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    Pure-play foundries including TSMC, UMC and VIS are poised to see their fab capacities continue being fully utilized through the end of 2020, according to industry sources.
  • Many+IC+parts+still+need+support+at+8%2Dinch+fabs
    The semiconductor industry may be watching closely TSMC's fast expansion of 12-inch fab capacity for advanced-node manufacturing, but supply at 8-inch fabs has been tight. As equipment...
  • VIS+sees+its+8%2Dinch+fabs+running+at+full+capacity
    Eight-inch fab capacity will remain tight until 2021, due mainly to strong demand for display driver ICs and power management chips, according to industry sources.
  • UMC posts record July revenue

    Tuesday 11 August 2020
    UMC+sees+record+sales+in+July
    Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) saw its July revenue increase 6.3% sequentially to a record high of nearly NT$15.5 billion (US$527.4 million).
  • Eight%2Dinch+foundries+enjoy+strong+demand+for+power+management+chips%2C+display+driver+ICs+and+sensor+
    Pure-play foundries including TSMC, UMC and VIS have raised their 8-inch wafer fabrication quotes by 10-20% recently to reflect their tight capacities, according to industry source...
  • VIS+sees+strong+demand+for+its+8%2Dinch+capacity
    Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS), which runs only 8-inch wafer fabrication lines, has already seen its supply fall short of demand with order visibility...
  • xxx
    Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) expects 8-inch foundry quotes to be favorable to the company in 2021, judging from the already tight capacities at 8-inch foundries...
  • VIS
    Pure-play foundries United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) both saw their consolidated revenues hit record-high levels of NT$44.39 billion (US$1.51...
  • Chip+vendors+still+have+high+hopes+for+5G+phones+this+year
    Taiwan's first-tier IC design houses, such as MediaTek, have demanded more capacity support from their foundry partners recently, according to industry sources.
  • Marketech+chair+HM+Kao+%28left%29+and+president+YY+Lin+%28right%29++
    Semiconductor equipment maker Marketech International, which has cut into the supply chain for TSMC's EUV process manufacturing, is likely to see its profit climb to a 10-year high...
  • Gudeng+see+clients%27+orders+for+EUV+equipment+rising
    Taiwan-based Gudeng Precision and Marketech International have seen orders for EUV-based process manufacturing equipment ramp up recently as TSMC is accelerating its enhanced 5nm...
  • VIS+had+a+strong+1Q20
    Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) expects to post revenue growth of 2-7% sequentially in the second quarter, thanks to robust demand for power management...
  • 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...
  • TSMC revenues up in January, VIS down

    Monday 10 February 2020
    TSMC+said+its+staff+in+China+has+returned+to+work
    TSMC has reported consolidated revenues for January 2020 increased 32.8% on year and 0.4% sequentially to NT$103.68 billion (US$3.45 billion), while revenues at specialty IC foundry...
  • 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+and+UMC+have+seen+no+impact+on+its+China+production+from+the+coronavirus+outbreak
    Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics (UMC) have both said that production at their fabs in China stays on track and has not been affected...
  • 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...
  • VIS to scale up output in 2020

    Friday 3 January 2020
    VIS+will+see+significant+increase+in+production+capacity
    Eight-inch foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) expects its overall production capacity this year to grow over 15%, thanks to the completion of its acquisition of Globalfoundries'...
  • Goodix+has+booked+considerable+8%2Dinch+fab+capacity+at+TSMC+for+its+in%2Ddisplay+fingerprint+sensors
    China-based fabless chipmaker Goodix has booked considerable 8-inch fab capacity at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) for its optical in-display fingerprint sensor...
  • Foundries+see+orders+for+driver+ICs%2C+sensors+ramp+up
    Taiwan- and China-based foundries have seen increases in orders for display driver ICs and sensors for use in 5G smartphones and other devices recently, with 12- and 8-inch fab utilization...
  • 5G+smartphone+vendors+are+choosing+between+ultrasonic+and+optical+in%2Ddisplay+fingerprint+sensors
    Goodix Technology is set to ramp up shipments of its optical in-display fingerprint sensors in 2020, and has reportedly reserved sufficient 8-inch fab capacity from TSMC, according...
  • UMC+puts+increased+focus+on+specialty+process+technology
    Pure-play foundry UMC has kicked off risk production for 5G RF switches using its 12-inch wafer fabrication lines, which are also looking to be validated for other 5G chip designs,...
  • VIS expects revenue surge in 2020

    Tuesday 22 October 2019
    VIS+will+see+its+revenues+rise+sharply+in+2020
    Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) will see its revenues rise sharply in 2020, thanks mainly to its acquisition of Globalfoundries' 8-inch fab in Singapore, according to Fang...
  • 8%2Dinch+foundries+have+started+seeing+customer+orders+pick+up
    Eight-inch IC foundries have seen their fabless customers engaged in the fingerprint sensor, touchscreen IC, analog chip and LCD driver IC sectors step up their pace of orders recently,...
  • Tong+Hsing+expects+its+revenues+to+pick+up
    Tong Hsing Electronic Industries, which supplies ceramic substrates as well as packaging services for CMOS image sensors and other niche ICs, expects its revenues to pick up sequentially...
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