Monday 5 February 2024
VIS expects 6-8% wafer shipment drop in 1Q24
Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS), a Taiwan-based 8-inch IC foundry, expects a 6-8% sequential wafer shipment decline in the first quarter of 2024 with about flat ASP grow...
Thursday 21 December 2023
VIS partners with National Taiwan University to develop negative emissions technology
Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS), a Taiwan-based 8-inch IC foundry, has launched a three-year (Phase I) research collaboration with National Taiwan University titled "Enhancing...
Friday 31 March 2023
Samsung said to directly develop 8-inch process for GaN, SiC devices
Samsung Electronics reportedly will directly migrate to 8-inch process for third-generation semiconductors SiC and GaN devices now under development by its power...
Friday 10 March 2023
Singapore offers substantial subsidies to entice TSMC to build 12-inch fab locally
TSMC is reportedly slowing down its new fab project in Germany, due to growing doubts about whether the pure-play foundry will receive adequate EU subsidies in light of the region's...
Wednesday 25 January 2023
VIS lands increasing orders from China, US, Europe on geopolitical effects
Taiwan's pure-play foundry Vanguard International Manufacturing (VIS) continues to benefit from geopolitical effects, winning more shifted orders from clients in China and the US...
Friday 25 November 2022
China foundry Hua Hong posts record revenues for 3Q22
China-based pure-play foundry Hua Hong Semiconductor has reported revenue surged 39.5% on year to a record high of US$630 million in the third quarter of 2022, with gross margin climbing...
Monday 1 August 2022
Sumitomo Metal Mining to build 8-inch SiC substrate prototype line
Japan's Sumitomo Metal Mining (SMM) has decided to construct a new 8-inch direct bonded SiC wafer substrate mass-production prototype line, which will be completed for March 2024...
Friday 22 July 2022
Robust integrated GaN demand may prompt IDMs to step up outsourcing
IDMs have been promoting their integrated GaN chip solutions, and may step up outsourcing the production of such devices to satisfy growing demand, according to industry sources.
Monday 11 July 2022
SMIC affiliate to launch IPO to raise funds for foundry capacity expansions
China-based SMEC (Semiconductor Manufacturing Electronics, ShaoXing), an affiliate of China's top foundry SMIC, has filed an application to launch its IPO on the Sci-Tech Innovation...
Monday 11 July 2022
PMIC vendors likely to have more 8-inch fab capacity for 2023
Tight capacity supply at 8-inch wafer fabs is on track to ease on weakening demand for large-size display driver ICs, CMOS image sensors (CIS) and even power management ICs (PMIC)...
Monday 11 July 2022
TSMC sees 2Q22 revenue top NT$500 billion
TSMC saw its quarterly revenue top the NT$500 billion (US$16.8 billion) mark for the first time in the second quarter of 2022.
Tuesday 21 June 2022
Taiwan foundries to see fab utilization rates stay above 90% in 2H22
TSMC and other major Taiwan-based foundries have been running their fabs at full capacity utilization, but may see their fab utilization rates drop in the third quarter due to cutbacks...
Wednesday 8 June 2022
UMC sees May revenue hit another record high
Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) has reported revenue of NT$24.43 billion (US$827.8 million) for May 2022, up 7.2% sequentially and hitting a record high for the eighth...
Thursday 26 May 2022
Concerns rising over potential foundry overcapacity in 2024
Despite chip demand showing signs of a downturn since the start of 2022, the capacity expansion spree at foundry houses seems unstoppable, sparking concerns that overcapacity may...
Monday 23 May 2022
SMIC, Hua Hong divided over foundry quote hikes
China's top-2 foundries SMIC and Hua Hong Semiconductor have shown mixed views on whether to raise foundry quotes to offset cost increases, while a new wave of price hikes seems to...
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