Friday 12 April 2024
Tokyo Electron to nearly double R&D expenditures over five years
Tokyo Electron plans to ramp up its R&D spending over five years. This move comes as cutting-edge chip manufacturing tools become increasingly vital for the development of next-generation...
Tuesday 23 January 2024
Japan-based semiconductor equipment suppliers thrive with increased demand in China and generative AI
Major Japan-based semiconductor equipment saw their market capitalization more than double in 2023, with other suppliers reporting nearly doubling of their market valuations, highlighting...
Monday 11 December 2023
AI and EVs sustain an otherwise weak semiconductor market, according to Japanese equipment makers
The performance of the consumer electronics market, driven by smartphones, has been poor, dragging down the recovery speed of the semiconductor industry, which may be delayed until...
Tuesday 31 October 2023
TSMC, Samsung lead the way in Taiwan invention patent applications
TSMC filed the most invention patent applications in Taiwan in the third quarter of 2023, with 443 cases, topping the domestic list for the same period for eight consecutive years,...
Thursday 17 August 2023
Samsung said to mass produce over-300-layer 3D NAND chips in 2024 with double-stack process
To solidify its leading position in the NAND flash market, Samsung Electronics reportedly plans to again utilize a double-stack technology for manufacturing 3D NAND over 300 layers,...
Friday 11 August 2023
Strong demands from China partially offset Tokyo Electron's falling sales
Tokyo Electron suffered from the weak consumer electronics market when semiconductor companies slowed their capital expenditure plans in this transitional period. Meanwhile, China...
Monday 24 July 2023
Semiconductor equipment giants expanding investments in Taiwan to better serve TSMC ecosystem
TSMC's latest development roadmaps show its advanced manufacturing process technology will remain rooted in Taiwan, with not only its 2nm chip plant already under construction in...
Friday 21 July 2023
Tokyo Electron: AI chip equipment demand will boom in 1H24
Japanese semiconductor equipment maker Tokyo Electron (TEL) pointed out that the trend of generative AI like ChatGPT has already driven the demand for semiconductor equipment. Despite...
Tuesday 18 July 2023
Fab toolmakers see orders contract
Semiconductor equipment suppliers are experiencing a decline in customer orders, which may limit their growth in the second half of this year, according to industry sources.
Friday 14 July 2023
TEL sees robust equipment demand for generative AI and datacenter apps
Semiconductor demand is expected to enter a recovery phase in the second half of 2023 while inventory adjustments will remain the key for progress, Toshiki Kawai, president of Japan's...
Thursday 13 July 2023
Chinese IC equipment maker AMEC wins lawsuit against Lam Research
China's leading semiconductor equipment maker Advanced Micro-fabrication Equipment (AMEC) recently has announced its winning a final court judgment in Shanghai in a lawsuit involving...
Wednesday 28 June 2023
Japanese IC equipment makers see increased China-bound shipments for mature process apps
Japanese suppliers of semiconductor materials and equipment have shown mixed business performances under stricter restrictions on exports of advanced equipment and materials to China,...
Tuesday 6 June 2023
How will Japan fab tool curbs impact Chinese semiconductor players?
Japan has officially announced that it will tighten controls on exports of 23 types of semiconductor equipment to China starting July 23. How the new trade curbs will impact Chinese...
Monday 17 April 2023
ASML reportedly sees first big EUV equipment order cut from TSMC
ASML reportedly has seen the first cutback in orders for EUV equipment from TSMC, its largest customer, which market insiders speculate is on track to slash such orders by over 40%...
Tuesday 11 April 2023
Japanese semiconductor equipment makers worse hit by export controls than western peers
Japan is set to officially tighten export controls on 23 semiconductor equipment items to China, starting in July, following the US-led containment against Chinese semiconductor industry...
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