TSMC Buys NT$2.01 Billion of Gear From Applied Materials, Others

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., the world’s largest contract chipmaker, bought NT$2.01 billion of equipment from Applied Materials South East Asia Pacific Ltd. and two other vendors, according to three separate company statements to the stock exchange today.

The company purchased NT$708 million of equipment from Ebara Corp., NT$760 million from Applied Materials South East Asia Pacific Ltd., and NT$543 million from Chen Yuan International Co., Taiwan Semiconductor said.

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