Wednesday 13 April 2022
Foundry PSMC sees 1Q22 gross margin exceed 50%
Pure-play foundry Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing (PSMC) saw its gross margin climb to a record high of 51% in the first quarter of 2022, when net profits grew 6.8% sequentially...
Tuesday 12 April 2022
PSMC to ramp capacity at new 12-inch plant in 3Q23
Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing (PSMC) held recently a beam-raising ceremony to mark the completion of its new 12-inch plant construction at the Tongluo campus of Taiwan's Hsinchu...
Thursday 7 April 2022
China analog foundry startup gains support from Big Fund
Hangzhou Fullsemi Semiconductor, an IDM foundry specializing in analog chips, has raised an undisclosed sum of investment from China's National Semiconductor Industry Investment Fund...
Thursday 31 March 2022
SMIC says production at Shanghai site unaffected by COVID lockdown
China-based pure-play foundry SMIC has said that production at its manufacturing site in Shanghai, where 8- and 12-inch fabrication lines are operated, remains normal and has not...
Monday 28 March 2022
TSMC says production unaffected by COVID lockdown in Shanghai
China has started locking down Shanghai in two phases for mass Covid-19 testing starting today (March 28) amid a resurgence of coronavirus infections. TSMC and other Taiwan-based...
Thursday 24 March 2022
Hua Hong eyeing debut on Shanghai STAR market
Hua Hong Semiconductor, which is already listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, unveiled recently plans to trade its shares on the Science and Technology Innovation Board (STAR...
Tuesday 22 March 2022
TSMC to see orders for auto chips ramp up
TSMC is expected to see orders for automotive electronics chips rise at a faster-than-expected pace, according to industry sources.
Tuesday 22 March 2022
CXMT to deliver 17nm DRAM samples in 2Q22
China-based memory foundry ChangXin Memory Technologies (CXMT) is poised to start delivering samples of DRAM chips built using its in-house developed 17nm process technology, according...
Tuesday 1 March 2022
New UMC fab in Singapore to generate profit in 1st year of operation
Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics' (UMC) new 12-inch fab in Singapore is expected to generate profits in its first year of operation, according to industry sources.
Thursday 24 February 2022
Taiwan chipmakers see their role in global EV supply chain grow
The role of Taiwan's IC industry is growing amid the persistent shortage of automotive chips.
Monday 21 February 2022
IDMs migrating to 12-inch fabs for car-use MOSFET, IGBT chips
International integrated device manufacturers (IDMs) are taking the lead to migrate from 8-inch wafer fabs to 12-inch fabs for the production of high-margin automotive metal oxide...
Thursday 17 February 2022
Foundry customers reluctant to accept further price increases
Pure-play foundries, particularly second-tier players who have raised their quotes since late 2020, are seeing their fabless clients become increasingly reluctant to accept further...
Monday 14 February 2022
VIS expects another quarter of record high; capex to hike in 2022
Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) expects to enjoy another quarter of record-high revenue in the first quarter of 2022, and plans a 150% capex hike this...
Monday 14 February 2022
Winbond to boost 20nm chip output at new fab in southern Taiwan
Specialty DRAM and flash memory chipmaker Winbond Electronics expects to ramp up monthly output at its new 12-inch fab in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan to 10,000 wafers by the fourth...
Friday 11 February 2022
Foundry capacity expansion projects may face delays
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has caused bottlenecks in labor relations, transport, and logistics operations worldwide, which may lead to delays in foundries' installation of new...
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