366 news items tagged 12-inch
UMC expects flat performance in 2Q17Thursday 27 April 2017
United Microelectronics (UMC) expects its wafer shipments and ASPs to stay flat sequentially in the second quarter of 2017, when the foundry chipmaker's capacity utilization rate...
Micron talks about its integrated global operationsWednesday 26 April 2017
Micron Technology has been actively allocating its global resources to enhance its DRAM and NAND flash product lines, according to Wayne Allan, VP of global manufacturing at the US-based...
GlobalWafers seeing robust semiconductor wafer demandWednesday 26 April 2017
Demand for semiconductor-grade silicon wafers has been robust, according to GlobalWafers, which expects the market to see tight supply through the end of 2018.
Ardentec breaks ground for new plant in NanjingTuesday 25 April 2017
Taiwan-based Ardentec, which specializes in testing services for logic and memory chips, has recently broken ground for a new plant in Nanjing, China where Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing...
Silicon wafer suppliers seeking long-term contractsTuesday 25 April 2017
Silicon wafer suppliers have advised their semiconductor customers to sign long-term contracts amid tight supply, according to industry sources.
Several China 12-inch fabs put construction on holdFriday 21 April 2017
Several 12-inch fab projects implemented by China-based emerging chipmakers have been put on hold raising speculation about the country's overambitious plans to revamp the local chipmaking...
Powerchip chairman expects long-term DRAM shortageThursday 20 April 2017
The supply of DRAM memory is likely to stay tight for a substantial period of time, according to Frank Huang, chairman for Taiwan-based pure-play foundry Powerchip Technology.
UMC Xiamen fab obtains orders from MediaTek, SpreadtrumMonday 17 April 2017
United Microelectronics' (UMC) recently-opened 12-inch wafer fab in Xiamen, China has obtained 40nm chip orders from MediaTek and Spreadtrum Communications, according to industry...
Powerchip JV fab in China ready for trial production in JuneFriday 7 April 2017
Powerchip Technology's joint venture fab in Hefei, China will be ready for trial production in June 2017, according to Frank Huang, CEO for the Taiwan-based pure-play foundry.
TSMC Nanjing fab gearing up for openingThursday 6 April 2017
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will soon strike deals with a number of equipment, materials and components companies that will support production at its new 12-inch...
Gudeng seeing robust 12-inch fab equipment orders from ChinaMonday 20 March 2017
Taiwan-based Gudeng Precision Industrial, a semiconductor front-end equipment manufacturer specializing in mask solution products and wafer handling equipment, has enjoyed a pull-in...
HLMC 12-inch fab running at full capacity, says company VPWednesday 15 March 2017
China-based 12-inch wafer foundry Shanghai Huali Microelectronics (HLMC) has seen its Fab 1 run at full capacity with order visibility extended to the second half of 2017, according...
China 12-inch fab capacity set to boomTuesday 14 March 2017
With major China-based chipmakers set to build new 12-inch fabs, the overall 12-inch fab capacity in China is expected to peak over the next two to three years.
Winbond mulls opening 12-inch wafer fab in Singapore, says reportFriday 24 February 2017
Winbond Electronics has been approached by the Singapore government to set up a manufacturing site locally, and the Taiwan-based maker of specialty DRAM and flash memory is considering...
Globalfoundries Chengdu fab to start production in 4Q18Monday 13 February 2017
Globalfoundries' plan to construct a new 300mm wafer fab in Chengdu, China to satisfy demand for the foundry's 22FDX technology is well on track, with production at the facility set...
Prices for 12-inch silicon wafers set to continue growthFriday 20 January 2017
Prices for 12-inch blank silicon wafers are set to continue rising, driven by robust demand from foundries and memory chipmakers, according to industry sources.
Prices of 12-inch blank wafers to rise 10-20% in 1Q17Thursday 8 December 2016
Chipmakers including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), United Microelectronics (UMC) and Micron Technology have been informed by their upstream suppliers that prices...
Spreadtrum places 40nm chip orders with UMC Xiamen fabWednesday 23 November 2016
Spreadtrum Communications has placed 40nm chip orders with United Microelectronics' (UMC) recently-opened 12-inch wafer fab in Xiamen, China, according to industry sources.
UMC unveils 12-inch fab in ChinaThursday 17 November 2016
United Microelectronics (UMC) on November 16 held an opening ceremony for a 12-inch wafer fab in Xiamen, China, according to the Taiwan-based pure-play foundry.
HLMC to break ground for new 12-inch fab in early DecemberFriday 11 November 2016
Shanghai Huali Microelectronics (HLMC) is scheduled to hold a groundbreaking ceremony in early December for its second 12-inch fab in Shanghai, according to the China-based pure-play...
SMIC constructing 12-inch IC production line in ShenzhenThursday 3 November 2016
Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has started building a 12-inch IC production line at its manufacturing site in Shenzhen, which will be the very first 12-inch fab...
Globalfoundries China fab put on holdFriday 21 October 2016
The government of Chongqing has put on hold a deal with Globalfoundries for a joint venture 12-inch fab, according to industry sources.
China to produce 3D NAND chips as early as end-2017Tuesday 18 October 2016
Yangtze River Storage Technology (YRST) will start operating China's first 12-inch fab for the manufacture of NAND flash and DRAM memory at the end of 2016, and is expected to produce...
SMIC breaks ground for new 12-inch fab in ShanghaiFriday 14 October 2016
China-based pure-play foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) on October 13 held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new 12-inch wafer fab in Shanghai.
China HLMC to build new 12-inch fabMonday 26 September 2016
Shanghai Huali Microelectronics (HLMC) is expected to announce by the end of 2016 the construction of its second 12-inch plant, which will directly enter 28nm production, according...