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Global semiconductor industry to remain strong in 2Q-3Q14, says TSMC chairman

Mar 28, 15:41

The global semiconductor industry will remain promising in the second and third quarters of 2014, according to Morris Chang, chairman of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company...

TSMC MEMS foundry biz expanding, says Yole

Apr 26, 10:29

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) MEMS foundry business enjoyed an approximately 80% rise in 2012, achieving around US$42 million in sales. The significant growth...

MEMS foundry APM sees growth ahead

Sep 7, 13:55

MEMS wafer foundry Asia Pacific Microsystems (APM) expects its sales revenues to surpass the breakeven point in 2013 as shipments will boost on the upcoming rollouts of customers'...

Silex Microsystems ranked world's largest pure-play MEMS foundry, according to Yole

Apr 28, 07:58

For the second consecutive year, Silex Microsystems has been ranked by market research firm Yole Développement (Yole) as the world's largest pure-play MEMS foundry.

Globalfoundries partners with SVTC for MEMS manufacturing

Oct 14, 01:40

Globalfoundries has announced a strategic partnership with SVTC Technologies to accelerate its move to high-volume MEMS manufacturing.

MEMS foundry APM to ramp up capacity

Sep 9, 16:51

MEMS foundry Asia Pacific Microsystems (APM) plans to ramp its capacity by 60-70% before mid-2011, with a budget of NT$200 million (US$6.27 million), according to company CEO and...

InvenSense places MEMS gyroscope orders with TSMC

Jan 29, 14:17

MEMS device vendor InvenSense has placed 3-axis gyroscope orders with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), using the foundry's 8-inch Fab 3 production facilities. Monthly...

ITRI sets up 8-inch MEMS Open Lab

Dec 30, 13:33

The Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) has set up Taiwan's first 8-inch MEMS Open Lab for assisting Taiwan MEMS design houses enter the mass production stage.

SMIC completes customer qualification of MEMS chip

Oct 28, 13:58

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has announced the successful function qualification of a MEMS-based chip for Microstaq, a supplier of advanced silicon...

Macronix, Maxchip to step into MEMS foundry services

Oct 20, 15:52

Taiwan-based mask ROM and NOR flash maker Macronix International is adjusting the manufacturing process at its 6-inch fab in an attempt to compete for MEMS foundry orders, while Maxchip...


Bosch looking for Taiwan-based MEMS design customers

Oct 5, 11:43

MEMS IDM Bosch, showcasing its technology at SEMICON Taiwan 2009, has seen several local MEMS design houses express willingness to use Bosch's foundry service, said Thomas Koch, senior...

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Domintech to introduce accelerometers

Aug 24, 14:08

Domintech, a subsidiary of Unimicron Technology, plans to introduce its first own-branded accelerometers (g-sensors) by the end of 2009, according to the company.

SPP buys Aviza assets for MEMS expansion

Aug 18, 16:32

California-based semiconductor equipment supplier Aviza Technology, which in June filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, has inked a deal to sell assets to Sumitomo Precision Products (SPP)...

Bosch Sensortec not to use Taiwan CMOS MEMS foundry services, says CEO

May 20, 16:54

Germany-based Bosch Sensortec, a subsidiary of Bosch, will not employ Taiwan CMOS foundry services to make its g-sensors (accelerometers) because its has 14-years of experience making...


MEMS firm SensorDynamics to place ASIC orders with TSMC

Apr 16, 15:27

SensorDynamics, a semi-fabless semiconductor company that specializes in automotive and industrial-use gyroscopes, plans to outsource its MEMS front-end production to Taiwan Semiconductor...

Taiwan MEMS maker TMT acquires US-based Miradia

Apr 7, 15:06

Taiwan-based MEMS maker Touch Micro-system Technology (TMT) has acquired a 100% stake in California-based maker Miradia in an attempt to use the latter's patented technology to transform...

SMIC to deploy MEMS 8-inch line at Chengdu fab

Dec 8, 14:57

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has internally approved that the company's deployment into MEMS business will be operated at its 8-inch fab in Chengdu,...

Touch Micro-system Technology launches standardized MEMS foundry platform

Oct 15, 14:49

Taiwan-based MEMS foundry Touch Micro-system Technology (TMT) has recently come out with a standardized platform for rendering MEMS foundry services, according to the company.

Dalsa seeks MEMS foundry partner; TSMC, UMC and APM potential candidates

Sep 10, 12:10

Dalsa Semiconductor is seeking a foundry partner for its micro electro-mechanical system (MEMS) device production. Among all major foundries that have MEMS deployment in Taiwan, Taiwan...

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