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ProMOS to announce sale of 12-inch fab to Macronix in early April, say sources

Mar 30, 12:23

ProMOS Technologies is set to announce the sale of a 12-inch wafer fab to Macronix International Company (MXIC) in early April, according to industry sources. The income from the...

ProMOS sells equipment for NT$724 million

Stockwatch - Mar 25, 16:11

ProMOS Technologies has issued a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) disclosing a transaction worth around NT$724 million (US$23 million) to dispose of unused equipment...

Nanya and others win patent suit brought by LSI

Mar 24, 10:21

Nanya Technology has announced the US International Trade Commission (ITC) has made a final ruling in favor of the company in a patent infringement lawsuit brought against it and...

Taiwan economics minister to meet DRAM makers

Mar 3, 10:51

Taiwan's economics minister Shih Yen-shiang will meet officers of 10 DRAM memory-related companies including Nanya Technology, Inotera Memories, Rexchip Electronics and ProMOS Technologies...

Taiwan's economics minister Shih Yen-shiang

ProMOS set to ink deal to sell 12-inch fab

Newswatch - Mar 1, 16:09

DRAM maker ProMOS Technologies has recently made the decision to sell its 12-inch (300mm) wafer fab located at the Hsinchu Science Park (HSP) to mask ROM and NOR flash maker Macronix...

PSC reportedly decided on new China fab, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 22, 16:38

DRAM maker Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) has decided to resume its China fab project, and selected Xuzhou, Jiangsu Province as the location for the 8-inch facility, according...

DRAM revenues up 42% on quarter in 4Q09; non-Korean players gain share, says DRAMeXchange

Feb 1, 14:35

Global DRAM revenues grew 42% sequentially to US$8.682 billion in the fourth quarter of 2009, buoyed by a rebound in chip ASPs and output growth, according to DRAMeXchange. Samsung...

UMC clarifies report on ProMOS plant take over

Stockwatch - Jan 12, 14:02

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has indicated that it is not the source of a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report saying UMC will acquire a ProMOS...

ProMOS approved to extend maturity of all term loans for one year

Jan 7, 12:02

Taiwan-based ProMOS Technologies has received approval from creditor banks to extend the maturity for all its term loans for one year, effective January 1, according to the company...

ProMOS denies layoff rumors

Stockwatch - Dec 30, 15:36

DRAM maker ProMOS Technologies has issued a filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) dismissing rumors of pending layoffs, saying it currently has no plans to cut jobs.

ProMOS looking to draw new investors, says chairman

Dec 9, 12:29

ProMOS Technologies has contacted four potential investors, and expects to draw new funds by May or June 2010 to help smoothly ramp its chip production based on Elpida Memory's designs,...

ProMOS chairman ML Chen

Elpida upbeat on DRAM outlook; to strengthen ties with Taiwan partners

Dec 9, 10:55

DRAM prices are expected to bounce back in January 2010, according to Elpida Memory CEO Yukio Sakamoto, adding that he believes supply will run short of global DRAM demand in the...

Elpida CEO Yukio Sakamoto and ProMOS chairman ML Chen

Elpida, ProMOS to detail their partnership

Dec 8, 13:18

Japan-based Elpida Memory president and CEO Yukio Sakamoto and Taiwan-based DRAM maker ProMOS Technologies chairman Chen Ming-liang will hold a joint press conference this afternoon...

Taiwan DRAM combined 2010 capex less than Samsung's projected budget

Dec 4, 11:48

The combined 2010 capex of four Taiwan-based DRAM makers – Inotera Memories, Nanya Technology, Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation and ProMOS Technologies – will hover...

MOEA to resubmit DRAM funding bid, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 16, 15:38

With a committee of Taiwan lawmakers having rejected a funding bid for the government's plan to restructure the island's DRAM sector, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has said...

ProMOS says partnership with Elpida not affected by TIMC fate

Nov 13, 11:47

The uncertain fate of Taiwan Innovation Memory Company (TIMC, previously Taiwan Memory Company) has nothing to do with ProMOS Technologies' supply agreement with Elpida Memory, according...

Elpida and ProMOS ink partnership on DRAM

Nov 6, 10:28

Elpida Memory and ProMOS Technologies announced on November 6 the signing of a DRAM foundry agreement.

Taiwan DRAM makers see losses narrow in 3Q09; expected to break even in 4Q09

Nov 2, 15:00

Taiwan-based DRAM makers saw losses narrow in third-quarter 2009 with combined losses at Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC), ProMOS Technologies, Nanya Technology and Inotera...

Taiwan DRAM makers stepping up output to cash in on DDR2 price hikes

Oct 13, 14:37

As 1Gb DDR2 prices have been rising toward US$2.50, Taiwan-based DRAM makers have immediately hiked their production in an attempt to turn their operations profitable, according to...

Taiwan DRAM makers see operations generate net inflow of cash

Sep 22, 17:02

Taiwan-based DRAM makers Inotera Memories, Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) and ProMOS Technologies have had their business operations turning from net outflow into inflow...

ProMOS to see positive cash flow in 3Q09

Aug 28, 11:07

ProMOS Technologies may start generating positive cash flow in the third quarter of 2009, as DRAM pricing has rebounded to over US$1.50, according to company sources. The Taiwan-based...

ProMOS HQ

Taiwan Memory approved to locate at HSP

Newswatch - Aug 20, 15:46

Taiwan Memory Company (TMC), which recently completed its registration with the Commerce Department of Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), has obtained official approval...

Solar cell maker Mosel Vitelic slashes capital by 61%

Stockwatch - Aug 19, 16:50

Mosel Vitelic on August 18 announced it has downsized its capital by NT$4.81 billion (US$146 million) in common shares, or 61.23%, to NT$5.76 billion. The capital reduction has allowed...

Winbond July revenues up, outperforming domestic peers

Aug 11, 15:20

Winbond Electronics saw its revenues return to a growth track in July 2009, after posting on-year drops for 26 straight months. The Taiwan-based DRAM maker outperformed its domestic...

Taiwan DRAM makers may gain access to state funds along with TMC

Jul 22, 11:06

Officials from the Industrial Development Bureau (IDB) under Taiwan's economics ministry on July 21 met with local DRAM makers to spell out requirements to access state funds. The...

ProMOS exits flash card business

Jul 15, 11:06

Memory chipmaker ProMOS Technologies has recently completed the sale of its stake at Putian Maode Technologies (Chongqing), a China-based joint venture specializing in flash memory...

ProMOS seeking partnerships for restructuring

Jun 17, 15:15

ProMOS Technologies has drafted a restructuring plan to strengthen its operations, according to industry sources. The DRAM chipmaker plans to divide its facilities at the Central...

ProMOS to sign supply agreement with Elpida, sources say

Jun 17, 11:53

ProMOS Technologies will sign a DRAM supply agreement with Elpida Memory soon, forming a partnership that may be key to success of the Taiwan government-led Taiwan Memory Company...

ProMOS facilities at CTSP

Micron-Nanya camp to build IP for Taiwan DRAM, asking support from government

Apr 10, 15:28

The Micron-Nanya camp has similar goals to those of the Taiwan government in respect to restructuring the island's memory-chip industry, according to CJ Wu, chairman of Nanya Technology...

Nanya chairman CJ Wu

ProMOS still facing loan uncertainty

Newswatch - Mar 24, 16:58

DRAM chipmaker ProMOS Technologies has seen more than 79% of its ECB bondholders accept its tender offer, meeting the minimum ratio set by its syndicate banks in order to gain a loan...

DRAM chipmakers Nanya and Inotera gain capital support from Formosa Plastics

Mar 23, 11:50

Taiwan's Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories have received additional capital of over NT$10 billion (US$296 million) from parent company the Formosa Plastics Group, according to...

Inotera HQ

Even Samsung gets stung; iSuppli cuts 2009 DRAM revenue forecast

Feb 10, 14:28

The downturn in the DRAM industry has become so bad that even the dominant market leader, Samsung Electronics, is no longer immune, with the company in the fourth quarter of 2008...

Commentary: Can a government bailout assure smooth sailing for Taiwan's DRAM industry?

Nov 11, 15:37

Taiwan's lawmakers, economic officials and state planners held a meeting on November 10 with the purpose of developing a strategy to save the island's loss-making DRAM industry. However,...

Commentary: Is consolidation a remedy to Taiwan's DRAM problems?

Oct 28, 13:01

The latest speculation about Taiwan's DRAM industry is that the Taiwan government may step into the dismal memory industry with an aim to push for a consolidation among the makers...

Taiwan DRAM makers to report gigantic losses for 3Q08, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 20, 12:31

Taiwan DRAM makers are expected to report vast losses for the third quarter of this year, with Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) and Nanya Technology both seeing their losses...

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    ProMOS secures NT$20 billion fund for DRAM expansion

    ProMOS Technologies signed a five-year syndicated loan agreement worth NT$20 billion with 21 Taiwan-based banks. The money will be used for expansion and manufacturing process technology...

    Photo: Company, Nov 1.

  • ProMOS+vice+president+of+sales+and+marketing+group+Ben+Tseng

    ProMOS vice president of sales and marketing group Ben Tseng

    On August 3, ProMOS Technologies held an investors conference in Taipei. Last quarter, ProMOS reported revenues increased all three months, with gross margins approaching 25%. Compared...

    Photo: Vyacheslav Sobolev, DigiTimes.com, Aug 4.

  • ProMOS+chairman+and+president+ML+Chen

    ProMOS chairman and president ML Chen

    ProMOS chairman and president ML Chen: 'The total capacity of our 300mm fabs is expected to reach 140,000 wafer starts per month in next few years.' On Wednesday 5 July, ProMOS held...

    Photo: Vyacheslav Sobolev, DigiTimes.com, Jul 6.

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