TSMC will begin installing equipment at the factory in Nanjing in the second half
With reference to the head of the local branch of the company, the source claims that TSMC will start installing equipment at a factory in Eastern China in the second half. Company in Nanjing, designed for the production of semiconductor products using 300-millimeter wafers must be running in the first half of 2018. Serial production is planned to start in the second half of 2018.
The factory will be developed on 16-nanometer technology. The project plant capacity of 20,000 wafers per month.
The agreement on the construction of China’s semiconductor factories TSMC $ 3 billion was signed a year ago.
In addition, a company representative confirmed that TSMC plans to start commercial production of 7-nanometer production in the second half of 2017.