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  • TSMC October revenues up 7%

    Monday 12 November 2018
    A ramp-up of chip orders for Apple's new iPhone devices boosted Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) October revenues to the second-highest monthly levels in the contract...
  • Taiwan-based GlobalWafers, the world's third-largest silicon wafer supplier, has reported consolidated revenues increased 5.5% sequentially to a record high of NT$5.28 billion (US$172.1...
  • Wafer Works net profits hike

    Thursday 8 November 2018
    Silicon wafer supplier Wafer Works saw its net profits surge 48% sequentially to NT$683 million (US$22.3 million) in the third quarter. Profits for the first three quarters of 2018...
  • Win Semi, VPEC October revenues increase

    Wednesday 7 November 2018
    GaAs IC foundry Win Semiconductors saw its October revenues rebound slightly while revenues at epitaxial wafer supplier Visual Photonics Epitaxy Company (VPEC) climbed 35.3% on mon...
  • GlobalWafers+chairperson+Doris+Hsu
    Tight supply of 8-inch and 12-inch silicon wafers will persist into 2020 thanks to strong market demand despite the US-China trade conflicts, but customers have shown mixed demand...
  • The+production+value+of+the+global+foundry+industry+is+expected+to+grow+by+a+CAGR+of+6%2E2%25
    The production value of the global foundry industry is expected to grow by a CAGR of 6.2% to reach US$81.94 billion in 2023, the final year of a five-year forecast period, driven...
  • TSMC opens 12-inch fab in Nanjing

    Thursday 1 November 2018
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    Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) held a ceremony on October 31 to mark the opening of its 12-inch wafer plant in Nanjing, China. Company chairman Mark Liu and CFO...
  • Eight-inch foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has expressed caution about the IC market growth in 2019, citing the impact of the escalating US-China trade war and...
  • Silicon wafer supplier GlobalWafers has announced net profits surged 119.8% from a year earlier to NT$3.63 billion (US$117.3 million) in the third quarter of 2018. EPS for the quarter...
  • Micron+executive+VP+of+global+operations
    Micron Technology will focus on technology transitions during fiscal year 2019, with the company's DRAM fabs in Taiwan set to transition to more-advanced 1y/1znm process technologies,...
  • Wafer Works opens new plant in China

    Friday 26 October 2018
    Silicon wafer supplier Wafer Works has held an opening ceremony on October 26 for its new plant in Zhengzhou, China dedicated to producing 8-inch wafers.
  • UMC cautious about 4Q18

    Thursday 25 October 2018
    UMC+expects+wafer+shipment+drop+in+4Q18
    Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) expects to post a 4-5% sequential decrease in wafer shipments for the fourth quarter with ASP also falling 4-5% on quarter.
  • LONGi
    China-based LONGi Green Energy Technology's plan to construct a solar cell and PV module plant in India has seen little progress because of uncertainty in Indian government policies,...
  • TSMC+CEO+CC+Wei
    Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is set to tape out more than 50 chip designs with its 7nm process technology by the end of 2018, and over 100 chip designs with both...
  • Worldwide shipments of polished and epitaxial silicon wafers are forecast to total 12.445 billion square inches in 2018, exceeding the market high set in 2017, according to SEMI....
  • The average revenue generated from processed wafers among the four biggest pure-play foundries - TSMC, Globalfoundries, UMC and SMIC - is expected to be US$1,138 in 2018 when expressed...
  • The ISE Labs operated by ASE Technology Holdings has enabled the world's top backend service provider to render IC test and validation services directly to makers of diverse hardware...
  • Silicon wafer supplier GlobalWafers has disclosed plans to build new production lines for 12-inch wafers at its existing plant in South Korea.
  • As international IDMs are moving at full throttles to develop lucrative high-voltage automotive MOSFETs, Taiwan mid-end and back-end supply chain players are gearing up to win long-term...
  • LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Tyntek has completed a factory of 6-inch epitaxial wafers for making Si-based sensor chips, with manufacturing equipment being installed and trial...
  • Globally leading IC designers are keen to develop 5G-related chipsets as the new generation mobile communications technologies are set to kick off commercial applications in 2020,...
  • Winbond Electronics will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for its new 12-inch wafer fab in southern Taiwan on October 3, according to the Kaohsiung city government.
  • Automated optical inspection (AOI) equipment specialist Machvision saw its third-quarter revenues climb to a record high of NT$965 million (US$31.6 million), representing a whopping...
  • Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has teamed up with China's Jinan municipal government to set up a CNY3.75 billion (US$545.9 million) investment fund to boost the...
  • Strong high-end chip probing demand is prompting Sigurd Microelectronics to expand production capacity, according to the Taiwan-based company specializing in wafer probing and final...
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