1111 news items tagged wafer
NAND flash wafer prices rise above cash cost levelsMonday 19 August 2019
NAND flash wafer prices have been rising in the third quarter of 2019, and have exceeded manufacturers' cash cost levels, according to industry sources.
SMIC to move FinFET process to volume production by year-end 2019Thursday 15 August 2019
China-based pure-play foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) expects to have its more-advanced 14nm FinFET process ready for volume production by the end of 2019.
Toppan Photomasks and Globalfoundries sign multi-year supply agreementThursday 15 August 2019
Toppan Photomasks and Globalfoundries have entered into a multi-year supply agreement in which Toppan will provide GF with photomasks and related services currently supported by GF's...
Wafer-level backend demand promisingWednesday 14 August 2019
The manufacture of under-display optical fingerprint sensors for use in 5G-enabled phones will require wafer-level backend services. Suppliers capable of providing wafer-level backend...
Gudeng revenues hike over 50% in JulyTuesday 13 August 2019
Taiwan-based Gudeng Precision Industrial, a semiconductor front-end equipment manufacturer specializing in mask solution products and wafer handling equipment, saw its revenues climb...
GlobalWafers turns conservativeMonday 12 August 2019
Silicon wafer company GlobalWafers has turned conservative about its sales outlook this year, citing unfavorable macro factors affecting semiconductor demand.
GaAs epi-wafer maker IntelliEPI positive about 2H19Friday 9 August 2019
Intelligent Epitaxy Technology (IntelliEPI), which supplies compound semiconductor epi-wafers, expects a seasonal pick-up in orders for GaAs devices, InP and GaN products to drive...
GaAs wafer maker LandMark reports increased profit for 2Q19Wednesday 31 July 2019
GaAs epitaxial wafer maker LandMark Optoelectronics has reported net profit of NT$126 million (US$4.056 million) for the second quarter of 2019, up 18% on quarter but down 37% on...
JCET kicks off 12-inch wafer bumping production in S KoreaWednesday 31 July 2019
Jiangsu Changjiang Electronics Technology (JCET), the largest China-based IC backend service provider, has announced that volume production is kicking off at its new 12-inch wafer...
VIS expects flat or slight revenue growth in 3Q19Wednesday 31 July 2019
Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) expects to post flat or an up to 5.5% sequential increase in third-quarter revenues.
Silicon wafer area shipments drop to 6-quarter lowWednesday 24 July 2019
Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments fell to a six-quarter low of 2.983 billion square inches in the second quarter of 2019, according to SEMI.
IC backend supply chain buoyed by TSMC positive 3Q19 outlookFriday 19 July 2019
Taiwan-based IC backend supply chain players are optimistic about their performance prospects for the second half of 2019 in line with TSMC's positive outlook about demand for high-end...
TSMC to enter new growth phase in 5G eraFriday 19 July 2019
Foundry chipmaker TSMC is looking to enter a new phase of growth when 5G commercialization kicks off, market observers believe.
UMC, VIS see June revenues decreaseWednesday 10 July 2019
Pure-play foundries United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) have both reported sequential decreases in June consolidated revenues of 4.4% and...
Semiconductor supply chain needs at least 3 months to digest inventoryTuesday 9 July 2019
It will take at least three months for global semiconductor inventories to be digested while semiconductor supply chain players are still plagued by overcapacity and clients' conservative...
TSMC extending tech lead over peers in 5G era, defying pricing threatsMonday 8 July 2019
TSMC is widely expected to adjust downward its revenue and profit guidance for 2019 at its upcoming investor conference set for July 18 due to recent operational hiccups. But the...
Foxconn set to build 12-inch wafer fab in 2020 as IDMWednesday 3 July 2019
Foxconn Technology Group is likely to kick off construction of a 12-inch wafer fab in 2020 in Zhuhai, southern China in cooperation with the city government there, and will operate...
NAND flash wafer prices may see short-term rallyMonday 1 July 2019
With Toshiba Memory recovering more slowly than expected from a brief power outage that took place in mid-June, NAND flash wafer prices "will be pressured to rise" in the short term,...
Silicon wafer suppliers see demand fade, spot prices plummetThursday 27 June 2019
Silicon wafer manufacturers have experienced a slowdown in orders from the chipmaking industry, while spot prices for silicon wafers are falling fast, according to industry sources...
Wafer Works to build 12-inch low-resistivity silicon wafer lineWednesday 26 June 2019
Taiwan-based Wafer Works plans to build up its production capacity for 12-inch low-resistivity silicon wafers, according to industry sources.
GlobalWafers expects slight revenue growth in 2019Wednesday 26 June 2019
Silicon wafer company GlobalWafers will see its revenues increase only slightly on year in 2019, according to company chairperson Doris Hsu, who estimated previously "much better"...
Tianjin Zhonghuan expanding semiconductor wafer capacityTuesday 25 June 2019
China-based Tianjin Zhonghuan Semiconductor is expanding production capacity for 8- and 12-inch semiconductor-grade silicon wafers, with monthly capacity for 8-inch wafers to increase...
GCLSI gearing up for silicon wafer reclaim productionTuesday 18 June 2019
GCL System Integration Technology (GCLSI) is looking to enter the silicon wafer reclaim market at the end of 2019, with a focus on the large-diameter segment, according to the China-based...
Formosa Sumco strives to expand customer baseFriday 14 June 2019
Formosa Sumco Technology (FST) will be striving to grow its customer base in China and other non-Taiwan markets, according to the Taiwan-based silicon wafer supplier.
VPEC ramping up VCSEL wafer productionThursday 13 June 2019
Epitaxial wafer supplier Visual Photonics Epitaxy Company (VPEC) has kicked off volume production for vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser (VCSEL) components, and is expected to...
Winbond SpiStack memories
Photo: Company, Wednesday 30 March 2016
Micron 16nm flash die
Photo: Company, Tuesday 23 July 2013
KLA-Tencor 2910 series optical inspection system and eDR-7100 e-beam review tool
Photo: Company, Thursday 18 July 2013