSuppli

Oct 23, 10:24

The DRAM industry in the second and third quarters of 2009 posted the strongest sequential growth in revenue and pricing seen in at least five years, indicating that the recent market...

Nanya and Inotera may not apply for government funding

Oct 20, 15:04

Taiwan-based Nanya Technology and its joint venture with Micron Technology, Inotera Memories, may be forced to withdraw their application for government funding following the sudden...

Winbond 3Q09 revenues up 12% on year

Oct 12, 12:14

Winbond Electronics, which is exiting the commodity DRAM business, has announced revenues for September 2009 grew 12.8% on year to NT$1.89 billion (US$58.6 million). Its revenues...

Winbond procures US$23 million worth of equipment from Qimonda

Stockwatch - Oct 1, 10:18

Taiwan-based memory chipmaker Winbond Electronics has acquired US$23 million worth of equipment from Qimonda, which filed for bankruptcy in January, according to its filing with the...

Memory backend supplier Walton says DRAM demand picking up

Sep 21, 11:53

Walton Advanced Engineering, a Taiwan-based memory packaging and testing house, expects monthly revenues to grow sequentially through November, according to the company. The backend...

Winbond says no consolidation talks recently

Sep 16, 11:57

Winbond Electronics is striving to phase out standard DRAM production, and has recently not been approached about participating in either Taiwan Memory Company (TMC) or the Micron-Nanya...

Winbond HQ

Taiwan DRAM makers still struggling as competitors turning a profit

Sep 10, 12:18

Hynix Semiconductor will be the second among DRAM makers to swing back to profitability in the third quarter of 2009, followed by Micron Technology and Elpida Memory in 2010, according...

Winbond revenues up 5% in August

Sep 9, 16:52

Taiwan's Winbond Electronics, which is shifting its focus away from standard DRAM, has posted an on-year revenue growth for the second straight month in August 2009. On a sequential...

Taiwan Memory approved to locate at HSP

Newswatch - Aug 20, 15:46

Taiwan Memory Company (TMC), which recently completed its registration with the Commerce Department of Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), has obtained official approval...

Elpida DRAM sales soar in 2Q09, says iSuppli

Aug 20, 01:00

Japan's Elpida Memory was the star of the global DRAM market in the second quarter, with a robust increase in its pricing causing its revenue to surge by 50% from the first quarter,...

Winbond inks GDDR licensing deal with Qimonda

Aug 13, 10:13

Winbond Electronics has entered into a license, sale and purchase agreement regarding GDDR products with the insolvency administrator of Qimonda. Under the deal, Winbond will acquire...

Winbond HQ

Spansion executive to pay visit to Taiwan

Aug 12, 12:26

John Nation, director of corporate marketing for Spansion, plans to pay a visit to Taiwan this week, raising speculation that the NOR flash chipmaker is looking to aggressively take...

Winbond July revenues up, outperforming domestic peers

Aug 11, 15:20

Winbond Electronics saw its revenues return to a growth track in July 2009, after posting on-year drops for 26 straight months. The Taiwan-based DRAM maker outperformed its domestic...

Elpida acquires GDDR patents and assets from Qimonda

Aug 7, 09:23

Elpida Memory on August 6 announced that it has reached an agreement with Qimonda, which is now in insolvency proceedings, to acquire the Germany-based chipmaker's technology licenses...

DRAM revenues up 27% in 2Q09, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 5, 14:01

DRAM revenues grew 27.1% sequentially to US$4.04 billion in the second quarter of 2009, when the average price at the contract market went up by 23%, according to DRAMeXchange, which...

Winbond set to exit standard DRAM business, to add GDDR line

Aug 5, 11:06

Winbond Electronics plans to lower its sales proportion from standard DRAM to 10% in 2010, and gradually phase out the business, according to company president Tung-Yi Chan. The Taiwan-based...

Winbond president Tung-Yi Chan

Winbond seeking to enter licensing agreement with Qimonda for graphics DRAM

Aug 4, 16:50

Winbond Electronics announced on August 4 that its board of directors has approved a proposal to enter a product transfer and technology licensing agreement with Qimonda for licensing...

Taiwan government still calling for consolidation among DRAM makers

Jul 23, 15:04

The Taiwan government will continue to push local DRAM makers to develop in-house technologies, and expects players to eventually consolidate into one or two camps, according to Tu...

Tu Chi-chun, director general of the Industrial Development Bureau (IDB) under Taiwan's economics m

KYEC sees increased demand for NOR flash

Jul 22, 13:51

IC testing specialist King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) has seen orders for memory chips climb 20-30% sequentially in the third quarter, mainly driven by increased demand from...

Taiwan DRAM makers may gain access to state funds along with TMC

Jul 22, 11:06

Officials from the Industrial Development Bureau (IDB) under Taiwan's economics ministry on July 21 met with local DRAM makers to spell out requirements to access state funds. The...

Winbond remains cautious about expansion

Jul 16, 14:45

Winbond Electronics, a Taiwan-based DRAM maker that has diversified its products to include niche memory and NOR flash, has said its capital spending for 2009 may be less than its...

Winbond signs NT$3.7 billion syndicated loan

Jul 15, 15:17

Winbond Electronics, a Taiwan-based memory chipmaker, on July 15 announced that it has signed a NT$ 3.7 billion (US$112.2 million) three-year syndicated loan agreement with nine banks...

Winbond completes transition to 300mm fab production

Jul 8, 14:09

Taiwan's Winbond Electronics, which has shifted its focus from standard DRAM to niche memory and NOR flash, has recently completed its migration to 300mm wafer fab production, according...

Winbond remains open to Taiwan DRAM industry consolidation, says chairman

Jul 3, 15:45

Winbond Electronics still remains open to the ongoing consolidation in Taiwan's DRAM industry, according to company chairman Arthur Chiao.

Winbond moving toward reliance on NOR flash, specialty DRAM

Jun 23, 16:35

Winbond Electronics has been transforming its product mix through phasing out standard DRAM and maintaining NOR flash and specialty DRAM as a focus, according to company president...

Tung-Yi Chan, president of Winbond Electronics

Winbond running smoothly on 65nm DRAM process

Jun 9, 16:38

Winbond Electronics has said commodity DRAM production at its 65nm process node is progressing with yield rates on the rise. Annual production capacity is expected to reach 8,000...

Micron claws way back to third place in DRAM market in 1Q09, says iSuppli

May 13, 09:50

Reports of Micron Technology's demise in the global DRAM market have been greatly exaggerated, with the company managing to return to the top-3 rank in the first quarter of 2009,...

Winbond April sales up 31%

May 7, 16:44

Taiwan's Winbond Electronics managed a revenue increase of 31.3% sequentially in April 2009, compared to single-digit growth in February and March. The memory chipmaker also enjoyed...

Taiwan DRAM makers see narrower losses in 1Q09

May 4, 15:40

Taiwan-based computer-memory chipmakers Inotera Memories, Nanya Technology, Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC), ProMOS Technologies and Winbond Electronics saw their combined...

Winbond losses expand in 1Q09

Apr 29, 11:43

Winbond Electronics, one of Taiwan's struggling computer-memory makers, suffered expanded losses in the first quarter of 2009 due to weakening ASP of commodity DRAM, losses from its...

Elpida CEO to visit ProMOS and Winbond for partnership talks

Apr 13, 11:58

Yukio Sakamoto, president and CEO of Elpida Memory, will pay another visit to Taiwan this week looking to forge trilateral cooperation with ProMOS Technologies and Winbond Electronics,...

Micron-Nanya camp to build IP for Taiwan DRAM, asking support from government

Apr 10, 15:28

The Micron-Nanya camp has similar goals to those of the Taiwan government in respect to restructuring the island's memory-chip industry, according to CJ Wu, chairman of Nanya Technology...

Nanya chairman CJ Wu
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