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Monday 25 January 2021
GlobalWafers raises bid to acquire Siltronic
GlobalWafers has announced that the price for its tender offer to all Siltronic shareholders has been increased to EUR145 (US$176.53) per share.
Wednesday 6 January 2021
Foundries see clearer order visibility for automotive chips
Foundries including TSMC, United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) have seen the visibility of orders for automotive chips extended to the end...
Wednesday 30 December 2020
Chip demand for automotive electronics gaining momentum
Chip demand for automotive electronics applications has been ramping up significantly since the fourth quarter of 2020 along with the gradual recovery of global car sales, which is...
Tuesday 29 December 2020
GlobalWafers to raise spot quotes for silicon wafers
GlobalWafers has run all its production lines for 12-, 8- and 6-inch silicon wafers at full capacity, according to company chairperson Doris Hsu. The silicon wafer supplier plans...
Friday 11 December 2020
Six-inch silicon wafer demand ramping up
Taiwan-based silicon wafer manufacturers including GlobalWafers and Wafer Works have seen orders for 6-inch wafers ramp up and fill their factory capacities, according to industry...
Tuesday 1 December 2020
GlobalWafers to enhance manufacturing capability with Siltronic acquisition
Acquiring Siltronic will boost GlobalWafers' 12-inch silicon wafer capacity and enhance the Taiwan-based company's manufacturing capability with Siltronic's gallium nitride-on-silicon...
Monday 30 November 2020
GlobalWafers in talks to acquire Siltronic
Germany-based Siltronic has disclosed it is in advanced, near to final discussions to enter into a business combination agreement with Taiwan-based GlobalWafers.
Tuesday 24 November 2020
Demand for 8-inch and smaller silicon wafers rebounds
Semiconductor-grade silicon wafer makers, mainly GlobalWafers, Formosa Sumco Technology (FST) and Wafer Works, have seen demand for 8-inch and smaller models sharply rebound since...
Tuesday 24 November 2020
Eight-inch foundry quotes to rise up to 40% in 2021
Pure-play foundries including Globalfoundries, United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) have raised their 8-inch foundry quotes by 10-15% in the...
Wednesday 4 November 2020
GlobalWafers runs 12- and 8-inch wafer production at full capacity
GlobalWafers will sustain full capacity utilization for its 12- and 8-inch wafer production lines at least throughout the end of 2020, with its 6-inch wafer capacity over 70% utilized,...
Wednesday 4 November 2020
Global silicon wafer shipments slip in 3Q20, says SEMI
Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments contracted 0.5% to 3.135 billion square inches in the third quarter of 2020 compared to the second quarter, but registered a 6.9% increase from...
Friday 30 October 2020
PSI, Kinik secure stable orders from TSMC
Taiwan-based Phoenix Silicon International (PSI) and Kinik, providers of silicon wafer reclaim services, have both obtained orders from TSMC for 5nm and more advanced process manufacturing,...
Thursday 15 October 2020
Global silicon wafer shipments on track for growth
Global silicon wafer shipments are set to increase 2.4% on year in 2020 after falling 6.9% in 2019, with growth continuing in 2021 and 2022, according to SEMI.
Wednesday 7 October 2020
China semi industry development taking shape, says former Tsinghua Unigroup executive
The development of China's homegrown semiconductor industry is taking shape, according to Charles Kau, who has just resigned as executive VP of global operations for Tsinghua Unigr...
Monday 14 September 2020
Formosa Sumco revenue falls to 7-month low
Formosa Sumco Technology (FST), which ships silicon wafers to mainly Taiwan- and China-based logic and memory foundries, has reported August revenue fell 7.7% sequentially to a 7-month...