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...
Friday 4 August 2023
Infineon to build 200mm SiC fab in Malaysia
The trend toward decarbonization will lead to robust market growth for power semiconductors, particularly those based on materials with wide bandgaps. According to Infineon Technologies,...
Monday 24 July 2023
China's SiC industry to seize M&A trend and move toward 200mm production
Silicon carbide (SiC), together with gallium nitride (GaN), are considered by China as "third-generation" semiconductor material key for Beijing's ambition to leapfrog and overtake...
Thursday 8 June 2023
STMicroelectronics to make 200mm SiC devices with Sanan in China
STMicroelectronics (ST) announced it would form a joint venture with China-based counterpart Sanan Optoelectronics to secure a share in China's rapidly growing vehicle and industrial...
Thursday 27 April 2023
Wolfspeed posted 22% growth in sales, begins delivering 200mm SiC substrates
Wolfspeed posted a growing revenue and a widening loss. The US-based silicon carbide (SiC) substrate supplier also announced it had shipped its first 200mm SiC substrates from its...
Tuesday 1 November 2022
ON Semiconductor to sell 200mm wafers to Japanese and US foundries under new strategic focus
Mercuria Holdings, a fund backed by the Development Bank of Japan and Japanese trading house Itochu will buy a 200mm wafer fab from US-based ON Semiconductor, according to Nikkei...
Friday 21 October 2022
Global 200mm fab capacity to surge 20% through 2025, says SEMI
Semiconductor manufacturers worldwide are expected to see their combined 200mm fab capacity increase 20% from 2021 through 2025, adding 13 new 200mm lines as the industry reaches...
Tuesday 18 October 2022
GF secures US$30 million in federal funding
US senator Patrick Leahy and GlobalFoundries (GF) have announced the award of US$30 million in federal funding to advance the development and production of next-generation gallium...
Wednesday 15 June 2022
Taiwan to lead fab equipment spending in 2022
Global fab equipment spending for front-end facilities is expected to increase 20% to an all-time high of US$109 billion in 2022, according to SEMI. Taiwan is expected to lead with...
Monday 25 April 2022
IC wafer capacity to climb 8.7% as 10 new fabs enter production
IC wafer capacity is forecast to grow 8.7% in 2022 after rising 8.5% in 2021, thanks to the addition of 10 new 300mm fabs that are scheduled to open this year, according to IC Insi...
Tuesday 12 April 2022
Eight-inch IC fab capacity set to surge 21% to mitigate supply-demand imbalance, says SEMI
Semiconductor manufacturers worldwide are on track to boost 200mm fab capacity by 1.2 million wafers, or 21%, from the start of 2020 to the end of 2024 to hit a record high of 6.9...
Wednesday 2 March 2022
Onsemi to sell another fab
Onsemi, a supplier of intelligent power and sensing technologies, has said the company is executing on its "fab-liter" manufacturing strategy by striking another deal to divest wafer...
Thursday 24 February 2022
Bosch to expand fab site in Reutlingen
Bosch has announced that in an additional move to combat the ongoing global chip shortage, the company plans to further extend its fab site in Reutlingen, Germany. More than EUR250...
Wednesday 26 January 2022
SilTerra to expand 8-inch fab expansion
Malaysia-based pure-play foundry house Silterra has announced plans to expand its annual production capacity by 20%.
Thursday 16 December 2021
Taiwan chipmakers gearing up for WBG semiconductors
Taiwan-based chipmakers, led by foundry TSMC and silicon wafer supplier GlobalWafers, are gearing up to tap into the market for gallium nitride (GaN), silicon carbide (SiC) and other...
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