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  • foundry
    TSMC, United Microelectronics (UMC), Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) and Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing (PSMC) continue to run at full capacity for their 28nm and...
  • upi
    Taiwan-based uPI Semiconductor, an Asustek Computer affliate specializing in high-performance power chips and discrete solutions, has obtained sufficient 8-inch fab capacity support...
  • wafer
    Foundry houses' attempts to expand 8-inch fab capacity to cash in on extremely strong demand have been prevented by limited suppluy of 8-inch equipment on the market. Chinese semiconductors...
  • 8%2Dinch+wafer
    Foundries remain aggressive in purchasing 8-inch fab equipment and facilities including those from the secondhand market, according to industry sources.
  • Demand+from+Apple+has+eased
    TSMC has prioritized expanding 12-inch fabs over 8-inch ones, and it may be easier for the foundry house to squeeze in extra orders from some clients its 12-inch fabs in the second...
  • IDMs may evaluate more outsourcing

    Tuesday 23 February 2021
    IDM vendors may consider outsourcing more of their production starting 2022, with Taiwan-based contract chipmakers being among the beneficiaries, according to industry sources.
  • Taiwanese+foundries+are+pushing+capacity+expansions
    Taiwan-based pure-play foundries are gearing up for capacity expansions in 2021 to satisfy growing customer demand, according to industry observers.
  • wafer
    Eight-inch wafer foundry service provider VIS is increasing its capex budget for 2021, with the sum mainly for manufacturing process conversion and facility maintenance. Despite short...
  • VIS raises 2021 capex

    Wednesday 3 February 2021
    Eight-inch foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has budgeted NT$5.1 billion (US$182.33 million) in capex for 2021, up from the NT$3.54 billion allocated last year.
  • UMC+8%2Dinch+fab+capacity+may+tighten+further
    A recent power outage at UMC's 8-inch wafer fabs may exert pressure on its already-tight supply of 8-inch wafer capacity, according to industry sources.
  • foundry
    Foundries including TSMC, United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) have seen the visibility of orders for automotive chips extended to the end...
  • wafer
    Eight-inch foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) is expected to announce details regarding a new acquisition later in the first quarter of 2021, according to market so...
  • semi
    China's IC industry will register another growth in output next year, driven by the country's efforts in boosting its IC self-sufficiency, as well as international chipmakers' intention...
  • VIS+chairman+Leuh+Fang++
    Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) is again seeking to expand its 8-inch wafer foundry capacity through acquisitions to meet ever-booming demand from vendors of power management...
  • VIS set to post record 4Q20 revenues

    Wednesday 9 December 2020
    Eight-inch foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) is on track to post record-high revenues for the fourth quarter of 2020, according to market watchers.
  • wafer
    Toshiba is reportedly seeking to sell its 8-inch fabs in the first quarter of 2021, but the global 8-inch foundry capacity shortages will still hardly be relieved even if the Japanese...
  • TSMC
    TSMC is in talks with a Korean client for manufacturing OLED driver ICs using the foundry's 28nm high-voltage process, according to industry sources.
  • Silicon+Motion
    Flash device controller developers, including Silicon Motion Technology, have seen their foundry partners encounter tight capacity particularly at 8-inch fabs, which may persist through...
  • xxx
    The global supply of ICs demanding 8-inch wafer fabrication services has been tight, with shortages of power management chips (PWM IC) being particularly severe, according to industry...
  • Foundry+capacity+has+been+tight
    With 8-inch wafer fabrication demand rising rapidly for chips including ultra-thin fingerprint sensors, power management ICs, MOSFET chips and display driver ICs, second-tier foundries...
  • xxx
    Mature but idle wafer fabs have drawn interest from 8-inch foundries that have seen tight capacity, such as United Microelectronics (UMC), according to market sources.
  • 8%2Dinch+foundry+supply+has+been+tight
    Taiwan-based pure-play foundries will raise their 8-inch foundry quotes by more than 15% starting the first quarter of 2021, according to industry sources.
  • Eight-inch foundry lead time extended

    Tuesday 22 September 2020
    Delivery lead times at Taiwan-based 8-inch foundries have been extended to more than three months, according to sources at fabless chipmakers who are aggressively seeking support...
  • Eight-inch foundry quotes set to rise

    Tuesday 22 September 2020
    Taiwan-based 8-inch foundries will raise their quotes for short lead-time orders by about 10% in the fourth quarter to reflect their extremely tight supply, according to industry...
  • xxx
    Pure-play foundries including TSMC, UMC and VIS are poised to see their fab capacities continue being fully utilized through the end of 2020, according to industry sources.
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