Friday 31 August 2012
TSMC to see revenues decline in August-September
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to see its monthly revenues for August and September drop to NT$43.5-44.5 billion (US$1.45-1.48 billion) from NT$48.53...
Friday 18 November 2011
ARM builds new R&D center in Taiwan
ARM has announced the opening of a new R&D center at the Hsinchu Science Park, northern Taiwan. The focus of the center will be physical IP development and processor implementation...
Thursday 27 October 2011
Entegris opens research and engineering facility in Taiwan, aims to establish advanced technical expertise and capability locally
To further tap into Taiwan's market potential, Entegris, the leading global provider of advanced filtration and wafer handling products used in demanding manufacturing environments,...
Monday 21 February 2011
BLU maker Forhouse to build R&D center
Backlight unit (BLU) maker Forhouse has unveiled plans to invest NT$90 million (US$3.07 million) to build a R&D center at the Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), northern Taiwan.
Tuesday 18 January 2011
More hiring expected at TSMC in 2011, says paper
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will likely hire more than 6,500 new employees in 2011, for new manufacturing operations in Taiwan, the Chinese-language Commercial...
Monday 6 September 2010
Polyimide film maker Taimide to build new plant in HSP
Taimide Technology, a leading supplier of polyimide (PI) films for the flexible PCB (FPCB) industry, will invest NT$800 million (US$25 million) to build a new plant in the Hsinchu...
Tuesday 10 August 2010
TSMC responds to recent staff suicide
A Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) employee committed suicide by jumping off a building Saturday evening (August 7) due to stress at work, according to local Chinese-language...
Wednesday 14 July 2010
ProMOS to complete sale of 12-inch fab to Macronix in September
ProMOS Technology has revealed that it will complete the previously-announced sale of its 12-inch wafer fab at the Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), and hand over operation to Macronix...
Thursday 6 May 2010
UMC to unveil new facilities at Fab 12A ahead of schedule
United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has revealed it will hold a ceremony to officially kick off operations of the phase-three and phase-four production facilities at its 12-inch...
Monday 26 April 2010
Light engine maker Young Optics to raise funds
Young Optics has announced its board of directors has approved plans to raise an estimated NT$1.5 billion by issuing 7.5 million new shares. The new funds will be used for new production...
Wednesday 21 April 2010
DNP Photomask Technology finishes factory in HSP
DNP Photomask Technology (DPTT), a Taiwan subsidiary of Japan-based Dai Nippon Printing (DNP), has completed its factory at the Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), in northern Taiwan, at...
Thursday 15 April 2010
ProMOS and Macronix to finalize 12-inch fab transaction soon
ProMOS Technologies has reportedly entered the final phase of negotiations to sell its 12-inch fab at the Hsinchu Science Park (HSP) to Macronix International Company (MXIC) with...
Tuesday 30 March 2010
ProMOS to announce sale of 12-inch fab to Macronix in early April, say sources
ProMOS Technologies is set to announce the sale of a 12-inch wafer fab to Macronix International Company (MXIC) in early April, according to industry sources. The income from the...
Monday 29 March 2010
Entire Tech and Ultra Fine Optical to build new plants
The National Science Council has approved a plan by diffuser plate maker Entire Technology to set up a plant in the Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), and another plan by light guide plate...
Monday 15 March 2010
Taiwan unemployment rate to drop to below 5% at end of 2010, says premier
Taiwan's premier Wu Den-yih has indicated that unemployment rate in Taiwan is expected to drop to below 5% at the end of 2010.