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Monday 6 February 2023
STMicro may join Foxconn-Vedanta for proposed wafer fab in India
Foxconn and Vedanta, an applicant for India's nearly US$10-billion semiconductor and display fab incentive scheme, are reportedly introducing STMicroelectronics to join them as their...
Wednesday 1 February 2023
Samsung sticks to non-artificial production cut despite poor memory sales
Samsung Electronics has reiterated its policy of non-artificial production cut and will keep its 2023 capex budget unchanged at the 2022 level, aiming to boost its cost competitiveness...
Thursday 26 January 2023
Japan chip development policy highlights security and revitalization
The Japanese government has set its semiconductor development policy based on two major principles - security and revitalization, shifting from relying entirely on domestic companies...
Friday 13 January 2023
China SiC device maker Inventchip gets new funds for capacity expansion
Driven by growing market demand for SiC components for EV applications, China's SIC semiconductor specialist Inventchip Technology has recently completed its Pre-B round of financing,...
Thursday 12 January 2023
New CR Micro fab and backend site in Chongqing kicks off operations
China Resources Microelectronics (CR Micro) has kickstarted the operations of its new 12-inch fab and an advanced backend site in Chongqing, China, according to sources at the Chinese...
Thursday 12 January 2023
PSMC to help India build wafer fab, says chairman
As India joins countries offering lucrative incentives to attract semiconductor companies, PSMC (Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing Corp) chairman Frank Huang disclosed the company...
Friday 23 December 2022
TI opens new 12-inch fab in US
Texas Instruments (TI) has recently kicked off production for analog and embedded products at its LFAB fab in the US state of Utah, the 12-inch wafer fab TI acquired from memory chipmaker...
Monday 12 December 2022
TSMC may see revenue fall 10-15%, 7nm capacity utilization slip to 50% in 1Q23
TSMC is estimated to experience a 10-15% sequential revenue fall for the first quarter of 2023, driven by a significant shrinkage in new orders for the first half of the year, and...
Friday 9 December 2022
New TSMC fab in US has in-house capability of IC analysis and verification
TSMC's new advanced wafer fab in the US will be capable of providing IC materials analysis and verification in-house, according to sources at Taiwan IC analysis and inspection labs,...
Thursday 8 December 2022
Wafer Works optimistic about industrial and automotive use, plans to build 12-inch wafer fab
Semiconductor wafer fab Wafer Works is positive about the development potential of the industrial and automotive markets and is actively planning to build a 12-inch wafer fab. The...
Tuesday 6 December 2022
China startup foundry Wingskysemi moves in first ASML lithography machine
Wingskysemi, a wholly owned semiconductor subsidiary of China's major EMS provider Wingtech Technology, has recently completed the move-in of its first ASML lithography machine at...
Thursday 10 November 2022
Hsinchu Science Park to acquire land in Longtan for new TSMC fab
Taiwan's Hsinchu Science Park (HSP) will complete the acquisition of land in Longtan, Taoyuan, in the northern part of Taiwan, for TSMC's new 1nm wafer fab within two years, according...
Thursday 3 November 2022
TSMC puts capacity expansion focus on 3nm capacity, US fab
TSMC has put its capacity expansion focus on 3nm process manufacturing and the foundry's advanced wafer fab in the US, according to sources at fab toolmakers.
Friday 30 September 2022
SMIC breaks ground for new 12-inch fab in Tianjin
China's top pure-play foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has recently broken ground for a new 12-inch wafer fab in Tianjin, expecting to have a monthly capacity...
Friday 19 August 2022
SMIC to keep long-term capacity expansion plans unchanged
China's top foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC) has decided not to change its long-term capacity expansion plans despite volatile market environments, sparking...
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