Friday 15 October 2021
Will foundry expansions lead to capacity glut?
Many IDMs and pure-play foundries, including second-tier ones, are all poised to expand their fab capacities sparking concerns that the arrival of the additional capacities could...
Tuesday 15 June 2021
PSMC negotiating orders for 2023
Taiwan-based pure-play foundry Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing (PSMC) continue to see orders demanding 8- and 12-inch wafer fabrication services pull in, and is in talks with...
Monday 7 June 2021
Taiwan backend houses caught in cluster COVID infections
Taiwan's major dedicated IC testing house King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has been ordered by the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) to have all its migrant workers undergo a 14-day...
Friday 4 June 2021
Rapid COVID testing site set up in Taiwan HSP
A site for COVID-19 rapid testing has been set up at Taiwan's Hsinchu Science Park (HSP) to provide one-stop services from rapid screening for diagnosing COVID-19, highly specific...
Tuesday 18 May 2021
Taiwan backend houses see brisk order visibility
Taiwan's backend houses have seen their order visibility stay brisk despite concerns over a rapid surge in domestic Covid-19 infections, but long-term impacts of the pandemic remain...
Monday 17 May 2021
Semiconductor equipment supplier Trusval enjoys robust orders
Trusval Technology has disclosed that customer orders it holds on hand are already at record-high levels, buoyed by robust demand from its chipmaking customers looking to spend more...
Thursday 29 April 2021
VIS to buy AUO fab for NT$905 million
Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has announced plans to take over the L3B plant of LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO), and related equipment and facilities,...
Friday 26 March 2021
PSMC breaks ground for new 12-inch wafer fab in northern Taiwan
Pure-play foundry Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing (PSMC) broke ground for a new 12-inch wafer fab at the Tongluo campus of the Hsinchu Science Park (HSP) on March 25.
Friday 8 January 2021
TSMC equipment and materials suppliers to embrace strong 2021
Semiconductor equipment and materials suppliers of TSMC are poised to embrace a strong first quarter of 2021, and they are also optimistic about their sales prospects this year, according...
Tuesday 15 December 2020
Hsinchu Science Park to continue playing locomotive role
Taiwan's Hsinchu Science Park (HSP) could further expand and develop smart micro-industry parks to promote the establishment of AI and micro industries, according to a group of leaders...
Monday 7 December 2020
PSMC in talks for new orders from panel vendor
Pure-play foundry Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing (PSMC) is in talks to rent new 12-inch fab equipment from a panel customer who intends to secure sufficient production capacity...
Tuesday 28 August 2018
Powerchip to build 2 new 12-inch fabs in Taiwan
Pure-play foundry Powerchip Technology has disclosed plans to construct two new 12-inch wafer fabs in Taiwan with total investment estimated at NT$278 billion (US$9.05 billion).
Wednesday 4 July 2018
HSPB should first promote Taiwan image and industry in bid to foray into India market, say experts
Hsinchu Science Park Bureau (HSPB) is actively pushing forward the Taiwan government's New Southbound Policy, endeavoring to engage efforts across the industry, government, academics...
Friday 12 January 2018
Champ Vision to set up plant in HSP
Champ Vision Display, a display solution subsidiary of Coretronic, has received approval for setting up a plant in Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), aiming to offer integrated and one-stop...
Wednesday 23 September 2015
New ARM CPU design center opens in Taiwan
A new ARM CPU design center located in Taiwan's Hsinchu Science Park (HSP) officially opened on September 22. The workforce of the center will reach 100 employees by the end of 2015,...