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  • Wafer Works net profits hike

    Thursday 8 November 2018
    Silicon wafer supplier Wafer Works saw its net profits surge 48% sequentially to NT$683 million (US$22.3 million) in the third quarter. Profits for the first three quarters of 2018...
  • China-based crystal-growing furnace makers who have long been focusing on the PV industry, have developed tools looking to build their presence in the semiconductor sector, according...
  • Wafer Works opens new plant in China

    Friday 26 October 2018
    Silicon wafer supplier Wafer Works has held an opening ceremony on October 26 for its new plant in Zhengzhou, China dedicated to producing 8-inch wafers.
  • As international IDMs are moving at full throttles to develop lucrative high-voltage automotive MOSFETs, Taiwan mid-end and back-end supply chain players are gearing up to win long-term...
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    Combined third-quarter 2018 revenues of Taiwan's foundry houses are estimated to rise 6.2% sequentially or inch up 1.6% on year to US$9.94 billion on a gradual pick-up in mobile communication...
  • Eight-inch IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has trimmed its financial guidance for the third quarter following a power blackout that hit one of its wafer fabs.
  • TSMC August revenues up, UMC down

    Monday 10 September 2018
    Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) saw its August revenues climb 22.4% sequentially, while fellow foundry company United Microelectronics' (UMC) revenues slipped 8.1%...
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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...
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    Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) expects to enjoy another quarter of record-high revenues in the third quarter of 2018, thanks to continued strong demand for 8-inch foundry...
  • Taiwan MOSFET makers including Excelliance MOS, Sinopower Semiconductor, Advanced Power Electronics (APEC) and Niko Semiconductor are expected to see their gross margins and profits...
  • Global tech supply chains have seen overwhelming price hikes in 2018, ranging from DRAM, silicon wafer, and passive components to discrete devices MOSFET, diode, as MCU, as well as...
  • Taiwan-based MOSFET suppliers are mulling raising their quotes to reflect rising silicon wafer and foundry costs, as they are expected to secure more foundry capacities to support...
  • 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)...
  • Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) has entered a trading halt today (June 29), pending the release of material information, according to a company filing with the Taiwan...
  • Wafer Works has recently commenced production at its new plant in Zhengzhou, China dedicated to producing 8-inch wafers, according to company chairman Pat Chiao.
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    Global supply of silicon wafers will remain tight and their prices are expected to spiral upward probably through 2025 due to ever-expanding demand and slow capacity expansions at...
  • Eight-inch foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS), which has seen its fabs run at full utilization, will continue to boost production efficiency, according to company...
  • Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC), the largest China-based foundry house, will kick off risk production of its 14nm FinFET process and venture into the AI (artificial...
  • Thanks to strong rush orders from China smartphone makers, Taiwan-based suppliers of LCD driver ICs are all optimistic about revenue growths in the second quarter of 2018, but their...
  • Taiwan's LCD driver IC designers have turned conservative about scoring significant revenue increases for the second quarter of 2018, as makers of larger-size panels for TV, LCD monitors...
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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,...
  • With major international IDMs including STMicroelectronics failing to ease the prolonged lead time for MCU shipments, Taiwan-based MCU makers will continue to benefit from the ensuing...
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