Friday 22 March 2024
International equipment makers go low-profile at SEMICON China
International equipment makers are keeping a low profile at SEMICON China 2024.
Wednesday 7 February 2024
Growing semi equipment self-sufficiency in China favors local component vendors
China's drive for IC self-sufficiency has been benefiting local fab tool makers as well as their suppliers of parts and components, according to industry sources.
Monday 22 January 2024
China-based semiconductor equipment suppliers expected to continue surging growth in 2024
Amid the semiconductor cycle that is nearing or has reached its bottom, the rising demands for AI and EVs, and indigenization in packaging and testing, semiconductor equipment suppliers...
Tuesday 16 January 2024
China's import replacement boosts AMEC 2023 net profit by half
Shanghai-based semiconductor equipment manufacturer Advanced Micro-fabrication Equipment Company (AMEC) reported a net profit range between CNY1.7 billion to CNY1.85 billion, representing...
Wednesday 3 January 2024
Chinese chip firms' valuations outperform local market in 2023; equipment shines
China's semiconductor firms in the IC packaging & testing, equipment, foundry, and IC design industries performed much better than their IDM, materials, optoelectronics, and memory...
Wednesday 22 November 2023
Chinese semiconductor equipment makers enhance competitiveness
Chinese semiconductor equipment suppliers, such as Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment (AMEC) and ACM Research Shanghai, have strengthened their competitiveness by capturing domestic...
Tuesday 31 October 2023
Chinese MCU companies see drop in revenue and net income
Leading Chinese MCU companies have reported declines in both revenue and net income in their revenue reports for the third quarter of 2023, due to increasingly heated competition...
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...
Monday 28 August 2023
AMEC founder confident to achieve 100% import substitution by 2H24
Gerald Yin, who established Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment Inc. China (AMEC) at the age of 60 after returning from the United States, is acclaimed as the "Father of Etching...
Wednesday 16 August 2023
Chinese chip import substitution mired in internal competition as industry leader lambastes US sanctions
In response to the escalating US bans, Gerald Yin, a prominent figure in China's semiconductor equipment industry, has finally spoken out. Yin, who had spent an extended period in...
Tuesday 15 August 2023
Top Chinese equipment supplier: China is 5 gen behind in chip manufacturing due to US sanctions
The United States and its allies have been obstructing the development of China's semiconductor industry, often citing national security reasons. However, the founder, chairman, and...
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...
Tuesday 25 April 2023
NAND flash beyond 200 layers? Chinese equipment vendor admits difficulty
As a result of an SCMP report indicating that Chinese memory chip maker Yangtze Memory Technologies Corp. (YMTC) is planning to use domestically sourced equipment to make...
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...
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