Tuesday 20 July 2021
China MEMS foundry startup boosts monthly output to 70,000 wafers
Semiconductor Manufacturing Electronics (ShaoXing), a China-based MEMS foundry startup formed by Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) and the local government, has managed...
Monday 5 September 2016
UMC, APM team up for MEMS foundry services
Taiwan-based United Microelectronics (UMC) has announced it is teaming up with dedicated MEMS foundry Asia Pacific Microsystems (APM) to provide enhanced MEMS manufacturing services...
Friday 28 March 2014
Global semiconductor industry to remain strong in 2Q-3Q14, says TSMC chairman
The global semiconductor industry will remain promising in the second and third quarters of 2014, according to Morris Chang, chairman of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company...
Friday 26 April 2013
TSMC MEMS foundry biz expanding, says Yole
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) MEMS foundry business enjoyed an approximately 80% rise in 2012, achieving around US$42 million in sales. The significant growth...
Friday 7 September 2012
MEMS foundry APM sees growth ahead
MEMS wafer foundry Asia Pacific Microsystems (APM) expects its sales revenues to surpass the breakeven point in 2013 as shipments will boost on the upcoming rollouts of customers'...
Saturday 28 April 2012
Silex Microsystems ranked world's largest pure-play MEMS foundry, according to Yole
For the second consecutive year, Silex Microsystems has been ranked by market research firm Yole Développement (Yole) as the world's largest pure-play MEMS foundry.
Thursday 14 October 2010
Globalfoundries partners with SVTC for MEMS manufacturing
Globalfoundries has announced a strategic partnership with SVTC Technologies to accelerate its move to high-volume MEMS manufacturing.
Thursday 9 September 2010
MEMS foundry APM to ramp up capacity
MEMS foundry Asia Pacific Microsystems (APM) plans to ramp its capacity by 60-70% before mid-2011, with a budget of NT$200 million (US$6.27 million), according to company CEO and...
Friday 29 January 2010
InvenSense places MEMS gyroscope orders with TSMC
MEMS device vendor InvenSense has placed 3-axis gyroscope orders with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), using the foundry's 8-inch Fab 3 production facilities. Monthly...
Wednesday 30 December 2009
ITRI sets up 8-inch MEMS Open Lab
The Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) has set up Taiwan's first 8-inch MEMS Open Lab for assisting Taiwan MEMS design houses enter the mass production stage.
Wednesday 28 October 2009
SMIC completes customer qualification of MEMS chip
Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has announced the successful function qualification of a MEMS-based chip for Microstaq, a supplier of advanced silicon...
Tuesday 20 October 2009
Macronix, Maxchip to step into MEMS foundry services
Taiwan-based mask ROM and NOR flash maker Macronix International is adjusting the manufacturing process at its 6-inch fab in an attempt to compete for MEMS foundry orders, while Maxchip...
Monday 5 October 2009
Bosch looking for Taiwan-based MEMS design customers
MEMS IDM Bosch, showcasing its technology at SEMICON Taiwan 2009, has seen several local MEMS design houses express willingness to use Bosch's foundry service, said Thomas Koch, senior...
Monday 24 August 2009
Domintech to introduce accelerometers
Domintech, a subsidiary of Unimicron Technology, plans to introduce its first own-branded accelerometers (g-sensors) by the end of 2009, according to the company.
Tuesday 18 August 2009
SPP buys Aviza assets for MEMS expansion
California-based semiconductor equipment supplier Aviza Technology, which in June filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, has inked a deal to sell assets to Sumitomo Precision Products (SPP)...
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