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28nm chips in short supply at TSMC
  • Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) 28nm foundry capacity has been short of demand. Volume production of the process kicked off in October 2011.

    Last update: Tuesday 21 August 2012 [16 news items]

TSMC 28nm process yields break 80%, says report

Newswatch - Aug 21, 13:44

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) 28nm processes have topped a yield rate of 80%, the Chinese-language Commercial Times cited unnamed equipment suppliers...

TSMC Fab 15

Globalfoundries to expand Fab 8

Jul 25, 16:02

Globalfoundries has announced it is moving forward with the final construction for the extension of Module 1 at its Fab 8 campus in New York. The project will add 90,000 square feet...

Globalfoundries to fab 28nm chips for Qualcomm, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 13, 11:05

Qualcomm has contracted Globalfoundries' Dresden fab to manufacture 28nm chips, the Chinese-language Commercial Times cited unnamed equipment makers as saying in a recent...

UMC reportedly to start building 28nm chips for Qualcomm in 4Q12, says report

Newswatch - Jul 2, 10:56

United Microelectronics (UMC) reportedly has secured orders for 28nm Snapdragon S4 chips from Qualcomm with volume production slated for the fourth quarter of 2012, according to a...

TSMC reiterates supply of 28nm chips to come close to demand in 4Q12

Jun 13, 13:31

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reiterated its previous remarks that supply of 28nm chips would come close to meeting demand in the fourth quarter of 2012, in...

TSMC says supply of its 28nm chips will remain tight through 3Q12

28nm represents fundamental shift in foundry industry

May 3, 13:57

While the recent focus of attention concerning the roll out of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) 28nm process has been on tight supply and yield issues, with fabless...

TSMC eyeing advanced process chip orders from Apple

May 2, 16:36

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) plans to ramp up 20nm production ahead of schedule have prompted industry sources to speculate that the foundry will be aggressively...

TSMC to increase 2012 capex to US$8-8.5 billion

Apr 27, 01:15

During a company investors conference on April 26, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) chairman Morris Chang revealed 2012 capex will be increased to US$8-8.5 billion,...

Morris Chang, chairman of TSMC

TSMC 28nm ramp-up within expectations, says Digitimes Research

Apr 17, 16:17

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) could ramp up its 28nm production capacity at a much faster pace than older 40/45nm and 65nm process nodes, according to Digitimes...

Xilinx collaboration with TSMC said to extend to 20nm

Apr 17, 01:20

The successful roll-out of Xilinx devices on 28nm at TSMC has encouraged the FPGA design firm to utilize TSMC's 20nm technology for its next-generation products, with the tape-out...

Qualcomm, Nvidia said to approach other foundries for 28nm production

Apr 17, 01:05

The reported tight supply of chips built using TSMC's 28nm process technology is likely to drive Nvidia and Qualcomm toward other foundries as a second source, industry sources have...

TSMC to revise 2012 capex, says Chang

Apr 10, 01:25

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will announce its revised capex budget for 2012 at its upcoming investors meeting on April 26, according to company chairman and...

TSMC breaks ground for Phase 5 of Fab 14 at STSP, southern Taiwan

TSMC 28nm capacity in large shortage

Apr 6, 01:10

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) 28nm foundry capacity has been drastically short of demand from Qualcomm, AMD and Nvidia mainly, but the shortage is expected to...

TSMC likely to expand 28nm manufacturing capacity

Mar 20, 01:15

With current capacity for 28nm processes filled up, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is likely to expand the leading-edge process capacity later in 2012, according...

TSMC likely to expand leading-edge capacity later in 2012

TSMC seeing tight capacity for 28nm processes

Nov 25, 01:00

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) continues to see orders heat up for advanced 28nm technology, despite a general slowdown in the semiconductor industry, according...

TSMC Fab 15 at CTSP

TSMC ramps volume production of 28nm process

Oct 24, 16:58

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) announced that its 28nm process is in volume production, and production wafers have been shipped to customers including Altera, AMD...

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