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Ruminations on the electronics industry from David Manners, Senior Components Editor on Electronics Weekly.

Top 10 (Plus 2) Foundries 2012

Thanks to IC Insights for this – the top 12 foundries:

TSMC                   17.2

GloFo                     4.6

Samsung                 4.3

UMC                       3.7

SMIC                      1.7

Hua Hong Grace     0.94

TowerJazz               0.64

Vanguard                0.58

Dongbu                   0.54

IBM                        0.44

MagnaChip             0.40

WIN                        0.38

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2 Comments

  1. David Manners
    March 06, 2013 13:21

    No it’s not Dick but the only foundry with rich enough backers to change this is GloFo and whether or not the backers are willing to spend enough money is a moot point.

  2. dick.selwood
    March 06, 2013 10:59

    nos 2-9 together don’t add up to TMSC. Is this healthy for the industry?

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