Tuesday 19 March 2019
Number of 300mm wafer fabs to grow through 2023, says IC Insights
The number of 300mm wafer fabrication facilities in operation continues to increase. With nine new 300mm wafer fabs scheduled to open in 2019, the worldwide number of operational...
Friday 2 March 2018
Almost 100 IC wafer fabs closed or repurposed from 2009-2017, says IC Insights
Semiconductor manufacturers around the world have closed or repurposed 92 wafer fabs from 2009-2017, according to data compiled by IC Insights.
Tuesday 19 August 2014
SPIL to take over idle ProMOS 12-inch fab for NT$6.4 billion
Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has won the bid to take over the idle 12-inch fab of ProMOS Technologies for NT$6.4 billion (US$213.62 million). SPIL will use the fab to develop...
Monday 11 August 2014
ProMOS idle 12-inch fab is up for grabs
A number of semiconductor firms, including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), Micron Technology, Globalfoundries and Toshiba, are likely to participate in an open...
Friday 21 June 2013
Globalfoundries on capacity expansion spree
Globalfoundries has undertaken major expansion projects to increase production capacity at its manufacturing sites in Singapore and New York to meet growing demand for semiconductors...
Thursday 28 March 2013
ProMOS, Globalfoundries agree on sale of 12-inch fab equipment
Taiwan-based ProMOS Technologies announced on March 28 that the company has agreed with Globalfoundries on the sale of more than 1,000 items of production equipment installed at its...
Tuesday 26 February 2013
Globalfoundries reportedly shifting interest to ProMOS fab
Speculation has circulated in the DRAM industry recently that Globalfoundries may be now more instereted in acquiring ProMOS Technologies' 12-inch wafer fab than taking over equipment...
Wednesday 12 December 2012
ProMOS fails again to sell 12-inch fab
ProMOS Technologies failed, for the second time, on December 12 to sell its 12-inch fab located in Taichung, central Taiwan, through an open bid despite offerings from Vanguard International...
Thursday 29 November 2012
Opening bids for ProMOS 12-inch fab delayed
ProMOS Technologies was originally scheduled to determine a buyer for its 12-inch fab located in Taichung, central Taiwan, in an open bid held today (November 29). However, as bidders...
Wednesday 28 November 2012
VIS likely to win bid to take up ProMOS 12-inch fab
ProMOS Technologies will hold an open bid to liquidate its 12-inch fab at the Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP) on November 29. Some industry watchers believe that Vanguard International...
Monday 26 November 2012
VIS in bid to acquire ProMOS 12-inch fab
Faced with increased competition from Powerchip Technology in the LCD driver IC foundry sector, Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) is actively pursuing a bid to acquire ProMOS...
Tuesday 6 November 2012
ProMOS to sell fab by year-end, become fabless
ProMOS Technologies has announced plans to sell its 12-inch wafer plant and related facilities through open bidding by the end of 2012, in a move to become a fabless memory-IC comp...
Thursday 4 October 2012
Nanya, Rexchip said to be planning workforce adjustments
Following reports that ProMOS Technologies plans to cut as many as 1,300 employees at its 12-inch wafer plant in Taichung, central Taiwan, fellow DRAM companies Nanya Technology and...
Thursday 4 October 2012
ProMOS announces massive layoffs
DRAM chipmaker ProMOS Technologies has announced plans to lay off as many as 1,300 employees as part of its restructuring project. The number of jobs affected is higher than the expected...
Wednesday 3 October 2012
ProMOS reportedly plans massive layoff
Taiwan-based DRAM chipmaker ProMOS Technologies reportedly plans to lay off more than 1,000 employees, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN)...
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