Wednesday 22 June 2022
GlobalWafers to boost SiC wafer output in 2023
GlobalWafers expects to see "effective growth" of its silicon carbide (SiC) wafer output in 2023, according to company chairperson Doris Hsu.
Wednesday 22 June 2022
GlobalWafers on track to expand silicon wafer capacity
Eyeing promising long-term demand, silicon wafer supplier GlobalWafers is on track to carry out its capacity expansion plans, according to company chairperson Doris Hsu.
Tuesday 7 June 2022
Foxconn-Yageo JV makes strategic investment in MOSFET maker
XSemi, a joint venture between Hon Hai Precision Industry (Foxconn) and Yageo, has acquired a nearly 30% stake in Advanced Power Electronics (APEC), becoming the largest shareholder...
Tuesday 17 May 2022
Actron, Eris eyeing IDM-like operations for car, industrial power devices
Taiwan-based power semiconductor suppliers including Actron Technology and Eris Technology are aggressively utilizing manufacturing and supply-chain resources from their affiliated...
Wednesday 4 May 2022
GlobalWafers strikes long-term deals for supply through 2025
GlobalWafers continues to strike long-term deals with customers demanding 8- and 12-inch silicon wafers, and compound wafers through 2025, according to company chairperson Doris Hs...
Thursday 7 April 2022
Silicon wafer suppliers continue to enjoy LTA pull-ins
Silicon wafer suppliers including Sumco and GlobalWafers continue to enjoy strong demand for long-term agreements (LTA) contracts, with order visibility extended to 2024, according...
Monday 28 March 2022
Semiconductor firms navigating M&A challenges
Semiconductor companies around the world are weighing the risks and opportunities of M&A (mergers and acquisitions) deals, which could play an important role in advancing their...
Monday 21 March 2022
Silicon wafer suppliers continue to see orders from foundries despite end-market slowdown concerns
Silicon wafer companies and other upstream chipmaking material providers continue to see their production capacities fully utilized by the still strong pull-in of orders from foundries,...
Monday 7 February 2022
GlobalWafers earmarks US$3.6 billion for capacity expansion after Siltronic deal annulled
Taiwan-based GlobalWafers (GWS) announced on February 6 that the proceeds originally intended for the Siltronic acquisition are now earmarked for capital and operating expenses, focusing...
Tuesday 11 January 2022
GlobalWafers reports record 2021 revenue
Silicon wafer company GlobalWafers saw its revenue climb by over 10% on year to a record high of NT$61.13 billion (US$2.21 billion) in 2021.
Thursday 23 December 2021
GlobalWafers to ramp up production for 3rd-gen semiconductors in 2022
GlobalWafers, a subsidiary of solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS), plans to more than double production capacity for third-generation semiconductors in 2022, according...
Thursday 16 December 2021
GlobalWafers sees no signs of demand reversal in years ahead
Silicon wafer supplier GlobalWafers has struck supply deals with customers for 2022 through 2024, and has seen no signs of reversal in demand in the next few years, according to company...
Thursday 16 December 2021
Taiwan chipmakers gearing up for WBG semiconductors
Taiwan-based chipmakers, led by foundry TSMC and silicon wafer supplier GlobalWafers, are gearing up to tap into the market for gallium nitride (GaN), silicon carbide (SiC) and other...
Tuesday 16 November 2021
Unfair competition in 3rd-gen semiconductors race, say Taiwan makers
China has been aggressively developing its domestic third-generation semiconductor supply chain with government subsidies, which Taiwan-based makers regard as unfair competition challenging...