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450mm and EUV linked with uncertainty, says SEMI

Sep 9, 11:14

The transition to manufacturing semiconductors on larger wafers continues to be one of the hottest topics in the industry. However, uncertainty with EUV rollout has exacerbated the...

Proportion of copper wire bonding to rise to over 20% in 2011, says SEMI

Sep 7, 16:36

Due to rising gold prices, replacement of conventional processes based on gold wire with copper-wire bonding processes is increasing. The proportion of total wire bonding volume for...

SEMICON Taiwan 2011: Major IDMs participate for procurement talks

Sep 7, 15:36

Major IDMs including Panasonic Semiconductor, Philips, Renesas Electronics and Toshiba are being invited to hold face-to-face procurement talks with Taiwan-based suppliers of chemicals,...

Chip equipment billings up 31% in 2Q11, says SEMI

Sep 7, 14:47

Worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings reached US$11.92 billion in the second quarter of 2011, according to SEMI. The billings figure is 1% lower than that in the...

SEMI downgrades forecast for 2011 fab-tool spending, but still sees record year

Sep 7, 10:47

SEMI's latest statistics suggests that capital expenditure will increase to US$41.1 billion in 2011, the highest on record, according to the industry association. The prediction is...

Chip equipment book-to-bill lower in July 2011

Aug 19, 10:30

North America-based semiconductor production equipment makers posted a book-to-bill ratio of 0.86 in July, down from 0.94 in June, according to SEMI. Meanwhile, data gathered by the...

Silicon wafer shipments up 5% in 2Q11, says SEMI

Aug 4, 16:49

Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments increased 5% during the second quarter of 2011 compared to the prior quarter, according to SEMI.

North America chip-gear orders slip in June, says SEMI

Jul 21, 01:00

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted US$1.55 billion in orders in June 2011 (three-month average basis), down 4.4% from the revised level of US$1.62...

Chip equipment sales to grow 12% in 2011, says SEMI

Jul 12, 13:56

Worldwide sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment will reach US$44.33 billion in 2011, representing growth of 12.1% on year, according to SEMI's mid-year forecast.

SEMI book-to-bill ratio slips to 0.97 in May

Jun 17, 16:07

North American-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted a book-to-bill ratio of 0.97 for May 2011, down from 0.98 in April, according to new figures from SEMI.

Chip equipment billings up 61% in 1Q11, says SEMI

Jun 15, 16:12

SEMI has reported that worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings reached US$12 billion in the first quarter of 2011. The billings figure is 1% higher than that in the...

SEMI forecasts 31% rise in equipment spending and 9% manufacturing capacity increase in 2011

Jun 9, 15:30

SEMI statistics suggests increasing capital expenditure and growing installed semiconductor manufacturing capacity in 2011. Fab construction spending, however, decelerates this year...

Win Semi May sales hit record high

Newswatch - Jun 3, 11:31

Gallium-arsenide (GaAs) foundry Win Semiconductors has reported consolidated revenues of NT$704 million (US$24.5 million) for May 2011, a record high for the second straight month.

North America chip gear book-to-bill up in April

May 20, 11:05

North American-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted a book-to-bill ratio of 0.98 for April 2011, up from 0.95 in March, according to new figures from SEMI.

Wafer area shipments up 3% in 1Q11, says SEMI

May 13, 12:15

Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments were 2.29 billion square inches in the first quarter of 2011, a 3% increase compared to the same period in 2010, according to SEMI. Shipments...

SEMI book-to-bill ratio rises to 0.95 in March

Apr 22, 10:45

North American-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted a book-to-bill ratio of 0.95 for March 2011, up from 0.87 in February, according to new figures from SEMI.

Secondary equipment market reaches US$6 billion in 2010, say SEMI and Semico

Apr 14, 16:41

Secondary market equipment sales reached US$6 billion in 2010, a 77% increase over 2009, according to a joint research study conducted by SEMI and Semico Research.

Aggressive LED fab investment drives 40% growth in equipment spending in 2011, says SEMI

Apr 6, 10:18

With the widespread adoption of LED technology in LCD backlight applications and growing interest in LEDs for general lighting purposes, LED manufacturers are poised to meet the soaring...

Global semiconductor materials sales grow 25% in 2010, says SEMI

Mar 30, 16:10

The global semiconductor materials market increased 25% in 2010 compared to 2009 as the semiconductor industry shipped record units, according to SEMI. Record device shipments are...

GaAs foundry Win Semi preps for listing on TSE, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 28, 15:07

Win Semiconductors, a major GaAs IC foundry, will soon submit an application to list its stock on the main board of the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE), according to a Chinese-language...

SEMI book-to-bill ratio stays below parity in February 2011

Mar 18, 15:49

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted US$1.58 billion in orders in February 2011 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 0.87, according...

Chip equipment sales reach record growth in 2010, says SEMI

Mar 11, 14:21

Worldwide sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment totaled US$39.54 billion in 2010, representing a record year-over-year increase of 148%, according to SEMI.

Record capex leads to 28% fab equipment growth in 2011, says SEMI

Mar 3, 14:45

SEMI has updated data on over 200 facilities, including LED fabs. Using a thorough bottoms-up approach (tracking all projects fab by fab), the data reveal a 28% increase year-over-year...

SEMI book-to-bill ratio slips again

Feb 23, 14:48

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted a book-to-bill ratio of 0.85 in January 2011, compared to 0.90 in December 2010 and 0.97 in November, according...

Silicon wafer shipments reach record levels in 2010, says SEMI

Feb 10, 10:44

Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments in 2010 increased 40% from 2009, while revenues grew by 45% over the same period, according to SEMI.

Lite-On Semi posts flat growth in January consolidated revenues

Feb 9, 13:53

Lite-On Semiconductor has reported consolidated revenues of NT$720 million (US$25 million) for January 2011, almost flat from NT$717 million in December. The figure showed a 15% decline...

GaAs foundries VPEC, AWSC and Win Semi report mixed January results

Feb 9, 01:50

GaAs foundry house Visual Photonics Epitaxy Company (VPEC) posted a new monthly sales record with NT$186 million (US$6.43 million) in January revenues, up 16.3% sequentially. Fellow...

SEMI, SEAJ book-to-bill ratios slip in December 2010

Jan 21, 14:06

North America-based semiconductor production equipment makers posted a book-to-bill ratio of 0.90 in December, down from 0.97 in November, according to SEMI. Meanwhile, data gathered...

Eight wafer fabs to be shut down in 2011, says SEMI

Jan 5, 01:40

Fifteen wafer fabs were shut down in 2010 and eight more will see a similar fate in 2011, according to SEMI. As more IDM companies aim to cut costs and become fab-lite and fabless,...

Smartphone demand to buoy AWSC, Win Semi 2011 shipments

Jan 4, 15:57

Taiwan-based GaAs foundries Advanced Wireless Semiconductor Company (AWSC) and Win Semiconductors will enjoy rising shipments in 2011, benefiting from the continued growth expected...

SAS looks to semi, sapphire wafers for 2011 growth

Dec 23, 01:05

Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) expects sales of sapphire wafer materials to account for 5-6% of revenues in 2011 compared to about 2% estimated for 2010, according to company...

North America fab tool book-to-bill slips to 0.96 in November 2010, says SEMI

Dec 17, 16:11

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted a book-to-bill ratio of 0.96 in November 2010 compared to 0.98 in October and 1.06 a year ago, according to SEMI...

Chip gear billings and bookings rise in 3Q10, says SEMI

Dec 15, 16:21

Chip manufacturing equipment billings and bookings worldwide enjoyed both sequential and on-year growth in the third quarter of 2010, according to SEMI.

GaAs wafer foundry Win Semi to boost capacity in 2011

Dec 10, 01:25

GaAs wafer foundry Win Semiconductors has revealed plans to ramp up capacity in 2011 in anticipation for brisk power amplifier (PA) demand coming from the smartphone sector. The company...

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