Also known as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company or TSMC, Taiwan Semiconductor is a Taiwan based company dedicated to manufacturing and marketing integrated circuits. Their products are widely used in computers, communications, automotives, consumer electronics, and industrial equipments. TSMC is the world’s first, and one of the only few businesses, completely dedicated to semiconductor foundry activities. It ranked 70 in the 2013 FT Global 500 list of the most highly-valued companies in the world.
Founded in 1987, Taiwan Semiconductor is leading the semiconductor foundry industry since its inception. Apart from semiconductors, it is also involved in investments in the solar energy and lighting industries. Morris Chang is the founder, chairman and CEO of the company, under whose leadership the company has reached new heights of success. Although the company offers a variety of product lines related to wafers, including manufacturing, probing, assembling, testing, designing and mask production, it is primarily known for its product line of logical chip, that consume low power and high strength.