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  • Foundry+capacity+has+been+tight
    Increasingly tight 8-inch and 12-inch foundry capacity and resultant foundry quote hikes have posed mixed impacts on chip vendors in Taiwan, with second-tier ones struggling to get...
  • 8%2Dinch+foundry+supply+has+been+tight
    Taiwan-based pure-play foundries will raise their 8-inch foundry quotes by more than 15% starting the first quarter of 2021, according to industry sources.
  • MOSFET+chip+prices+may+rise+in+the+near+future
    Taiwan's vendors of LCD driver ICs and MOSFET chips are mulling raising their quotes to reflect increased costs resulting from tight capacity at 8-inch or even 12-inch wafer fabs,...
  • Eight-inch foundry quotes set to rise

    Tuesday 22 September 2020
    Eight%2Dinch+foundry+will+be+a+seller%27s+market+in+2021
    Taiwan-based 8-inch foundries will raise their quotes for short lead-time orders by about 10% in the fourth quarter to reflect their extremely tight supply, according to industry...
  • Qualcomm
    Executives at Qualcomm have paid visits to Taiwan-based pure-play foundries for the purpose of securing capacity support if deliveries from China's Semiconductor Manufacturing International...
  • xxx
    Pure-play foundries including TSMC, UMC and VIS are poised to see their fab capacities continue being fully utilized through the end of 2020, according to industry sources.
  • IC+design+houses+striving+for+support+from+foundry+partners
    Taiwan-based IC design houses are striving for capacity at foundry partners whose support will be crucial for their sales performance in fourth-quarter 2020 and first-half 2021, according...
  • TSMC August revenue surges 16%

    Thursday 10 September 2020
    TSMC+sees+strong+demand
    TSMC's August revenue increased about 16% sequentially, while revenue at fellow foundry house United Microelectronics (UMC) declined 4.2% on month. Meanwhile, 8-inch foundry Vanguard...
  • SMIC+may+come+under+US+sanctions
    Taiwan-based fabless chipmakers, with many of them contracting SMIC to manufacture their chips supplied to the Chinese market, are mulling shifting orders away from the China-based...
  • UMC+to+raise+8%2Dinch+foundry+quotes
    United Microelectronics (UMC) has seen its fabs particularly 8-inch ones reach full capacity utilization, and is mulling raising its foundry quotes for 2021, according to industry...
  • The+foundry+sector+may+see+a+shakeup
    The potential blacklisting of SMIC, China's largest pure-play foundry, by the US government may shake up the second-tier pure-play foundry market segment.
  • Foundries+continue+to+enjoy+a+strong+pull%2Din+of+orders+for+notebooks
    Taiwan-based pure-play foundries have seen orders for PCs and handsets ramp up in the third quarter of 2020. Nevertheless, orders for PCs and handsets received thus far for the fourth...
  • VIS+sees+its+8%2Dinch+fabs+running+at+full+capacity
    Eight-inch fab capacity will remain tight until 2021, due mainly to strong demand for display driver ICs and power management chips, according to industry sources.
  • UMC posts record July revenue

    Tuesday 11 August 2020
    UMC+sees+record+sales+in+July
    Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) saw its July revenue increase 6.3% sequentially to a record high of nearly NT$15.5 billion (US$527.4 million).
  • Eight%2Dinch+foundries+enjoy+strong+demand+for+power+management+chips%2C+display+driver+ICs+and+sensor+
    Pure-play foundries including TSMC, UMC and VIS have raised their 8-inch wafer fabrication quotes by 10-20% recently to reflect their tight capacities, according to industry source...
  • xxx
    Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) expects 8-inch foundry quotes to be favorable to the company in 2021, judging from the already tight capacities at 8-inch foundries...
  • UMC expects flat 3Q20

    Thursday 30 July 2020
    UMC+expects+flat+performance+for+3Q20
    Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) expects its wafer shipments and ASPs to stay flat sequentially in the third quarter of 2020, with its capacity utilization rate remaining...
  • Taiwan+chipmakers+expect+growing+demand+from+the+PC+segment
    Taiwan's designers of peripheral chips for PCs and notebooks are trying hard to vie for more capacity support from foundry partners seeking to meet strong replacement demand in the...
  • Cadence+and+UMC+certify+mmWave+reference+flow
    Cadence Design Systems and United Microelectronics (UMC) have jointly announced that the Cadence millimeter wave (mmWave) reference flow has achieved certification for UMC's 28HPC+...
  • VIS
    Pure-play foundries United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) both saw their consolidated revenues hit record-high levels of NT$44.39 billion (US$1.51...
  • Chip+vendors+still+have+high+hopes+for+5G+phones+this+year
    Taiwan's first-tier IC design houses, such as MediaTek, have demanded more capacity support from their foundry partners recently, according to industry sources.
  • UMC+maintains+it+never+violated+trade+secrets+laws
    UMC has vowed to appeal a Taiwan court ruling agianst it in a trade secrets theft lawsuit brought by Micron Technology.
  • Taiwan+court+to+soon+rule+on+Micron+lawsuit
    The Taichung District Court will issue a ruling around the middle of June on the lawsuit brought by Micron Memory Taiwan (formerly Rexchip Electronics) against its former employees...
  • UMC
    United Semiconductor (Xiamen), a 12-inch foundry subsidiary of Taiwan's United Microelectronics (UMC), has run at near full capacity since the second quarter of 2020 thanks to a pick-up...
  • TSMC%27s+sales+in+May+decreased+slightly+sequentially
    TSMC has reported consolidated revenue for May 2020 slipped 2.3% sequentially but grew 16.6% on year to nearly NT$93.82 billion (US$3.17 billion).
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300mm wafer from UMC with 11 copper layers

Photo: Vyacheslav Sobolev, DigiTimes, Thursday 4 May 2006

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SEMICON Taiwan: Hermes Liu, UMC.

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