Research Reports


Wafer Foundries


Limited Growth in Global 8-Inch Wafer Foundry Capacity Has Resulted in Migration to 12-Inch Wafer Foundry Service for Some Semiconductor Products

2022/01/25

Semiconductors , Wafer Foundries

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Global market intelligence firm TrendForce reports that with the global chip shortage persisting for two long years, foundries have all taken proactive steps to expand production capacity so as to meet the insatiable market demand...

Foundry Market Bulletin_20220124

2022/01/24

Semiconductors , Wafer Foundries

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TSMC held a 4Q21 earnings results conference on 1/13. Driven by better-than-expected 5nm demand, both revenue and gross profit margin in the quarter exceeded expectations...

Update on Power Outage at HHGrace’s Fab3 in Shanghai: Impact Is Within Controllable Range and Production Lines Are Gradually Returning to Operation

2022/01/10

Semiconductors , Wafer Foundries

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Global market intelligence firm TrendForce reports that HHGrace’s Fab3 (HH Fab3) located in Shanghai’s Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park experienced a power outage in the morning of January 7...

Foundry Market Bulletin_20220110

2022/01/10

Semiconductors , Wafer Foundries

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Samsung is expected to release a new flagship mobile phone, the Samsung Galaxy S22 in 1Q22. In addition to utilizing the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8Gen1 (SM8450) smartphone chipset (AP)...

HuaHong Group’s Zhangjiang Foundry Base in Shanghai Has Suffered a Power Outage That Will Impact Production for Many 8- and 12-Inch Wafer Products

2022/01/08

Semiconductors , Wafer Foundries

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Global market intelligence firm TrendForce reports that HHGrace’s HH Fab 3 in Shanghai experienced a power outage on January 7. The transformer of a supporting electrical substation at HuaHong’s Zhangjiang Foundry Base short circuited and blew up...

Latest Assessment of Jan. 3 Earthquake in Taiwan Finds No Significant Impact on Local DRAM and Foundry Fabs

2022/01/03

Semiconductors , DRAM , Wafer Foundries

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An earthquake that was around 6 in the Richter scale occurred off the east coast of Taiwan at 5:46PM local time on January 3, 2022. TrendForce’s Department of Semiconductor Research has immediately begun assessing the impact of the earthquake on the operation of the DRAM and foundry fabs on the island...

Latest Assessment of Jan. 3 Earthquake in Taiwan Finds No Significant Impact on Local DRAM and Foundry Fabs

2022/01/03

Semiconductors , DRAM , Wafer Foundries

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An earthquake that was around 6 in the Richter scale occurred off the east coast of Taiwan at 5:46PM local time on January 3, 2022. TrendForce’s Department of Semiconductor Research has immediately begun assessing the impact of the earthquake on the operation of the DRAM and foundry fabs on the island...

Foundry Market Bulletin_20211227

2021/12/27

Semiconductors , Wafer Foundries

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Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger's visit to Taiwan last week attracted attention from all sectors. According to TrendForce’s investigations...