530 news items tagged SEMI
Top 5 share of semi industry capex to set new record in 2019Wednesday 6 November 2019
The share of semiconductor industry capital spending held by the top-5 companies (Samsung, Intel, TSMC, SK Hynix and Micron) is forecast to reach an all-time high of 68% this year,...
Global MEMS and sensors fab capacity to grow 25% through 2023, SEMI reportsFriday 1 November 2019
Total worldwide installed capacity for MEMS and sensors fabs is forecast to grow 25% to 4.7 million 200mm equivalent wafers per month from 2018 to 2023, driven by explosive demand...
Lite-On Semi shareholders OK acquisition by DiodesMonday 28 October 2019
Shareholders of Lite-On Semiconductor, a maker of discrete and analog semiconductor devices, have approved an acquisition proposal made by US-based Diodes.
Semiconductor equipment billings slip to 5-month lowWednesday 23 October 2019
Billings among North American manufacturers of semiconductor production equipment slipped below US$2 billion reaching a five-month low in September, according to SEMI.
Diodes takeover of Lite-On Semi faces pressure from ChinaFriday 18 October 2019
Diodes' planned takeover of Lite-On Semiconductor has gained regulatory approvals in the US and Taiwan, but China's regulatory body has recently claimed that both firms have failed...
Win Semi 3Q19 revenues beat guidanceTuesday 8 October 2019
GaAs foundry Win Semiconductors' third-quarter 2019 revenues climbed over 40% sequentially, beating its estimate of about 30% growth, due partly to strong demand for compound semiconductor...
Wafer shipments to resume growth in 2020, says SEMIWednesday 2 October 2019
Total wafer shipments in 2019 are expected to decline 6% from last year's historic high, with growth resuming in 2020 and shipments reaching a new high in 2022, according to SEMI.
Semiconductor equipment billings stay above US$2 billion in AugustFriday 20 September 2019
Billings among North American manufacturers of semiconductor production equipment dropped both sequentially and on year in August 2019, but stayed above US$2 billion, according to...
Memory market expected to rebound in 2020Wednesday 18 September 2019
The emerging AI, IoT and 5G applications will be stimulating related chip and component demand, with a rebound likely to take place in the memory market next year, according to market...
Semiconductors to regain growth after 2019 declineTuesday 17 September 2019
The global semiconductor market sales are forecast to increase 5-7% in 2020 following a decline this year, according to SEMI.
Win Semi to expand GaAs wafer production capacity in 2Q20Tuesday 17 September 2019
GaAs foundry Win Semiconductors plans to expand production capacity by around 5,000 6-inch wafers monthly in the second quarter of 2020 to meet ever-increasing compound semiconductor...
Semicon Taiwan 2019 to open with 700 exhibitorsMonday 16 September 2019
The annual Semicon Taiwan tradeshow will take place in Taipei from September 18-20, with this year's theme focusing on cutting-edge technologies enabling the semiconductor industry...
Fabs valued at nearly US$50 billion to start construction in 2020, says SEMIMonday 16 September 2019
Investments in new fab projects starting construction in 2020 are expected to reach nearly US$50 billion, up about US$12 billion from 2019, according to SEMI.
Taiwan semiconductor foundry sector, 2Q19Thursday 12 September 2019
With global market demand on a moderate increase in second-quarter 2019, Taiwan-based semiconductor foundries showed recovery. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), United...
Memory forecast to account for 43% of total 2019 semi spending, says IC InsightsWednesday 11 September 2019
Capex spending for memory ICs was the driving factor behind strong increases in industry-wide capex spending over the past two years. Most of those upgrades and expansion plans are...
Win Semi August revenues hit record for 2nd straight monthFriday 6 September 2019
GaAs foundry Win Semiconductors has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.09 billion (US$66.6 million) for August 2019, hitting a monthly record for the second consecutive month.
300mm fab equipment spending to seesaw, says SEMIWednesday 4 September 2019
Spending on 300mm fab equipment will slowly recover in 2020 after the 2019 downturn and take off in 2021 to log a new record high topping US$60 billion, only to lag again in 2022...
Taiwan semi foundry sector to see growth in 2H19, says Digitimes ResearchMonday 26 August 2019
According to Digitimes Research's observation, with global market demand on a moderate increase in second-quarter 2019, Taiwan-based semiconductor foundries showed recovery. Taiwan...
North America semi equipment industry billings up slightly, says SEMIFriday 23 August 2019
Billings among North American manufacturers of semiconductor production equipment grew slightly on month, but posted a year-over-year decline for the 9th consecutive month in July,...
Diodes to acquire Lite-On SemiFriday 9 August 2019
Diodes and Lite-On Semiconductor (LSC) have entered into an agreement that provides for the acquisition of the Taiwan-based discrete and analog chipmaker by the US vendor, according...
Win Semi posts record July revenuesWednesday 7 August 2019
GaAs foundry Win Semiconductors saw revenues climb 12.83% on month and 44.03% on year to a record high of NT$2 billion (US$63.4 million) in July, thanks to a ramp-up in demand for...
Win Semi expects 30% revenue growth in 3Q19Wednesday 31 July 2019
GaAs IC foundry Win Semiconductors expects to post an around 30% sequential increase in third-quarter revenues, with a higher gross margin.
Semiconductor equipment billings stay above US$2 billion in JuneFriday 26 July 2019
Billings among North American manufacturers of semiconductor production equipment dropped on both sequential and on-year bases in June 2019 but stayed above US$2 billion, according...
Silicon wafer area shipments drop to 6-quarter lowWednesday 24 July 2019
Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments fell to a six-quarter low of 2.983 billion square inches in the second quarter of 2019, according to SEMI.
Semi content in electronic systems to drop to 26.4% in 2019, says IC InsightsThursday 18 July 2019
The 2019 global electronic systems market will grow 4% to US$1,680 billion, but the worldwide semiconductor market is expected to drop by 12% this year to US$443.8 billion after exceeding...
SEMICON West 2006 opens
Photo: Stephen Taylor, DigiTimes.com, Wednesday 12 July 2006
SEMI China director of market research Samuel Ni speaking at SEMICON West
Photo: Stephen Taylor, DigiTimes.com, Wednesday 12 July 2006
SEMI president and CEO Stanley T Myers speaks at SEMICON West 2006
Photo: Stephen Taylor, DigiTimes.com, Tuesday 11 July 2006