Tuesday 19 September 2023
Packaging material distributors see stable demand for automotive, advanced packaging
Semiconductor material distributors, such as Niching Industrial, Chang Wah Technology (CWTC), Topco Scientific, and Wahlee Industrial, continue to observe relatively stable demand...
Monday 18 September 2023
Fujitsu combines quantum-inspired technology and AI in business applications
In a recent interview with DIGITIMES Asia, Fujitsu Executive Director of Strategic Alliance Unit Taisuke Iwai finds digital annealing is the game changer in the field of quantum co...
Thursday 14 September 2023
Taiwan PCB suppliers develop low-carbon materials, eyeing RE100 opportunities
The highlight of Apple's 2023 Autumn Product Launch event was the announcement that Apple Watch has achieved 100% "carbon neutrality," surpassing the carbon neutrality goal set by...
Wednesday 13 September 2023
Malaysia plans to ban rare earth raw materials exports
Malaysia Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim said on September 11 that the country will develop a policy to ban the exports of rare earth raw materials in an effort to boost local industry,...
Wednesday 13 September 2023
Innovation at 355: three aspects of innovation at Merck
In the words of John Lee, chairman of Merck Group Taiwan, innovation is a key factor behind human progress. As a German company with a 355-year history, Merck has been able to weather...
Tuesday 12 September 2023
DDI backend firms see lackluster demand in 2H23
The sluggish sales of TVs and notebooks have prompted display driver IC (DDI) backend houses and related backend materials suppliers to be cautious about demand in the second half...
Tuesday 12 September 2023
Thermalytica sees potential of high-end insulation materials for corporate ESG and consumer products
Thermalytica, a spin-off startup from Japan's National Institute of Materials Science (NIMS), has developed an ultra-low density and lightweight silica-based thermal insulation material...
Friday 8 September 2023
IC packaging material suppliers to capitalize on CoWoS surge
Semiconductor material suppliers are among the beneficiaries of robust demand from TSMC, Amkor Technology, and OSATs for CoWoS packaging, according to industry sources.
Friday 8 September 2023
Regionalization of semiconductor supply chain preventing dominance by any single region, says Merck executive
The semiconductor supply chain that has long depended on global division of labor is shifting toward regionalization, making it very difficult for anyone to dominate it, according...
Thursday 7 September 2023
South Korea focuses on domestic production of materials and components, despite rare R&D budget cuts
The South Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy (MOTIE) has allocated a budget of KRW11.22 trillion (approximately US$84.9 billion) for the year 2024. Based on President...
Tuesday 5 September 2023
Hua Hsu Silicon Materials gearing up for SiC wafer output expansion
Hua Hsu Silicon Materials, a Gigastorage subsidiary, expects to begin volume production of silicon carbide (SiC) epitaxy in September and aims to boost its annual output for SiC wafers...
Tuesday 5 September 2023
Chipmaking equipment self-sufficiency accelerates in China
China's pursuit of chipmaking equipment self-sufficiency is accelerating rapidly, which also benefits Taiwanese fab toolmakers such as Gudeng Precision Industrial and Grand Process...
Monday 4 September 2023
Rapidus breaks ground on 2nm chip fab
Rapidus recently held a groundbreaking ceremony at Chitose Bibi World, an industrial park in Chitose City, Hokkaido, where its IIM-1 fab to develop and manufacture advanced semiconductors...
Thursday 31 August 2023
Topco Scientific expands product offerings to CoWoS and 3D IC
Topco Scientific (TSC), a leading semiconductor material distributor, is expanding its advanced packaging material supply operations. In addition to silicon wafers and photoresist,...
Friday 18 August 2023
Applied Materials expects HBM to experience explosive growth
Applied Materials, the leading semiconductor equipment supplier, announced third-quarter results that significantly exceeded anticipations and expects data centers, EVs, and industrial...
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