UMC ups 300mm investment

September 19, 2003 – UMC’s Japanese subsidiary has invested $45 million to expand manufacturing capabilities at UMCi, the company’s 300mm affiliate in Singapore.

The funds will help UMCi ramp up to 2,000 wafers/month using 0.13-micron processes; the company expects to reach 10,000 wafers/month by the end of 2004. UMC is currently in volume production of 0.13-micron processes for several customers, including Ricoh.


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