Wednesday 29 November 2023
Spirox, Southport advance into SiC substrate testing
Spirox and its subsidiary Southport have unveiled a new SiC substrate testing system, which is now being tested in collaboration with customers such as GlobalWafers and Wafer Works...
Thursday 16 November 2023
Transphorm seeking sale or merger
Transphorm has stated that it is pursuing multiple options, including a potential merger or sale of the company, to increase stockholder value.
Tuesday 14 November 2023
Skytech enters TSMC supply chain
Skytech, a fab toolmaker capable of atomic layer deposition (ALD) and physical vapor deposition (PVD) R&D and manufacturing, has entered TSMC's supply chain, according to industry...
Friday 27 October 2023
SiC, GaN to be GlobalWafers' next acquisition targets
GlobalWafers, which has grown its business through a series of acquisitions since 2008, is looking to acquire silicon carbide (SiC) and gallium nitride (GaN) compound semiconductor...
Friday 27 October 2023
GlobalWafers' 8-inch SiC wafers made significant progress, scheduled for small volume production in 4Q24
Silicon wafer manufacturer GlobalWafers Co. announced on October 26 significant progress in its 8-inch Silicon Carbine (SiC) wafer production, which is expected to start small-volume...
Tuesday 24 October 2023
Chinese SiC players rising rapidly, likely to change global market landscape
In the near future, Chinese players in the silicon carbide (SiC) sector will have the opportunity to break the current shortage of mainstream 6-inch wafers and usher in a new landscape...
Friday 15 September 2023
South Korean semiconductor industry reels from long-term contracts signed with GlobalWafers in 2021
In the face of the semiconductor industry's downturn, GlobalWafers continues to maintain a strong performance, achieving record-high combined revenue in the first half of 2023. However,...
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...
Wednesday 6 September 2023
Chipmakers should brace for mounting costs, says GlobalWafers chairperson
The division of labor in the semiconductor industry is advantageous for cost reduction. However, geopolitical hazards have increased in recent years, prompting countries to pursue...
Wednesday 2 August 2023
GlobalWafers posts profit hike in 1H23
Silicon wafer company GlobalWafers saw its net profits surge over 100% from a year earlier in the first half of 2023, buoyed by customer orders based on long-term agreements (LTA).
Monday 10 July 2023
Global semiconductor sales up for 3rd consecutive month
Worldwide semiconductor sales came to US$40.7 billion in May 2023, up 1.7% sequentially but down 21.1% on year, according to data disclosed by the Semiconductor Industry Association...
Monday 26 June 2023
SAS on track to expand solar energy production, develop new green power
Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS), a professional renewable energy solution provider in the solar industry, will continue to expand its production capacity for solar cells, solar...
Wednesday 21 June 2023
Macro headwinds persist, says GlobalWafers chairperson
Silicon wafer supplier GlobalWafers expects its growth momentum to slow down in the second quarter of 2023, after seeing its revenue hit a record high in the first quarter, according...
Thursday 25 May 2023
SAS expanding foothold in SiC semiconductor market
Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS), which has affiliates such as Actron Technology, GlobalWafers, and Globitech, is extending its footprint in the silicon carbide (SiC) semiconductor...
Thursday 4 May 2023
Silicon Island Chronicles interview series: SAS chairperson says global localization has become the trend
SAS is a veteran in the semiconductor sector, as it was the eighth company to enter and be established in the Hsinchu Science Park. In 2011, its semiconductor department broke off...
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