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106 news items tagged 8-inch wafer

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    GlobalWafers' Novara plant in Italy dedicated to making 8-inch silicon wafers became the largest supplier of 8-inch silicon wafers in Europe in 2018, with a 24% market share, according...
  • IC foundries have seen their 8-inch fab utilization rates pick up recently, driven by a pull-in of orders for IoT and automotive electronics applications, according to sources at...
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    TSMC's new 8-inch wafer fab to be built in Tainan will have its capacity mostly fulfill robust orders for automotive chips from STMicroelectronics and other dedicated chipmakers,...
  • SK Hynix held recently a "topping out" ceremony to celebrate a major milestone of the construction of its new 8-inch wafer fab in Wuxi, China, according to industry sources. The facility...
  • VIS to see revenues rebound in 2Q19

    Monday 18 February 2019
    Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) is expected to see its revenues rebound to sequential growth in the second quarter of 2019, as the visibility of its...
  • Taiwan foundry houses see poor order visibility for the second quarter of 2019, as domestic and international IC design houses need more time to digest their chip inventories, according...
  • Is Globalfoundries seeking a buyer?

    Tuesday 12 February 2019
    Globalfoundries' recent moves have invited speculation that the US pure-play foundry may be looking for a buyer. Does Globalfoundries' majority shareholder, Abu Dhabi's Advanced Technology...
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    Persisting robust demand for 8-inch wafer foundry services have prompted foundry houses to expand their capacities in this segment in various ways, including the latest move by Vanguard...
  • Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) expects to post a revenue decrease of 8-13% sequentially in the first quarter of 2019, citing inventory adjustments...
  • Taiwan-based foundries including Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS), Episil Technologies and Mosel Vitelic will continue to enjoy brisk demand for power discrete semiconductors...
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    The huge annual trade deficit of up to US$375 billion is definitely a major reason for the US to raise tariffs on goods imported from China, but the trade war seems to be more of...
  • Taiwan MOSFET suppliers expect stable shipment and revenue increases in the first quarter of 2019, due partly to sufficient 8-inch wafer foundry support and partly to clients' mass...
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    Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics (UMC) have reported sequential decreases in November consolidated revenues of 3.1% and 8.1%, respectively,...
  • TSMC+CEO+CC+Wei+at+the+recent+annual+Supply+Chain+Management+forum
    Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has disclosed plans to build a new 8-inch wafer fab at its manufacturing site in Tainan, southern Taiwan to satisfy robust customer...
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    Order visibility for the pure-play IC foundry sector for the first half of 2019 appears to be low. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has started negotiating with its...
  • Taiwan MOSFET makers are optimistic about their revenue performances for 2019, as they are awash with orders from downstream customers willing to stockpile MOSFET inventories for...
  • TSMC October revenues up 7%

    Monday 12 November 2018
    A ramp-up of chip orders for Apple's new iPhone devices boosted Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) October revenues to the second-highest monthly levels in the contract...
  • Wafer Works net profits hike

    Thursday 8 November 2018
    Silicon wafer supplier Wafer Works saw its net profits surge 48% sequentially to NT$683 million (US$22.3 million) in the third quarter. Profits for the first three quarters of 2018...
  • China-based crystal-growing furnace makers who have long been focusing on the PV industry, have developed tools looking to build their presence in the semiconductor sector, according...
  • Wafer Works opens new plant in China

    Friday 26 October 2018
    Silicon wafer supplier Wafer Works has held an opening ceremony on October 26 for its new plant in Zhengzhou, China dedicated to producing 8-inch wafers.
  • As international IDMs are moving at full throttles to develop lucrative high-voltage automotive MOSFETs, Taiwan mid-end and back-end supply chain players are gearing up to win long-term...
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    Combined third-quarter 2018 revenues of Taiwan's foundry houses are estimated to rise 6.2% sequentially or inch up 1.6% on year to US$9.94 billion on a gradual pick-up in mobile communication...
  • Eight-inch IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has trimmed its financial guidance for the third quarter following a power blackout that hit one of its wafer fabs.
  • TSMC August revenues up, UMC down

    Monday 10 September 2018
    Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) saw its August revenues climb 22.4% sequentially, while fellow foundry company United Microelectronics' (UMC) revenues slipped 8.1%...
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    Eight-inch IC foundries have seen order visibility become unclear for the fourth quarter of 2018, according to sources at Taiwan-based IC design houses.
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