Thursday 7 December 2023
UMC posts decreased November revenue
Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) has reported revenue decreased 2.1% sequentially and 16.7% on year to NT$18.79 billion (US$596.4 million) in November 2023.
Tuesday 14 November 2023
IC design houses expect lower foundry prices in 1Q24
Pure-play foundries such as United Microelectronics (UMC), Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS), and Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing (PSMC) may lower their quotations...
Friday 3 November 2023
Government accepts donation of 12-inch wafer fab equipment to bolster Taiwan's chip-driven innovation
In a significant development for the 10-year Taiwan Chip-Driven Industrial Innovation Program (TCIIP), certain businesses have expressed their willingness to donate 12-inch wafer...
Wednesday 1 November 2023
UMC launches 3D IC project in collaboration with partners
United Microelectronics (UMC) has launched a wafer-to-wafer (W2W) 3D IC project with partners including Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Cadence, Faraday Technology, and Winbond...
Tuesday 31 October 2023
Chinese foundry gearing up for automotive IC boom
Nexchip Semiconductor, a Chinese mature-node IC foundry, has stepped up its deployment in the automotive IC sector with the opening of a new fab in Hefei specializing in manufacturing...
Thursday 26 October 2023
UMC expects 5% wafer shipment drop in 4Q23
Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) anticipates a 5% sequential decline in wafer shipments in the fourth quarter of 2023, with capacity utilization falling to 60–63%...
Tuesday 24 October 2023
Ansys semiconductor simulation tools certified for UMC WoW advanced packaging
United Microelectronics (UMC) has certified Ansys' multiphysics solutions to simulate the foundry's latest 3D-IC WoW stacked technology, which will improve the power, efficiency,...
Wednesday 18 October 2023
Powerchip reportedly seeks government subsidies for new Japan fab
Pure-play foundry Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing (PSMC) is reportedly negotiating subsidies with the Japanese government with regards to the establishment of a new 12-inch...
Wednesday 11 October 2023
TSMC to maintain 2023 outlook despite stronger 3Q
Despite better-than-anticipated third-quarter revenues, TSMC is expected to reiterate its previously stated revenue and capex projections for 2023 at its upcoming investors conference,...
Friday 8 September 2023
TSMC sees August revenue reach 7-month high
TSMC saw its August revenue increase 6.2% to reach a 7-month high, while revenue at fellow company United Microelectronics (UMC) slipped 0.6% on month halting a 5-month streak of...
Thursday 17 August 2023
Kneron unveils new AI chip with multimodal processing capability
Kneron, a dedicated provider of full stack edge AI solutions, has unveiled a new AI chip, KL730, featuring the ability to support multimodal processing such as voice and image recognition...
Monday 7 August 2023
UMC posts flat July revenue
Pure-play foundry United Mircroelectronics (UMC) has reported revenue of NT$19.06 billion (US$601.3 million) for July 2023, essentially unchanged sequentially. However, compared to...
Thursday 27 July 2023
UMC sees prolonged inventory correction amid weak market sentiment
United Mircroelectronics Corp. (UMC) announced on July 26 its consolidated operating results for Q2 2023. The foundry saw revenue at NT$56.3 billion (US$1.81 billion), with gross...
Friday 21 July 2023
UMC Wins HR Asia 2023 Best Companies to Work for in Asia Award
United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TWSE: 2303) ("UMC"), a leading global semiconductor foundry, today announced it was named one of the 'Best Companies to Work for in...
Monday 17 July 2023
UMC fully owns 12-inch foundry subsidiary in Xiamen
Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) has completed acquiring the rest of the shares from its Chinese partners in the Xiamen joint venture, United Semiconductor, for a total...
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