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 28 August 2023
AMEC founder confident to achieve 100% import substitution by 2H24
Gerald Yin, who established Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment Inc. China (AMEC) at the age of 60 after returning from the United States, is acclaimed as the "Father of Etching...
Wednesday 16 August 2023
Chinese chip import substitution mired in internal competition as industry leader lambastes US sanctions
In response to the escalating US bans, Gerald Yin, a prominent figure in China's semiconductor equipment industry, has finally spoken out. Yin, who had spent an extended period in...
Tuesday 15 August 2023
Top Chinese equipment supplier: China is 5 gen behind in chip manufacturing due to US sanctions
The United States and its allies have been obstructing the development of China's semiconductor industry, often citing national security reasons. However, the founder, chairman, and...
Thursday 13 July 2023
Chinese IC equipment maker AMEC wins lawsuit against Lam Research
China's leading semiconductor equipment maker Advanced Micro-fabrication Equipment (AMEC) recently has announced its winning a final court judgment in Shanghai in a lawsuit involving...
Tuesday 25 April 2023
NAND flash beyond 200 layers? Chinese equipment vendor admits difficulty
As a result of an SCMP report indicating that Chinese memory chip maker Yangtze Memory Technologies Corp. (YMTC) is planning to use domestically sourced equipment to make...
Tuesday 7 February 2023
China revving up homegrown chipmaking equipment development
Among the growing ambiguity in the global environment, a number of well-developed semiconductor equipment manufacturers based in China have emerged, with some already capable...
Thursday 13 October 2022
China to face heavy blow from US new trade ban, with global IC players to suffer also
The latest tough and expanded US restrictions on shipments to China of advanced chips manufacturing equipment, supercomputer chips and high-end AI and HPC chips will not only drastically...
Tuesday 19 July 2022
China semiconductor equipment vendors stay upbeat about 2H22
China's semiconductor equipment vendors managed to score impressive revenue gains for the first half of 2022, and remain confident about their shipment prospects for the rest of the...
Wednesday 6 July 2022
China foundries raise new funds to expand 12-inch fab capacity
Chinese foundry houses including Hua Hong Semiconductor and CanSemi Technology recently have successfully raised new funds to finance capacity expansions at their 12-inch wafer fabs,...
Thursday 28 April 2022
China-based semiconductor equipment suppliers see booming orders
Like its international peers, China-based semiconductor equipment maker Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment (AMEC) has had its delivery lead times prolonged due to components shortages,...
Monday 24 January 2022
Shanghai incentivizes development of IC equipment, EDA tools
The Shanghai municipal government has newly released a package of generous incentives to encourage investments in the development and production of semiconductor materials and equipment,...
Friday 22 October 2021
China Big Fund continues financing homegrown semi equipment suppliers
China's National Semiconductor Industry Investment Fund (aka the Big Fund) continues to pour money into China's domestic fab toolmakers, looking to rev up the development of China's...
Wednesday 7 October 2020
China semi industry development taking shape, says former Tsinghua Unigroup executive
The development of China's homegrown semiconductor industry is taking shape, according to Charles Kau, who has just resigned as executive VP of global operations for Tsinghua Unigr...
Friday 5 June 2020
Chinese IC firms listed on SSE tech board may become new targets for US sanctions
Many China's major semiconductor firms are rushing to raise funds from the Sci-Tech Innovation Board of the Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) to support their development of advanced...
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