ChipMOS Milestone

1997
  • MOSEL's back-end factory spun off into ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES, INC., in July
  • Broke ground for the new testing/assembly buildings in July/ September
  • Passed ISO 9002 (Hsinchu fab.) and ISO 14001 (Hsinchu fab.) in September/ November
1998
  • Completed new testing building in March
  • Established Japanese subsidiary in July
  • Received QC Group Award by CSQ (Hsinchu fab.) in August
  • Completed new assembly building and started operation in October
  • Passed QS 9000 (Hsinchu fab)/ ISO 9002 (Tainan fab.) in October/ December
1999
  • Acquired MICROCHIP Taiwan and set up a branch in Kaohsiung (southern Taiwan) in July
  • Established US subsidiary in October
  • Started mixed-signal product/ mBGA package in July
  • Started CSP package
  • Passed QS 9000 (Tainan fab./ Kaohsiung branch office)/ ISO 14001 (Kaohsiung branch office) in October/ December
2000
  • Started TCP package for LCD driver semiconductor in April
  • Passed ISO 14001 (Tainan fab.) in July
  • Passed CNLA Accreditation in the quality laboratory of the Tainan fab. in October
  • Started 12" wafer assembly and testing in November
2001
  • Became the first Taiwanese semiconductor testing and packaging company to be listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market in June
2002
  • Broke ground for new IC testing and assembly factories in Shanghai in June
  • Invested into CHANTEK ELECTRONIC CO., LTD. in September
  • Invested into ThaiLin Semiconductor Corp. in December
2003
  • Launched reel to reel COF assembly and test service in January
  • Invested in Advanced Micro Chip Technology Co., Ltd. (“AMCT”), in February
  • Announced the commercial launch of DDR II assembly and testing solution in August
  • Passed ISO 9001:2000 (Hsinchu/ Tainan fab.) in December
  • Passed ISO/TS 16949:2002 (Hsinchu/ Tainan fab.) in December
2004
  • Founded ChipMOS Logic TECHNOLOGIES INC. (“ChipMOS Logic”) in January
  • Completed the integration of all of AMCT's business operations into ChipMOS TW in April
  • Purchased testing and assembly assets from FICTA in August
2005
  • Grand opening of the new facility in Shanghai in November
  • Chantek merged into ChipMOS Taiwan in November
  • ChipMOS Logic merged with ThaiLin in December
2006
  • Passed ISO/TS 16949:2002 (Chupei/ Shanghai fab.) in January
  • ChipMOS, Oracle and Institute for Information Industry form R&D alliance to develop a real time information system
  • Received "Excellent Enterprise Innovation Award" from MOEA of Taiwan, R. O. C. in September
2007
  • Completed construction of the second assembly fab. in Tainan in May
  • Awarded for International Trade of 2006 from Bureau of Foreign Trade in Ministry of Economic Affairs in August
  • ChipMOS Bermuda and ChipMOS Taiwan consummated share exchange transaction in September, and ChipMOS Taiwan became a wholly-owned subsidiary of ChipMOS Bermuda
2008
  • ChipMOS completed the US$130 million investment commitment to ChipMOS Shanghai in August
  • Awarded for excellent performance of International Trade in 2007 from Bureau of Foreign Trade in Ministry of Economic Affairs in August
2009
  • Dissolved Japanese subsidiary in October
2010
  • Acquired memory test and LCDD assets of SiliconWare (SPIL)
  • SPIL becomes a strategic shareholder of ChipMOS
2011
  • Set up 12”Gold Bumping, Cu Pillar & MCB Bumping and WLCSP line
2014
  • Listed onto Taiwan Stock Exchange Market (TWSE: 8150)
  • Invested into JMC Electronics Co., Ltd.
  • Invested into Ryowa Co., Ltd.
2015
  • Merge Thailin in June
2016
  • Merged ChipMOS Bermuda in October, and issued ADS of ChipMOS Taiwan trading on NASDAQ Stock Market (Ticker: IMOS)
  • Newly-issued American Depository Shares (ADS) trading on the NASDAQ Stock Market with ticker of “IMOS” in November
  • Awarded Bronze grade Award of the 25th Enterprise Environmental Protection Award in November
2017
  • Formed Shanghai JV with Tsinghua Unigroup in March
  • Awarded Silver grade Award of the 26th Enterprise Environmental Protection Award in November
2018
  • Completed whole investment tranche of Shanghai facility in Q1
  • Honored Top100 and Top 50 larger enterprise of the 2018 CommonWealth’s CSR Corporate Citizens Award in August
  • Awarded Top 50 Taiwan Corporate Sustainability Awards of 2018 Taiwan Corporate Sustainability Awards in November
  • Awarded Gold grade Award of the 27th Enterprise Environmental Protection Award in December
2019
  • Honored Top 50 larger enterprise of the 2019 CommonWealth’s CSR Corporate Citizens Award in September
  • Awarded the Honorary Environmental Protection Enterprise Award & Gold grade Award of the 1st National Enterprise Environmental Protection Award in November
  • Awarded Top 50 Taiwan Corporate Sustainability Awards of 2019 Taiwan Corporate Sustainability Awards (TCSA) in November
2020
  • Established Shanghai subsidiary in March
  • Honored Top Green Companies in Asia Award at the 2020 Asia Corporate Excellence & Sustainability (ACES) Awards in November
  • Awarded Top 50 Taiwan Corporate Sustainability Awards of 2020 Taiwan Corporate Sustainability Awards (TCSA) in November
  • Honored 2020 Air Quality Purification Zone Adoption-Special Contribution Award of Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) in December