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Semiconductor equipment sales to contract 13% in 2013, says SEMI

Dec 3, 14:41

Global sales for semiconductor equipment will contract 13.3% to US$32 billion in 2013, according to the latest forecast by SEMI.

Equipment suppliers Acter, Lumax set for strong 4Q13 results

Nov 22, 10:14

Cleanroom and turn-key equipment supplier Acter is set to see its fourth-quarter revenues reach the highest quarterly level for 2013, with orders booked on hand amounting to NT$6-7...

Scientech sees net profits up over 50% sequentially in 3Q13

Nov 14, 14:00

Semiconductor equipment distributor and wafer reclamation service provider Scientech has reported net profits of NT$78 million (US$2.64 million) for the third quarter of 2013, increasing...

Advantest expects modest growth in ATE demand through 2014

Oct 4, 11:19

The global market for automated test equipment (ATE) is expected to see modest growth in 2013 and 2014, but will likely start to cycle down in 2015, according to Advantest Taiwan...

Equipment maker Mirle 2013 sales to rise over 20%

Sep 26, 20:57

Mirle Automation, which makes equipment for the production of semiconductors and LCD panels, is expected to post more than 20% sequential growth in 2013 revenues, according to market...

TSMC stepping up purchases of 20nm manufacturing equipment

Sep 26, 11:30

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has stepped up its purchases of manufacturing equipment for its 20nm process which is slated to enter volume production in the first...

Applied Materials to merge with Tokyo Electron

Sep 25, 11:46

Applied Materials will merge with Tokyo Electron in an all-stock deal, which the companies claim will create a company with a combined stock market value of US$29 billion.

Equipment maker Csun 3Q13 revenues to drop 5-10% on quarter

Sep 11, 12:39

PCB and LCD equipment maker Csun Manufacturing is expected to see its revenues decline 5-10% sequentially to between NT$980 million (US$32.9 million) and NT$1 billion in the third...

Global 2Q13 semiconductor equipment billings and bookings drop on year

Sep 10, 12:36

Worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings and bookings showed on-year decreases of 27% and 5%, respectively, in the second quarter of 2013, according to data collected...

3D NAND, FinFET to drive semiconductor equipment market growth, says Applied Materials

Sep 6, 12:11

With chipmakers engaged in the development of 3D NAND and FinFET technologies, the global semiconductor market is set to expand another 25-35%, said an Applied Materials executive...

Erix Yu, president of Applied Materials Taiwan

SEMICON Taiwan 2013: Scientech showcases in-house developed equipment

Sep 5, 15:53

Semiconductor equipment distributor and wafer reclamation service provider Scientech is currently showcasing its in-house developed wet-process equipment for 12-inch fabs at the SEMICON...

KLA-Tencor to set up equipment training center in Taiwan

Aug 22, 15:34

Semiconductor equipment maker KLA-Tencor has announced plans to invest a total of US$3 million to set up a local equipment training center in Taiwan slated for completion in April...

North American equipment industry posts book-to-bill ratio of 1.00 in July 2013, says SEMI

Aug 22, 14:23

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted US$1.16 billion in orders in July 2013 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.00, according...

Automated equipment component maker Hiwin looks to strong sales in 2H13

Aug 21, 18:32

Hiwin Technologies, which focuses on the production of ballscrews, linear-motion devices and industrial robots, expects demand from the automated equipment, semiconductor, medicare...

Lumax looks to strong performance in 2H13

Aug 20, 12:39

Process control solution vendor Lumax International expects its performance for the second half of 2013 to be better than that in the first half, buoyed by capital spending in the...

Equipment supplier Mirle sees profits more than double in 1H13

Aug 15, 10:46

Equipment supplier Mirle Automation has reported net profits of NT$211 million (US$7.04 million) for the first half of 2013, up 109% from a year earlier. The earnings translated into...

Scientech net profits soar more than 5-fold in 1H13

Aug 14, 16:16

Semiconductor equipment distributor and wafer reclamation service provider Scientech has seen its net profits rally 563% on year to NT$84 million (US$2.8 million) in the first half...

SEMI book-to-bill ratio rises to 1.10 for June

Jul 19, 11:13

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted a book-to-bill ratio of 1.10 in June, up from 1.08 in May, according to the Semiconductor Equipment and Materials...

PCB equipment maker Csun 2Q13 revenues gain over 80% sequentially

Jul 10, 21:58

Semiconductor and PCB manufacturing equipment provider Csun Manufacturing saw its revenues edge down 6.5% on month and 2.5% on year to NT$363 million (US$12.08 million) in June. However,...

Chip equipment spending to rise 21%, says SEMI

Jul 10, 13:45

Semiconductor equipment spending for 2014 will reach US$43.98 billion, up 21% from the US$36.29 billion estimated for 2013, according to SEMI. The forecast indicates that 2014 will...

Inspection tool maker HMI posts record 2Q13 revenues

Jul 8, 21:46

Hermes Microvision (HMI), which provides electron beam (e-beam) inspection tools and solutions for the production of semiconductors, saw its second-quarter revenues hit a record high...

Cleanroom constructor UIS enjoys ramp-up in orders from TSMC, says report

Jul 4, 15:28

Cleanroom constructor United Information Systems (UIS) has enjoyed a pull-in of cleanroom equipment orders from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), according to a recent...

IC-making equipment market to rise through 4Q13, says The Information Network

Jun 25, 12:36

The global semiconductor equipment market should end 2013 in the black, according to market research firm The Information Network.

PCB equipment makers Csun, Ampoc 2Q13 sales to rise

Jun 18, 13:37

Buoyed by a pull-in of equipment orders from the PCB sector, Csun Manufacturing and Ampoc Far East are expected to see their second-quarter sales rise significantly on quarter, according...

Global 1Q13 fab tool billings and bookings drop from year ago, says SEMI

Jun 13, 11:25

SEMI has reported that worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings reached US$7.31 billion in the first quarter of 2013. The billings figure is 8% higher than the fourth...

Fab equipment spending to soar in 2H13, says SEMI

Jun 6, 12:46

Fab equipment spending for the second half of 2013 is expected to be much stronger with a 32% growth rate or US$18.5 billion compared to the first half of the year, according to SEMI...

US fab-tool book-to-bill stays above parity, says SEMI

May 23, 21:44

The book-to-bill ratio for the North America semiconductor equipment industry stayed above parity for the fourth consecutive month in April 2013, according to industry association...

Equipment maker Acter sees profits down in 1Q13

May 17, 16:05

Cleanroom equipment maker Acter has reported net profits of NT$114 million (US$3.82 million) for the first quarter of 2013, decreasing 33.9% from a year earlier. First-quarter EPS...

Scientech looks to strong sales of reclaim wafers, semiconductor equipment in 2H13

May 13, 15:30

Semiconductor equipment distributor and wafer reclaim service provider Scientech expects demand for manufacturing equipment from the semiconductor and LED industries to continue to...

Equipment supplier Csun expects strong 2Q13

Apr 30, 12:13

A rebound in orders lifted Csun Manufacturing's book-to-bill ratio to 1.52 at the end of the first quarter, indicating that the company's shipments and revenues will grow robustly...

Global IC foundry market rises 16% in 2012, says Gartner

Apr 25, 13:53

The worldwide semiconductor foundry market totaled US$34.6 billion in 2012, a 16.2% increase from 2011, according to Gartner.

Fab tool book-to-bill ratios mixed

Apr 22, 14:25

The book-to-bill ratio for North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers grew to 1.14 in March 2013, while Japan's ratio slipped below parity.

TSMC rising 2013 capex to benefit equipment and material suppliers

Apr 22, 13:31

The decision by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to raise its 2013 capex to US$9.5-10 billion, from US$9 billion set previously, will benefit Taiwan-based suppliers...

Cleanroom constructor UIS lands over NT$1 billion in orders from TSMC, says report

Apr 18, 14:37

Taiwan-based cleanroom constructor United Information Systems (UIS) has secured orders worth about NT$1.18 billion (US$39.3 million) from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company...

Equipment suppliers Acter, Lumax see orders piling up

Apr 12, 15:03

Taiwan-based cleanroom and turn-key equipment supplier Acter and process control solution vendor Lumax International have both seen their orders continue to pile up recently as local...

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    KLA-Tencor VisEdge CV300R-EP

    KLA-Tencor has announced the latest addition to its VisEdge family of wafer edge inspection and metrology systems. The VisEdge CV300R-EP introduces two edge-metrology capabilities...

    Photo: Company, Sep 1.

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    Altatech AltaSight SL300 inspection system

    Altatech Semiconductor has announced silicon wafer maker Siltronic is evaluating its AltaSight SL300 inspection system to verify the tool's capabilities for use in wafer manufacturing...

    Photo: Company, Jun 29.

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    KLA-Tencor Archer 300 LCM metrology system

    KLA-Tencor has introduced the Archer 300 LCM Metrology system, which offers precision and measurement speed significantly better than that of its predecessor - the Archer 200, and...

    Photo: Company, Jun 25.

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    Applied Producer InVia dielectric deposition system

    Applied Materials has added to its line of 3D chip packaging solutions with the launch of its Applied Producer InVia dielectric deposition system. Using a proprietary CVD process,...

    Photo: Company, Mar 31.

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    Applied Reflexion GT

    Applied Materials has launched its Applied Reflexion GT system for advanced metal CMP applications. Key to the new system is its dual-mode architecture, enabling two wafers to be...

    Photo: Company, Dec 4.

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