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Friday 3 November 2023
Government accepts donation of 12-inch wafer fab equipment to bolster Taiwan's chip-driven innovation
In a significant development for the 10-year Taiwan Chip-Driven Industrial Innovation Program (TCIIP), certain businesses have expressed their willingness to donate 12-inch wafer...
Tuesday 31 October 2023
Chinese foundry gearing up for automotive IC boom
Nexchip Semiconductor, a Chinese mature-node IC foundry, has stepped up its deployment in the automotive IC sector with the opening of a new fab in Hefei specializing in manufacturing...
Wednesday 18 October 2023
Powerchip reportedly seeks government subsidies for new Japan fab
Pure-play foundry Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing (PSMC) is reportedly negotiating subsidies with the Japanese government with regards to the establishment of a new 12-inch...
Wednesday 11 October 2023
Taiwanese firms' role in Huawei chip fab sparks controversy amid geopolitical tensions
Recent foreign media revelations have named United Integrated Services, L&K Engineering, Topco Scientific, and Cica-Huntek Chemical Technology Taiwan as contributors to the construction...
Thursday 21 September 2023
Taiwan sees 12-inch wafer fab donation to support startup chip tape-out
Taiwan's National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) held a a press conference to announce the Taiwan Chip-based Industrial Innovation Program (Taiwan CbI) on September 20. One...
Tuesday 15 August 2023
TSMC should be able to keep its new overseas JV fabs profitable
Market observers view TSMC's overseas expansion strategy with skepticism, which also presents some opportunities for the pure-play foundry. Despite the fact that its wholly owned...
Thursday 3 August 2023
China foundries enhancing mature node manufacturing capability for automotive chips
Chinese foundries including CanSemi Technology, GTA Semiconductor, and Nexchip Semiconductor have stepped up enhancing their mature-node manufacturing capability for automotive ICs,...
Wednesday 19 July 2023
South Korea's 8-inch wafer fabs see utilization fall under 50%
The capacity utilization rates of 8-inch wafer fabs in South Korea are halved from their 2022 levels, with the exception of DB Hitek, due to sluggish demand for information technology...
Tuesday 11 July 2023
Japan's METI considering to subsidize Sumco's new silicon wafer plant -- Report
In an effort to revitalize its domestic semiconductor supply chain, the Japanese government has subsidized a number of semiconductor-related manufacturers to produce in Japan. A news...
Thursday 6 July 2023
Powerchip to set up 12-inch wafer fab in Japan
Pure-play foundry Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing (PSMC) has reached a deal with SBI Holdings under which the Taiwan-based company will gain the investment firm's support to...
Thursday 1 June 2023
UMC sees no signs of substantial demand recovery in 2H23
United Microelectronics Corp. (UMC) continues to observe customers adjusting inventory levels, albeit at a slower rate than expected, while cyclical shifts in the business climate...
Thursday 11 May 2023
UMC reportedly mulling new fab in Japan
United Microelectronics (UMC) reportedly is considering constructing a new 12-inch wafer fab in Japan.
Tuesday 11 April 2023
China puts focus on mature node manufacturing for ICs
China intends to put its focus on mature-node manufacturing for ICs instead of process miniaturization, aiming to elaborate innovation to boost the country's homegrown chipmaking...
Thursday 16 March 2023
Taiwan Mask expects 30% revenue growth in 2023
Photomask supplier Taiwan Mask expects its revenue to increase 30% on year to exceed NT$10 billion (US$325.2 million) in 2023, boosted by growing sales of its products supporting...
Friday 3 March 2023
Toshiba on track to expand capacity for automotive power chips
Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage recently has disclosed plans to set up new production lines for automotive power semiconductors at its existing Himeji semiconductor manufacturing...
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