Wednesday 11 October 2023
Additional German subsidies for Intel are possible if electricity prices significantly rise
With Intel and TSMC investing in Germany, energy subsidies alongside subsidies, have become a focus. For Intel's planned 20A and 18A processes in Magdeburg, Saxony-Anhalt and TSMC's...
Tuesday 19 September 2023
Germany's Saxony to send interns to TSMC to foster chip talent
The German state of Saxony and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. are working together on an exchange program that will bring Dresden students to Taiwan for internships in a push...
Friday 15 September 2023
What has global supply chain restructuring meant for Taiwan?
After the reconfiguration of global supply chains, it will mark the beginning of Taiwan's great navigation era, and the trend of large-scale supply chain relocation has made supply...
Friday 25 August 2023
Samsung Foundry Forum expands to Germany and Japan to secure more orders
In a bid to secure wafer foundry clients, Samsung Electronics has continued to pursue startup clients with potential. Recently, it plans to host the Samsung Foundry Forum (SFF) in...
Thursday 17 August 2023
With TSMC set to build factory in Germany, will Samsung and SK Hynix expand to Europe for ESG?
With the rise of trade protectionism around the world, European countries have been actively inviting semiconductor companies to establish local factories. However, even as TSMC decides...
Tuesday 15 August 2023
TSMC's fab in Germany may only half address major concerns of European carmakers
TSMC has officially entered the European automotive supply chain with plans to establish a joint venture fab in Dresden, Germany, relieving European automakers' concerns about chip...
Tuesday 15 August 2023
TSMC should be able to keep its new overseas JV fabs profitable
Market observers view TSMC's overseas expansion strategy with skepticism, which also presents some opportunities for the pure-play foundry. Despite the fact that its wholly owned...
Monday 14 August 2023
Quanta to invest in AI server capacity expansions in US and Germany
To meet robust customer demand for AI servers, Quanta Computer's board of directors recently greenlighted capacity expansions at its production bases in the US and Germany, which...
Thursday 10 August 2023
TSMC and Intel presence in Germany adds new dynamics to its auto chip ecosystem
With the announcement on August 8, 2023 of TSMC's decision to set up a fab in Dresden, Germany has risen to be a leading semiconductor manufacturing hub in Europe, especially as Intel...
Wednesday 9 August 2023
TSMC unveils plan for JV foundry in Dresden
TSMC has announced that it will invest alongside Robert Bosch, Infineon Technologies, and NXP Semiconductors in European Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (ESMC) in Dresden, Germany...
Thursday 3 August 2023
Labor unions may hinder TSMC's overseas fab expansions
The expansion of TSMC's fabs abroad may be hampered by strong labor unions in the US and Europe, according to industry sources.
Tuesday 25 July 2023
China, Germany in opposite situations as EV subsidies phased out
Some countries have started to phase out subsidy programs for EVs after years of promotion. The situation has created dramatically different results in China and Germany. The former...
Tuesday 25 July 2023
German officials eye bilateral cooperation in semiconductors as Germany reportedly readies subsidy for TSMC
A senior official at the German Institute Taipei disclosed that the German government is helping TSMC set up a manufacturing facility in Germany, as Bloomberg reported that...
Tuesday 25 July 2023
TSMC deployments minimize geopolitical risks
TSMC's deployments have been designed to minimize geopolitical risks, according to industry sources. The world's number-one pure-play foundry house is leading in advanced chip manufacturing...
Tuesday 18 July 2023
Germany's China strategy: a false sense of autonomy without addressing the elephant in the room
Germany published its first China strategy on July 13, following an eventful June as Europe geared up to face China's growing heft and as the US-China tech war further escalated....