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Sumco lowering wafer shipments to XMC, say sources

May 11, 11:01

Sumco has reportedly cut its wafer shipments to Wuhan Xinxin Semiconductor Manufacturing (XMC), and given priority to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), Intel and...

VIS seeking 8-inch fab equipment from memory chipmakers

May 9, 20:43

Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) is looking to expand its 8-inch fabs, and has approached several memory makers to buy their second-hand equipment,...

UMC to roll out 22nm process as early as 2018

Apr 28, 11:46

Foundry chipmaker UMC has disclosed plans to roll out 22nm process technology as early as 2018. UMC has started IP development for its 22nm process, and expects to introduce the node...

UMC planning 22nm process technology

UMC expects flat performance in 2Q17

Apr 27, 11:08

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...

Yangtze River Storage mulling development of DRAM tech in-house

Apr 11, 10:16

Yangtze River Storage Technology (YMTC) is considering developing its own DRAM manufacturing technology, and may enter directly 18/20nm production, according to the China-based memory...

Nanya buys equipment from ASML

Stockwatch - Jan 20, 10:50

DRAM chipmaker Nanya Technology has announced the purchase of a batch of machinery equipment for about NT$4.3 billion (US$135.8 million) from ASML.

MediaTek to roll out new product line for automotive industry

Nov 29, 13:37

MediaTek has announced plans to bring holistic, fully integrated system solutions to the automotive industry beginning the first quarter of 2017.

Nanya buys equipment for NT$692 million

Stockwatch - May 18, 11:05

DRAM chipmaker Nanya Technology has announced the purchase of a batch of machinery equipment for NT$691.83 million (US$21.2 million).

PTI to buy factory building from Epistar for NT$620 million

Stockwatch - May 5, 21:51

IC packaging and testing company Powertech Technology (PTI) has announced the acquisition of a factory building and related facilities from LED chipmaker Epistar for a total of NT$620...

Fire strikes Epistar Hsinchu factory

Stockwatch - Mar 30, 16:31

A fire broke out at LED chipmaker Epistar's factory at the Hsinchu Science Park, northern Taiwan in the late hours of March 28. No employees have been reported injured by the fire,...

China chipmaker reportedly hires UMC senior executive

Newswatch - Mar 2, 21:34

United Microelectronics (UMC) senior VP JH Shyu, a key figure in the establishment of Hejian Technology, has been hired by a China-based chipmaker, most likely Semiconductor Manufacturing...

Sony acquires LTE chipmaker Altair Semiconductor

Jan 26, 16:15

Sony announced on January 26 that it has reached an agreement with Altair Semiconductor and its major shareholders to acquire the company. The purchase price is US$212 million, and...

TSMC buys equipment from Marketech, Applied Materials

Stockwatch - Jan 4, 11:01

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) spent a total of NT$1.83 billion (US$55.3 million) on machinery equipment from Yankey Engineering, Marketech International and Applied...

TSMC orders NT$1.4 billion of equipment

Stockwatch - Dec 16, 19:38

Contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has purchased a batch of machinery and engineering equipment from Applied Materials and Disco for a total of about...

M&A activity continues through uncertain business climate, says IC Insights

Sep 29, 10:01

In July 2015, IC Insights examined the huge surge of M&A activity in the IC industry during the first six months of 2015. In just the first half of 2015, announced semiconductor...

Equipment spending slows but still positive in 2015 and 2016, says SEMI

Sep 10, 15:44

Front-end fab equipment spending (including new, used, and in-house) is projected to increase 5% in 2015 to US$37 billion, and rise another 6.6% in 2016 to US$39.4 billion, according...

Macronix reports another quarter of losses

Jul 27, 14:47

Mask ROM and NOR flash chipmaker Macronix International has reported another quarterly loss, and net losses widened to NT$1.22 billion (US$39 million) in the second quarter from losses...

UMC expects flat performance in 2Q15

Apr 29, 21:40

Foundry chipmaker United Microelectronics (UMC) expects its wafer shipments and ASPs to stay flat sequentially in the second quarter of 2015, while sales generated from 28nm process...

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TSMC hopes to build wholly-owned 12-inch fab in China

Apr 16, 21:59

TSMC would prefer to set up its own 12-inch wafer fab in China, and management is evaluating the feasibility "aggressively," according to the Taiwan-based contract chipma...

TSMC evaluating plans to set up 12-inch fab in China

Foundry chipmaker Powerchip developing SoC for IoT

Mar 31, 10:45

Taiwan-based Powerchip Technology is developing a single-chip solution integrating embedded flash memory and ARM-based processors, targeting Internet of Things (IoT), according to...

Inotera board approves NT$34.4 billion for transition to 20nm

Stockwatch - Mar 26, 22:27

DRAM chipmaker Inotera Memories' board of directors on March 25 approved a budget of NT$34.4 billion (US$1.1 billion) for transitioning the company's production node to 20nm process...

NXP-Freescale merger to result in global 8th-largest chipmaker, IHS says

Mar 18, 11:37

The recent acquisition of Freescale Semiconductor by NXP Semiconductors would catapult the merged entity into the world's eighth-largest chipmaker, positioning the newly minted giant...

Nanya to pour NT$40 billion into technology transition

Mar 13, 10:45

DRAM chipmaker Nanya Technology plans to invest a total of NT$40 billion (US$1.3 billion) to transition its production to a 20nm process node, according to company president Charles...

Nanya president Charles Kau

Inotera buys equipment from Hermes Microvision

Stockwatch - Mar 10, 20:22

DRAM chipmaker Inotera Memories has announced the acquisition of a batch of production equipment from Hermes Microvision (HMI) for NT$934.63 million (US$29.7 million).

Inotera reports record revenues and profits for 2014

Jan 28, 10:55

DRAM chipmaker Inotera Memories has reported net profits of NT$52.91 billion (US$1.7 billion), or NT$8.32 a share, on consolidated revenues of NT$82.57 billion for 2014. Both figures...

Inotera set profits and revenues records in 2014

UMC orders NT$1.6 billion worth of equipment

Stockwatch - Jan 7, 10:57

Contract chipmaker United Microelectronics (UMC) has purchased machinery and engineering equipment from ASML and Tokyo Electron for a total of about NT$1.64 billion (US$51.07 million),...

Inotera buys equipment for NT$1.72 billion

Stockwatch - Dec 17, 11:12

DRAM chipmaker Inotera Memories has purchased a batch of production equipment from Tokyo Electron for about NT$1.72 billion (US$54.7 million), according to a company filing with the...

Macronix November sales fall 20%

Stockwatch - Dec 9, 11:25

Consolidated sales at mask ROM and NOR flash chipmaker Macronix International declined 20.4% on month in November, due mainly to a seasonal slowdown in chip orders for games consol...

TSMC to hold annual supply chain forum on December 4

Dec 2, 14:25

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will hold its annual supply chain management forum on December 4, and is expected to reveal the latest developments on its 16nm and...

Chipmakers of Apple Watch supply chain gearing up production

Nov 12, 22:05

Chip suppliers involved in the supply chain of the Apple Watch are gearing up to start production for the upcoming wearable device, according to industry sources.

Inotera board approves NT$10 billion for process technology transition

Stockwatch - Nov 7, 10:52

DRAM chipmaker Inotera Memories' board of directors on November 6 approved a budget of NT$10 billion (US$326.8 million) for the purpose of transitioning to a newer 20nm process tec...

Foundry chipmaker VIS expects flat shipment growth in 4Q14

Nov 4, 00:28

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has reported record consolidated revenues for the third quarter of 2014, when wafer shipments registered an about 9% sequential growth....

Inotera 1Q14 earnings higher than expected

Apr 22, 22:00

Memory chipmaker Inotera Memories has reported net profits of NT$11.25 billion (US$372.13 million) for the first quarter of 2014, higher than market expectations of NT$11 billion...

TSMC moves 16nm FinFET to risk production

Dec 12, 19:41

TSMC's 16nm FinFET has entered risk production, with volume production scheduled to kick off within one year, according to the foundry chipmaker. Newly-appointed co-CEO Mark Liu said...

Mark Liu, the newly-appointed co-CEO of TSMC, says volume production of 16nm FinFET chips will kick

Austrian chipmaker ams to set up 3D IC production line

Sep 5, 10:50

Austria-based ams, a provider of high performance analog ICs and sensor solutions, has announced plans to invest over EUR25 million (US$33 million) to install 3D IC production capacity...

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