Thursday 28 September 2023
Taiwan MCU firms strive to maintain gross margins in 2H23
Taiwanese microcontroller unit (MCU) vendors are striving to maintain consistent gross margins in the face of strong price competition from Chinese counterparts in the second half...
Tuesday 5 September 2023
Chipmaking equipment self-sufficiency accelerates in China
China's pursuit of chipmaking equipment self-sufficiency is accelerating rapidly, which also benefits Taiwanese fab toolmakers such as Gudeng Precision Industrial and Grand Process...
Thursday 13 July 2023
Chinese IC equipment maker AMEC wins lawsuit against Lam Research
China's leading semiconductor equipment maker Advanced Micro-fabrication Equipment (AMEC) recently has announced its winning a final court judgment in Shanghai in a lawsuit involving...
Thursday 6 April 2023
Big China orders could be 'poisonous honey' to Taiwan IC supply chain players
While China is moving at full throttle toward the 'domestic substitution' goal for semiconductor equipment and materials, Chinese customers are also frantically placing orders or...
Tuesday 7 February 2023
China revving up homegrown chipmaking equipment development
Among the growing ambiguity in the global environment, a number of well-developed semiconductor equipment manufacturers based in China have emerged, with some already capable...
Thursday 13 October 2022
China to face heavy blow from US new trade ban, with global IC players to suffer also
The latest tough and expanded US restrictions on shipments to China of advanced chips manufacturing equipment, supercomputer chips and high-end AI and HPC chips will not only drastically...
Tuesday 19 July 2022
China semiconductor equipment vendors stay upbeat about 2H22
China's semiconductor equipment vendors managed to score impressive revenue gains for the first half of 2022, and remain confident about their shipment prospects for the rest of the...
Wednesday 6 July 2022
China foundries raise new funds to expand 12-inch fab capacity
Chinese foundry houses including Hua Hong Semiconductor and CanSemi Technology recently have successfully raised new funds to finance capacity expansions at their 12-inch wafer fabs,...
Thursday 28 April 2022
China-based semiconductor equipment suppliers see booming orders
Like its international peers, China-based semiconductor equipment maker Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment (AMEC) has had its delivery lead times prolonged due to components shortages,...
Monday 24 January 2022
Shanghai incentivizes development of IC equipment, EDA tools
The Shanghai municipal government has newly released a package of generous incentives to encourage investments in the development and production of semiconductor materials and equipment,...
Friday 22 October 2021
China Big Fund continues financing homegrown semi equipment suppliers
China's National Semiconductor Industry Investment Fund (aka the Big Fund) continues to pour money into China's domestic fab toolmakers, looking to rev up the development of China's...
Wednesday 7 October 2020
China semi industry development taking shape, says former Tsinghua Unigroup executive
The development of China's homegrown semiconductor industry is taking shape, according to Charles Kau, who has just resigned as executive VP of global operations for Tsinghua Unigr...
Friday 15 May 2020
Chinese IC equipment makers revving up to serve domestic demand
China's homegrown semiconductor equipment makers are gearing up to develop diverse frontend and backend IC process equipment in line with the government efforts to boost self-sufficiency...
Monday 30 December 2019
China Sci-Tech Innovation Board on track for dynamic growth
China's Sci-Tech Innovation Board, dubbed Chinese NASDAQ market, has grown steadily since its inception in late July 2019 at the Shanghai Stock Exchange, with 69 listed firms having...
Friday 21 December 2018
AMEC 5nm plasma etching tools verified by TSMC
Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment (AMEC) announced recently its in-house developed 5nm plasma etching tools have been verified by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSM...
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