TSMC (TWSE: 2330, NYSE: TSM) created the semiconductor Dedicated IC Foundry business model when it was founded in 1987. TSMC served more than 600 customers, manufacturing more than 11,000 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), and one six-inch wafer fab (fab 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 11/30/2013:
NT$2.72 Trillion, or US$91.8 Billion
Shares Outstanding as of 11/30/2013:
Common Shares: 25,928,534,012 shares