Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company. TSMC is the world’s largest semiconductor foundry, manufacturing 9,920 different products using 258 distinct technologies for 465 different customers in 2017. TSMC pioneered the pure-play foundry business model by focusing solely on manufacturing customers’ products. By choosing not to design, manufacture or market any semiconductor products under its own name.
TSMC-manufactured semiconductors are used in a wide variety of applications covering many segments of the computer, communications, consumer, industrial and standard semiconductor markets.