Monday 26 December 2022
Technology roadmap of logic IC manufacturing


Tuesday 13 December 2022
IC material distributor Topco expects impressive revenue gains in 2022
Topco Scientific, which distributes mainly silicon wafers, photoresist and other chipmaking materials, is on track to post notable revenue growth in 2022 despite the ongoing inventory...
Monday 12 December 2022
TSMC may see revenue fall 10-15%, 7nm capacity utilization slip to 50% in 1Q23
TSMC is estimated to experience a 10-15% sequential revenue fall for the first quarter of 2023, driven by a significant shrinkage in new orders for the first half of the year, and...
Friday 9 December 2022
TSMC posts record November revenue
Pure-play foundry TSMC has reported revenue hit a record high of NT$222.71 billion (US$7.27 billion) in November 2022.
Thursday 8 December 2022
TSMC on track to materialize American manufacturing dream for advanced chips
A high-profile first-tool-in ceremony held recently at TSMC's Arizona fab signifies a major milestone in materializing the foundry's dream to set up advanced chips capacity in America...
Tuesday 6 December 2022
Intel CEO to meet Taiwan partners
Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger will come to Taiwan before traveling to South Korea to meet the company's local partners, mainly those engaged in the PC and server industry supply chains,...
Friday 2 December 2022
TSMC soon to hold first tool-in ceremony at Arizona fab
TSMC will hold a ceremony on December 6 to mark the installation of the first batch of equipment at its new Arizona fab in the US, with participants including company founder Morris...
Monday 28 November 2022
TSMC capacity utilization fall to widen in 1H23
TSMC's overall fab capacity utilization rate is estimated to fall to 80% in the first half of 2023, with the utilization for 7/6 nm process capacity to see a widening fall, 5/4nm...
Wednesday 23 November 2022
TSMC caught in geopolitical shackles for overseas capacity expansions
TSMC reportedly has plans to build a 3nm fab in the US, adjacent to its 5nm fab under construction in Arizona, and also plans to set up a fab in Germany focusing on 28 nm automotive...
Tuesday 22 November 2022
TSMC rumored to make Tesla's next-gen self-driving chips
EV maker Tesla is rumored to have placed a massive order with TSMC to manufacture its next-generation Full Self-Driving (FSD) chips, potentially making it one of the Taiwan-based...
Monday 14 November 2022
TSMC ecosystem partners for IC design services stay unscathed amid headwinds
TSMC and its ecosystem partners in Taiwan, especially silicon IP and IC design services providers, remain able to embrace revenue gains for the fourth quarter and 2023, while most...
Wednesday 9 November 2022
TSMC 7nm process capacity utilization falling rapidly
Capacity utilization rates for TSMC's 7nm process platform and its process variants N6, N7 have fallen below 50%, according to industry sources.
Monday 31 October 2022
TSMC sees major clients continue order cuts, but remains confident about 2023
With semiconductor inventory woes intensifying at supply chains, even TSMC cannot withstand the subsequent order-cutting storm, as many of its top-10 clients have cut more orders...
Tuesday 18 October 2022
Who's in control of SMIC technology advances?
A TechInsight report disclosed in July 2022 that Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) had been shipping 7nm chips made with 14nm equipment for the MinerVa Bitcoin...
Friday 14 October 2022
TSMC to see 3nm generate 4-6% of 2023 revenue
TSMC expects to see sales generated from 3nm process technology account for 4-6% of total wafer revenue in 2023.