GlobalFoundries 2010 Overview - Doubling Capacity and 28nm Ramping
GlobalFoundries announced this morning that they have completed the integration of Chartered Semiconductor and the two companies now operate as a single entity. Does this mean that GlobalFoundries is ready to deliver a knock out blow to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.'s (TSMC's) dominance of the contract wafer manufacturing market? Read on to see what GlobalFoundries is up to!
With these plans in place, global leading-edge capacity is expected to expand to 1.6 million 300mm wafers annually by 2014. This will be supplemented by 2.2 million 200mm wafers annually, offering customers the full spectrum of foundry technology from mainstream to the leading edge, for a total of 5.8 million 200mm equivalents. Based off these numbers it appears that GLOBALFOUNDRIES will double its total manufacturing process by 2014!
Article Title: GlobalFoundries 2010 Overview - Doubling Capacity and 28nm Ramping
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