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Foundry houses increase eight-inch capacity
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 01 February 2019 11:46

Foundry houses increase eight-inch capacity


Vanguard buys a fab from Globalfoundries

Foundry houses are expanding their eight-inch wafer capacities and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has even bought a fab from Globalfoundries.

Wafer price rises hit foundry firms
Published in News
Thursday, 24 May 2018 11:09

Wafer price rises hit foundry firms


Massive demand for chips

The price of silicon wafers is set to rise by as much as 20 percent this year because of increasing demand from the automotive and other sectors.