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  • A number of semiconductor firms, including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), Micron Technology, Globalfoundries and Toshiba, are likely to participate in an open...
  • Nanya Technology plans to ramp up its capex for 2014 to NT$6.69 billion (US$224 million) from NT$3.05 billion set previously, mainly to remove production bottlenecks at its 12-inch...
  • Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) reportedly will begin producing fingerprint sensors for Apple's next-generation iPhone at its 12-inch fab using a 65nm process in...
  • HLMC to ramp 55nm capacity in 2014

    Monday 28 October 2013
    Shanghai Huali Microelectronics (HLMC) plans to expand production capacity for its 55nm processes to 35,000 12-inch wafers monthly as early as 2014, up from the current 20,000 units,...
  • Macronix International managed to ramp up the capacity utilization rate of its 12-inch fab to 88% in the second quarter of 2013, while beginning to transform its 8-inch fab into a...
  • United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) reportedly plans to spend US$300 million to set up a 12-inch fab in Xiamen, China in cooperation with the local government. The planned 12-inch...
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    Globalfoundries has undertaken major expansion projects to increase production capacity at its manufacturing sites in Singapore and New York to meet growing demand for semiconductors...
  • United Microelectronics (UMC) is looking for potential acquisitions in Asia to further grow its foundry business worldwide and expand its client portfolio, the IC foundry said in...
  • United Microelectronics (UMC) announced on May 22 that its 12-inch fab in Singapore has turned into a dedicated R&D facility for advanced specialty process technologies.
  • Powerchip Technology's planned sale of individual production equipment installed at its P3 12-inch wafer fab has come to a conclusion, with 10 companies looking to make their purchases...
  • Taiwan-based ProMOS Technologies announced on March 28 that the company has agreed with Globalfoundries on the sale of more than 1,000 items of production equipment installed at its...
  • Speculation has circulated in the DRAM industry recently that Globalfoundries may be now more instereted in acquiring ProMOS Technologies' 12-inch wafer fab than taking over equipment...
  • IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS), which specializes in analog/mixed-signal and logic chips, expects to report flat sequential growth in wafer shipments for the...
  • Globalfoundries and Texas Instruments (TI) reportedly have defeated a group of Taiwan-based niche memory chip providers to win the rights for the purchase of a major portion of the...
  • Globalfoundries and Texas Instruments (TI) have both provided offers to acquire part of the equipment installed at Powerchp Technology's P3 12-inch plant, bringing uncertainty to...
  • Nanya Technology is confident that it will have enough capacity for its IC design customers, according to company president Charles Kau.
  • Powerchip likely to keep P3 fab

    Friday 18 January 2013
    High-level executives at Powerchip Technology and several Taiwan-based niche-market memory suppliers together visited Taiwan's Industrial Development Bureau (IDB) under the Ministry...
  • ProMOS fails again to sell 12-inch fab

    Wednesday 12 December 2012
    ProMOS Technologies failed, for the second time, on December 12 to sell its 12-inch fab located in Taichung, central Taiwan, through an open bid despite offerings from Vanguard International...
  • Winbond Electronics has acquired a set of exposure equipment from Powerchip Technology for NT$630 million (US$21.7 million), according to a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange...
  • ProMOS Technologies was originally scheduled to determine a buyer for its 12-inch fab located in Taichung, central Taiwan, in an open bid held today (November 29). However, as bidders...
  • ProMOS Technologies will hold an open bid to liquidate its 12-inch fab at the Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP) on November 29. Some industry watchers believe that Vanguard International...
  • Powerchip Technology may tear down its P3 12-inch fab and sell the production equipment and land separately if it cannot liquidate the plant in one lot. Potential buyers including...
  • Faced with increased competition from Powerchip Technology in the LCD driver IC foundry sector, Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) is actively pursuing a bid to acquire ProMOS...
  • ProMOS reportedly plans massive layoff

    Wednesday 3 October 2012
    Taiwan-based DRAM chipmaker ProMOS Technologies reportedly plans to lay off more than 1,000 employees, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN)...
  • A recent Bloomberg report cited unnamed sources as saying that Apple and Qualcomm had been rebuffed in separate attempts to invest cash in Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing...
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