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NEWS TAGGED 12-INCH WAFER
Tuesday 12 April 2022
Nanya expects new DRAM fab to come online in 2025
DRAM chipmaker Nanya Technology expects its new 12-inch wafer plant to come online in 2025, one year later than first targeted.
Thursday 7 April 2022
China analog foundry startup gains support from Big Fund
Hangzhou Fullsemi Semiconductor, an IDM foundry specializing in analog chips, has raised an undisclosed sum of investment from China's National Semiconductor Industry Investment Fund...
Friday 1 April 2022
SMIC posts 13% wafer ASP rise in 2021
Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) saw its gross margin climb to a record high of 30.8% in 2021, when its wafer ASPs rose 13.1% to CNY4,763 (US$749.9) from CNY4,210...
Tuesday 22 March 2022
CXMT to deliver 17nm DRAM samples in 2Q22
China-based memory foundry ChangXin Memory Technologies (CXMT) is poised to start delivering samples of DRAM chips built using its in-house developed 17nm process technology, according...
Monday 21 March 2022
Silicon wafer suppliers continue to see orders from foundries despite end-market slowdown concerns
Silicon wafer companies and other upstream chipmaking material providers continue to see their production capacities fully utilized by the still strong pull-in of orders from foundries,...
Thursday 17 March 2022
Foxconn embracing strongest first quarter in 10 years
Foxconn (Hon Hai) Technology Group expects to register in 2022 the strongest first quarter in a decade, as some customer orders deferred from the fourth quarter are being fulfilled...
Wednesday 16 March 2022
PMIC supply to stay tight in years to come
The supply of power management ICs, particularly those demanding 8-inch wafer fab capacities, will remain constrained over the next several years, despite international IDMs keenly...
Friday 18 February 2022
Taiwan PWM IC suppliers reluctant to switch to 12-inch wafer fabrication
Power management integrated circuits (PWM ICs) using mature processes remain in short supply, but suppliers - particularly those mainly engaged in the consumer electronics sector...
Tuesday 18 January 2022
Winbond starts equipment move-in at new fab in southern Taiwan
Specialty DRAM and flash chipmaker Winbond Electronics has kicked off its equipment move-in at its new 12-inch wafer plant in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan, and is targeting production...
Thursday 18 November 2021
Taiwan Mask poised to raise prices in 2022
Photomask supplier Taiwan Mask, which already raised its prices by 10-30% in the first half of 2021, plans to initiate another price hike next year to reflect its tight supply, according...
Wednesday 27 October 2021
Foundry prices to continue rising in 2022, says PSMC chairman
Pure-play foundries will remain encouraged to raise their quotes in 2022, according to Frank Huang, chairman for Taiwan-based foundry Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing (PSMC).
Tuesday 26 October 2021
UMC mulls new plant in Singapore
Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) reportedly is mulling setting up a new 12-inch wafer fab in Singapore, according to market sources.
Friday 22 October 2021
Shortage of PWM ICs prompts suppliers to transition to 12-inch wafer manufacturing
The supply of handset-use power management ICs remains severely tight, prompting the chip suppliers to transition to 12-inch wafer manufacturing, according to industry sources.
Friday 15 October 2021
Will foundry expansions lead to capacity glut?
Many IDMs and pure-play foundries, including second-tier ones, are all poised to expand their fab capacities sparking concerns that the arrival of the additional capacities could...
Monday 27 September 2021
China stepping up development of homegrown 3rd-gen semiconductor supply chain
China with its 14th 5-year Plan (2021-2025) will be stepping up the development of the country's homegrown third-generation semiconductor industry supply chain, according to industry...