Thursday 14 September 2023
Global fab equipment spending to return to growth in 2024
In 2023, global spending on fab equipment for front-end facilities is projected to decrease by 15% before rebounding with a 15% year-over-year increase in 2024, according to a recent...
Wednesday 13 September 2023
Network device makers see orders from Asia Pacific strengthen
Taiwan-based network device companies have seen a substantial pickup in customer orders from the Asia Pacific region, particularly India, since the second half of 2023, according...
Friday 8 September 2023
Regionalization of semiconductor supply chain preventing dominance by any single region, says Merck executive
The semiconductor supply chain that has long depended on global division of labor is shifting toward regionalization, making it very difficult for anyone to dominate it, according...
Wednesday 23 August 2023
Intel to establish advanced packaging fab in Malaysia
Intel has invested a total of US$8 billion in Malaysia, and is committing an additional US$6 billion for the construction of new semiconductor facilities there, including a 3D advanced...
Tuesday 22 August 2023
Global smartphone shipments to hit decade low in 2023
According to Counterpoint Research, 2023 is on track to be the worst year for global smartphone shipments in ten years.
Friday 11 August 2023
Cleanroom equipment maker Acter enjoys robust orders
Cleanroom and turnkey equipment provider Acter has orders exceeding NT$30 billion (US$944.9 million), which will sustain its performance over the next one to two years, according...
Tuesday 4 July 2023
Microchip stepping up investment in India
Microchip Technology has announced a multi-year initiative to invest approximately US$300 million in expanding its operations in India.
Monday 26 June 2023
European Chips Act yet to entice Samsung
Upon implementation of the European Chips Act, TSMC and Intel are enticed to make substantial investments in Europe, whereas Samsung Electronics maintains a wait-and-see attitude...
Thursday 18 May 2023
Tongwei dominates polysilicon industry
Tongwei, a Chinese manufacturer of polysilicon, has strengthened its position as the market leader worldwide. Bernreuter Research reports that in 2022, the company produced 1.6 times...
Wednesday 10 May 2023
Thinking Electronic expects gradual recovery in passive component market
A gradual recovery is expected to take place in the passive component market in the second half of 2023, according to circuit protection device specialist Thinking Electronic Indus...
Thursday 20 April 2023
TSMC sees another revenue drop in 2Q23
TSMC expects its second-quarter revenue in US dollar terms to register a sequential decline of 6.7% at the midpoint, with gross margin and operating margin estimated at 52–54%...
Wednesday 19 April 2023
Global smartphone market shows signs of stability with a 12% decline in 1Q23, says Canalys
The global smartphone market experienced a fifth consecutive quarter of decline, falling by 12% on year in the first quarter of 2023, according to Canalys.
Tuesday 18 April 2023
Two new chipmaking industry clusters taking shape in Japan
Japan is attempting to revitalize its chipmaking sector and strengthen related industry supply chains. Its current focus is on logic ICs. As a result of this strategy, two new chipmaking...
Thursday 6 April 2023
Gudeng expects over 40% revenue surge in 2023
Gudeng Precision Industrial, a semiconductor front-end equipment manufacturer, expects its revenue to exceed NT$6.5 billion (US$211.1 million) in 2023 and rise further to top the...
Thursday 6 April 2023
Samsung leads while BOE increases small medium AMOLED shipment market share in 2022
New research from Omdia indicates that in 2022, Samsung maintained its top position with 56% of the total market in terms of small medium size AMOLED market share, with BOE gradually...