213 news items tagged Macronix International
BGA packaging for memory controller ICs hits snag on ABF substrate shortagesWednesday 3 March 2021
Backend demand for memory controller ICs has been increasingly strong promising clear order visibility for BGA and FC-BGA packaging processes at OSAT firms, but their operations are...
Revenues soar at memory companiesTuesday 9 February 2021
Most Taiwan-based memory companies delivered significant revenue gains in January from a year earlier, reflecting booming market demand and rising memory prices.
Macronix expects strong 1Q21Thursday 28 January 2021
Taiwan-based chipmaker Macronix International expects to enjoy a particularly strong first quarter of 2021, judging from robust demand for all its product lines including ROM, NOR...
Macronix sees revenue pick up in DecemberFriday 8 January 2021
ROM and flash memory maker Macronix International has reported December revenue increased nearly 10% on month to NT$3.31 billion (US$118 million). Revenue totaled NT$10.16 billion...
Rising foundry quotes to push up costs of Taiwan IC design housesMonday 28 December 2020
With Taiwan-based foundries set to raise their quotes, Taiwan-based IC design houses have come under growing pressure to raise their chip prices next year, according to industry so...
NOR flash to be in short supply with prices to rise 5% in 1H21Monday 14 December 2020
NOR flash chips supply is expected to fall short of demand by 5% in 2021, and their quotes are estimated to rise 5% in the next two quarters amid overall inventory level falling significantly,...
Winbond November revenues up, Macronix downWednesday 9 December 2020
Winbond Electronics, a maker of specialty DRAM and flash memory, saw its consolidated revenues climb 64.5% on year in November 2020, while revenues at ROM and flash memory chipmaker...
Macronix, Winbond stepping up automotive NAND deploymentsFriday 13 November 2020
To expand presence in the automotive memory market, Macronix International has disclosed plans to enter volume production of 96-layer 3D NAND memory for automotive applications in...
Macronix to see 48-layer 3D NAND drive revenue growth in 2021Tuesday 27 October 2020
Macronix International, a supplier of mask ROM and flash memory, expects its in-house developed 48-layer 3D NAND products to start generating revenue in 2021.
NOR flash likely to be in short supply in 2021, says Macronix chairmanTuesday 27 October 2020
The global supply of NOR flash memory will fall short of demand in 2021 if trade tensions between the US and China persist, according to Macronix International chairman Miin Wu.
Macronix sees September revenue surgeThursday 8 October 2020
Macronix International, a maker of mask ROM and flash memory, saw its September revenue climb 47.9% sequentially to a 12-month high of NT$4.66 billion (US$162.6 million).
US ban on SMIC may result in severe shortages of NOR flashFriday 11 September 2020
A US ban on China's pure-play foundry SMIC, a supplier to GigaDevice, might lead to severe shortages of NOR flash memory, according to Macronix International chairman Miin Wu.
Macronix production lines running at full capacityThursday 30 July 2020
Macronix International continues to see its production lines run at full capacity, while scaling up substantially its 19nm NAND chip output, according to CY Lu, president for the...
Macronix, Pixart post revenue growth in JuneWednesday 8 July 2020
Memory chipmaker Macronix International and image sensor specialist Pixart Imaging, with both reportedly in the supply chain for Nintendo's Switch, saw their June revenues grow.
NOR flash ASP likely to drop in 2H20, says DRAMeXchangeThursday 18 June 2020
NOR flash ASPs went up about 5% sequentially in the first quarter and have registered another on-quarter rise of 10-20% in the second quarter, but are likely to fall in the second...
Taiwan memory chipmakers post decreased May revenuesFriday 12 June 2020
DRAM maker Nanya Technology, specialty DRAM and flash memory specialist Winbond Electronics, and mask ROM and flash chipmaker Macronix International have reported sequential decreases...
Fresh US ban on Huawei to impact TSMC and more starting late SeptemberTuesday 2 June 2020
TSMC and other Taiwanese suppliers of Huawei are expected to see their revenues start to suffer in late September from fresh US sanctions blocking companies around the world from...
Backend firms see stable demand for NOR flash memoryThursday 28 May 2020
Memory backend specialists expect stable growth in orders for processing NOR flash chips this year, driven by demand for 5G base stations, and consumer electronics products such as...
Macronix to start sampling 48-layer 3D NAND chips in 3Q20Thursday 28 May 2020
Macronix International expects to start delivering 48-layer 3D NAND flash chip samples to its customers in the third quarter of 2020, followed by volume production later this year.
Taiwan semiconductor output value to grow in 2020Friday 22 May 2020
The output value of Taiwan's semiconductor industry is forecast to increase 4-5.7% in 2020, despite headwinds from the coronavirus pandemic, according to the government-sponsored...
Macronix cautious about 3Q20Wednesday 13 May 2020
Macronix International's growth in the third quarter of 2020 may not enjoy peak seasonal effects as seen in past years, due to growing economic uncertainty arising from the coronavirus...
Macronix to start shipping 3D NAND chips in 2H20Friday 8 May 2020
Macronix International is gearing up to ship its in-house developed 3D NAND memory starting the second half of 2020, according to company chairman Miin Wu.
NOR flash supply likely to fall short of demand in 2H20Tuesday 5 May 2020
The global supply of NOR flash chips particularly high-density ones is likely to fall short of demand starting the second half of 2020, according to sources at memory chipmakers who...
Macronix sees tight supply of high-density NOR flashThursday 30 April 2020
Macronix International has seen its NOR flash chip supply become tight, thanks to strong demand for game consoles and other device applications enabling stay-at-home initiatives....
Macronix revenues surge in MarchWednesday 8 April 2020
Mask ROM and flash chipmaker Macronix International has reported revenues of NT$3.88 billion (US$129.1 million) for March 2020, up 39.8% sequentially and a robust 97.6% on year.
Macronix SLC NAND
Photo: Company, Friday 10 February 2012
Macronix 256Mb serial flash memory
Photo: Company, Friday 30 October 2009
Macronix chairman Miin Wu, left, and Qimonda CEO Kin Wah Loh
Photo: Qimonda, Friday 4 January 2008