TSMC (TWSE: 2330, NYSE: TSM) created the semiconductor Dedicated IC Foundry business model when it was founded in 1987. TSMC served about 440 customers and manufactured more than 8,600 products for various applications covering a variety of computer, communications and consumer electronics market segments. Total capacity of the manufacturing facilities owned by TSMC, including subsidiaries and joint ventures, is expected to exceed 16.4 million eight-inch equivalent wafers in 2013. TSMC operates three advanced 12-inch wafer GIGAFAB™ facilities (fab 12, 14 and 15), four eight-inch wafer fabs (fab 3, 5, 6, and 8), one six-inch wafer fab (fab 2) and two backend fabs (advanced backend fab 1 and 2). TSMC also manages two eight-inch fabs at wholly owned subsidiaries: WaferTech in the United States and TSMC China Company Limited; and its joint venture fab, SSMC in Singapore.
Market Capitalization as of 12/31/2014:
NT$3.66 Trillion, or US$115.4 Billion
Shares Outstanding as of 12/31/2014:
Common Shares: 25,929,662,436 shares