Tuesday 15 August 2023
TSMC should be able to keep its new overseas JV fabs profitable
Market observers view TSMC's overseas expansion strategy with skepticism, which also presents some opportunities for the pure-play foundry. Despite the fact that its wholly owned...
Wednesday 9 August 2023
TSMC unveils plan for JV foundry in Dresden
TSMC has announced that it will invest alongside Robert Bosch, Infineon Technologies, and NXP Semiconductors in European Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (ESMC) in Dresden, Germany...
Thursday 3 August 2023
Labor unions may hinder TSMC's overseas fab expansions
The expansion of TSMC's fabs abroad may be hampered by strong labor unions in the US and Europe, according to industry sources.
Thursday 20 July 2023
Nexperia to see annual revenue top US$10 billion by 2030
Nexperia, which is owned by Chinese EMS provider Wingtech Technology, expects to see annual revenue top US$10 billion by 2030.
Monday 26 June 2023
TSMC to build new CoWoS capacity in central Taiwan
TSMC has readied plans to build new CoWoS (Chip on Wafer on Substrate) capacity at its manufacturing complex in the Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP) to meet a rapid surge in demand...
Wednesday 21 June 2023
Trade unions pose challenge to TSMC, Intel fabs in Germany
Trade unions are expected to pose a challenge to TSMC and Intel as they look to build and operate local fabs in Germany, according to market sources.
Thursday 1 June 2023
UMC sees no signs of substantial demand recovery in 2H23
United Microelectronics Corp. (UMC) continues to observe customers adjusting inventory levels, albeit at a slower rate than expected, while cyclical shifts in the business climate...
Thursday 11 May 2023
UMC reportedly mulling new fab in Japan
United Microelectronics (UMC) reportedly is considering constructing a new 12-inch wafer fab in Japan.
Thursday 27 April 2023
UMC expects flat 2Q23
Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) expects its wafer shipments and ASPs to both register about flat sequential increases in the first quarter of 2023, with its capacity...
Tuesday 18 April 2023
Samsung sees 12-inch fab capacity utilization rise to 90% on stable 5/4nm process yields
Samsung Electronics has seen its 12-inch wafer fab capacity utilization rise to 90% in the second quarter from 80% registered a quarter earlier, driven by stable 5/4nm process performance...
Friday 10 March 2023
Singapore offers substantial subsidies to entice TSMC to build 12-inch fab locally
TSMC is reportedly slowing down its new fab project in Germany, due to growing doubts about whether the pure-play foundry will receive adequate EU subsidies in light of the region's...
Thursday 23 February 2023
DRAM prices to hit bottom in 1Q23, says Nanya
First-quarter 2023 will be the bottom for DRAM memory prices, according to Nanya Technology, a Taiwan-based DRAM chipmaker.
Wednesday 25 January 2023
VIS lands increasing orders from China, US, Europe on geopolitical effects
Taiwan's pure-play foundry Vanguard International Manufacturing (VIS) continues to benefit from geopolitical effects, winning more shifted orders from clients in China and the US...
Tuesday 17 January 2023
Foundry PSMC cautious about 1Q23 outlook
Pure-play foundry Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing (PSMC) has expressed caution about its sales prospects for the first quarter of 2023 when its overall fab utilization rate...
Tuesday 17 January 2023
TSMC mulls fab in Dresden, sources say
Teams from TSMC have visited Germany several times in the past two years to assess the feasibility of establishing a 12-inch fab there. Dresden is most likely to be the location,...
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