Tuesday 12 December 2023
Global semiconductor equipment sales to reach record US$124 billion in 2025, says SEMI
Global sales of total semiconductor manufacturing equipment by original equipment manufacturers are forecast to reach US$100 billion in 2023, a contraction of 6.1% from the industry...
Monday 4 December 2023
Global semiconductor equipment billings decrease in 3Q23, says SEMI
Global semiconductor equipment billings fell 11% year on year to US$25.6 billion in the third quarter of 2023, while quarterly billings slipped 1%, according to SEMI.
Friday 1 December 2023
FitTech steps up laser processing and compound semi testing deployment
FitTech, a provider of LED probing, testing, and sorting equipment, has expanded its footprint in new industries such as compound semiconductor and laser diode testing, where it anticipates...
Thursday 16 November 2023
Global semiconductor manufacturing industry on track for 4Q23 recovery
The worldwide semiconductor manufacturing sector will recover in the fourth quarter of 2023, according to a report co-authored by SEMI and TechInsights, laying the groundwork for...
Thursday 16 November 2023
SEMI releases cybersecurity reference architecture for semiconductor manufacturing environment
The importance of the semiconductor industry to Taiwan and the world continues to grow. To help the industry strengthen cybersecurity defense, SEMI, the global industry association...
Thursday 2 November 2023
Global semiconductor sales increase 6% in 3Q23
Worldwide sales of semiconductors for the third quarter of 2023 totaled US$134.7 billion, up 6.3% sequentially but down 4.5% on year, according to the latest Semiconductor Industry...
Friday 27 October 2023
Global silicon wafer shipments to bounce back in 2024
SEMI predicts that global shipments of silicon wafers will decline by 14% in 2023, followed by a recovery in 2024, as demand for wafers and semiconductors recovers and inventory levels...
Wednesday 27 September 2023
SEMI SCC issues first whitepaper to provide comprehensive sustainability data on semiconductor ecosystem
The SEMI Semiconductor Climate Consortium (SCC) issued its first report of the semiconductor ecosystem's greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions profile, an in-depth analysis of the semiconductor...
Wednesday 20 September 2023
Global 200mm fabs to reach record high capacity by 2026, says SEMI
Semiconductor manufacturers worldwide are projected to increase 200mm fab capacity by 14% from 2023 through 2026, adding 12 new 200mm fabs as the industry reaches a record high of...
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 6 September 2023
IC design houses expect demand recovery in 2H24
IC design houses are bracing for a particularly weak second half of 2023, but expect customer demand to recover substantially in the second half of 2024.
Friday 18 August 2023
Global semiconductor industry on track for 2024 recovery despite near-term headwinds
With sequential IC sales declines beginning to moderate, the global semiconductor industry appears to be nearing the end of a downcycle and is expected to begin recovering in 2024,...
Tuesday 1 August 2023
Win Semi loss narrows in 2Q23
GaAs foundry Win Semiconductors saw its loss shrink significantly in the second quarter of 2023, when its fab utilization rates rebounded to around 40%.
Friday 28 July 2023
SEMI: Worldwide silicon wafer shipments rise in 2Q23
Worldwide silicon wafer shipments increased 2.0% quarter-over-quarter to 3,331 million square inches in the second quarter of 2023, down 10.1% from the 3,704 million square inches...
Monday 17 July 2023
Global semiconductor equipment sales poised for strong rebound in 2024
Worldwide sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment by original equipment manufacturers are expected to rebound to US$87.4 billion in 2024, from a projected 18.6% decline to...