Inside TSMC, the chipmaking giant

This article at CNBC is 4 months old, somewhat lengthy, is still current, and does a good job of thoroughly summarizing Taiwan Semiconductor’s profile and bent.

TSM is by far the #1 contract fab on Earth. Heavy supplier to Apple, Qualcomm, Nvidia, etc. More recently: Intel.

Given the ongoing severe semi shortage plaguing everything from cars to consumer electronics, the information is useful for investors.…

(FWIW: TSM is a key BB portfolio investment here.)

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TSM is by far the #1 contract fab

They are a foundry not a fab. Intel profit wise is in the same proximity on the bottom line.

They are a foundry not a fab

Ummm… Okay, I guess…???

But then there are these:…fab

semiconductor fab

Carol Sliwa
A semiconductor fab is a manufacturing plant in which raw silicon wafers are turned into integrated circuits.


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United Microelectronics Corporation

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) is headquartered in Taiwan with global offices in the U.S., Europe, China, Japan, Korea and Singapore. The company provides high-quality IC fabrication services, focusing on logic and various specialty technologies to serve all major sectors of the electronics industry.

You know, some people will argue over anything.


You know, some people will argue over anything.

yep, I decided to say my piece and forget about it.