Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
ICDM to Establish New Display Evaluation Standards Based on Samsung and LG Proposals
Globalfoundries and Intel to Talk About 10, 7nm at IEDM
Intel and Mobileye Offer Present Algorithms to Prove the Safety of Autonomous Vehicles
Chinese BOE and CSOT to Invest in Japanese JOLED, Adding Pressure to South Korean Rivals
Samsung's 8nm LPP is Ready For Production
Intel Advances Artificial Intelligence With Nervana Neural Network Processor
Razer Launches Quad-core Blade Stealth Laptop and Core V2 External Graphics Enclosure
Google Designed New Pixel Visual Core Chip Internally
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > TSMC In...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, December 09, 2011
TSMC Invests In New Fab in Taiwan, Accelerates 28nm Production


Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) today held a ceremony in Taichung?s Central Taiwan Science Park for Phase 3 of its Fab 15 GigaFab, equipped for 20nm process technology.

Fab 15, Phase 3 will be TSMC's second GigaFab equipped for 20nm process technology, and the company's third "green fab" following Fab 12 and Fab 14.

Fab 15, Phase 3 will have a capacity of 40,000 300mm (12-inch) wafers per month, and it wil produce application processors (APs), baseband, graphics processing units (GPUs), central processing units (CPUs), and field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs).

TSMC began construction on Fab 15, Phase 1, in July 2010, and completed equipment move-in in mid-2011 with volume production scheduled for early 2012. At the same time, Fab 15, Phase 2 started construction in mid-2011 and is expected to begin volume production next year. According to the company?s chairman and chief executive officer (CEO), Morris Chang, the company's 28nm chip output will reach 24,000 wafers a month in 2012, with more of which contributed by Fab 15 (Phases 1 and 2). TSMC's Fab 15 Phases 1 and 2 are forecast to generate as much as US$3 billion in revenue per year once they enter volume production, and Phase 3 will also reach a similar scale in the future.

Fab 15 currently employs approximately 1,400 employees, and is expected to create a total of 8,000 job opportunities, according to the company.

The ceremony was led by TSMC Chairman Dr. Morris Chang. "With a strong foundation in Taiwan, TSMC continues to fortify its trinity of strengths: technology leadership, manufacturing excellence, and customer trust," Chairman Chang said. "We aim to be the most trusted partner for our customers around the world and to form a powerful competitive force in the semiconductor industry with them. What's more, we hope that our leadership will make Taiwan a pivotal player in global semiconductor industry, and that TSMC continues to be a world-class company that everyone in Taiwan can take pride in. Fab 15, Phase 3 plays an important role in our plans for advanced technology development and capacity expansion, and once again demonstrates TSMC's ability to satisfy customer demands."


Previous
Next
EU Commissioner Calls For Tools That Will Ensure Bloggers' Freedom        All News        Google Releases Digital Magazine For Mobile Devices
EU Commissioner Calls For Tools That Will Ensure Bloggers' Freedom     General Computing News      Twtter Gets New Design, Functions

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
TSMC Chairman Dr. Morris Chang to Retire
TSMC to Build 3nm Fab in Taiwan
Globalfoundries Asks EU to Probe TSMC
TSMC Updates its Roadmap, Talks About First 7nm Chips and EUV Migration
TSMC InFO packaging Enters Second Generation
TSMC Q2 Sales Slowed as Industry Expects the iPhone Launch
Samsung and TSMC Are Playing Catch-up to Make the Smallest Chip
Samsung Foundry Focuses on 6nm Process to Beat TSMC
Qualcomm Turns to TSMC Over Samsung For 7nm Chips
TSMC Remains Open to New Businesses, Despite Strong Growth
TSMC is Already Testing 7nm Chips, Coming Next Year
TSMC's April Revenue Decreased

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .