Tuesday 9 April 2024
Advanced chips 100% made in US will be possible
According to TSMC's announcement of a third fab for 2nm and more advanced chips, as well as Amkor Technology's intentions to develop an advanced packaging fab in Arizona, advanced...
Monday 22 January 2024
Amkor, GF launch strategic cooperation in Portugal
Amkor Technology and GlobalFoundries (GF) will officially kick off their strategic partnership in Europe with a ribbon-cutting ceremony held recently at Amkor's plant in Porto, Por...
Thursday 7 December 2023
A tentative TSMC, Amkor and Apple alliance in Arizona may erode Samsung's present advantage
With Amkor's official announcement of the construction of an advanced packaging facility in Arizona, an "alliance" consisting of TSMC, Apple, and Amkor is taking shape, posing a potential...
Friday 1 December 2023
Amkor announces US advanced packaging and test facility, Apple to be its first customer
Amkor Technology has announced plans to construct an advanced packaging and test facility in Peoria, Arizona. Amkor expects to invest around US$2 billion and employ approximately...
Friday 13 October 2023
Amkor opens new factory in Vietnam
Amkor Technology recently inaugurated its newest manufacturing facility in Bac Ninh, Vietnam.
Friday 8 September 2023
IC packaging material suppliers to capitalize on CoWoS surge
Semiconductor material suppliers are among the beneficiaries of robust demand from TSMC, Amkor Technology, and OSATs for CoWoS packaging, according to industry sources.
Thursday 7 September 2023
TSMC expanding CoWoS packaging capacity
The shortfall in CoWoS packaging capacity at TSMC is temporary, and demand will be met in one and a half years via capacity expansions, according to company chairman Mark Liu.
Thursday 24 August 2023
Chinese OSATs cut prices further
Chinese OSATs with support from government subsidies have reduced their prices further in an effort to secure more orders, whereas first-tier semiconductor backend services providers...
Monday 14 August 2023
Re-exploring Samsung's advanced packaging strategy through the Amkor acquisition rumors
The AI trend is now a worldwide phenomenon, with Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang even declaring that "Nvidia is betting everything on AI." In 2023, the AI server supply chain became one of...
Thursday 10 August 2023
Amkor ramping up advanced packaging production capacity
Amkor Technology is ramping up its capacity for advanced packaging production, with monthly output for 2.5D packaging expected to reach 5,000 wafers in the first half of 2024, up...
Friday 4 August 2023
South Korea initiates major R&D project to boost chips packaging competitiveness
Recognizing the strategic importance of semiconductor packaging technology, the South Korean government is reportedly initiating a major packaging technology R&D project aimed...
Monday 31 July 2023
TSMC reportedly invited to set up CoWoS packaging capacity in US, Japan
In light of the severe shortage of CoWoS (chip-on-wafer-on-substrate) packaging capacity for AI GPUs now in hot demand, the US and Japan reportedly are aggressively re-inviting TSMC...
Friday 14 July 2023
Backend fab toolmakers see short lead-time orders from TSMC
TSMC has stepped up its pace of orders with backend equipment suppliers, as the foundry commences its chip-on-wafer-on-substrate (CoWoS) packaging capacity expansion plan, according...
Tuesday 27 June 2023
Nvidia rumored to secretly aid Amkor to support AI advanced packaging
Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang's exclamation of the arrival of "AI's iPhone moment" sparked an explosive demand for AI HPC (high-performance computing) chips. For 2.5D advanced packaging...
Tuesday 25 April 2023
ASEH, Amkor expanding production outside of China and Taiwan
ASE Technology (ASEH) and Amkor Technology, the world's top two OSATs, have both expanded production outside of China and Taiwan, according to industry sources.
Summary of Tech Supply Chain News!
Global smartphone shipments hit 2023 peak in 4Q23, but decelerate in 1Q24 due to seasonality, says DIGITIMES Research
Meet the analyst: Operating system in AI era will be king, says DIGITIMES Research
Taiwan server industry experiences decline in 2023 revenues and shipments; poised to see growth in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research