Wednesday 6 September 2023
Intel strikes new foundry deal with Tower Semiconductor
Intel Foundry Services (IFS) and Tower Semiconductor have reached a new agreement in which IFS will provide foundry services and 300mm manufacturing capacity to assist Tower in serving...
Wednesday 9 August 2023
TSMC unveils plan for JV foundry in Dresden
TSMC has announced that it will invest alongside Robert Bosch, Infineon Technologies, and NXP Semiconductors in European Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (ESMC) in Dresden, Germany...
Wednesday 26 July 2023
Texas Instruments' 2Q23 results show confidence in 300mm wafer strategic focus
Texas Instruments (TI) reported its Q2 2023 results on July 25. The IDM saw US$4.53 billion in revenue and US$1.72 billion in net income. Despite a 3% sequential increase in Q2 revenue,...
Wednesday 14 June 2023
Global 300mm fab equipment spending to resume growth track in 2024
Global 300mm fab equipment spending for front-end facilities next year is expected to begin a growth streak to a US$119 billion record high in 2026, following a decline in 2023, according...
Tuesday 6 June 2023
GF and STMicroelectronics finalize agreement for new 300mm fab in France
GlobalFoundries and STMicroelectronics have announced the successful conclusion of their agreement to establish a jointly-operated, high-volume semiconductor manufacturing facility...
Friday 31 March 2023
Hua Hong saw sales grow by 51% in 2022, may increase CAPEX despite downturn
Hua Hong Semiconductors posted an annual growth of 51.8% in sales in 2022, a record high for the second-largest pure-play foundry in China. The company committed to increasing capital...
Tuesday 28 March 2023
Chipmakers to boost 300mm fab capacity to all-time high in 2026
Semiconductor manufacturers worldwide are forecast to increase 300mm fab capacity to an all-time high of 9.6 million wafers per month in 2026, according to SEMI.
Thursday 16 March 2023
GlobalWafers says new US plant on track for volume production in 1Q25
Silicon wafer supplier GlobalWafers is constructing a new 300mm (12-inch) silicon wafer plant in Sherman, Texas, and expects it to be ready for volume production in the first quarter...
Monday 20 February 2023
Amkor, GF team up for at-scale IC backend services in Europe
Amkor Technology and GlobalFoundries (GF) have formed a strategic partnership that will enable a comprehensive EU/US supply chain from semiconductor wafer production at GF to OSAT...
Wednesday 28 December 2022
Japanese chipmakers keen on expanding capacity for car power devices
Japan's semiconductor firms including Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage and JS Foundry are actively expanding investments in building new capacities for power devices to meet...
Monday 31 October 2022
Global semiconductor sales drop in 3Q22, SIA says
Worldwide semiconductor sales fell on both sequential and on-year bases in the third quarter of 2022, according to the latest Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) statistics.
Wednesday 28 September 2022
Supply Chain Summit: New fabs to boost TI's output for automotive
Texas Instruments (TI) will have two new 300mm fabs come online between the end of 2022 and early 2023, with the additional output poised to meet chip demand coming from the automotive...
Monday 29 August 2022
SMIC to expand 300mm fab in Tianjin
China's largest foundry SMIC announced on August 26 that it planned to establish a new 300mm fab in Tianjin, China, with a capacity of 100,000 wafers per month. With US$7.5 billion...
Monday 1 August 2022
Denso launches new RC-IGBT for EV, reducing energy loss by 20%
Japan's top automotive components supplier Denso is keen to develop and produce automotive power chips on its own, and has just unveiled a new power semiconductor device for electrical...
Tuesday 12 July 2022
ST, GF team up for 300mm wafer fab in France
STMicroelectronics and GlobalFoundries have signed a MoU to build a 300mm semiconductor manufacturing facility in France, according to the chipmakers.