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SEMICON Taiwan 2002
  • DIGITIMES Show Daily, SEMICON Taiwan 2002, Taipei (16-18 September)

    Last update: Wednesday 18 September 2002 [55 news items]

Downturn reduces DRAM players, weak demand leaves market uncertain

Sep 18, 16:42

Following the long downturn in the PC market, the major DRAM players are experiencing a major reshuffle. The surviving companies will dominate regional markets in a winner takes all...

Taiwan IC industry – slightly better 1H, long-term cautious optimism

Sep 18, 16:37

Taiwan’s semiconductor industry performance was not good in 2001, turning in its first year of negative growth with an overall value of NT$526.9 billion, dropping 26.2% compared...

Global economic slowdown: Shrinking demand lowers upstream expectations

Sep 18, 16:34

When Morris Chang, CEO of TSMC, began his speech at the company’s Q2 shareholder’s meeting, he began by reciting Chinese poetry and then proceeded to fail optimistic public...

Challenges for Taiwan companies going into communications ICs

Sep 18, 16:27

Starting in the nineties, the PC market received a massive boost and accelerated its growth with a revolution in networking and communications technology. With the gradual evolution...

FEI and KLA offer combined e-beam inspection tool and wafer analyzer

Sep 17, 17:48

FEI and KLA-Tencor have joined forces to deliver a complete defect detection and structural root cause analysis solution for semiconductor manufacturers needing to manage technology...

Applied Materials targets 300mm RTP with new, dedicated platform

Sep 17, 17:46

Applied Materials has introduced its new Radiance Vantage system, a dedicated, two-chamber rapid thermal processing (RTP) solution for 300mm high-volume chip manufacturing. Exhibited...

Semiconductor demand – an application viewpoint

Sep 17, 17:39

From a product characteristic point of view, semiconductors can be classified under industrial parts and components. The strength and weakness of demand in the semiconductor market...

China supply chain near completion in critical ramp-up phase

Sep 17, 17:35

Turning point reached in 2000 with Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), Grace Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation (GSMC) and Article 18 the driving for...

Global foundry industry: Present & future

Sep 17, 17:27

The 36% decline in the wafer contract manufacturing industry during 2001 is the first-ever downturn for wafer contract manufacturers over the past ten years. Despite a drop in capacity...

Solid State Equipment Corporation

Sep 16, 16:38

Trilennium™ 3306/9 single wafer, fully automated cleaner for wafers to 300 mm.

Solid State Equipment Corporation

Taiwan Puritic

Sep 16, 16:38

TPC, an ISO9001-certified manufacturer, is an agent for several worldwide famous manufacturers in the semiconductor field as their sales and service representative in Taiwan and the...

Taiwan Puritic Corp

Topcon (Megalith Technology)

Sep 16, 16:38

At Topcon, our business is to study all aspects of light and discover and apply the practical possibilities it offers. As long as there is light, we believe our future will...

Topcon Corporation

Vistech (Japper)

Sep 16, 16:38

Japper is a semiconductor equipment maker providing:

Vistech (Japper)


Sep 16, 16:38

Optical thin-film metrology system



Sep 16, 16:38

We manufacture 20 different types of filters, including membrane and depth filters.


Yu-Tech Integrated Systems

Sep 16, 16:38

A pump you could take home to mother

Yu-Tech Integrated Systems Corp

Zen Voce Technology (Taiwan)

Sep 16, 16:38

Building customer trust through total test solutions

Zen Voce Technology (Taiwan)


Sep 16, 16:38

Providing direct-drive (DD) motors that allow rotational control and linear motors with low vibration, low dust generation and low heat generation.


Sep 16, 16:35

Our competencies are recognized in various high-tech industries: Microelectronics, Opto electronics, Biotechnologies and also in chemistry and water purification.

SiberHegner GmbH


Sep 16, 16:32

Semitool is a world leader in the design, development, manu-facture and support of high performance wet chemical processing equipment for use in fabrication of semiconductor...


Semijess Enterprises

Sep 16, 16:29

IC Test handler & Taping machine

Semijess Enterprises Co. Ltd

SCS Hightech

Sep 16, 16:26

SCS Hightech Inc. leverages MEMS (Micro-Electro Mechanical Systems) and LTCC (Low Temperature Cofired Ceramics).

SCS Hightech Inc

SCP Global Technologies

Sep 16, 16:24

The ECLIPSE 300™ is SCP Global Technologies’ innovative solution to 300mm surface preparation requirements. This second-generation tool combines dilute chemistries...

SCP Global Technologies

OptiViz Technology

Sep 16, 16:20

Your Optimal Vision Applications

OptiViz Technology, Inc

Lih Yuan Enterprise

Sep 16, 16:16

- Bede X-ray

Lih Yuan Enterprise Co., Ltd

Lesin Enterprise

Sep 16, 16:11


Lesin Enterprise Corp

Kao Fong Machinery

Sep 16, 16:07

Custom Cleanroom Equipment for the Semiconductor, Telecommunications and Pharmaceutical Industries

Kao Fong Machinery Co., Ltd

Kang Sheng

Sep 16, 16:03

- Clean room stainless steel

Kang Sheng Co., Ltd

ICS Technology

Sep 16, 15:59

Semiconductor – FPD – Optoelectronics

ICS Technology Co., Ltd

HPL Technologies (Taiwan)

Sep 16, 15:56

Yield Optimization Solutions

HPL Technologies (Taiwan)


Sep 16, 15:53

Gemini LV: The only self-monitoring, self-adjusting ionization system

Honly Co., Inc

Hankwang Opto

Sep 16, 15:45

Laser marking machines – new, compact, competitive and strong

Hankwang Opto Corp

Han Bon

Sep 16, 15:41

Gas cabinet/liquid delivery system/auto welding/clean room/gas scrubber

Han Bon Co., Ltd
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Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2020

20-Oct-2017 markets closed


TAIEX (TSE)10728.88-31.41-0.29% 

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Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
  • The 10nm competition

    TSMC and Samsung have been competing for clients for the 10nm node.

  • The SMIC ambition

    The China-based foundry has recently appointed Mong-song Liang as its co-CEO. Liang previously was a key player in advanced process R&D at TSMC and...

  • Morris Chang's legacy

    TSMC chairman has announced he will retire from TSMC in June 2018 after playing a leading role in Taiwan's semiconductor industry for three decades.

  • TSMC 3nm fab

    TSMC will build its 3nm fab in southern Taiwan.

  • China AMOLED panel capacity expansion forecast, 2016-2020

    This Digitimes Research Special Report examines the China AMOLED industry, focusing on the expansion capacity of the makers, the current implementation plans of major smartphone vendors in the market and the technological hurdles faced by the China makers.

  • Taiwan server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2017

    Digitimes Research estimates that revenues from sales of server motherboards, servers, storage systems and related network system equipment by Taiwan-based vendors reached NT$555.8 billion in 2016 and the amount is estimated to grow 5.9% on year in 2017.

  • Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond

    This Digitimes Special Report examines key factors in the notebook industry, including products, vendors and ODMs, that will affect total shipments in 2017 and through 2021.