Wednesday 20 September 2023
Global 200mm fabs to reach record high capacity by 2026, says SEMI
Semiconductor manufacturers worldwide are projected to increase 200mm fab capacity by 14% from 2023 through 2026, adding 12 new 200mm fabs as the industry reaches a record high of...
Thursday 14 September 2023
Global fab equipment spending to return to growth in 2024
In 2023, global spending on fab equipment for front-end facilities is projected to decrease by 15% before rebounding with a 15% year-over-year increase in 2024, according to a recent...
Wednesday 6 September 2023
IC design houses expect demand recovery in 2H24
IC design houses are bracing for a particularly weak second half of 2023, but expect customer demand to recover substantially in the second half of 2024.
Friday 18 August 2023
Global semiconductor industry on track for 2024 recovery despite near-term headwinds
With sequential IC sales declines beginning to moderate, the global semiconductor industry appears to be nearing the end of a downcycle and is expected to begin recovering in 2024,...
Tuesday 1 August 2023
Win Semi loss narrows in 2Q23
GaAs foundry Win Semiconductors saw its loss shrink significantly in the second quarter of 2023, when its fab utilization rates rebounded to around 40%.
Friday 28 July 2023
SEMI: Worldwide silicon wafer shipments rise in 2Q23
Worldwide silicon wafer shipments increased 2.0% quarter-over-quarter to 3,331 million square inches in the second quarter of 2023, down 10.1% from the 3,704 million square inches...
Monday 17 July 2023
Global semiconductor equipment sales poised for strong rebound in 2024
Worldwide sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment by original equipment manufacturers are expected to rebound to US$87.4 billion in 2024, from a projected 18.6% decline to...
Tuesday 4 July 2023
China to impose export restrictions on compound semi materials
China will begin enforcing export restrictions on gallium and germanium-related materials used to manufacture compound semiconductors next month.
Friday 30 June 2023
SEMI University platform offers free learning resources for introduction to semiconductor industry
With both summer and the job-seeking season approaching, Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI) has launched SEMI University, an online semiconductor learning...
Tuesday 27 June 2023
In conversation with SEMI CEO: charting India's course to semiconductor independence
India's foray into the semiconductor sector continues to command attention, although several ambiguities remain for observers that need to be addressed. Following a series of predictions...
Wednesday 14 June 2023
Global 300mm fab equipment spending to resume growth track in 2024
Global 300mm fab equipment spending for front-end facilities next year is expected to begin a growth streak to a US$119 billion record high in 2026, following a decline in 2023, according...
Wednesday 7 June 2023
SEMI: 1Q23 North America chip equipment billings up 50% year-on-year
Global semiconductor equipment billings increased 9% year-over-year to US$26.8 billion in the first quarter of 2023, SEMI announced today in its Worldwide...
Thursday 1 June 2023
UMC sees no signs of substantial demand recovery in 2H23
United Microelectronics Corp. (UMC) continues to observe customers adjusting inventory levels, albeit at a slower rate than expected, while cyclical shifts in the business climate...
Wednesday 24 May 2023
SEMI: global semiconductor packaging materials market to reach US$29.8b by 2027
SEMI, TECHCET, and TechSearch International jointly published "Global Semiconductor Packaging Materials Outlook" report on May 24, predicting that the size of global semiconductor...
Wednesday 24 May 2023
Despite market share loss, Japan IC substrate supplier influence on semi industry still strong, says DIGITIMES Research
As IC packaging trends toward high density and multiple layers, IC substrates that use Ajinomoto Build-up Film (ABF) as an insulation material (also called ABF substrates) are gaining...
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