GF's East Fishkill site is now in the hands of onsemi
February 13, 2023onsemi has completed its acquisition of GlobalFoundries’ 300 mm East Fishkill (EFK), New York site and fabrication facility. The transaction added more than 1,000 technologists and engineers to the onsemi team.
ams Osram stands to benefit from Apple adopting micro LED
February 02, 2023According to TrendForce, Apple is expected to adopt Micro LED for its consumer electronic products in the close future.
Texas company moves all its manufacturing to Skywater
January 25, 2023VORAGO Technologies, a Austin, Texas-based high technology company providing radiation-hardened and extreme-temperature solutions, is moving all its manufacturing stateside in a strategic partnership with semiconductor foundry, Skywater Technology.
Total revenue of Top 10 IC design houses dropped 5% in Q3
December 15, 2022According to Trendforce, the total revenue of the global top 10 IC design houses for 3Q22 showed a QoQ drop of 5.3%. Broadcom returned to the number two spot in revenue ranking by overtaking Nvidia and AMD.
Foundries will see steeper revenue drop in 4Q22
December 08, 2022As orders for consumer semiconductor components undergo larger downward corrections foundries will see a steeper revenue drop in 4Q22, says TrendForce.
Global DRAM revenue for 3Q22 showed QoQ drop of almost 30%
November 18, 2022Global market intelligence firm TrendForce reports that for 3Q22, the revenue of the whole DRAM industry dropped by 28.9% QoQ to USD 18.19 billion.
onsemi’s Pocatello, Idaho fab has a new owner
November 02, 2022The 200mm fab has turned into new 180nm-capable pure-play foundry called LA Semiconductor.
Domestic fund buys Japanese onsemi fab
November 01, 2022Japanese investment firm Mercuria Investment will, together with Sangyo Sosei Advisory (SSA), and Fukuoka Capital Partners (FCP), acquire a Japanese wafer fab from US-based ON Semiconductor.
CMOS image sensors stall in ‘perfect storm’ of 2022
September 16, 2022Optoelectronics’ biggest product category is expected to suffer its first sales decline in 13 years because of a smartphone slump, low camera growth in handsets, and weak global economy, says update report
2022 will see a focus on 12-inch capacity expansion
June 23, 2022TrendForce says that global wafer foundry capacity will increase by approximately 14% annually in 2022.
Strong growth in wafer capacity for image sensors expected
June 13, 2022Global installed capacity for image sensors was one million 200mm-equivalent wafers per month at the end of 2021. According to a new Global Wafer Capacity 2022 report from Knometa Research, image sensor capacity is forecasted to increase by 13% in 2022.
Top 10 IC design companies revenue reached $39.43B in 1Q22
June 09, 2022According to the latest TrendForce statistics, the top ten IC designers worldwide posted a combined revenue of USD 39.43 billion in 1Q22, or 44% growth YoY.
onsemi’s South Portland wafer fab is now in Diodes hands
June 06, 2022Diodes Incorporated has completed the transaction to acquire onsemi’s wafer fabrication facility and operations located in South Portland, Maine (SPFAB).
Semiconductor growth still seen at 11% despite 2022 headwinds
June 02, 2022New quarterly update shows higher gains in microprocessors and power discretes this year, but lowers sales increases in optoelectronics while the global economy faces greater risks, according to a new report from IC Insights.
What does Intel gain from acquiring Tower? – Quite a lot
May 03, 2022On February 15, Intel officially confirmed that it will acquire Tower Semiconductor, the industry’s ninth largest foundry, for USD 5.4 billion. But, what kind of capacity gain comes with acquiring the ninth biggest player in the field?
Axcelis ships multiple systems to Asian CMOS companies
March 17, 2022Axcelis Technologies says it has shipped multiple Purion VXE high energy systems to multiple CMOS image sensor manufacturers located in Asia.
UMC expands with new 22nm wafer fab in Singapore
February 24, 2022Taiwan’s United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) says it is investing USD 5 billion in a new wafer fab in Singapore. The new capacity is scheduled to come online in 2024 as the company aims to help alleviate the current chip shortage.
Intel's acquisition of Tower – two birds with one stone
February 16, 2022Intel officially confirmed on February 15 that it will acquire Israeli foundry Tower Semiconductor for nearly USD 6 billion, and the deal will likely contribute to the growth of Intel’s foundry business if it closes successfully, TrendForce reports.
GlobalFoundries closed 2021 with a 36% revenue increaseLoad more news
February 09, 2022The semiconductor foundry managed to capitalise on the unprecedented demand for semiconductor solutions as it reports revenues of USD 6.6 billion for 2021, a 36% YoY growth.