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Tuesday 20 June 2017
GlobalWafers teaming up with Ferrotec to expand 8-inch wafer supply
Taiwan-based GlobalWafers is teaming up with Ferrotec to ramp up new 8-inch wafer capacity, according to company chairperson Doris Hsu.
Monday 15 May 2017
Sumco says new capacity to arrive in 2019
Sumco expects its additional new capacity to come online in 2019 at the earliest, according to the Japan-based silicon wafer vendor, adding that it will enhance and optimize its existing...
Thursday 11 May 2017
Sumco lowering wafer shipments to XMC, say sources
Sumco has reportedly cut its wafer shipments to Wuhan Xinxin Semiconductor Manufacturing (XMC), and given priority to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), Intel and...
Tuesday 25 April 2017
Silicon wafer suppliers seeking long-term contracts
Silicon wafer suppliers have advised their semiconductor customers to sign long-term contracts amid tight supply, according to industry sources.
Tuesday 13 December 2016
Commentary: Silicon wafer industry headed for consolidation
With Siltronic reportedly drawing interest from China's state-backed industry group, the global silicon wafer industry is expected to go through a period of consolidation in 2017.
Monday 6 February 2012
Topco expects flat growth in 1Q12 sales
Topco Scientific, which distributes semiconductor materials and equipment, has said it is cautious about the business outlook for the first quarter of 2012, citing the uncertain macroeconomic...
Friday 3 February 2012
FST, SAS, Wafer Works expected to benefit from closure of Sumco silicon wafer factories
Japan-based Sumco will reorganize its business operations closing a 12-inch and an 8-inch semiconductor silicon wafer factory in Japan. The closures are expected to benefit Taiwan-based...
Friday 3 February 2012
Sumco to close plants, cut workforce
Japan-based Sumco, the world's second-largest supplier of wafers used to produce semiconductors and solar cells, has unveiled measures to realign its manufacturing operations for...
Tuesday 28 June 2011
Formosa Sumco to hike 3Q11 wafer quotes by 10-20%
Formosa Sumco Technology (FST), a major producer of 8- and 12-inch silicon wafers in Taiwan, has unveiled plans to raise quotes for the third quarter of 2011 by 10-20%. FST noted...
Friday 15 April 2011
Formosa Sumco gearing up for capacity expansion
Formosa Sumco Technology (FST) has revealed plans to expand its capacity for 12-inch silicon wafers to 300,000 units a month from the present 180,000. New capacity is scheduled to...
Thursday 14 April 2011
Korea, Taiwan chipmakers turn to local wafer producers for support
Korea- and Taiwan-based foundry houses and memory-IC manufacturers have obtained support from their local producers of blank silicon wafers as failure of supplies from Japan still...
Wednesday 23 March 2011
DRAM contract prices up 3% in 2H March
Contract prices for DRAM memory received a boost in the second half of March 2011, amid concerns about a potential wafer shortage stemming from Japan's recent earthquake.
Friday 18 March 2011
Nanya says no supply fears
There is growing concern that upstream materials and wafer supplies could be limited in the aftermath of the earthquake in Japan. Nanya Technology, however, does not anticipate any...
Wednesday 16 March 2011
DRAM makers hold 1-2 months of wafer inventory
DRAM chipmakers currently have one to two months of wafer inventory, industry sources estimate, adding that there should be no interruptions in their supplies between March and April...
Monday 22 March 2010
12-inch wafer prices to rise 10-20% in 2Q10
Foundry chipmakers including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) have been informed by their upstream suppliers that average...