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...
Friday 26 March 2021
PSMC breaks ground for new 12-inch wafer fab in northern Taiwan
Pure-play foundry Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing (PSMC) broke ground for a new 12-inch wafer fab at the Tongluo campus of the Hsinchu Science Park (HSP) on March 25.
Friday 8 January 2021
TSMC equipment and materials suppliers to embrace strong 2021
Semiconductor equipment and materials suppliers of TSMC are poised to embrace a strong first quarter of 2021, and they are also optimistic about their sales prospects this year, according...
Tuesday 15 December 2020
Hsinchu Science Park to continue playing locomotive role
Taiwan's Hsinchu Science Park (HSP) could further expand and develop smart micro-industry parks to promote the establishment of AI and micro industries, according to a group of leaders...
Monday 7 December 2020
PSMC in talks for new orders from panel vendor
Pure-play foundry Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing (PSMC) is in talks to rent new 12-inch fab equipment from a panel customer who intends to secure sufficient production capacity...
Friday 4 December 2020
Foxlink to set up factory at CTSP
Connector and cable assembly maker Cheng Uei Precision Industry (Foxlink) will invest NT$150 million (US$5.2 million) to set up a factory for R&D and production of high-frequency...
Thursday 29 October 2020
Win Semi expects 1-3% revenue growth in 4Q20
GaAs foundry Win Semiconductors expects to post a revenue increase of 1-3% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2020, with gross margin ranging from 37% to 39%.
Thursday 22 October 2020
A major IC industry cluster formed in southern Taiwan
One of the world's main IC industry clusters is being formed at the Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP), where TSMC operates its major manufacturing site for 5nm process technology...
Wednesday 23 September 2020
Transcom to expand factory site in southern Taiwan
GaAs device and foundry company Transcom has disclosed plans to expand its factory site at the Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) to satisfy robust demand for military application...
Tuesday 25 August 2020
STSP expects 2020 revenues growth of 15.7% on TSMC 5nm fab production
Government-developed Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) expects its revenues for 2020 to grow 15.7% on year to NT$860 billion (US$29.3 billion), mainly driven by TSMC ramping up...
Tuesday 25 August 2020
TSMC steps up factory site expansion in southern Taiwan
TSMC has stepped up its expansion at the Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP), having acquired several factory buildings, with the latest being a plant from an LCD panel maker.
Friday 21 August 2020
TSMC acquires factory building in southern Taiwan
TSMC has announced the acquisition of a factory building and related facilities owned by E-Ton Solar Tech at the Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) for NT$860 million (US$29.2 million),...
Friday 14 August 2020
Polarizer maker Optimax to sell plant to TSMC
Optimax Technology has disclosed plans to sell its plant at the Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) to TSMC for NT$3.65 billion (US$124.2 million), with the deal likely to complete...
Monday 6 July 2020
TSMC to issue NT$13.9 billion bonds to fund capacity expansion
The board of directors of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved plans to issue NT$13.9 billion (US$471.7 million) in unsecured bonds to help purchase new...