Alan Patterson, EETimes
4/27/2017 00:35 AM EDT
TAIPEI — United Microelectronics Corp. (UMC), Taiwan’s second largest foundry, said sales of its most advanced technology node have slipped for a third time under strong competition.
The company’s 28nm process fell to 17 percent of overall sales in the first quarter of this year compared with 22 percent in the fourth quarter last year. It’s been a bumpy ride for UMC. The company has seen its portion of overall sales from 28nm decline on a quarterly basis for the third time since ramping up the process technology nearly three years ago, according to company reports.
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