1275 news items tagged equipment
Marketech seeing orders swell, says reportFriday 15 September 2017
Fab toolmaker Marketech International has seen its backlog of orders reach a record NT$13.6 billion (US$452 million), according to a recent Chinese-language Economic Daily News...
Fab equipment spending to increase 37% in 2017, says SEMIThursday 14 September 2017
Fab equipment spending for 2017 is forecast to increase 37% to reach a record high of about US$55 billion, according to SEMI.
China PCB capacity expansion sharply benefits Taiwan equipment makersWednesday 13 September 2017
Just one year after acquiring US-based flexible PCB maker Multi-Fineline Electronix (MFLX), China-based Suzhou Dongshan Precision Manufacturing is proceeding with a CNY3 billion (US$459.7...
CHD Tech refines maintenance service for photolithography equipment to help semiconductor foundries raise process yield and equipment availabilityWednesday 13 September 2017
Photolithography process, including the steps of photoresist coating, exposure and development, plays a critical role in the manufacturing of semiconductor devices. Accordingly, how...
China to enhance local memory industry developmentWednesday 13 September 2017
The China high-end IC Alliance (CHICA), which was set up by China's National Semiconductor Industry Investment Fund (known as the Big Fund) earlier in 2017, is looking to add another...
SEMICON Taiwan 2017: Focus on IoT, AI, smart applicationsWednesday 13 September 2017
The 22nd annual SEMICON Taiwan trade show has kicked off in Taipei, running from September 13-15, with this year's theme focusing on IoT, AI, smart manufacturing, smart transportation...
TSMC starts equipment move-in at Nanjing plantWednesday 13 September 2017
TSMC on September 12 held a ceremony to mark the start of equipment move-in at its new 12-inch wafer plant in Nanjing, China.
ASML EUV equipment production to almost double in 2018Wednesday 13 September 2017
ASML has disclosed annual production of its extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography systems will increase to 20 units in 2018 from the current 12.
Semiconductor industry records best second quarter in 3 years, IHS saysTuesday 12 September 2017
Despite a slightly down first quarter, the semiconductor industry achieved near record growth in the second quarter of 2017 posting a 6.1% growth from the previous quarter, according...
Global semiconductor equipment billings hit record in 2Q17, says SEMITuesday 12 September 2017
Worldwide billings for semiconductor manufacturing equipment reached US$14.1 billion in the second quarter of 2017, exceeding the record level set in the first quarter, according...
Test Research August revenues rise over 41%Monday 11 September 2017
Test Research (TRI), which specializes in inspection equipment for PCBs, saw its August consolidated sales surge 41.2% sequentially to NT$405 million (US$13.5 million).
Toshiba to break ground for new memory fab in 2018Monday 11 September 2017
Toshiba has announced subsidiary Toshiba Memory has selected Kitakami City in Japan's Iwate prefecture as the next location to expand its flash memory operations. Construction of...
Machvision August revenues hit record for 4th straight monthThursday 7 September 2017
Automated optical inspection (AOI) equipment specialist Machvision has reported consolidated revenues of NT$121 million (US$4 million) for August 2017, hitting a monthly record for...
Orders for NOR flash, car electronics chips to buoy Ardentec revenues in 2H17Friday 1 September 2017
Ardentec has landed a ramp-up of orders for NOR flash memory while seeing stable demand for car electronics chips from Renesas Electronics and Texas Instruments (TI), according to...
Acer to supply VR equipment for Dubai theme parkFriday 1 September 2017
Acer has recently formed a partnership with a virtual reality (VR) theme park in Dubai, the UAE with the construction to be completed by the end of 2017 or in early 2018, according...
Advantest obtains ramp-up of orders for memory productionThursday 31 August 2017
Semiconductor testing equipment supplier Advantest has landed a ramp-up of orders from Korea- and Taiwan-based memory chipmakers, according to CH Wu, chairman of Advantest Taiwan.
Nidec to acquire SV ProbeTuesday 29 August 2017
Japan-based Nidec has announced plans to acquire SV Probe, a Singapore-based probe card manufacturer, through subsidiary Nidec-Read. A stock purchase agreement has been reached between...
Winbond announces equipment purchasesWednesday 23 August 2017
Winbond Electronics, a memory chipmaker specializing in specialty DRAM and flash memory chips, has disclosed two purchases of machinery equipment from Lam Research and Tokyo Electron...
Copper foil maker Co-Tech net profits hit record for 4th consecutive quarterWednesday 23 August 2017
Rising copper foil prices continued to buoy Co-Tech Copper Foil's profitability in the second quarter of 2017, which hit a record high for the fourth consecutive quarter.
North American semi equipment industry billings slip in JulyWednesday 23 August 2017
North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted a slight 1.4% sequential decrease in billings worldwide in July 2017, according to SEMI.
China PCB firms step up capacity expansionTuesday 22 August 2017
China-based PCB manufacturers including Suzhou Dongshan Precision Manufacturing (DSBJ) and Jiangxi Holitech Technology have moved to expand their production capacities eyeing a bigger...
Global DRAM revenues increase 17% in 2Q17, says DRAMeXchangeMonday 21 August 2017
Sales in the global DRAM market surged 16.9% sequentially to US$16.51 billion in the second quarter of 2017, when PC DRAM contract prices rose over 10%, according to DRAMeXchange...
Mirle seeing order backlog swell, says reportFriday 18 August 2017
Semiconductor and LCD panel equipment supplier Mirle Automation has seen its backlog of orders exceeding NT$10 billion (US$329.7 million), according to a recent Chinese-language Economic...
Getac shipping video solution products to USThursday 17 August 2017
Ruggedized PC vendor Getac has successfully tapped into the police and law enforcement equipment market in the US with its Getac video solution (GVS) products.
Free Bionics enters Japan market with motion assistance robotWednesday 16 August 2017
Taiwan-based wearable motion assistance robot developer Free Bionics has recently signed contracts with medical equipment distributor USCI Japan for it to promote its robots to major...
Foxconn green-tunnel datacenter
Photo: Ninelu Tu, DIGITIMES, Friday 11 July 2014
Lantiq GEMINAX XXS V3 chipset
Photo: Company, Wednesday 8 December 2010
FormFactor 300mm full-wafer test solution for DRAM
Photo: Company, Friday 11 December 2009