875 news items tagged fab
Power outage at Micron Taiwan fab may impact global DRAM supplyFriday 4 December 2020
A recent power outage at Micron Technology's wafer fab in Taoyuan, northern Taiwan may constrain the global DRAM bit supply, particularly to the server segment, according to industry...
TSMC to roll out 3nm Plus process in 2023Wednesday 2 December 2020
TSMC plans to launch an enhanced version of 3nm process technology in 2023, with Apple being the initial customer adopting the process, according to industry sources.
DRAM likely to be in short supply in 2H21, says PSMC chairmanTuesday 1 December 2020
The global supply of DRAM memory will likely fall short of demand in the second half of 2021, according to Frank Huang, chairman for Taiwan-based foundry Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing...
Everdisplay to raise funds for AMOLED capacity expansionThursday 26 November 2020
China-based panel maker Everdisplay Optronics plans to raise as much as CNY8 billion (US$1.219 billion) through an IPO issue to fund the building of a new 6G AMOLED display production...
Addition of Toshiba fabs unlikely to relieve 8-inch fab capacity shortageThursday 26 November 2020
Toshiba is reportedly seeking to sell its 8-inch fabs in the first quarter of 2021, but the global 8-inch foundry capacity shortages will still hardly be relieved even if the Japanese...
TSMC 3nm fab nears completionWednesday 25 November 2020
TSMC has held a topping-out ceremony for a new 3nm fab at its manufacturing base at the Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP), paving the way for the new facility to kick off commercial...
TSMC reportedly plans capacity expansion at Nanjing fabMonday 23 November 2020
TSMC has decided to build new facilities at its 12-inch fab in Nanjing to satisfy growing demand from the foundry's local customers in China, according to a report by Taiwan's Central...
Acter posts profit and margin declines in 1Q-3QFriday 20 November 2020
Cleanroom and turnkey equipment provider Acter saw both its gross margin and net profit decline on year in the first three quarters of 2020, due to rising operating expenses and raw...
Toshiba says no decision yet for fab saleFriday 20 November 2020
Toshiba, in the wake of a recent report revealing it is seeking to sell fabs to Taiwan's United Microelectronics (UMC), has said there have been "no definitive decisions."
AST expects 2021 operation to stay robustWednesday 18 November 2020
Acer Synergy Tech (AST), an affiliate of the Acer Group that focuses on providing system integration services, is set to be listed on Taiwan's over-the-counter market by year-end...
Wafer capacity by feature size shows strongest growth at sub-10nmWednesday 18 November 2020
IC capacity for leading-edge (sub-10nm) processes is expected to grow and become the largest portion of monthly installed capacity across the industry beginning in 2024, according...
TSMC in talks for new orders for OLED driver ICWednesday 18 November 2020
TSMC is in talks with a Korean client for manufacturing OLED driver ICs using the foundry's 28nm high-voltage process, according to industry sources.
TSMC board approves US$3.5 billion investment for US fab projectWednesday 11 November 2020
TSMC has allocated a US$3.5 billion budget for setting up a subsidiary in Arizona, where the pure-play foundry plans to build a wafe fab using 5nm process technology.
Micron ships 176-layer 3D NAND flash memoryTuesday 10 November 2020
Micron Technology has begun volume shipments of what the company claims is the world's first 176-layer 3D NAND flash memory.
Silicon Motion expects foundry supply to stay tight through end-2021Tuesday 10 November 2020
Flash device controller developers, including Silicon Motion Technology, have seen their foundry partners encounter tight capacity particularly at 8-inch fabs, which may persist through...
Power management chips in severe shortagesMonday 9 November 2020
The global supply of ICs demanding 8-inch wafer fabrication services has been tight, with shortages of power management chips (PWM IC) being particularly severe, according to industry...
Second-tier foundries eyeing bigger share in 8-inch foundry marketFriday 6 November 2020
With 8-inch wafer fabrication demand rising rapidly for chips including ultra-thin fingerprint sensors, power management ICs, MOSFET chips and display driver ICs, second-tier foundries...
SEMI expects 300mm fab spending to boom through 2023Wednesday 4 November 2020
SEMI has forecast that 300mm fab investments will grow by 13% in 2020 to eclipse the previous record high set in 2018 and log another banner year for the semiconductor industry in...
Shenzhen-based Laibao to build 8.5G LCD fabTuesday 3 November 2020
Shenzhen-based Laibao High-Tech has struck a deal with the local government in Wuhan, Hebei province to build an 8.5G LCD fab in its Donghu New Technology Development Zone, according...
MediaTek announces chipmaking equipment purchasesMonday 2 November 2020
Mobile SoC specialist MediaTek has announced over NT$1 billion (US$35 million) worth of fab tools that the fabless chipmaker will spend for its chip production.
Win Semi expects 1-3% revenue growth in 4Q20Thursday 29 October 2020
GaAs foundry Win Semiconductors expects to post a revenue increase of 1-3% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2020, with gross margin ranging from 37% to 39%.
Kioxia to build new fab for 3D flash manufacturingThursday 29 October 2020
Kioxia has announced it will begin to construct a fabrication facility, dubbed Fab 7, at its factory site in Yokkaichi, Japan to expand production of its proprietary 3D flash memory...
Macronix to see 48-layer 3D NAND drive revenue growth in 2021Tuesday 27 October 2020
Macronix International, a supplier of mask ROM and flash memory, expects its in-house developed 48-layer 3D NAND products to start generating revenue in 2021.
Foxconn Wisconsin project in limboTuesday 27 October 2020
Foxconn Electronics' plan to build a US$10 billion 10.5G LCD fab in the US state of Wisconsin and create 13,000 jobs there may not be realized any time soon, according to industry...
A major IC industry cluster formed in southern TaiwanThursday 22 October 2020
One of the world's main IC industry clusters is being formed at the Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP), where TSMC operates its major manufacturing site for 5nm process technology...
3D NAND die with M.2 SSD
Photo: Company, Tuesday 7 April 2015
KLA-Tencor 2910 series optical inspection system and eDR-7100 e-beam review tool
Photo: Company, Thursday 18 July 2013
KLA-Tencor Surfscan SP3
Photo: Company, Monday 18 July 2011