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Push for advanced process capacity expansion
  • TSMC has revealed plans to expand capacity for 28nm processes, and to start making 20nm chips ahead of schedule. Fellow firm UMC will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for new factory buildings (Phase 5 and 6) at its Fab 12A in May with the new capacity to build 28nm chips.

    Last update: Tuesday 10 April 2012 [7 news items]

UMC to break ground for new factory buildings at 12-inch fab in May

Apr 10, 01:30

United Microelectronics (UMC) is scheduled to hold a groundbreaking ceremony for new factory buildings (Phase 5 and 6) at its 12-inch Fab 12A located at the Southern Taiwan Science...

UMC is set to break ground for new facilities at its 12-inch fab in southern Taiwan

TSMC to revise 2012 capex, says Chang

Apr 10, 01:25

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will announce its revised capex budget for 2012 at its upcoming investors meeting on April 26, according to company chairman and...

TSMC breaks ground for Phase 5 of Fab 14 at STSP, southern Taiwan

TSMC begins further expansion of Fab 14

Apr 9, 12:03

TSMC on April 9 held a groundbreaking ceremony at the South Taiwan Science Park in Tainan for Phase 5 of its Fab 14 Gigafab. Following TSMC's Fab 12 Phase 6 in Hsinchu, this facility...

TSMC 28nm capacity in large shortage

Apr 6, 01:10

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) 28nm foundry capacity has been drastically short of demand from Qualcomm, AMD and Nvidia mainly, but the shortage is expected to...

TSMC likely to expand 28nm manufacturing capacity

Mar 20, 01:15

With current capacity for 28nm processes filled up, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is likely to expand the leading-edge process capacity later in 2012, according...

TSMC likely to expand leading-edge capacity later in 2012

TSMC sees 3-5% chip market growth in 2012; 28nm plays company growth driver

Oct 27, 16:30

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) sales growth will continue to outperform the industry average in 2012, company chairman and CEO Morris Chang said at an investors...

Morris Chang

Graphics card makers conservative about Nvidia and AMD 28nm chips

Oct 26, 16:09

While Nvidia and AMD are poised to use Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC's) 28nm technology to produce the GPUs Kepler and Southern Islands respectively, most Taiwan-based...

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