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Thursday 4 January 2024
MSScorps expanding analysis lab capacity in Taiwan, Japan, and China
Semiconductor material and failure analysis service provider Material Science Service (MSScorps) has disclosed plans to expand capacity at its factory sites in Taiwan, Japan, and...
Wednesday 3 January 2024
SK On to see EV battery production capacity grow by 70% in 2024
South Korean battery makers are expected to increase production capacity significantly in 2024. With its expansion in China and Hungary, SK On will see its capacity grow by 70%. LG...
Wednesday 3 January 2024
Global semiconductor capacity to reach record 30 million wafers per month in 2024, SEMI says
Global semiconductor capacity is expected to increase by 6.4% in 2024 to top the 30 million wafers per month (wpm) mark for the first time after rising 5.5% to 29.6 wpm in 2023, according...
Wednesday 3 January 2024
Chinese foundries keep building additional fab capacity
Unfavorable market conditions have not slowed the pace of capacity expansion at key Chinese foundries, and this trend is expected to continue in 2024, according to industry sources...
Thursday 28 December 2023
TSMC 3nm fab capacity could fall short of demand in 2024
TSMC is on target to increase its 3nm fab capacity to 100,000 wafers per month in 2024 but may fall short of meeting customer demands for the node except for Apple, according to supply...
Monday 25 December 2023
Sony expands CIS capacity to meet Chinese smartphone demand
Japanese electronic giant Sony has just opened a new factory in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan, and has purchased land in Kumamoto Prefecture, intending to build another CMOS Image Sensor...
Monday 25 December 2023
Legacy chip capacity expansion in China poses threat to Taiwan-based IC design houses
The US is fortifying itself against a potential dumping of Chinese-made legacy chips, a risk foreseen by Taiwan-based IC design houses amid a decoupling of the global chip market.
Friday 22 December 2023
DRAM capacity expansion to prioritize advanced processes
Future DRAM capacity expansion will prioritize advanced 1-alpha and 1-beta manufacturing processes, according to industry sources.
Tuesday 19 December 2023
Nippon Steel will acquire US Steel to expand production capacity
Nippon Steel Corporation, one of the world's largest steel makers, said on December 18 that it would buy the United States Steel Corporation for about US$14.9 billion. The purchase...
Tuesday 19 December 2023
Huawei's Nova 12 rumored to include 7nm Kirin 9000S, demonstrating sufficient capacity
Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang recently admitted that Huawei is a formidable competitor. Huang, however, downplayed the significance of Huawei's 7-nanometer chip, stating that there is nothing...
Thursday 14 December 2023
Passive component makers plan capacity expansions in Southeast Asia
Weak demand in the market is not preventing Taiwan-based passive component makers from expanding overseas capacity, with Southeast Asia being a major destination for their new plan...
Thursday 14 December 2023
Foxconn engages in new partnerships to increase global production capacity and branch into emerging industries
As the global factory manufacturing model breaks down under geopolitical concerns, the paradigm has gradually shifted to region-centric production in local facilities. Hon Hai (Foxconn)...
Tuesday 12 December 2023
BYD to expand production capacity for automotive chips
BYD has stepped up its semiconductor business deployment, extending its Chengdu production location to add fab capacity for automotive chips, according to industry sources in China...
Monday 11 December 2023
Weekly news roundup: With 300 immersion lithography DUV machines, can China expand advanced chip capacity and other top stories
These are the most-read tech stories during the week of December 4-8:
Friday 8 December 2023
Chip market to gain momentum in 2H24
Inventory restocking is anticipated to increase capacity utilization within the semiconductor supply chain starting in the latter half of 2024, according to market observers.