UMC Adds Office in Korea

United Microelectronics Corp.  (“UMC”), a leading global semiconductor foundry, today announced the opening of its UMC Korea office to help expand regional business and provide local support to customers. The proximity of UMC’s new office to its customers in Korea will create working synergies that will help expedite engagement and support, thus shortening time-to-market for…

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Analyze this: Analytics Drive Supply Chain Excellence

Analytics is an in-vogue topic of leading consulting companies today. Despite its trendy name and popularity it seems that, once again, operations personnel need to relearn an old lesson; companies and individuals who use data outperform those who don’t. In the supply chain, I am seeing a third wave of this realization emerge. The first…

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TSMC Reaps Benefits of R&D Investment

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. recorded a 17 percent increase in year-over-year sales in May on surging demand for the wafer foundry’s products and as the company continues to benefit from its R&D and next-generation capital equipment investments. Total sales for May rose to NT$51.8 billion Taiwan dollar or approximately $1.73 billion, from NT$44.2 billion…

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