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Monday 18 July 2022
PSMC see DDI clients violate long-term contracts
Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing (PSMC) has reported contract violations by its display driver IC clients who would rather honor punitive payments than see their inventories...
Wednesday 29 June 2022
China makers keen on expanding capacity for 12-inch silicon wafers
China-based silicon wafer makers are aggressively proceeding with capacity expansions for 12-inch offerings, which is expected to improve the country's semiconductor self-sufficiency,...
Friday 24 June 2022
Nanya breaks ground for new 12-inch plant
DRAM maker Nanya Technology has broken ground on its new 12-inch wafer plant designed for production capacity of 45,000 wafers monthly. The plant construction will be in three phases,...
Monday 13 June 2022
TI reportedly expects analog chip shortage to ease in 2H22
Texas Instruments (TI) has notified its clients that the supply-demand imbalance for analog chips, particularly power management ICs (PMICs), will ease in the second half of the year,...
Monday 6 June 2022
China silicon wafer maker NSIG set to double capacity by 2024
China's National Silicon Industry Group (NSIG) has newly disclosed plans to expand production capacity for 12-inch silicon wafers at a total investment of CNY6.79 billion (US$1.017...
Thursday 2 June 2022
Nexperia acquisition of Newport Wafer Fab called into question
Nexperia, a subsidiary of China-based Wingtech Technology, may fail to complete its acquisition of Newport Wafer Fab (NWF), the UK's largest wafer fab, as the deal is being investigated...
Thursday 26 May 2022
Concerns rising over potential foundry overcapacity in 2024
Despite chip demand showing signs of a downturn since the start of 2022, the capacity expansion spree at foundry houses seems unstoppable, sparking concerns that overcapacity may...
Wednesday 18 May 2022
DNeX and Foxconn subsidiary to build and operate 12-inch wafer fab plant in Malaysia
Dagang NeXchange Berhad (DNeX) and Big Innovation Holdings (BIH), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hon Hai Precision Industry (Foxconn), plan to set up a joint venture company to build...
Monday 16 May 2022
SMIC no longer discloses revenue by process nodes
China-based pure-play foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has reported first-quater 2022 sales, but omitted a revenue breakdown by manufacturing process nodes...
Thursday 12 May 2022
PWM IC firms expect more available 8-inch fab capacities in 2023
With their bigger peers transitioning to 12-inch wafer manufacturing, Taiwan-based power management IC (PWM IC) suppliers expect more 8-inch fab capacities to be available to satisfy...
Tuesday 3 May 2022
China ODM Wingtech taps deeper into semiconductor sector
China-based ODM Wingtech Technology has seen semiconductor sales significantly bolster its profits since acquiring in late 2019 Nexperia, a Dutch supplier of discrete and MOSFET components...
Wednesday 27 April 2022
Pure-play foundries see automotive chip orders continue ramping up
Taiwan-based pure-play foundries continue to see orders for automotive semiconductors ramp up while stepping up their capacity expansion pace, according to industry sources.
Tuesday 19 April 2022
China making slow progress towards chip self-sufficiency
In addition to trade restrictions imposed by the US on crucial equipment, the ongoing COVID lockdowns in China's production hubs in Shanghai and other cities are disrupting the country's...