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  • Win+Semi+enjoys+strong+demand+for+5G+device+applications
    Pure-play gallium arsenide (GaAs) foundry Win Semiconductors expects to post a mid single-digit sequential increase in third-quarter revenues, with gross margin staying above 40%.
  • Semiconductor+equipment+spending+to+hit+record+in+2021
    Global sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment by original equipment manufacturers are projected to increase 6% to US$63.2 billion in 2020 compared to US$59.6 billion in 2019,...
  • TSMC%27s+Nanjing+fab+registered+staggering+sales+growth+in+2019
    TSMC Nanjing posted revenue of CNY4 billion (US$566.7 million) in 2019, up 170% on year, making it the third-largest foundry chipmaker in China trailing behind Semiconductor Manufacturing...
  • Mark+Liu
    TSMC is in talks with the US government about relevant subsidies for its new wafer fab in Arizona so that the foundry is able to implement the investment plan, said TSMC chairman...
  • Foxsemicon+enjoys+robust+demand+from+foundries%2C+memory+vendors
    Semiconductor equipment maker Foxsemicon Integrated Technology, an affiliate of the Foxconn Group, is expected to post on-year revenue growth in 2020, according to industry sources...
  • TSMC%27s+dominance+in+the+foundry+sector+is+expected+to+grow
    TSMC has an over 50% of the global pure-play foundry market, and the establishment of its new US fab could pose a further threat to Samsung's foundry operations and Globalfoundries,...
  • TSMC+5nm+fab+in+US+could+reshape+global+chipmaking+supply+chain
    A TSMC wafer fab designed for advanced 5nm process manufacturing in the US could drive changes to many semiconductor players within the supply chain, according to Digitimes Researc...
  • China+is+striving+improve+its+IC+self%2Dsufficiency
    China's homegrown semiconductor equipment makers are gearing up to develop diverse frontend and backend IC process equipment in line with the government efforts to boost self-sufficiency...
  • TSMC+says+it+has+not+concrete+plans+for+building+fabs+in+the+US
    TSMC has always been evaluating potential locations for an advanced wafer fab overseas, including the US, but no specific plans have been put in place yet, according to the pure-play...
  • CXMT+is+striving+to+advance+its+manufacturing+processes
    China-based DRAM chipmaker ChangXin Memory Technologies (CXMT) is looking to ramp its 17nm process output in the second half of 2020, according to industry sources.
  • VIS posts record 1Q20 revenues

    Friday 10 April 2020
    VIS+had+strong+sales+in+1Q20
    Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has reported record revenues of NT$7.84 billion (US$260.9 million) for the first quarter of 2020, up 13.6% on year...
  • Fabless+and+fab%2Dlite+are+the+new+norm
    Over the past decade, the IC industry has been paring down its older capacity as manufacturers have consolidated or transitioned to the fab-lite or fabless business models, according...
  • YMTC+will+be+Tsinghua+Unigroup%27s+main+memory+firm
    Unic Memory Technology, a loss-laden storage business unit under China's Tsinghua Unigroup, will be dissolved as part of the group's efforts to restructure its organization, according...
  • The+top%2D5+semiconductor+firms+account+for+more+than+half+of+wafer+capacity
    The world's top-five wafer capacity leaders each had capacity of more than 1,000,000 wafer starts per month, with their combined capacity representing 53% of the world's total wafer...
  • TSMC reiterates sales guidance for 1Q20

    Thursday 6 February 2020
    TSMC+Nanjing+under+close+management+amid+China+coronavirus+outbreak
    TSMC currently has no plans to revise its sales and margin guidance for the first quarter of 2020, according to the pure-play foundry, which also disclosed non-production staff at...
  • TSMC says no plans for US fab

    Friday 17 January 2020
    TSMC+CEO+CC+Wei+%28left%29+and+chairman+Mark+Liu+%28right%29
    In response to reports indicating Washington has increased its pressure on TSMC to have a plant in the US for the fabrication of high-security products, the Taiwan-based foundry said...
  • Good+year+ahead+for+pure%2Dplay+foundries
    With silicon wafer manufacturer GlobalWafers recently expressing optimism about its order visibility for the first quarter of 2020, TSMC and other pure-play foundries are also expected...
  • CXMT+to+produce+LPDDR4x+memory+with+a+19nm+process
    China-based DRAM startup ChangXin Memory Technologies (CXMT) is making progress in the development of LPDDR4x memory chips, which will initially attract orders from China's second-tier...
  • Global+semi+equipment+sales+to+rebound+in+2020
    Global semiconductor manufacturing equipment sales will drop 10.5% to US$57.6 billion in 2019 from last year's historic peak of US$64.4 billion but stage a 2020 recovery and set a...
  • UMC+co%2Dpresident+SC+Chien
    Taiwan's pure-play foundry UMC will see clear growth momentum in 2020 come from ever-increasing chips foundry demand for 5G applications, with clients moving actively to pull in shipments...
  • TSMC Nanjing swings to quarterly profit

    Tuesday 26 November 2019
    TSMC+to+expand+its+Nanjing+fab+capacity
    TSMC Nanjing Company has reported its first quarterly profit for the third quarter, which narrowed its losses to NT$1.41 billion (US$46.1 million) in the first three quarters of 2019...
  • CXMT+has+managed+to+improve+its+19nm+process+manufacturing+yield+rates
    China-based DRAM chipmaker ChangXin Memory Technologies (CXMT, formerly Innotron) has managed to improve its 19nm process manufacturing yield rates to satisfactory levels, and is...
  • TSMC%2C+UMC+see+rising+utilization+in+China+fabs
    Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics (UMC) have both seen their China-based wafer fab utilization rates pick up recently, driven by growing...
  • AI+system+value+hinges+on+decision%2Dmaking+capability
    In incorporating AI-based systems, enterprises must first determine the real purpose of adopting them and should noy use them merely as a tool for data presentation, otherwise the...
  • VIS stays cautious

    Friday 1 November 2019
    VIS+remains+cautious+about+its+outlook+for+the+rest+of+2019
    Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) remains cautious about its outlook for the rest of 2019, citing still high inventory levels at its customers, according to the Taiwan-based...
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