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  • Last update: Thursday 21 May 2015 [74 news items]

Big to grow bigger in fab tool market, says The Information Network

May 5, 13:42

Applied Materials' planned acquisition of Varian Semiconductor will strengthen its dominance of the global semiconductor equipment market, according to The Information Network.

Applied Materials remains PV-tool leader but Centrotherm eyeing the spot in 2011, says Solarbuzz

Jan 18, 11:05

The leading equipment beneficiary during 2010 was Applied Materials with strong process tool supply to tier-1 cell manufacturers, supplemented by deferred revenue recognition from...

Solar equipment sales grow 34% in 2010, says Information Network

Dec 21, 10:40

Equipment used to manufacture solar cells will grow 34% in 2010, according to The Information Network.

Applied rolls out new etcher for advanced memory and logic production

Dec 1, 12:10

Applied Materials has launched a silicon etch system - the Centris AdvantEdge Mesa Etch - for the high-throughput production of advanced memory and logic chips.

Applied Materials claims breakthrough in CVD for advanced chip designs

Aug 25, 11:32

Applied Materials has unveiled a new chemical vapor deposition (CVD) technology capable of electrically isolating the densely-packed transistors in 20nm-and-below memory and logic...

Eterna FCVD system

Chip equipment market grows 43% in 1Q10, says VLSI Research

Jul 8, 14:33

The semiconductor equipment market reached US$10.36 billion in the first quarter of 2010, growing 43% from US$7.24 billion in the prior quarter, according to VLSI Research. The figure...

Applied Materials still top PV manufacturing equipment supplier in 2009, says VLSI Research

May 20, 11:59

Applied Materials was the largest supplier of PV manufacturing equipment for the second year in a row with revenues from this sector exceeding US$1 billion, according to VLSI Resea...

Wild semiconductor thin film equipment market in 2009, says The Information Network

May 19, 10:14

The film deposition equipment market for chip manufacturing was down 38% in 2009, but on a sector-by-sector basis, sales dropped between 8.7% to 71.7%, according to The Information...

Leading China-based PV makers head-hunting from international firms

Apr 27, 15:03

Leading China-based makers of PV products, including Trina Solar, GCL-Poly Energy Holdings and LDK Solar, are recruiting professionals and executives from Taiwan as well as international...

Chip equipment spending down 46% in 2009, says Gartner

Apr 12, 09:43

Worldwide semiconductor capital equipment spending totaled US$16.6 billion in 2009, a 45.8% decline from 2008, according to Gartner. In major segments, wafer fab equipment dropped...

Get ready for a solar push, says The Information Network

Apr 7, 09:59

World economies are inching up out of an economic quagmire and oil is at an 18 month high, which will have big implications on the solar industry. High oil prices will begin to fuel...

Applied says 2010 revenues to grow over 60%

Mar 31, 13:54

Applied Materials has said it now expects fiscal 2010 net sales to be more than 60% higher than in fiscal 2009, compared to its previous forecast of up more than 50%. The fab-tool...

Applied upbeat on chip and display outlook; to work closer with Asia customers

Newswatch - Mar 12, 17:01

Capital spending in the semiconductor industry is expected to reach US$21-23 billion in 2010, up from around US$13 million in 2009, according to Mike Splinter, chairman and chief...

Mike Splinter, chairman and chief executive of Applied Materials

Applied to beef up display, solar equipment production in Taiwan

Mar 11, 16:30

Applied Materials has announced the opening of its newly-expanded Tainan Manufacturing Center, Taiwan. The nearly 15,000-square meter facility will enhance Applied's capability to...

Applied Tainan Manufacturing Center

TSMC purchases US$4.5 billion worth of equipment in 2009

Jan 5, 11:54

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) spent more than NT$145 billion (US$4.57 billion) on machinery equipment in 2009, while rival United Microelectronics Corporation...

Motech selects Applied Materials technology for double printing of solar cells

Oct 21, 10:57

Applied Materials has announced that Motech Solar has installed and qualified an Applied Baccini back-end line for double printing applications at its volume production facility in...

Applied Materials, ITRI team up for 3D chip stack technology

Oct 15, 16:53

Applied Materials has announced its collaboration with the Taiwan government-backed Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) to accelerate the development and commercialization...

Applied-ITRI collaboration on development of 3D IC technology

Applied inks 5-year contract to support PV module facility in China

Sep 23, 15:43

Applied Materials announced on September 22 that it has signed a five-year contract with ENN Solar Energy to support the China-based thin-film developer's photovoltaic (PV) module...

TSMC spends more on equipment

Stockwatch - Aug 19, 15:24

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced a total of 20 purchases of machinery equipment, worth NT$17.72 billion (US$537 million), since July 13.

SPP buys Aviza assets for MEMS expansion

Aug 18, 16:32

California-based semiconductor equipment supplier Aviza Technology, which in June filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, has inked a deal to sell assets to Sumitomo Precision Products (SPP)...

UMC gearing up for 40nm

Jul 24, 15:02

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has been working closely with customers, including FPGA specialist Xilinx, to volume produce 45/40nm products at its 300mm (12-inch) fabs,...

Taiwan should implement aggressive renewable energy policy, says Applied chairman

Jun 8, 14:58

Taiwan should be more active in following the worldwide trend where leading economies are rushing to capitalize on renewable energy to create a green economy that will be accompanied...

Applied Materials CEO Mike Splinter

AMEC obtains ruling in dispute with Applied

Jun 2, 16:46

Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment (AMEC) has obtained a ruling on a summary judgment motion it filed in its trade secret dispute with Applied Materials, according to the China-based...

Applied Materials optimistic about a-Si thin-film PV

Apr 28, 17:11

Declining polysilicon prices may impact demand for amorphous silicon (a-Si) thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules, but Applied Materials is confident of the development of thin-film...

Mark Pinto, Applied Materials senior VP and CTO

GET certifies Applied Materials SunFab thin-film PV line

Apr 20, 10:46

Green Energy Technology (GET), a Taiwan-based maker of solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafers and amorphous silicon (a-Si) thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules, has certified its...

Applied Matewrials SunFab

TSMC acquires equipment from Applied Materials

Stockwatch - Apr 14, 17:16

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced via a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) that the company spent NT$827 million (US$24.5 million) to...

Worldwide semi equipment spending down 32% in 2008, says Gartner

Apr 14, 14:35

Worldwide semiconductor capital equipment spending totaled US$30.7 billion in 2008, a 31.7% decline from the previous year, according to final results by Gartner. In major segments,...

Applied Materials wins thin-film court battle with Oerlikon

Apr 2, 16:34

Applied Materials has won a battle against European-based OC Oerlikon Balzers AG in a dispute over IP related to thin-film solar technology. In an oral decision delivered this week,...

TSMC recent equipment purchases contribute one-tenth to capex estimate for 2009

Apr 1, 11:55

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has recently spent a total of almost NT$5 billion (US$145 million) on five separate machinery equipment purchases. The amount already...

TSMC HQ

Applied Materials and Disco to jointly develop wafer thinning process for TSV solutions

Mar 31, 14:41

Applied Materials and Japan-based Disco have announced a joint effort to develop wafer thinning processes for fabricating through-silicon vias (TSVs) in 3-dimensional (3D) semicond...

TSMC announces equipment purchases worth NT$4 billion

Stockwatch - Mar 31, 10:10

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company(TSMC) has recently announced purchases of machinery equipment from Applied Materials Asia-Pacific, Dainippon Screen Manufacturing and KLA-Tencor...

TSMC buys equipment from Applied Materials and Tokyo Electron

Stockwatch - Mar 16, 11:45

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has recently announced the purchase of machinery equipment from Applied Materials Asia-Pacific and Tokyo Electron, totaling NT$1.02...

TSMC acquires equipment from Lam Research

Stockwatch - Feb 26, 16:45

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced an equipment purchase worth NT$587.09 million (US$16.86 million) from Lam Research, a supplier of semiconductor wafer...

Applied Materials looks to drive TSV adoption

Dec 2, 16:50

Applied Materials has announced that it is undertaking a major effort to enable the widespread adoption of through-silicon vias (TSVs), a rapidly-emerging approach for vertically...

Applied Materials introduces aerial imaging to boost lithography productivity

Dec 1, 10:54

Applied Materials has announced its Applied Aera2 for lithography system. Using the system's IntenCD technology in the fab, semiconductor manufacturers can improve wafer critical...

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