Suppliers from Japan, U.S. and Taiwan received new purchasing agreements from TSMC today, totalling over US$112 million. TSMC has placed orders with suppliers
worth approximately US$183.2 million in the last week of March.
New orders issued today were placed with orders with United Integrated Services, KLA-Tencor, Hitachi and Nikon.
Cleanroom design and build firm, United Integrated Services based in Taiwan received an order for US$18.68 million system control and electromechanical engineering products and services.
Metrology and yield management supplier, KLA-Tencor received orders worth US$44.0 million, one of its largest single orders so far this year from TSMC.
TSMC also place a batch of orders with Hitachi High Technologies valued at approximately US$32.1 million, while Nikon received its first order from the foundry this year totalling US$17.2 million for a batch of machinery.