Thursday 24 November 2022
Renesas, Onsemi cutting backend orders for automotive ICs
Renesas and On Semiconductor (Onsemi) have started scaling back backend orders for their automotive chips in the fourth quarter of 2022, which may indicate the easing of automotive...
Tuesday 1 November 2022
ON Semiconductor to sell 200mm wafers to Japanese and US foundries under new strategic focus
Mercuria Holdings, a fund backed by the Development Bank of Japan and Japanese trading house Itochu will buy a 200mm wafer fab from US-based ON Semiconductor, according to Nikkei...
Thursday 5 May 2022
GF strikes US$117 million supply agreement with US Department of Defense
GlobalFoundries has announced a US$117 million agreement with the US Department of Defense (DoD) to provide a strategic supply of US-made semiconductors that are critical to national...
Friday 22 April 2022
Onsemi halts operations at Shanghai distribution center
On Semiconductor (Onsemi) has notified customers in a letter that the company has to shut down its Global Distribution Center in China, while closely managing supply-chain disruptions...
Tuesday 13 July 2021
TSMC mulls 28nm, 12/16nm process capacity expansion overseas
TSMC will soon disclose plans to build additional 28nm and 12/16nm process fabrication lines at new fabs, in addition to its Nanjing fab expansion, according to industry sources.
Thursday 25 February 2021
MOSFET prices poised to rise on worsening shortages
Prices for MOSFET chips are set to rise significantly in the months ahead thanks to worsening shortages arising from persistently tight 8-inch foundry capacity and rapid increases...
Tuesday 28 July 2020
GaN and SiC power semiconductor market evolving, says Omdia
The emerging market for silicon carbide (SiC) and gallium nitride (GaN) power semiconductors is rapidly evolving from a startup-dominated business to one led by large-established...
Tuesday 14 July 2020
CIS backend firms tap deeper into auto field with On-Semi, Sony
With major CMOS image sensor (CIS) vendors including On Semiconductor and Sony set to put increased focus on automotive applications, Taiwan-based backend houses including Tong Hsing...
Friday 29 May 2020
TI remains top analog IC supplier
With analog sales of US$10.2 billion and a 19% market share, Texas Instruments held a firm grip on its position as the leading supplier of analog devices in 2019, according to IC...
Monday 18 May 2020
Samsung, Globalfoundries to see growing threat from TSMC
TSMC has an over 50% of the global pure-play foundry market, and the establishment of its new US fab could pose a further threat to Samsung's foundry operations and Globalfoundries,...
Monday 30 December 2019
Tong Hsing, Kingpak to merge into heavyweight CIS packager in Taiwan
A heavyweight CMOS image sensor (CIS) packaging firm will be born in Taiwan soon, as Tong Hsing Electronic Industries, a handset CIS backend and wafer reconstruction specialist, has...
Wednesday 28 August 2019
What drives GF to file patent infringement lawsuits against TSMC?
The unexpected patent infringement lawsuits recently filed by Globalfoundries (GF) with courts in the US and Germany against Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is most...
Tuesday 23 April 2019
Globalfoundries, On Semi agree to transfer ownership of 300mm fab in New York
Globalfoundries and ON Semiconductor have entered into a definitive agreement for ON Semi to acquire a 300mm fab located in East Fishkill, New York, according to the companies.
Tuesday 12 March 2019
Backend firms KYEC, Kingpak and GEM to see sales buck seasonal trends in 1H19
King Yuan Electronics (KYEC), Kingpak Technology and GEM Services are expected to see their sales growth exceed the seasonal average in the first half of 2019, outperforming their...
Tuesday 19 February 2019
CIS backend firm Kingpak to post 10-15% revenue growth in 2019
CMOS image sensor (CIS) backend service provider Kingpak Technology is expected to enjoy revenue growth of 10-15% in 2019 with higher profits than year-ago levels, according to market...
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