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Thursday, July 18, 2013
TSMC Reports Q2 Profit Up


Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) said its net profit in the second quarter grew 23.8 percent year over year, driven by demand for power-efficient chips for mobile phones built with its new 28-nanometer manufacturing process.

The contract chipmaker's net profit for the quarter reached NT$51.8 billion (US$1.7 billion), an increase from NT$41.8 billion in the same period a year earlier, TSMC reported on Thursday.

Revenue was at a record NT$156 billion, a year-over-year increase of 21.6 percent and at the upper end of its forecast.

TSMC's clients include Qualcomm and Nvidia. The company has also reportedly signed a deal to start making chips for Apple next year. About a third of TSMC's revenues are projected to come from smartphones and tablets in 2013.

Shipments of 28-nanometer process technology reached 29% of TSMC's total wafer revenues. 40/45-nanometer accounted for 21% of total wafer revenues. Advanced technologies, defined as 40/45-nanometers and below, accounted for 50% of total wafer revenues.

At the same time, the company is also seeing major growth for smartphone chips at the lower end of the market.

TSMC is preparing to deploy next-generation chip-making technology. Early in 2014, TSMC will start using its new 20-nanometer manufacturing processes to build chips in larger volumes. By early 2015, the company will move to its 16-nanometer process.

TSMC says that its 20-nanometer manufacturing process will provide 30 percent higher speeds over its current 28-nanometer technology. The company's 16-nanometer technology can provide a similar gain, of 20 percent, over the 20-nanometer process.


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