Thursday 9 December 2021
Entegris steps up investment in Taiwan
Entegris, a supplier of advanced materials and process solutions for the semiconductor and other high-technology industries, has announced that the company is expanding its total...
Thursday 4 November 2021
LCY Chemical to set up EIPA plant in US
Taiwan-based LCY Chemical, a supplier of TSMC, has disclosed plans to set up a plant for making electronic-grade isopropyl alcohol (IPA) in Arizona.
Friday 15 October 2021
Will foundry expansions lead to capacity glut?
Many IDMs and pure-play foundries, including second-tier ones, are all poised to expand their fab capacities sparking concerns that the arrival of the additional capacities could...
Tuesday 7 September 2021
Foundries step up capacity expansions
Pure-play foundries have accelerated their capacity expansions as they have seen promising demand for cloud computing, AI, EV, 5G and IoT related applications, with order visibility...
Monday 21 June 2021
TSMC to start equipment move-in at Arizona fab as early as mid-2022
Pure-play foundry TSMC is expected to kick off equipment move-in at its new advanced 5nm fab in the US state of Arizona as early as mid 2022, according to industry sources.
Tuesday 15 June 2021
PSMC negotiating orders for 2023
Taiwan-based pure-play foundry Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing (PSMC) continue to see orders demanding 8- and 12-inch wafer fabrication services pull in, and is in talks with...
Friday 4 June 2021
Rapid COVID testing site set up in Taiwan HSP
A site for COVID-19 rapid testing has been set up at Taiwan's Hsinchu Science Park (HSP) to provide one-stop services from rapid screening for diagnosing COVID-19, highly specific...
Monday 31 May 2021
NXP is yet another vendor striking long-term deal with UMC
NXP Semiconductors is another chip vendor which has struck a long-term deal with United Microelectronics (UMC) under which the pure-play foundry will have some of its newly-established...
Thursday 27 May 2021
Another TSMC employee infected with coronavirus
One of TSMC's employees living in New Taipei City has been tested positive for COVID-19, according to the pure-play foundry. The Taiwan-based foundry has seen two employees infected...
Tuesday 25 May 2021
Pure-play foundries expanding capacity with prepayments from clients
TSMC and other Taiwan-based pure-play foundries intend to carry out their capacity expansion projects cautiously and progressively to avoid the risk of overcapacity.
Friday 21 May 2021
Backend houses gearing up for new orders from Qualcomm
Taiwan's leading OSAT ASE Technology and its affiliate Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) reportedly will offer backend services for Qualcomm's newly-released Snapdragon 778G...
Thursday 20 May 2021
SPIL building new plant at CTSP as main high-end backend base
Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) is building a new plant at the Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP), which will become its main high-end packaging and testing base for the next...
Monday 17 May 2021
Semiconductor equipment supplier Trusval enjoys robust orders
Trusval Technology has disclosed that customer orders it holds on hand are already at record-high levels, buoyed by robust demand from its chipmaking customers looking to spend more...
Thursday 29 April 2021
VIS to buy AUO fab for NT$905 million
Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has announced plans to take over the L3B plant of LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO), and related equipment and facilities,...
Thursday 15 April 2021
TSMC suspends part of mature-node chip production due to power outage
A power outage experienced by TSMC's Fab-14A P7 at the Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) on April 14 prompted the foundry to halt part of its 40/45nm and other mature-node chip...
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