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Latest Foundry news

Here you will find the latest news and most recent developments on the Foundry, with regular updates and all the information you need.

Samsung buys even more land for new US chip factory

  • By Sagar Naresh
  • 3 weeks ago

Samsung may hold groundbreaking for $17 billion Texas chip plant in June

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 3 months ago

Samsung looking for tax breaks to build more chip plants in Austin

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 3 months ago

Qualcomm becomes one of Samsung’s top clients for the first time

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 3 months ago

Samsung already has $158 billion worth of orders for its foundry business

  • By Sagar Naresh
  • 4 months ago

Samsung may end up losing foundry market share this year

A latest research report by Taiwanese market research institute TrendForce (via The Business Post), reveals some disappointing news for Samsung’s foundry business. Notably, the report predicts that its market share will drop slightly in 2022. It will likely due to more competition from Taiwanese foundries which are among the best in the business. There are multiple […]

  • By Sagar Naresh
  • 4 months ago

Samsung seeks $806 million in tax cuts if Austin wants its new chip plant

Samsung has been thinking about setting up a new chip manufacturing plant in the United States. The company wants to expand its foundry business to bring in new customers. It aims to invest upwards of $10 billion into a new facility. Samsung already has a chip plant in Austin and it’s looking to expand the […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 2 years ago

Samsung said to spend $10 billion on a massive chipmaking plant in Texas

Samsung is a leading semiconductor manufacturer largely because of its dominance in the memory chip market. The company has been investing heavily in its foundry operations for advanced logic chips as it wants to compete more effectively with TSMC. For Samsung, there’s significant growth potential in utilizing its chipmaking expertise to produce logic chips like […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 2 years ago

Coronavirus may dent Samsung’s global foundry market share in Q1

The coronavirus pandemic is causing havoc for all industries across the globe so it wouldn’t be surprising to see Samsung taking a hit because of it as well. The company has already had to shut down a smartphone factory in South Korea multiple times due to confirmed infection cases. A new report predicts that Samsung’s […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 2 years ago

Qualcomm reluctant to give Samsung access to its premium chipset design

The dynamic between major chipset manufacturers seems to be shifting constantly. In recent news, Samsung’s foundry business performed very well this year, yet it might find itself in a difficult position as Qualcomm has reportedly decided to keep its most premium chipset solution away from Samsung’s hands. The Snapdragon 865 was initially thought to be […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 3 years ago

Samsung to make chips for China’s Baidu in notable first partnership

Samsung makes chips for a lot of different companies like Qualcomm and Intel. It has never had such a partnership with Baidu before, the company that’s often referred to as China’s Google. However, it was announced today that Samsung will now be making chips for Baidu. The Korean giant will be manufacturing Baidu’s new cloud-to-edge […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 3 years ago

Samsung’s foundry business projected to post 19% growth in Q4 2019

Samsung’s foundry business is an important part of the Korean conglomerate’s empire. It has been actively seeking to bring new clients on board in order to increase profits from this business. Samsung does appear to be having some luck in doing so. Its foundry business is projected to grow 19 percent year-over-year in the fourth […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 3 years ago

Samsung might lose one of its biggest clients, Huawei, in the next 5 years

Despite the rivalry between Samsung and Huawei, the latter company represents a huge revenue stream for the former, particularly in the semiconductor business where the South Korean tech giant has a strong foothold. But Huawei’s reliance on certain components built by Samsung might come to an end over the next few years, and this will […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 3 years ago

Samsung may have started making PC CPUs for Intel

We reported earlier this year that Intel could pick Samsung as a contract manufacturer of its 14nm Rocket Lake PC CPUs. It was said back then that negotiations between the two companies were in the final stages. It appears that a deal has been struck between the two titans of the industry. Local media in […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 3 years ago

Intel could turn to Samsung for 14nm Rocket Lake chip production

It seems that Samsung and Intel have been in talks for an arrangement which would see the Korean conglomerate manufacture the American semiconductor giant’s 14nm Rocket Lake chips. A report out of South Korea claims that the negotiations between both companies are now in the final stages. Samsung has been trying to win new customers […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 3 years ago

Samsung bolsters foundry business by adding IoT and fingerprint sensors

Samsung decided to spin its foundry business into a separate division in May last year as it seeks to further increase revenues from this crucial business that has already proven to be a veritable cash cow for the company. The division is solely responsible for manufacturing mobile processors and other non-memory chips for Samsung’s clients […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 4 years ago

Samsung will triple chip business market share within five years

The chip business has been a significant contributor to Samsung’s bottom line over the past few years. Samsung wants to keep the momentum intact so it’s going to work diligently to ensure that it’s able to solidify its position in this market and grow further. A senior company executive has said that Samsung is planning […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 5 years ago

Samsung’s chip foundry business generated $613 million in sales during Q1 2016

According to market research firm IHS, Samsung outran other global integrated device manufacturers operating in the semiconductor foundry sector in the first quarter of this year in terms of sales. The South Korean company is reported to have earned an eye-watering $613 million in sales alone from its foundry business during the three-month period. This figure […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 6 years ago
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