221 news items tagged Macronix International
Memory module makers continue stockpilingTuesday 18 May 2021
Memory chipmakers continue to see their downstream module and device customers stockpile, while experiencing tight fab capacity, according to industry sources in Taiwan.
Macronix expects gross margin to rise through 4Q21Wednesday 28 April 2021
Macronix International, a Taiwan-based maker of NOR flash and ROM memory, expects its gross margin to have hit bottom for 2021 in the first quarter and to rise through the last quarter...
NOR flash chipmakers see more customers eager for long-term dealsThursday 8 April 2021
Taiwan-based NOR flash chipmakers have seen more of their clients eager to strike long-term supply agreements, according to industry sources.
Backend firms to see robust demand for specialty DRAM through 3Q21Tuesday 6 April 2021
Backend houses including Powertech Technology (PTI) and ChipMOS Technologies have seen demand for specialty DRAM chips surge in the last 1-2 months, and are expected to enjoy robust...
NOR flash supply to stay tight in next 2 years, says Macronix chairTuesday 30 March 2021
The ongoing tight supply of NOR flash chips will likely persist over the next two years, according to Miin Wu, chairman for Macronix International.
Chipmaking equipment and materials suppliers looking to beef up operations in TaiwanTuesday 30 March 2021
Japan-based semiconductor equipment vendor Tokyo Electron is reportedly eyeing the acquisition of a 6-inch wafer fab in Taiwan that has been put up on sale, while fellow companies...
Japan fab toolmaker eyeing Macronix 6-inch fab for acquisitionThursday 11 March 2021
A Japan-based semiconductor equipment vendor is looking to acquire Macronix International's 6-inch wafer fab in Taiwan that has been put on sale, reportedly eyeing a closer tie with...
DRAM, NOR flash prices to rise through 2H21Friday 5 March 2021
DRAM and NOR flash memory prices are expected to rise through the second half of 2021, as growth on the supply side fails to catch up, according to industry sources.
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...
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