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Thursday 15 September 2022
Topco Scientific to raise silicon wafer prices in 2023
Topco Scientific, which distributes silicon wafers, photoresists, and CMP slurry products to foundry houses, has disclosed that the prices of silicon wafers, particularly 12-inch...
Wednesday 14 September 2022
Taiwan IC equipment and materials makers urge more government support
Taiwan's semiconductor supply chains have been highly appreciated by major economies worldwide, but they need more policy and subsidy support from the government to grow stronger,...
Thursday 25 August 2022
SMIC founder reportedly sets up photomask materials firm in China
Richard Chang, who founded China's pure-play foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC), has reportedly orchestrated the establishment of a semiconductor photomask materials...
Friday 19 August 2022
TSMC fab toolmakers still on growth track
The second half of 2022 is set to be particularly weak for many high-tech businesses, but Taiwan-based fab toolmakers engaged in TSMC's supply chain remain on track for sales growth...
Wednesday 10 August 2022
Silicon wafer, leadframe demand remains strong
Market demand for silicon wafers, IC packaging leadframes, and other related process materials remains strong, and chipmaking materials distributors including Topco Scientific, Wah...
Tuesday 2 August 2022
OSATs see little drive from Chips Act for building US operations
Taiwan's OSATs may not move to set up plants in the US though the US Congress has approved the Chips and Science Act 2022, and instead will carry out capacity expansions at their...
Friday 22 July 2022
Silicon wafer demand remains strong, says GlobalWafers
Silicon wafer supplier GlobalWafers continues to see strong demand from its chipmaking customers who have yet to revise their LTA contracts, according to company chairperson Doris...
Monday 4 July 2022
TSMC, GlobalWafers play vital role in driving US semiconductor supply
Taiwan's top foundry TSMC and leading silicon wafer vendor GlobalWafers are playing crucial roles in helping the US rebooting its semiconductor supply, with the former constructing...
Wednesday 29 June 2022
China makers keen on expanding capacity for 12-inch silicon wafers
China-based silicon wafer makers are aggressively proceeding with capacity expansions for 12-inch offerings, which is expected to improve the country's semiconductor self-sufficiency,...
Tuesday 28 June 2022
GlobalWafers to build silicon wafer fab in Texas
Taiwan-based global semiconductor silicon wafer maker GlobalWafers has announced plans to build a 300mm silicon wafer fab in Sherman, Texas, which is the first of its kind in the...
Friday 24 June 2022
Taiwan chipmakers face challenge of rising electricity costs, says GlobalWafers
The ever-increasing electricity costs in Taiwan are prompting local chipmakers to diversify their manufacturing bases and no longer view Taiwan as a first-choice option, according...
Friday 24 June 2022
TSMC orders to buoy GPTC, Kinik in 2022
With TSMC ramping up its sub-5nm process and advanced packaging manufacturing capacities, Grand Process Technology (GPTC) and Kinik are both seen the visibility of orders from the...
Wednesday 22 June 2022
GlobalWafers on track to expand silicon wafer capacity
Eyeing promising long-term demand, silicon wafer supplier GlobalWafers is on track to carry out its capacity expansion plans, according to company chairperson Doris Hsu.
Monday 6 June 2022
China silicon wafer maker NSIG set to double capacity by 2024
China's National Silicon Industry Group (NSIG) has newly disclosed plans to expand production capacity for 12-inch silicon wafers at a total investment of CNY6.79 billion (US$1.017...
Thursday 5 May 2022
Silicon wafer shipments hit record high in 1Q22, SEMI says
Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments in the first quarter of 2022 surpassed the previous record high set in the third quarter of 2021, according to SEMI.