Thursday 1 April 2021
TSMC to spend US$100 billion on capacity expansion in 3 years
TSMC has notified customers that price discounts for all orders next year will be canceled and that it will spend US$100 billion on capacity expansion projects in the next three years,...
Tuesday 30 March 2021
IC equipment vendor KLA to boost local team in Taiwan
US-based semiconductor equipment vendor KLA is looking to beef up its operations in Taiwan with plans to hire an additional 100 staff this year.
Wednesday 17 March 2021
AUO to create 1,500 new jobs in 2021
LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) will recruit an additional 1,500 employees in 2021 as part of its efforts to enhance its development and deployment in advanced technology, AI,...
Thursday 11 March 2021
ASML to hire more engineers in Taiwan
Semiconductor equipment vendor ASML has disclosed plans to recruit an additional 600 engineers in Taiwan this year.
Thursday 31 December 2020
Winbond expects new plant to come online in 2022
Winbond Electronics is constructing a new 12-inch wafer fab in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan, which is scheduled to come online in the first half of 2022, according to the specialty...
Friday 25 December 2020
ODMs hit snag in sending staff to oversee production in India
Worsening Covid-19 infections and the recent labor riot at Wistron's iPhone manufacturing plant in India have compounded the difficulty for Taiwan's ODMs to send Taiwanese production...
Thursday 24 December 2020
Longsys preps for IPO
Memory module firm Longsys Electronics has filed an application for its A-shares IPO and expects to trade on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SZSE).
Wednesday 16 December 2020
SMIC co-CEO Liang reportedly offers to resign
Mong-song Liang has submitted his resignation to SMIC's board of directors after the China-based foundry decided to bring back Shang-yi Chiang to its management, according to sources...
Tuesday 24 November 2020
ASE to hire over 3,000 for plant in southern Taiwan
Backend house ASE Technology has announced plans to recruit over 3,000 engineers and technicians for its factory complex in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan seeking to better meet robust...
Wednesday 11 November 2020
TSMC board approves US$3.5 billion investment for US fab project
TSMC has allocated a US$3.5 billion budget for setting up a subsidiary in Arizona, where the pure-play foundry plans to build a wafe fab using 5nm process technology.
Wednesday 19 August 2020
HiSilicon team in Taiwan shrinking
Huawei's chipmaking subsidiary HiSilicon has seen many of its staff in Taiwan leaving amid increasingly tough trade sanctions from the US on the Chinese tech group, according to industry...
Friday 8 May 2020
China imports of IC to drop in 2020
China's imports of ICs are set to drop below US$300 billion in value this year, due mainly to the coronavirus pandemic impacting both supply and demand, according to Wei Shaojun,...
Tuesday 28 April 2020
Skyworks sees operations hit by outbreak
Skyworks has suspended manufacturing operations in Mexico due to the coronavirus outbreak, raising speculation about insufficient inventories for the power amplifier vendor's shipments...
Tuesday 10 March 2020
Compal, Wistron eye capacity recovery to usual level by end of March
Compal Electronics and Wistron continue to see capacity recovery in China as more of their wolrkers are returning to work, and may see their resumption rates for notebook production...
Monday 24 February 2020
China-based XMC reportedly scales down output for 1Q20
Twelve-inch foundry Wuhan Xinxin Semiconductor Manufacturing (XMC) has reportedly scaled down its chip output amid the coronavirus outbreak.