Jenoptik invests in new system from ClassOne
September 10, 2020Jenoptik has invested in a new Solstice LT electroplating system from semiconductor equipment manufacturer ClassOne Technology. The new system will be used for manufacturing semiconductor material for high-power diode lasers at Jenoptik's semiconductor production facility in Berlin-Adlershof, Germany.
ClassOne's Solstice plating system selected for advanced MicroLEDs
August 06, 2020Semiconductor equipment manufacturer ClassOne Technology announces the sale of its Solstice GoldPro electroplating system to an unnamed developer of microLED technology for advanced applications.
LG Display to start mass-production in earnest at Guangzhou OLED panel plant
July 24, 2020LG Display says that it will start mass-production in earnest at its 8.5th generation (2,200mm x 2,500mm) OLED panel production plant in Guangzhou, China.
Taiwan edges South Korea as largest base for IC Wafer Capacity
July 15, 2020China's capacity expansion forecast to push the country into second place in the regional rankings in 2022, trailing only Taiwan in size, says IC Insights.
Taiwan edges South Korea as largest base for IC wafer capacity
June 25, 2020China capacity expansion forecast to push the country into second place in the regional rankings in 2022, trailing only Taiwan in size.
Gradual rebound or slight dip - two scenarios for global silicon wafer market sales
April 15, 2020Global silicon wafer market sales could dip if uncertainty surrounding the impact of COVID-19 to the semiconductor industry persists or climb on the strength of rebounding chip sales, SEMI says in a report that lays out two wafer market scenarios for the second half of 2020.
Axcelis receives its first order For Purion in Japan
April 03, 2020Axcelis Technologies, a supplier of high-productivity solutions for the semiconductor industry, says it has received an order to ship its first Purion system into Japan.
100 IC wafer fabs closed or repurposed since 2009
March 30, 2020The hardest hit are ≤200mm wafer fabs, 70% of the closures are found in Japan and North America.
Ferdinand-Braun-Institut taps ClassOne’s S4
March 18, 2020Montana's ClassOne Technology, global supplier of advanced electroplating systems for ≤200mm wafer processing, has sold its Solstice S4 system to Ferdinand-Braun-Institut (FBH).
JAVAD EMS picks up robotic soldering system
March 12, 2020In an effort to push forward into automation of its manufacturing processes, JAVAD EMS (JEMS) has installed a Hako HU-200 robotic soldering system at its Santa Clara facility.
GlobalFoundries & GlobalWafers sign MoU to increase capacity
February 25, 2020GlobalFoundries (GF) and GlobalWafers Co., Ltd. (GWC), have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop a long-term supply agreement for 300mm silicon-on-insulator (SOI) wafers.
5 semiconductor companies hold 53% of global wafer capacity
February 18, 2020The world’s top-five wafer capacity leaders each had capacity of more than 1,000,000 wafer starts per month, says IC Insights.
Amtech receives order from power semiconductor customer in Asia
February 07, 2020Amtech Systems says that its subsidiary, Bruce Technologies, Inc., has received a significant new order for its full 300mm clustered HTR diffusion furnace from a top-tier global power semiconductor customer in Asia. The furnace is expected to ship in fiscal Q1 2021.
memsstar ships MEMS production system to University of Freiburg
December 11, 2019memsstar Ltd., a provider of etch and deposition equipment to manufacturers of semiconductors and MEMS,has shipped its three-chamber ORBIS 3000 system for MEMS research and manufacturing to the Department of Microsystems Engineering (IMTEK) of the University of Freiburg, Germany.
STMicro completes acquisition of SiC wafer specialist Norstel
December 02, 2019STMicroelectronics has completed the full acquisition of Swedish silicon carbide (SiC) wafer manufacturer Norstel AB.
Taiwan semi foundry picks up ClassOne's Solstice
October 07, 2019Semiconductor equipment manufacturer ClassOne Technology has sold its Solstice electroplating system to Yee Wei Co., Ltd, a Taiwan-based semiconductor manufacturing foundry, for installation in the company’s Toufen City plant.
LG Display opens 8.5th generation OLED panel production plant
September 13, 2019LG Display continues to expand with the opening of its 8.5th generation (2,200mm x 2,500mm) OLED panel production plant in Guangzhou, China, with plans of producing 10 million large-size OLED panels a year.
Fabs valued at nearly $50 billion to start construction in 2020
September 13, 2019SEMI reports that investments in new fab projects starting construction in 2020 is expected to reach nearly USD 50 billion, up about USD 12 billion from 2019.
Samsung selects Optomec’s system for next-gen production
June 26, 2019Optomec, a supplier of production grade additive manufacturing systems for printed electronics, says that Samsung Electronics has commissioned an Aerosol Jet 5X System in its Printed Electronics Lab to enable next-generation electronics production.
IMT ups its capabilitiesLoad more news
June 12, 2019US-based MEMS foundry, Innovative Micro Technology (IMT), continues to upgrade its manufacturing capabilities at its in Santa Barbara, California facility.