Wednesday 17 April 2024
Winbond on track for growth as PC application demand resumes
Winbond Electronics, a maker of specialty DRAM and flash memory, will see its main products be on track for growth, according to industry sources.
Wednesday 31 January 2024
Macronix to see operations hit bottom in 1Q24
ROM and flash memory maker Macronix International expects its operations to hit rock bottom in the first quarter of 2024, followed by a gradual recovery later in the year.
Friday 29 December 2023
As memory prices rise in China, NOR flash prices to rebound as well
Due to weak demand in the end-user consumer electronics market as a result of sluggish economic growth, rising geopolitical tensions, and seasonal fluctuations in the industry, downstream...
Monday 25 December 2023
Winbond to buy roughly NT$1.3 billion in R&D gear
Winbond Electronics, a Taiwanese maker of specialty DRAM and NOR flash memory, has authorized NT$1.286 billion (US$41.4 million) in capital expenditures. The money will be used to...
Friday 17 November 2023
NOR flash price drops to slow, says Winbond
Price declines in NOR flash memory will moderate and narrow to less than 10% in 2024, according to Pei-Ming Chen, president of Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics.
Wednesday 15 November 2023
Macronix strives to maintain NOR flash prices, says chairman
Macronix International will continue its efforts to prevent a drop in NOR flash prices, according to Miin Wu, chairman for the Taiwan-based memory maker.
Monday 7 August 2023
Winbond slowing output cut, to equip new plant in 4Q23
The 30–40% reduction in output at Winbond Electronics' wafer fab in Taichung (central Taiwan) has been reduced to less than 20%, and the memory chipmaker plans to begin installing...
Wednesday 26 July 2023
Macronix conservative about 2H23 operations
Flash memory maker Macronix International remains cautious about its second-half 2023 performance due to sluggish market demand, despite seeing utilization rates and gross margin...
Thursday 20 April 2023
Recovery momentum still weak in China consumer electronics market, says GigaDevice
China's consumer electronics market demand is not expected to recover significantly until the second half of the year despite a recent pick-up in retail sales, and the Double 11 shopping...
Friday 7 April 2023
Macronix reports increased March revenue
ROM and NOR flash memory specialist Macronix International has reported revenue of NT$2.82 billion (US$92.7 million) for March 2023, up 36.5% sequentially but down 33.7% on year.
Thursday 6 April 2023
IC designers can hardly expect foundry partners to cut quotes soon
It remains one of the major market concerns as to when IC designers can see their manufacturing costs move downward, but one thing for sure is that their foundry partners in Taiwan...
Thursday 6 April 2023
Memory market to bottom out in 2Q23 with uncertain recovery prospects
The memory industry is expected to reach the bottom of its downturn cycle in the second quarter of 2023 due to continuous falls in DRAM and NAND prices, high inventory levels at supply...
Wednesday 22 February 2023
Macronix, Winbond gearing up for new product development and technology transitions
Macronix International and Winbond Electronics have both reduced output in response to the current decline in the memory chip market, but continue to make progress in new product...
Tuesday 21 February 2023
Winbond expects memory prices to hit bottom in 1Q23
Winbond has seen memory prices continue to slip in the first quarter of 2023, but expects them to rebound in the second quarter with the first quarter to be the bottom of the price...
Tuesday 3 January 2023
NOR flash price fall may narrow to only 3% in 1Q23
Taiwan-based Macronix International and Winbond Electronics continue to cut their NOR flash production amid persisting market downturn, which is expected to help narrow price fall...
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