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...
Wednesday 12 April 2023
Renesas samples its 1st 22nm MCU
Renesas Electronics has manufactured its first microcontroller (MCU) using 22nm process technology, and the new device is currently being sampled to select customers, with a full...
Wednesday 29 March 2023
UMC, eMemory expand low-power memory solutions for AIoT and mobile markets with 22nm RRAM qualification
Silicon IP provider eMemory and pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) have announced that eMemory's resistive random access memory (RRAM) IP has been qualified on UMC's...
Friday 24 March 2023
L&K lands over NT$18 billion worth of orders for new UMC fab in Singapore
So far in 2023, cleanroom contractor L&K Engineering has secured orders totaling NT$18.62 billion (US$613.7 million) from United Microelectronics (UMC) for the pure-play foundry's...
Friday 3 March 2023
UMC adds new variant to 28nm eHV designed for next-gen displays
United Microelectronics (UMC) has introduced 28eHV+, the latest advancement in its 28nm embedded high voltage (eHV) technology. The process node is designed for driver ICs used in...
Wednesday 18 January 2023
Foundries see stable demand for 22/28nm, 40nm process manufacturing
Fabless chipmakers' demand for 22/28nm and 40nm process nodes has been relatively stable compared with other processes, since a variety of end-market applications require these processes,...
Tuesday 17 January 2023
UMC to post 17-19% shipment drop in 1Q23
United Microelectronics (UMC) has forecast its wafer shipments will decline 17-19% sequentially in the first quarter of 2023, when the foundry's overall fab utilization rate will...
Wednesday 21 December 2022
UMC places NT$13 billion worth of construction orders for new Singapore fab
Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) has placed nearly NT$13.4 billion (US$435 million) worth of construction orders with L&K Engineering's branch in Singapore for...
Thursday 15 December 2022
UMC to spend NT$32.4 billion on capacity deployment
The board of directors of United Microelectronics (UMC) has authorized a capital budget execution of NT$32.417 billion (US$1.06 billion) for capacity deployment, according to the...
Wednesday 30 November 2022
UMC orders facility equipment for Singapore site expansion
Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) has purchased NT$6.49 billion (US$209.4 million) worth of facility equipment from L&K Engineering's branch in Singapore, according...
Friday 23 September 2022
TSMC advanced chips score high energy efficiency
Semiconductor energy efficiency has improved 1X every two years over the past 15 years, with advanced chips showing particularly strong performance, according to TSMC chairman Mark...
Tuesday 13 September 2022
Avalanche and UMC announce 22nm production of high-density MRAM-based devices for aerospace applications
US-based Avalanche Technology, a developer of next-generation MRAM technology, and Taiwan-based foundry house United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC), have jointly announced the...
Friday 26 August 2022
VIS, PSMC slow down establishment of new fabs
Pure-play foundries Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) and Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing (PSMC) have decided to slow down the establishment of their new fabs, as customers...
Thursday 25 August 2022
Cadence, UMC team up for 22nm analog and mixed-signal IC design flow certification
Cadence Design Systems' analog and mixed-signal (AMS) IC design flow has been certified for United Microelectronics' (UMC) 22ULP/ULL process technologies, according to the companies...
Thursday 28 July 2022
UMC expects fab capacity to stay fully utilized in 3Q22
United Microelectronics (UMC) will continue to run its fabs at full capacity utilization in the third quarter of 2022 when the pure-play foundry expects to post flat sequential increases...
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