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2010-03-09 00:50:00

TAIPEI, Taiwan, March 9 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TAIEX: 2303), (UMC) today reported unaudited net sales for the month of February 2010. Revenues for February 2010 Period 2010 2009 Y/Y Change Y/Y(%) M/M(%) February 8,634,850 3,143,826 +5,491,024 +174.66% +0.4% Jan.-Feb. 17,235,303 6,296,820 +10,938,483 +173.71% N/A (*) All figures in thousands of New...

2010-02-09 00:50:00

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TAIEX: 2303), (UMC) today reported unaudited net sales for the month of January 2010. Revenues for January 2010 Period 2010 2009 Y/Y Change Y/Y(%) M/M(%) January 8,600,453 3,152,994 +5,447,459 +172.77% -7.45% Jan.-Jan. 8,600,453 3,152,994 +5,447,459 +172.77% N/A (*) All figures in thousands of New...

2010-01-20 06:30:00

HSINCHU, Taiwan, and SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- UMC (NYSE: UMC; TSE: 2303), a leading global semiconductor foundry, and Xilinx Inc. (Nasdaq: XLNX) today announced they have fully qualified the Virtex(R)-6 FPGA family on the foundry's high- performance 40nm logic process. The qualification is the result of the close work between engineering teams from both companies to further enhance yield, reliability and cycle time. The full qualification of the Virtex-6...

2010-01-08 00:50:00

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TAIEX: 2303), (UMC) today reported unaudited net sales for the month of December 2009. Revenues for December 2009 Period 2009 2008 Y/Y Change Y/Y (%) M/M (%) December 9,292,732 4,609,683 +4,683,049 +101.59% +1.49% Jan.-Dec. 88,617,572 92,530,051 -3,912,479 -4.23% N/A (*) All figures in thousands of...

2009-12-09 11:00:00

BALTIMORE, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- UMC (NYSE: UMC; TSE: 2303), a leading global semiconductor foundry, presented today at the 2009 International Electron Device Meeting (IEDM) held here, a unique 'hybrid' high-k/metal-gate (HK/MG) technology approach for 28nm. The method combines the benefits of 'gate-first' process strength for nMOS with 'gate-last' features for pMOS to realize up to 30% enhanced transistor performance compared to a gate-first only process. "The spirit...

2009-12-08 00:50:00

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TAIEX: 2303), (UMC) today reported unaudited net sales for the month of November 2009. Revenues for November 2009 Period 2009 2008 Y/Y Change Y/Y(%) M/M(%) November 9,156,066 6,024,577 +3,131,489 +51.98% -1.51% Jan.-Nov. 79,324,840 87,920,369 -8,595,529 -9.78% N/A (*) All figures in thousands of New...

2009-11-09 00:50:00

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TAIEX: 2303), (UMC) today reported unaudited net sales for the month of October 2009. Revenues for October 2009 Period 2009 2008 Y/Y Change Y/Y(%) M/M(%) October 9,296,818 7,906,693 +1,390,125 +17.58% -2.49% Jan.-Oct. 70,168,774 81,895,792 -11,727,018 -14.32% N/A (*) All figures in thousands of New Taiwan...

2009-10-19 05:00:00

HSINCHU, Taiwan, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- UMC (NYSE: UMC; TSE: 2303), a leading global semiconductor foundry, today announced that it has completed the EPD (Environmental Production Declaration) verification for integrated circuit wafers produced at its facilities. UMC conducted EPD on its 200mm wafers at the company's Fab 8A following international standards ISO 14040, 14044,14025 and IC PCR, with the results receiving third party verification by Det Norske Veritas (DNV)....

2009-10-14 07:00:00

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TAIEX: 2303), a leading independent semiconductor foundry, will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss third quarter 2009 results on Wednesday, October 28, 2009, at 8:00 a.m. US Eastern Time. This call is being webcast by Thomson Reuters and can be accessed at UMC's Web site at www.umc.com. The dial-in details for the live conference call: U.S. Toll Free Number +1866.519.4004, U.K....

2009-10-08 05:00:00

HSINCHU, Taiwan, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- UMC (NYSE: UMC; TSE: 2303), a leading global semiconductor foundry, today announced that its Singapore-based Fab 12i has begun an aggressive expansion project to increase capacity and enable the 300mm fab for 45/40nm production. The expansion plan will help to better serve growing customer demand for leading edge capacity and expand the company's market share for advanced process technologies. Po Wen Yen, senior vice president in...


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