Monday 17 June 2024
MA-tek to set up another IC inspection lab in Japan
IC inspection lab Materials Analysis Technology (MA-tek) has disclosed plans to establish a third Japanese location in Hokkaido, in addition to its current facilities in Nagoya and...
Monday 15 January 2024
TSMC reportedly achieves smooth implementation of GAA for 2nm process
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is on schedule to implement its 2-nanometer node with the Gate-All-Around (GAA) technology, according to its supply chain partners,...
Friday 15 September 2023
TSMC Kumamoto fab may profit in 2025
The construction of TSMC's Kumamoto fab in Japan is progressing well. Profits are expected in 2025, following the start of mass production by the end of 2024, according to industry...
Monday 11 September 2023
Following TSMC's footsteps, MA-tek opens lab in Kumamoto
Benefitting from strong demand in the Japanese market and providing testing services to major customer TSMC, semiconductor testing giant Materials Analysis Technology's (MA-tek) Kumamoto...
Monday 3 July 2023
MA-tek steps up overseas expansion
IC verification lab Materials Analysis Technology (MA-tek) plans to allocate NT$1.2 billion (US$38.6 million) in capital expenditures for 2023, of which nearly 80% will be used to...
Thursday 9 February 2023
MA-tek enjoys nearly 20% revenue surge in January
IC verification lab Materials Analysis Technology (MA-tek) saw its revenue increase nearly 20% from a year earlier to US$362 million (US$12.03 million) in January 2023, thanks to...
Wednesday 18 January 2023
TSMC 3nm capacity ramp-up to benefit Gudeng and other equipment makers
TSMC's 3nm process capacity ramp-up will benefit ecosystem partners including Taiwan-based Gudeng Precision Industrial, Kinik and Materials Analysis Technology (MA-tek), which are...
Tuesday 10 January 2023
MA-tek, Sporton report record 2022 revenues
Taiwan-based IC inspection labs Materials Analysis Technology (MA-tek) and Sporton International have both reported record-high revenues for 2022.
Thursday 15 December 2022
Orders for Taiwan equipment soar from China
The ongoing and escalating trade tensions between the US and China, and China's push for IC self-sufficiency, have made Taiwan-based semiconductor equipment makers among the largest...
Friday 9 December 2022
New TSMC fab in US has in-house capability of IC analysis and verification
TSMC's new advanced wafer fab in the US will be capable of providing IC materials analysis and verification in-house, according to sources at Taiwan IC analysis and inspection labs,...
Tuesday 18 October 2022
IC inspection labs score record profits in 3Q22
Taiwan-based IC analysis and inspection labs including Materials Analysis Technology (MA-tek) and Integrated Service Technology (iST) and Materials have reported impressive profit...
Thursday 8 September 2022
IC inspection labs see demand for network chips remain strong
Taiwan's IC inspection and certification labs including Sporton International, Audix and BTL continue to enjoy strong demand for Wi-Fi and other network chips, with order visibility...
Wednesday 7 September 2022
MA-tek likely to post 20% revenue surge in 2022
IC analysis and certification lab Material Analysis Technology (MA-tek) is expected to post a 20% revenue surge in 2022, thanks to a strong pull-in of orders from foundries, according...
Thursday 11 August 2022
IC analysis and inspection demand robust for advanced-node chips, advanced packaging
Demand for materials analysis (MA) and reliability analysis (RA) services remains robust for chips built using advanced process manufacturing and advanced packaging, according to...
Thursday 4 March 2021
IC analyzer MA-tek raises quotes for short lead-time orders by 20-50%
IC analysis and certification lab Material Analysis Technology (MA-tek) has decided to raise quotes for short lead-time orders by 20-50%, particularly for surface analysis (SA) services,...