Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing Ltd. (Chartered)1 is a semiconductor foundry that provides wafer fabrication services and technologies to semiconductor suppliers and systems companies. Chartered focuses on providing foundry services to customers that serve high-growth, technologically advanced applications for the communication, computer and consumer sectors. As of December 31, 2006, it owned, or had an interest in, five fabrication facilities, Fabs 2, 3, 5, 6 and 7, all of which are located in Singapore. It had service operations in 10 locations and in nine countries in North America, Europe and Asia. Chartered manufactured semiconductors for over 150 different active customers during the year ended December 31, 2006. Its top five customers, in 2006, collectively accounted for approximately 60% of its total net revenue in 2006. Its top three customers, for 2006, in order of revenue contribution, were Broadcom, International Business Machines (IBM) and Advanced Micro Devices.
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- November 1, 2008 - Chartered posts Q3 net loss of US$24.4m2 - 'Temporary salary reduction' of 5-20% for staff of Singapore foundry. Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing, which is facing slowing demand, reported a third-quarter net loss of US$24.4 million yesterday, falling from a net profit of US$114.8 million in the year-ago quarter. This translates to a net loss of one US cent per share for the three months ended Sept 30, compared with a net profit of four US cents per share previously.
- September 11, 2008 - Chartered updates Q3 guidance3 - The Singapore contract chipmaker reiterated its earlier Q3 forecast, but said that its revenue and plant capacity utilisation will be at the lower end of its previous guidance range.