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Tuesday 14 September 2021
SMIC to build additional, considerable 28nm and above process capacity
China's Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) will be expanding production capacity for 28nm and above process technologies by 2024, which will considerably boost its overall...
Friday 10 September 2021
Highlights of the day: Foxconn to develop SiC components for EVs
Foxconn will start to make SiC components and IR MEMS sensors, used in EVs, at its 6-inch wafer fab in Hsinchu. The...
Friday 10 September 2021
China silicon wafer maker secures CNY3.3 billion in Series B
Hangzhou Semiconductor Wafer, a silicon wafer subsidiary owned previously by Japan's Ferrotec, has closed CNY3.3 billion (US$510 million) in its Series B funding round and will be...
Tuesday 7 September 2021
Foundries step up capacity expansions
Pure-play foundries have accelerated their capacity expansions as they have seen promising demand for cloud computing, AI, EV, 5G and IoT related applications, with order visibility...
Monday 6 September 2021
SMIC to invest US$8.8 billion to build new fab in Shanghai
China-based Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has disclosed it has struck a deal with the administrative committee of the Lingang Free Trade Zone (FTZ) under which...
Monday 30 August 2021
OSATs to sustain tight testing capacity well into 2022
Taiwan's OSATs are expected to sustain tight capacity supply for chip probing and final test operations through 2022, as the visibility of their orders, particularly from international...
Thursday 19 August 2021
Huahong hikes 12-inch fab capacity in Wuxi
Specialty IC foundry Huahong Semiconductor has seen monthly capacity at its 12-inch wafer fab in Wuxi more than double in less than six months to 48,000 wafers, according to company...
Wednesday 18 August 2021
Macronix to enhance 3D NAND, advanced NOR flash offerings
Macronix International will be strengthening its 3D NAND and advanced NOR flash offerings, eyeing a bigger presence in the automotive and other niche-market sectors, according to...
Tuesday 17 August 2021
Nuvoton to raise foundry quotes by 15%, report says
MCU specialist Nuvoton Technology, which has merged with Panasonic Semiconductor Solutions (PSCS), has reportedly notified customers about a 15% price hike for its contract manufacturing...
Friday 13 August 2021
Semiconductor prosperity to last through 2022
A new wave of prosperity is taking place in the global semiconductor industry. Fabless chipmakers, foundries and backend houses have all seen their supplies fall short of customer...
Monday 9 August 2021
TSMC to freeze quotes for 28nm process, sources say
Having already raised its quotes for 28nm process technology, TSMC has moved to maintain the prices throughout the second half of this year, according to industry sources.
Friday 6 August 2021
TSMC raises 12-inch foundry quotes for LCD driver ICs
TSMC has notified customers about 15-20% price hikes for its 12-inch wafer fabrication services for vendors of LCD driver ICs starting August, which in turn will prompt the vendors...
Friday 6 August 2021
MCU prices in China may return to normal track, says Nuvoton CEO
China's regulators investigating the alleged price gouging by Chinese distributors of automotive MCUs is good news for Taiwan-based MCU maker Nuvoton Technology and other local peers,...
Wednesday 4 August 2021
Foundry quotes for mature processes to rise through 1Q22
Taiwan-based 8- and 12-inch foundries are all poised to raise their quotes for mature process technologies at a quarterly pace of at least 5-10% through the first quarter of 2022,...
Wednesday 28 July 2021
Macronix to expand 12-inch fab capacity
Macronix International, a maker of memory chips, has disclosed plans to expand its 12-inch fab capacity for 3D NAND and NOR flash with an investment of NT$41.5 billion (US$1.48 bil...