Breaking News
Comments
Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
HS_SemiPro
User Rank
CEO
re: Globalfoundries projected to surpass UMC in foundry rankings
HS_SemiPro   8/23/2012 3:22:46 AM
NO RATINGS
Global Foundries acquired chartered Fabs in Singapore, New Malta FAB in NY. Along with AMD Fabs, It is part of Alliance with IBM for technology development. Only reason they Opened Malta FAB is to get a share of high end foundry (32, 28 & beyond), Targeting US market. IT is right next to IBM JDA allaince and Sematech and nanotechnology Alliance in Albany NY. Global FOundry is Privately held company, i.e sitting on Cash. It can fillin void of 2nd source for lot of US fab-less companies.

SiliconAsia
User Rank
Rookie
re: Globalfoundries projected to surpass UMC in foundry rankings
SiliconAsia   8/22/2012 9:32:49 PM
NO RATINGS
The claim has to be backed by data and data only. Their top line is heavily influenced by one company - AMD. You need to see non-AMD portion of the revenue to see whether their real foundry market share is truly growing compared to TSMC, Samsung, UMC, and SMIC.

mcgrathdylan
User Rank
Blogger
re: Globalfoundries projected to surpass UMC in foundry rankings
mcgrathdylan   8/22/2012 7:18:54 PM
NO RATINGS
We can't condone off track betting on the EE Times Forum. :) But what are you saying? Globalfoundries won't increase its share of the foundry market?

SiliconAsia
User Rank
Rookie
re: Globalfoundries projected to surpass UMC in foundry rankings
SiliconAsia   8/22/2012 4:58:23 PM
NO RATINGS
What do you want to bet? Many industry pundits are saying otherwise.

HS_SemiPro
User Rank
CEO
re: Globalfoundries projected to surpass UMC in foundry rankings
HS_SemiPro   8/22/2012 3:30:46 AM
NO RATINGS
Global foundries has hired a lot experienced folks from around the US and abroad. Just wait a couple of years, you will see they will increase the share of US foundry market.



EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Max Maxfield

Steve Wozniak Reacts to Latest iPhone
Max Maxfield
15 comments
Funnily enough, just a few days ago as I pen these words, I was chatting with my wife (Gina the Gorgeous) when she informed me that -- as a kid -- she had never played at making a ...

EDN Staff

11 Summer Vacation Spots for Engineers
EDN Staff
20 comments
This collection of places from technology history, museums, and modern marvels is a roadmap for an engineering adventure that will take you around the world. Here are just a few spots ...

Glen Chenier

Engineers Solve Analog/Digital Problem, Invent Creative Expletives
Glen Chenier
15 comments
- An analog engineer and a digital engineer join forces, use their respective skills, and pull a few bunnies out of a hat to troubleshoot a system with which they are completely ...

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
46 comments
I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

Flash Poll
Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)