Fabless chip manufacturer Qualcomm and foundry vendor Globalfoundries are each expected to move up IC Insights Inc.'s list of the top 20 chip vendors as ranked by sales in 2012 (see tables below.) Both are benefitting from growth of mobile and tablet chip demands. Samsung is likely to lose sales due to Apple shifting production away from them. See more about foundaries ranking in 2011 and 2012.
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