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  • Eight-inch foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) is on track to expand production capacity by acquiring production equipment for its existing fabs in 2019, when the company...
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    Defying slack demand from smartphone and the impact of the US-China trade war, foundry houses in Taiwan and China are rushing to expand capacities at their 8-inch wafer fabs seeking...
  • Pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has advised its IC design clients mainly those demanding 8-inch fab capacity to split their orders at multiple...
  • The board of directors of United Microelectronics (UMC) has authorized a capital budget execution of NT$27.406 billion (US$889.4 million) for capacity deployment.
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    Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is looking to expand its 8-inch fab capacity to meet strong chip demand for automotive electronics, IoT and industrial automation...
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    Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has disclosed plans to build a new 8-inch wafer fab at its manufacturing site in Tainan, southern Taiwan to satisfy robust customer...
  • Taiwan-based power MOSFET suppliers, which specialize in mid- and low-voltage chip solutions for consumer electronics devices, have become cautious about demand for the rest of 2018...
  • China-based pure-play foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) expects to post a revenue decline of 7-9% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2018, with gross margin...
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    Eight-inch fab capacity remains tight, whereas there is an excess of 12-inch fab capacity, according to SC Chien, co-president for pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC).
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    Eight-inch IC foundries have seen order visibility become unclear for the fourth quarter of 2018, according to sources at Taiwan-based IC design houses.
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    Eight-inch foundries have seen their fab utilization rates remain high in the third quarter of 2018, but orders from customers have shown signs of a slowdown amid concerns about end...
  • As 8-inch wafer foundry capacity supply is expected to fall short of demand through at least 2020, Taiwan foundry houses including United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard International...
  • IC foundries have seen their 8-inch fabs run at full utilization, but order visibility for their 12-inch fab capacity is becoming unclear, according to industry sources.
  • Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) held a ceremony recently to mark the start of equipment move-in at the new facilities of its 8-inch wafer plant in Tianjin, China,...
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    United Microelectronics (UMC), the second-largest Taiwan-based pure-play foundry, disclosed recently plans to list its HeJian-led China operations on the Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE)...
  • Macronix+chairman+Miin+Wu
    Speculation circulated recently that Macronix International had been approached by Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) about a potential tie-up in the semiconductor business,...
  • UMC+Xiamen+operation+to+remain+unprofitable
    Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) expects its fab operation in Xiamen, China to remain unprofitable in 2018 due to insufficient economies of scale.
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    Taiwan-based IC design houses have expressed caution about their gross margin performance in the second half of 2018, as they will encounter rising costs including higher quotes asked...
  • Second%2Dtier+IC+foundries+based+in+China+and+Taiwan+are+planning+to+hike+quotes+for+8%2Dinch+capacity
    Second-tier IC foundries based in China and Taiwan are planning to hike quotes for 8-inch capacity by 20-30% in the third quarter of 2018, according to sources in the Taiwan IC design...
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    Pure-play foundries in China and Taiwan intend to encourage their fabless firms to transition to 12-inch wafer manufacturing as their 8-inch fab capacity has been extremely tight,...
  • SMIC 1Q18 revenues miss guidance

    Thursday 10 May 2018
    China-based pure-play foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has reported revenues for the first quarter of 2018 reached US$831 million, up 5.6% sequentially and...
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    Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) will continue expanding production capacity at its 8-inch fabs, and is still evaluating the feasibility of building 12-inch production lines,...
  • Strong demand for Internet of Things (IoT) related chips is filling China- and Taiwan-based pure-play foundries' 8-inch fab capacities, according to industry sources.
  • UMC profits hit 9-quarter high

    Thursday 26 October 2017
    Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) has reported net profits of NT$3.47 billion (US$114.9 million) for the third quarter of 2017, up 65.5% sequentially and hitting a nine-quarter...
  • Fujitsu Semiconductor and ON Semiconductor have announced an agreement that ON Semi will purchase a 30% incremental share of Fujitsu's 8-inch wafer fab in Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan, resulting...
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