Apple Supplier TSMC's Crucial Plant Suffers From Gas Contamination: Nikkei

Apple Supplier TSMC's Crucial Plant Suffers From Gas Contamination: Nikkei
  • Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd TSM most crucial plant for supplying Apple Inc's AAPL processors, was hit by contamination of gas used in the chipmaking process Nikkei Asia reports.
  • The factory dubbed Fab 18 produced the latest processors for upcoming iPhones and Mac computers.
  • TSM acknowledged the issue. However, other gas supplies quickly replaced them.
  • The chipmaker does not expect a significant impact on operations and will continue tracking the situation.
  • Price action: TSM shares traded higher by 0.09% at $116.27 on the last check Friday.
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