Wednesday 30 March 2022
Samsung to stop taking DDR3 orders after 2022
Samsung Electronics has notified customers that the company will take DDR3 chip orders until the end of 2022 and fulfill the orders for deliveries until the end of 2023, according...
Tuesday 22 March 2022
CXMT to deliver 17nm DRAM samples in 2Q22
China-based memory foundry ChangXin Memory Technologies (CXMT) is poised to start delivering samples of DRAM chips built using its in-house developed 17nm process technology, according...
Tuesday 8 March 2022
Taiwan memory makers post strong February sales
Memory module houses, such as Adata Technology, and Taiwan-based memory chipmakers including Nanya Technology, Macronix International and Winbond Electronics saw their February sales...
Wednesday 2 March 2022
Semiconductor industry capex to surge 24% in 2022
After surging 36% in 2021, semiconductor industry capital spending is forecast to jump 24% in 2022 to a new all-time high of US$190.4 billion, according to IC Insights.
Wednesday 23 February 2022
Macronix, Winbond gaining market share
Macronix International and Winbond Electronics, with their combined share of the global NOR flash market exceeding 55% in the second half of 2021, are both looking to gain more market...
Friday 18 February 2022
Global DRAM output value drops in 4Q21
The global DRAM memory industry posted US$25.03 billion in output value in the fourth quarter of 2021, down 5.8% sequentially, when bit shipments and ASPs both declined on quarter,...
Monday 14 February 2022
Winbond to boost 20nm chip output at new fab in southern Taiwan
Specialty DRAM and flash memory chipmaker Winbond Electronics expects to ramp up monthly output at its new 12-inch fab in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan to 10,000 wafers by the fourth...
Thursday 10 February 2022
Taiwan memory chipmakers to enjoy strong 1Q22
With their January revenues all registering on-year increases greater than 20%, Taiwan's memory chipmakers Nanya Technology, Macronix International, and Winbond Electronics are poised...
Tuesday 8 February 2022
Winbond to kick off construction of phase-2 facility at new plant
Specialty DRAM specialist Winbond Electronics plans to advance its second-phase facility construction at its new plant in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan to ease tight capacity for specialty...
Tuesday 18 January 2022
Winbond starts equipment move-in at new fab in southern Taiwan
Specialty DRAM and flash chipmaker Winbond Electronics has kicked off its equipment move-in at its new 12-inch wafer plant in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan, and is targeting production...
Friday 7 January 2022
NOR flash suppliers scaling up output for AirPods
Apple has stepped up its chip purchases for the AirPods as sales of the wireless earbuds turned out to be strong at the end of 2021, according to industry sources. Apple is also gearing...
Thursday 9 December 2021
Macronix, Winbond remain upbeat about market outlook
Despite a recent slowdown in customer demand, both Macronix International and Winbond Electronics remain upbeat about end-market demand next year.
Thursday 2 December 2021
Macronix to raise NOR flash prices in 1Q22
Macronix International plans to adjust upward its NOR flash chip prices by 5-10% in the first quarter of 2022, while fellow company Winbond Electronics is looking to maintain its...
Monday 29 November 2021
DDR3 chip prices to regain momentum in 1Q22
Niche-market DDR3 memory prices are poised to stop falling and begin to rise as early as the first quarter of 2022 and will be rising through 2023, according to industry sources.
Wednesday 24 November 2021
Winbond to sustain full capacity for NOR flash memory till 2022
Winbond Electronics is expected to maintain full capacity utilization through next year to fulfill NOR flash chip orders, according to industry sources.