570 news items tagged semiconductor equipment
ASML, Applied hiring talent in TaiwanThursday 6 May 2021
Semiconductor equipment vendors ASML and Applied Materials have been hiring talent for their local operations in Taiwan.
Semiconductor equipment billings log record high for 3rd consecutive monthTuesday 27 April 2021
North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted US$3.27 billion in billings worldwide in March 2021 (three-month average basis), a record high for the third consecutive...
Global semiconductor equipment sales hit record high in 2020, says SEMIWednesday 14 April 2021
Worldwide sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment surged 19% from US$59.8 billion in 2019 to a new all-time high of US$71.2 billion in 2020, according to SEMI.
IC equipment vendor KLA to boost local team in TaiwanTuesday 30 March 2021
US-based semiconductor equipment vendor KLA is looking to beef up its operations in Taiwan with plans to hire an additional 100 staff this year.
Chipmaking equipment and materials suppliers looking to beef up operations in TaiwanTuesday 30 March 2021
Japan-based semiconductor equipment vendor Tokyo Electron is reportedly eyeing the acquisition of a 6-inch wafer fab in Taiwan that has been put up on sale, while fellow companies...
Semiconductor equipment billings set another record highWednesday 24 March 2021
North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted US$3.14 billion in billings worldwide in February 2021 (three-month average basis), logging a record high for the...
Scientech to post double-digit revenue growth in 2021Friday 12 March 2021
Scientech, a provider of silicon wafer reclaim services and chipmaking equipment, is expected to post a double-digit revenue increase in 2021, according to market sources.
ASML to hire more engineers in TaiwanThursday 11 March 2021
Semiconductor equipment vendor ASML has disclosed plans to recruit an additional 600 engineers in Taiwan this year.
Japan fab toolmaker eyeing Macronix 6-inch fab for acquisitionThursday 11 March 2021
A Japan-based semiconductor equipment vendor is looking to acquire Macronix International's 6-inch wafer fab in Taiwan that has been put on sale, reportedly eyeing a closer tie with...
TEEIA urges government to support development of semiconductor equipmentMonday 8 March 2021
Taiwan Electronic Equipment Industry Association (TEEIA) has called on the government to make policies and laws to promote development of a local semiconductor equipment manufacturing...
Semiconductor equipment billings hit record high in January 2021Tuesday 23 February 2021
Billings among North American manufacturers of semiconductor production equipment topped US$3 billion in January 2021, according to SEMI.
IC, materials distributors embracing strong 1Q21Wednesday 17 February 2021
IC and materials distributors have reported strong revenue results for January 2021 and will experience a particularly strong first quarter this year thanks to downstream clients...
Semiconductor equipment billings increase in DecemberTuesday 26 January 2021
Billings among North American manufacturers of semiconductor production equipment grew 2.6% sequentially and 7.6% on year in December 2020, according to SEMI.
PCB equipment maker Taliang sees capacity fully booked through 3Q21Friday 15 January 2021
Taiwan-based PCB equipment maker Taliang Technology has seen its production capacity fully booked through late third-quarter 2021, and will manage to flexibly adjust its production...
IC materials distributors see clear order visibility through 1H21Tuesday 12 January 2021
Semiconductor equipment and materials distributors including Wah Lee Industrial and Niching Industrial have seen clear order visibility for specialty chemicals, equipment components,...
TSMC equipment and materials suppliers to embrace strong 2021Friday 8 January 2021
Semiconductor equipment and materials suppliers of TSMC are poised to embrace a strong first quarter of 2021, and they are also optimistic about their sales prospects this year, according...
IC equipment distributor Spirox returning to profitability in 2020Thursday 24 December 2020
Taiwan-based Spirox, which distributes packaging and testing equipment, expects to return to profitability in 2020 with shipments likely to ramp up quarter by quarter in 2021.
Semiconductor equipment billings drop in NovemberMonday 21 December 2020
November billings among North American manufacturers of semiconductor production equipment slipped by another 1.4% sequentially but stayed above US$2 billion, according to SEMI.
IC equipment maker GP optimistic about 2021Friday 18 December 2020
Taiwan-based Group Up Industrial (GP), which specializes in PCB dry process and other semiconductor equipment, has seen clear order visibility through the second quarter of 2021 and...
Growth ahead for semiconductor equipment marketTuesday 15 December 2020
Global sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment by original equipment manufacturers are projected to increase 16% compared to US$59.6 billion in 2019 and register a new industry...
NOR flash to be in short supply with prices to rise 5% in 1H21Monday 14 December 2020
NOR flash chips supply is expected to fall short of demand by 5% in 2021, and their quotes are estimated to rise 5% in the next two quarters amid overall inventory level falling significantly,...
Semiconductor equipment billings surge 30% in 3Q20, says SEMIThursday 3 December 2020
Global semiconductor equipment billings increased 30% on year and 16% sequentially to US$19.4 billion in the third quarter of 2020, according to SEMI.
Semiconductor equipment billings slip in OctoberFriday 20 November 2020
October billings among North American manufacturers of semiconductor production equipment slipped 3.7% sequentially but stayed above US$2 billion, according to SEMI.
North American semi equipment industry billings post another growthMonday 26 October 2020
September billings among North American manufacturers of semiconductor production equipment registered sequential growth for the third consecutive month.
Foxsemicon breaks ground for new plant in northern TaiwanFriday 16 October 2020
Semiconductor equipment maker Foxsemicon Integrated Technology, an affiliate of the Foxconn Group, broke ground for a smart manufacturing plant in Chunan of northern Taiwan on October...