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NOR flash supply gap reaches 20%, says Winbond president

Jun 21, 14:52

NOR flash supply is currently short of demand by around 20%, according to Tung-Yi Chan, president of Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics. Prices for the memory chip will continue going...

Winbond president Chan Tung-Yi

Winbond May revenues rise 5% on month despite low season

Jun 9, 11:11

Winbond Electronics has announced revenues for May 2010 grew 5.6% sequentially to NT$2.86 billion (US$88 million), despite it traditionally being the low season. The memory chipmaker...

Winbond secures NT$7 billion syndicated loan for technology migration

May 31, 16:41

Winbond Electronics on May 31 announced the signing of a five-year, NT$7 billion (US$218 million) syndicated loan contract with a banking consortium. The loan will be used for technology...

Winbond, Macronix enjoy revenue growth in April

May 11, 14:26

Winbond Electronics saw consolidated revenues for April 2010 grow 10.2% on month to NT$3.46 billion (US$109 million), while Macronix International Company (MXIC) reported a sequential...

Winbond posts profits for second straight quarter

Apr 27, 15:50

Memory chipmaker Winbond Electronics, which has turned its focus away from the commodity DRAM business, has reported net income of NT$384 million (US$12.3 million) for the first quarter...

Taiwan DRAM makers eyeing mobile RAM market

Apr 19, 11:34

Apple's iPad launch has created an upsurge in demand for mobile RAM, pushing some Taiwan-based memory chipmakers to either ramp up the output or venture into the segment, according...

Macronix and Winbond ramping up NOR flash capacities to expand global market share

Apr 16, 10:46

Macronix International Company (MXIC) and Winbond Electronics are ramping up their NOR flash capacities in order to expand their share in the global market, according to industry...

Winbond ramping 90nm production for serial NOR flash

Apr 14, 14:04

Winbond Electronics has shipped its one-billionth serial flash chip, according to the company, adding that it is now stepping up efforts to ramp production of the memory using 90nm...

Winbond on track to exit commodity DRAM market, says spokesperson

Apr 13, 11:36

Winbond Electronics is confident that it will successfully transform into a niche DRAM and NOR flash maker in 2010, and gradually withdraw from the mainstream DRAM market, according...

Winbond spokesperson Wilson Wen

Winbond to develop in-house 46nm Buried Wordline process

Apr 9, 12:23

Winbond Electronics has quietly recruited part of former Qimonda's R&D team and will develop a 46nm Buried Wordline stack process, making it the first Taiwan-based DRAM maker...

Winbond

Elpida on pace to increase DRAM outsourcing to Taiwan partners, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 7, 16:19

Elpida Memory is expected to outsource a total of 140,000 wafers a month to subsidiary Rexchip Electronics, Winbond Electronics and ProMOS Technologies at the end of 2010, a 40% rise...

Winbond GDDR output for Elpida lower than expected

Apr 6, 15:17

Winbond Electronics has recently begun making GDDR chips for Elpida Memory with a production capacity of 5,000 wafer starts a month, according to industry sources. However, the monthly...

DRAM module maker Walton Chaintech swings back to profit in 2009

Apr 1, 12:00

Graphics card-turned DRAM module maker Walton Chaintech has posted an EPS of NT$1.3 for 2009, returning to profits after losses for two straight years. The company expects to generate...

Memory chipmaker Winbond preps fund-raising

Mar 31, 10:24

Winbond Electronics, which is switching its business focus from commodity DRAM to niche memory and NOR flash, has announced a plan to issue up to 360 million news shares through private...

NOR flash prices set to rise, says Macronix president

Mar 17, 15:46

Macronix International Company (MXIC) is set to raise prices for NOR flash memory as supply of the chip will remain tight in the second quarter due to strong demand coming from PC...

Qimonda Suzhou plant sold to state-backed venture capital

Mar 16, 14:08

China's state-backed Suzhou Venture Group (SVG) has acquired Qimonda's facility for DRAM module assembly and testing in the Suzhou Industrial Park, and renamed it Gerad Technologies...

Winbond to raise NOR flash prices

Mar 10, 11:30

Winbond Electronics is looking to raise prices for NOR flash memory by 5% to reflect tight capacity, while Macronix International Company (MXIC) may also follow suit, according to...

NOR flash

Macronix, Winbond February 2010 sales down slightly

Mar 8, 16:51

Mask ROM and NOR flash maker Macronix International Company (MXIC) has reported revenues of NT$2.09 billion (US$66 million) for February 2010, down 6.1% from January levels. Winbond...

Winbond, Macronix report mixed January results

Feb 9, 11:44

Winbond Electronics, which intends to transform itself into a niche memory specialist, has announced January sales grew 7.2% on month to NT$2.36 billion (US$74 million). Meanwhile,...

PTI meets 4Q09 guidance; sets 2010 capex at NT$9 billion

Feb 4, 16:47

Memory packaging and testing service provider Powertech Technology (PTI) has posted fourth-quarter 2009 sales of NT$8.74 billion (US$273 million) and net income of NT$1.68 billion,...

Winbond president announces entrance into 40nm war

Feb 1, 11:42

Winbond Electronics has announced it will begin 40nm development in 2010, according to company president Chan Tung-Yi. The company declined to comment on whether it will cooperate...

Winbond president Chan Tung-Yi

Winbond posts first profit in 11 quarters

Jan 29, 16:49

DRAM maker Winbond Electronics, which has diversified its product mix to include niche DRAM, NOR flash and GDDR, has announced net income of NT$342 million (US$10.7 million) on revenues...

Memory backend firm Walton sees influx of DDR3 orders

Jan 29, 16:30

Walton Advanced Engineering will continue to operate during most of the Lunar New Year holidays, due to an influx of orders for DDR3 chips, according to the company.

Walton to benefit from Winbond orders for GDDR chips, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 27, 12:21

Backend service supplier Walton Advanced Engineering is expected to benefit from major contracts from Elpida Memory and Winbond Electronics starting in the second quarter of 2010...

Nuvoton to list on OTC market on January 29

Jan 26, 16:30

Nuvoton Technology, a logic IC subsidiary of Winbond Electronics, plants introduce 32-bit microcontroller units (MCUs) on January 28 and list on Taiwan's over-the-counter (OTC) stock...

Nuvoton to launch accelerometers

Jan 20, 10:20

Winbond Electronics' subsidiary Nuvoton Technology will enter the MEMS market with the launch of accelerometers initially, according to market sources. The company will further introduce...

Winbond consolidated revenues up in 2009

Jan 11, 11:09

Memory maker Winbond Electronics, which has moved to turn its focus away from commodity DRAM, saw revenues from its core business decrease 10.5% in 2009. But consolidated revenues...

Winbond expected to see profits in 4Q09

Dec 30, 11:10

DRAM maker Winbond Electronics, which has focused more on niche memory, will likely swing back to profitability in the fourth quarter of 2009 following losses for 10 consecutive quarters,...

Rexchip to ramp 40nm-class DRAM production in 2Q10, says Elpida

Dec 22, 17:00

Elpida Memory has announced that its 300mm (12-inch) fab in Hiroshima, Japan has began mass production of 40nm 2Gb DDR3 SDRAM chips, which comes just two months after the company...

Nuvoton expands 32-bit MCU lines

Dec 22, 15:45

Nuvoton Technology, the logic IC subsidiary of Winbond Electronics, has licensed ARM's Cortex-M0 processor for its 32-bit microcontroller units (MCUs). It plans to introduce a series...

Winbond sees November sales soar 119% on year

Dec 10, 11:46

Niche DRAM maker Winbond Electronics has posted revenues of NT$2.12 billion (US$65.63 million) for November, up 2.8% sequentially and 119.1% on year. For the first 11 months of 2009,...

Winbond booth

Elpida develops 1Gb GDDR5; to start mass production in 2Q10

Nov 23, 11:16

Elpida Memory has announced that it completed development of a 1-gigabit (1Gb) GDDR5 that operates at a speed of six gigabits per second (Gbps). The new graphic memory (GDDR: graphics...

Elpida 1Gb GDDR5 with speed of 6Gbps

Elpida, Winbond ink deal for GDDR foundry service

Nov 11, 11:50

Elpida Memory today (November 11) announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for DRAM foundry services with Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics. The agreement pertains...

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...

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