Thursday 21 September 2023
Yangtze Memory reportedly exploring Chinese alternatives to US-made equipment components
Chinese NAND flash memory maker Yangtze Memory is reportedly strengthening ties with domestic equipment providers to supplant US-made equipment parts and components in its manufacturing...
Monday 24 July 2023
Semiconductor equipment giants expanding investments in Taiwan to better serve TSMC ecosystem
TSMC's latest development roadmaps show its advanced manufacturing process technology will remain rooted in Taiwan, with not only its 2nm chip plant already under construction in...
Thursday 13 July 2023
Chinese IC equipment maker AMEC wins lawsuit against Lam Research
China's leading semiconductor equipment maker Advanced Micro-fabrication Equipment (AMEC) recently has announced its winning a final court judgment in Shanghai in a lawsuit involving...
Thursday 13 July 2023
Why Taiwan semiconductor firms refrain from enforcing layoffs amid market headwinds
Despite significant sales shrinkages amid lingering economic downturns and market headwinds, there have been no significant layoffs among nearly all the upstream and downstream players...
Thursday 20 April 2023
Lam Research offers weak guidance for June quarter, optimistic about China market despite export ban
Due to the downturn in the memory industry and the US export ban on semiconductor equipment against China, Lam Research provided weak guidance for the current quarter but expects...
Monday 17 April 2023
ASML reportedly sees first big EUV equipment order cut from TSMC
ASML reportedly has seen the first cutback in orders for EUV equipment from TSMC, its largest customer, which market insiders speculate is on track to slash such orders by over 40%...
Monday 20 February 2023
US-initiated joint export curbs on China leave critical loopholes?
The Netherlands and Japan reportedly have struck a deal with the US to jointly restrict exports of chipmaking tools to China, which will further cripple the development of China's...
Thursday 13 October 2022
Major US fab toolmakers withdrawing staff from China plants
Starting October 12, US semiconductor equipment makers Applied Materials, Lam Research and KLA have moved to withdraw their engineers and other related staff from China semiconductor...
Thursday 13 October 2022
China to face heavy blow from US new trade ban, with global IC players to suffer also
The latest tough and expanded US restrictions on shipments to China of advanced chips manufacturing equipment, supercomputer chips and high-end AI and HPC chips will not only drastically...
Tuesday 2 August 2022
Tightened US ban on China chipmakers to have little impact on Taiwan
With the US tightening restrictions on China's access to chipmaking equipment, Taiwan-based fab tool suppliers engaged in the supply chain of SMIC and other China-based chipmakers...
Friday 18 February 2022
Fab toolmakers on track to gain big from bold TSMC capex plans
Fab toolmakers worldwide are all poised to score significant revenue gains in 2022 and beyond from fulfilling robust orders from TSMC, which is set to invest over US$100 billion during...
Friday 26 November 2021
Equipment maker ACM debuts on China STAR market
ACM Research, a supplier of wafer cleaning technologies for advanced semiconductor devices, has had its Shanghai-based subsidiary start trading on the science and technology innovation...
Thursday 4 June 2020
Will TSMC cut capex on Huawei woes?
TSMC's 2020 business performance is facing mounting uncertainties over new US trade sanctions against Huawei, fueling market speculations about whether the foundry giant will revise...
Wednesday 27 May 2020
Raising IC self-sufficiency increasingly difficult for China
US vendors remain dominant players in the global front-end semiconductor equipment market segment, which will be a critical factor blocking China's ambition of raising self-sufficiency...
Wednesday 4 March 2020
Lam Research introduces Sense.i etch platform
Lam Research has announced the launch of Sense.i with core technology evolved from Lam's Kiyo and Flex process module. The Sense.i platform enables the etch capabilities required...
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