NJR, UMC Achieve High-Volume MEMS Microphone Mfg

Hsinchu — New Japan Radio Co., Ltd. (New JRC) and United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TSE: 2303) (“UMC”), a leading global semiconductor foundry, today announced that the two companies have successfully collaborated to achieve high-volume manufacturing for NJR’s MEMS (micro electro mechanical system) microphone products. Adding UMC’s MEMS manufacturing capabilities to NJR’s Fukuoka and Kawagoe fabs will ensure NJR’s…

UMC Releases Q1 Earnings

First Quarter 2014 Overview: Revenue: NT$31.69 billion (US$1.04 billion) Gross margin: 18.6%; operating margin: 3.0% Foundry capacity utilization rate: 81% Net income attributable to the stockholders of the parent: NT$1.18 billion (US$38.7 million) Earnings per share: NT$0.09; earnings per ADS: US$0.015 United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TWSE: 2303) (“UMC” or “The Company”), a leading global…

UMC Fabs Pass ‘Green’ Test

United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TSE: 2303) (“UMC”), announced today that all eight of its Taiwan-based fabs have passed the Cleaner Production Assessment Method Evaluation conducted by the Industrial Development Bureau (IDB) of the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOE). With this certification, UMC becomes the only semiconductor manufacturer in Taiwan to obtain cleaner production certification…

UMC Receives Supplier Award

United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TSE: 2303) (“UMC”),  http://www.umc.com a leading global semiconductor foundry, today announced that it has received the “Best Supplier Award” from Lantiq for 2013. This is the second straight year that UMC has been awarded this honor. Lantiq presents this award annually to one selected supplier for their contributions to the…

ARM and UMC Ink IP Pact

ARM and UMC (NYSE:UMC; TWSE:2303), a leading global semiconductor foundry, today announced an agreement to offer the ARM® Artisan® physical IP platform along with POP™ IP for UMC’s 28nm high-performance low-power (HLP) process technology. To support customers targeting a wide range of consumer applications such as smartphone, tablet, wireless and digital home, UMC and ARM…

UMC Joins IBM Chip Alliance

IBM (IBM) and United Microelectronics Corporation, a leading global semiconductor foundry, today announced that UMC will join the IBM Technology Development Alliances as a participant in the group’s development of 10nm CMOS process technology. “Established over a decade ago, the IBM alliance allows the partners to leverage our combined expertise and collaborative research and innovative technology…

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…