UMC steps up equipment purchases to ramp 40nm capacity

Claire Sung, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES Asia 0

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has spent around NT$4 billion (US$121.6 million) over the past month to purchase equipment, in a move to ramp up its 40nm-class process nodes. The pure-play foundry estimates that 45/40nm will account for 1%...

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