Thursday 8 December 2022
Large-size and specialty wafer production both at full capacities, said Globalwafers
At its board meeting held on December 6, Globalwafers emphasized that besides small-size wafers, which saw a slight loosening in availability, both large-size and specialty wafers...
Thursday 8 December 2022
TSMC on track to materialize American manufacturing dream for advanced chips
A high-profile first-tool-in ceremony held recently at TSMC's Arizona fab signifies a major milestone in materializing the foundry's dream to set up advanced chips capacity in America...
Friday 2 December 2022
GlobalWafers breaks ground for Texas factory, expects mass production in 2024
GlobalWafers Co. Ltd. (GWC), the world's third-largest semiconductor silicon wafer manufacturer, held a ground-breaking ceremony on December 1 to commence the construction of a 300...
Wednesday 2 November 2022
GlobalWafers upbeat about long-term silicon wafer demand
Silicon wafer maker GlobalWafers remains upbeat about semiconductor demand in the long term, particularly demand for automotive and industrial device applications.
Wednesday 14 September 2022
Taiwan IC equipment and materials makers urge more government support
Taiwan's semiconductor supply chains have been highly appreciated by major economies worldwide, but they need more policy and subsidy support from the government to grow stronger,...
Wednesday 14 September 2022
Taiwan stepping up development of homegrown 3rd-gen compound semi industry
The Taiwan government is looking to actively support local suppliers engaged in the production of third-generation compound semiconductors, such as GlobalWafers, Hermes-Epitek, and...
Wednesday 14 September 2022
Taiwan compound semi industry faces challenges, says GlobalWafers chairperson
Challenges such as entry barriers for substrates and other raw materials, and rising production costs are facing Taiwan's compound semiconductor industry supply chain, according to...
Monday 12 September 2022
Semiconductor inventory crisis to be peaking starting 4Q22
The actual semiconductor inventory storm has not yet arrived, and different supply chain segments will show starkly divided performances in the fourth quarter of the year, with most...
Thursday 28 July 2022
IGBT vs. SiC in NEV applications: Q&A with Actron Technology top management
Actron Technology founder Ming-Kuang Lu was reported to quit chairmanship at the automotive diode maker, arousing curiosity among readers about what drove his intention. Soon after...
Friday 22 July 2022
Silicon wafer demand remains strong, says GlobalWafers
Silicon wafer supplier GlobalWafers continues to see strong demand from its chipmaking customers who have yet to revise their LTA contracts, according to company chairperson Doris...
Monday 4 July 2022
TSMC, GlobalWafers play vital role in driving US semiconductor supply
Taiwan's top foundry TSMC and leading silicon wafer vendor GlobalWafers are playing crucial roles in helping the US rebooting its semiconductor supply, with the former constructing...
Wednesday 29 June 2022
China makers keen on expanding capacity for 12-inch silicon wafers
China-based silicon wafer makers are aggressively proceeding with capacity expansions for 12-inch offerings, which is expected to improve the country's semiconductor self-sufficiency,...
Tuesday 28 June 2022
GlobalWafers to build silicon wafer fab in Texas
Taiwan-based global semiconductor silicon wafer maker GlobalWafers has announced plans to build a 300mm silicon wafer fab in Sherman, Texas, which is the first of its kind in the...
Friday 24 June 2022
Taiwan chipmakers face challenge of rising electricity costs, says GlobalWafers
The ever-increasing electricity costs in Taiwan are prompting local chipmakers to diversify their manufacturing bases and no longer view Taiwan as a first-choice option, according...