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Foundry Market Bulletin_20210503

2021/05/03

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TSMC’s Fab14 P7 in the Southern Taiwan Science Park suffered a power outage on April 14 but resumed wafer starts at full capacity in the morning of April 16...

Foundry Market Bulletin_20210419

2021/04/19

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TrendForce’s analysis of Qualcomm redirecting its AP-SoC orders from Samsung to TSMC finds that these products’ IC design and capacity allocation ...

Impact of Power Outage on TSMC Fab14 P7 Is Still Being Assessed; Automotive MCU and CIS Logic Will Be Hit the Hardest

2021/04/15

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Market intelligence firm TrendForce reports that TSMC’s Fab14 P7 in the Southern Taiwan Science Park suffered a power outage on April 14th...

Power Outage at TSMC’s Fab14 P7 May Affect Supply of Multiple Smartphone Components and Automotive MCU

2021/04/14

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As indicated by the global market intelligence firm TrendForce, a power outage had occurred in TSMC’s Fab14 P7 in the Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) due to the accidental pipeline scission from the fab relocation in the nearby area...

Foundry Capacity Remains Tight in Post-Pandemic Era Due to Geopolitical Factors and Robust Demand Related to 5G and HPC

2021/04/14

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The latest observations by market intelligence firm TrendForce indicate that demand continues to grow for applications such as big data analysis, network communication...

Foundry Market Bulletin_20210406

2021/04/06

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TSMC was one of the recipients of Intel’s highest-tier SCQI (Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement) Award on March 30...

Fire at Renesas’s 12-Inch Wafer Fab Will Aggravate Tight Supply of Automotive MCUs

2021/03/22

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A fire broke out at the 12-inch wafer production line of Renesas’s Naka Factory on March 19. Located in the Japanese city of Hitachinaka, the 12-inch wafer production line of the Naka Factory...

Foundry Market Bulletin_20210322

2021/03/22

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After suspending its operations for about half a month in response to the Texas winter storm, Samsung’s Austin-based Line S2 fab has been gradually resuming operations since March 2...

Delayed Resumption at Samsung’s Texas Fab Will Impair Production of 5G Smartphones and Client SSDs for 2Q21

2021/03/11

Wafer Foundries , Smartphones

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As indicated by the survey of TrendForce, the Line S2 fab of Samsung in Austin, Texas has sustained a power interruption...

Delayed Resumption at Samsung’s Texas Fab Will Impair Production of 5G Smartphones and Client SSDs for 2Q21

2021/03/11

Wafer Foundries , Smartphones

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As indicated by the survey of TrendForce, the Line S2 fab of Samsung in Austin, Texas has sustained a power interruption...