Tuesday 5 March 2024
Tata fab in India to begin construction in mid-March, says PSMC chairperson
After announcing plans to set up fabs in Japan, Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing Corp (PSMC) said it will assist Tata Electronics in building India's first 300mm wafer fab in...
Friday 1 March 2024
Tata-PSMC, CG Power-Renesas chip projects approved by India
India approved three additional semiconductor manufacturing projects after Micron's ATMP facility, with two proposed by Tata, as India is on its way to building a hub for semiconductor...
Thursday 29 February 2024
TSMC appoints two executives as Co-COOs, passing the baton on
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) Board of Directors held a special meeting on February 29 and approved the appointment of Senior Vice President of R&D Y.J. Mii...
Thursday 29 February 2024
TSMC's 'Black Ship' sails into Japan, sparking South Korean concerns about reversal of competitive edge
Kumamoto, a small Japanese city that suffered a devastating earthquake in 2016, recently witnessed a momentous occasion--the grand opening of TSMC's Kumamoto Fab 1. Dubbed the "Reiwa...
Tuesday 27 February 2024
TSMC faces challenges from building overseas fabs
TSMC's challenges are not just about maintaining its position as the world's number one pure-play foundry by continuing to advance manufacturing technology and securing orders from...
Tuesday 27 February 2024
TSMC set to start constructing German fab in 2H24
TSMC is set to begin constructing a wafer fab in Dresden, Germany, during the second half of 2024, having just unveiled its latest one in Kumamoto, Japan.
Monday 26 February 2024
Shazam! TSMC opens JASM fab, Taiwan's tech minister Wu can't wait
Taiwan's Minister of Science and Technology, Wu Tsung-tsong, said TSMC's new Kumamoto fab offers win-win outcomes for all involved.
Monday 26 February 2024
JASM Fab2 subsidies and ESG facts revealed
After the opening ceremony of TSMC's first fab in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan's Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, Ken Saito, told the media at the event that he would subsidize...
Monday 26 February 2024
How will Samsung respond to Intel's entry into 1.4nm race?
Eyeing AI business opportunities, Intel has announced its plans to launch the 1.4nm process by 2027. This reflects the company's ambitious goal of transitioning into an AI semiconductor...
Monday 26 February 2024
TSMC says 2nd fab in Arizona reaches topping out milestone
TSMC Arizona recently reached a "topping out" milestone for its second semiconductor manufacturing facility in Phoenix, Arizona.
Monday 26 February 2024
Taiwan-Japan industrial ties expected to deepen following TSMC fab
TSMC opened its first fab in Kumamoto on February 24, with plans for the second fab in the prefecture to commence construction by 2024 and begin operation in 2027. Industry insiders...
Monday 26 February 2024
India roundup: Tower Semiconductor and Tata propose setting up fabs in India
India's chip ecosystem is rapidly evolving, and local firms' ties with Taiwan-based companies on semiconductors are expected to deepen.
Friday 23 February 2024
How Japan pulled off an early victory in the race to make more chips
When Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. unveiled plans to begin building a new chip fabrication facility in Japan in 2022 and start production in 2024, it looked like an implausibly...
Thursday 22 February 2024
TSMC Japan fab slated for year-end launch
On February 24, TSMC will hold an opening ceremony for its first fabrication facility in Japan, located in Kumamoto. The fab is scheduled to go online at the end of 2024.
Tuesday 20 February 2024
India receives fab proposals from Tata and Tower Semiconductor
According to the Indian Express, Rajeev Chandrasekhar, the minister of state for electronics and IT of India, said the government received proposals from Tata Group and Tower...