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January 8th, 2007

UMC on track for new 300mm fab, R&D site

The plant, located near the southern Taiwan city of Tainan, will have a capacity of 45,000 wafers per month. It will be UMC's third 300mm facility — its first is also in Tainan (Fab 12A) and the second is in Singapore (Fab 12i). UMC expects about $5 billion to be spent when the tally is complete.

In March, the foundry also expects to complete construction of an R&D center in Tainan to research advanced nanometer manufacturing, the company said.


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