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Tuesday 10 August 2021
Silicon wafer suppliers expanding capacity slowly
Capacity expansions at silicon wafer suppliers are proceeding at a pace that may not be able to keep up with foundries' aggressive capacity expansion plans, according to market sou...
Wednesday 5 May 2021
GlobalWafers expects silicon wafer demand to stay robust through 2023
Taiwan-based GlobalWafers has reported sequential growths in first-quarter shipments for silicon wafers of all sizes, and expects sales momentum to stay strong through 2023.
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...
Tuesday 16 June 2020
Formosa Sumco to run at nearly full capacity in 3Q20, says report
Formosa Sumco Technology (FST), which ships silicon wafers to mainly Taiwan- and China-based logic and memory foundries, is expected to see its production lines run at nearly full...
Tuesday 19 May 2020
Top silicon wafer makers post revenue falls in 1Q20, says Digitimes Research
High inventory levels at clients in late 2019 and the coronavirus outbreak early this year combined to send first-quarter 2020 revenues of the world's top-2 silicon wafer suppliers...
Friday 6 December 2019
TSMC to kick off 3nm process manufacturing in 2022
TSMC is firmly on track to move 5nm process technology to commercial production in the first half of 2020 and will kick off production of chips built using a newer 3nm process node...
Friday 15 November 2019
VIA provides advanced AI technology to Formosa Sumco
VIA has announced that Formosa Sumco Technology (FST) has adopted its AI technologies to improve process management and production of high quality silicon wafers. By integrating image...
Tuesday 12 November 2019
Silicon wafer makers see chipmakers reluctant to strike LTA contracts
Silicon wafer manufacturers have seen their clients become more reluctant to sign long-term agreements (LTA) particularly those for 8-inch and smaller size products, according to...
Tuesday 9 July 2019
Semiconductor supply chain needs at least 3 months to digest inventory
It will take at least three months for global semiconductor inventories to be digested while semiconductor supply chain players are still plagued by overcapacity and clients' conservative...
Friday 14 June 2019
Formosa Sumco strives to expand customer base
Formosa Sumco Technology (FST) will be striving to grow its customer base in China and other non-Taiwan markets, according to the Taiwan-based silicon wafer supplier.
Tuesday 28 May 2019
Formosa Sumco warns of silicon wafer market oversupply, says report
Formosa Sumco Technology (FST), a Taiwan-based manufacturer of 8- and 12-inch semiconductor silicon wafers, believes the silicon wafer market will enter into a state of oversupply...
Friday 30 November 2018
Formosa Sumco to continue running at full capacity in 1Q19, report says
Formosa Sumco Technology (FST), a Taiwan-based manufacturer of 8- and 12-inch semiconductor silicon wafers, is expected to continue running at full capacity in the first quarter of...
Friday 7 September 2018
Sumco halts production after quake hits Hokkaido
Semiconductor silicon wafer provider Sumco has suspended production at its local plant in Hokkaido, Japan where a magnitude-6.7 earthquake hit on September 6 causing landslides and...
Tuesday 14 August 2018
China new fabs to join competition for foundry orders in late 2018
As most of the 12-inch wafer foundry fabs built in China in 2016-2017 will kick off commercial run in late 2018, China's combined monthly foundry capacities at 12-inch fabs will surge...
Tuesday 26 June 2018
GlobalWafers to run at full capacity through 2020
GlobalWafers has enjoyed robust 12- and 8-inch silicon wafer demand, while having its supply of 6-inch wafers fall far short of demand, according to company chairperson Doris Hsu.