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This statistic highlights Taiwan Semiconductor’s Number of Wafer Shipments, reported on a quarterly basis from Q1 2016 onwards.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Limited (TSMC) which is also known as Taiwan Semiconductor is a Taiwanese multinational semiconductor contract manufacturing and design company. The company is one of the world’s most valuable semiconductor companies, the world’s largest dedicated independent semiconductor foundry, and one of Taiwan’s largest companies, with its headquarters and main operations situated in the Hsinchu Science park in Hsinchu.
Taiwan Semiconductor’s Number of Wafer Shipments
|Category||Q3 2020||Q4 2020||Q1 2021||Q2 2021||Q3 2021||Q4 2021|
|12″ equivalent wafers||3.24||3.25||3.36||3.45||3.65||3.73|
(All figures in millions)
This Company’s number of wafer shipments increased from 3.25 million in Q4 2020 to 3.73 million in Q4 2021, marking an increase of 14.77% (0.48 million) on a year-on-year basis. Quarterly, the number of wafers shipments showed an increase of around 2.19% (0.08 million) as the number of users inclined from 3.65 million in Q3 2021 to 3.73 million in Q4 2021.
In 2020, this company’s number of shipments showed a constant and positive trend. This is evident from the fact that the number of users increased from 2.99 million in Q2 2020 to 3.24 million in Q3 2020, registering a growth of 8.36% (0.25 million). This was further continued with a minimal increase in the number of shipments as they only increased to 3.25 million in Q4 2020, accounting for a rise of only 0.31% (0.01 million). This was followed by a further growth in the number of shipments in the next year as the company’s Number of shipments rose from 3.25 million in Q4 2020 to 3.36 million in Q1 2021, projecting an incline of 3.38% (0.11 million).
In 2021, the company’s number of wafer shipments witnessed the same trend as of 2020. Thus, the number of users further rose from 3.36 million in Q1 2021 to 3.45 million in Q2 2021, accounting for an incline of about 2.68% (0.09 million). This was followed by continued growth in the users by 8.12% (0.28 million) as it increased from 3.45 million in Q2 2021 to 3.73 million in Q4 2021
On an overall analysis of the past years, it can be concluded that the company witnessed fluctuations in the number of wafer shipments in all the quarters from 2016 to 2021. However, on a closer look at the statistics, it can be seen that there is a rise in the number of shipments from 2.06 million in Q1 2016 to 3.73 million in Q4 2021, marking a huge growth of 81.07% (1.67 million).
About the Company
The company was founded in Taiwan by Morris Chang in 1987, TSMC was the world’s first dedicated semiconductor foundry and is the leading company in its field. Mark Liu became Chairman after Chang retired in 2018 and C. C. Wei became Chief Executive. The company has been listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE: 2330) since 1993 and is the first Taiwan Stock Exchange to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: TSM) with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 17.4%. did. Sales and CAGR since 1994 are 16.1% revenue. The company has total assets of $2.26 trillion and a net income of $517.89 billion. It provides employement to more than 58000 employees. the company has a few subsidiaries like WaferTech, TSMC PRC, SSMC, JASM.
The company has a global capacity of around thirteen million 300 mm-equivalent wafers per year as of 2020 and makes chips for customers with process nodes from 2 microns to 5 nanometres. It is the first foundry to provide 7 nanometres and 5 nanometres (used by the 2020 apple A14 and M1 SoC) production capabilities, and the first to commercialize extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography technology in high volume. Many companies such as AMD, Apple, ARM, Broadcom, Marvell, MediaTek, and Nvidia, are customers of TSMC, Leading programmable logic device companies Xilinx and previously Altera also made use of TSMC’s foundry services. Some integrated device manufacturers that have their fabrication facilities, such as Intel, NXP, STM, ST microelectronics, and Texas instruments, outsource some of their production to TSMC. The key to TSMC’s success has always been to focus on customer success. TSMC’s foundry business model enables the rise of the global fabless industry, and since its inception, the company has been the world’s leading semiconductor foundry. In 2020, the company manufactured 11,617 different products using 281 different technologies for 510 different customers.
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