Qualcomm deepens its ties with GlobalFoundries
August 09, 2022GlobalFoundries and Qualcomm say they are more than doubling their existing long-term semiconductor manufacturing agreement.
Green light for the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022
July 29, 2022The United States House of Representatives has passed the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022. A decision applauded by SEMI. The bill provides a 25% tax credit for US facilities that produce semiconductors or chipmaking equipment and USD 52 billion in funding for new semiconductor programs.
France to invest billions in its electronics sector
July 21, 2022The government of France earlier presented its electronics strategy as part of the France 2030 investment plan, aimed to give a greater dimension to the development of domestic technologies and production sites.
U.S. Senate votes to advance CHIPS Act
July 20, 2022The U.S. Senate yesterday voted to advance the CHIPS Act, a legislation that would supercharge the U.S. chip industry by providing USD 52 billion for domestic semiconductor R&D and manufacturing.
STMicroelectronics and GF announce 300mm facility in France
July 11, 2022STMicroelectronics and GlobalFoundries have signed a MoU to create a new, jointly-operated 300mm semiconductor manufacturing facility adjacent to ST’s existing 300mm facility in Crolles, France to advance FD-SOI ecosystem.
Material shortages impede semiconductor equipment lead time
June 28, 2022According to TrendForce, semiconductor equipment is once again facing the dilemma of extended lead times up to 18-30 months.
First tool arrive at GlobalFoundries new Singapore fab
June 23, 2022One year after breaking ground, GlobalFoundries can celebrate a significant milestone on the path to expand its semiconductor manufacturing capacity in Singapore. The first tool has been moved into the company's new facility on its Singapore campus.
1Q22 foundry output value up 8.2% QoQ, says TrendForce
June 21, 2022TrendForce says that, although demand for consumer electronics remains weak, structural growth demand in the semiconductor industry including for servers, high-performance computing, automotive, and industrial equipment has not flagged, becoming a key driver for medium and long term foundry growth.
Semiconductor giants in talks to form factory venture
June 14, 2022GlobalFoundries and STMicro are reportedly in talks to build a semiconductor factory in France with the help of government funds.
GlobalFoundries launches GF Labs
May 25, 2022At its annual GF Technology Summit (GTS), GlobalFoundries announced the launch of GF Labs, a new program that extends the development horizon of differentiated semiconductor technology.
Motorola secures chip supply with GlobalFoundries deal
May 24, 2022The US semiconductor foundry has entered into a long-term agreement to safeguard the supply of chip solutions for Motorola Solutions' radios, which are widely used by public safety, critical infrastructure and enterprise organisations.
DoD and GF partner to secure supply of critical chips
May 04, 2022GlobalFoundries have entered into a USD 117 million agreement with the US Department of Defense (DoD) to provide a strategic supply of US-made semiconductors that are critical to national security systems.
Localisation of chip manufacturing rising
April 25, 2022According to TrendForce, Taiwan is crucial to the global semiconductor supply chain, accounting for a 26% market share of semiconductor revenue in 2021, ranking second in the world. Its IC design and packaging & testing industries also account for a 27% and 20% global market share, ranking second and first in the world, respectively. Firmly in the pole position, Taiwan accounts for 64% of the foundry market.
Top 10 foundries post record 4Q21 performance
March 14, 2022The output value of the world’s top 10 foundries in 4Q21 reached USD 29.55 billion, or 8.3% growth QoQ, according to TrendForce’s research.
Foundry market expected to logg 20% growth in 2022
March 09, 2022After dropping 2% in 2019, the foundry market logged a strong 21% rebound in 2020 as application processor and other telecomm device sales into 5G smartphones acted as strong drivers, reports IC Insights.
Semi industry capex forecasted to reach over $190B this year
March 02, 20222020-2022 is expected to become the first three year period of double-digit capex growth since 1993-1995.
Sivers Semiconductors completes acquisition of MixComm
February 23, 2022Sivers Semiconductors AB has officially completed its previously announced acquisition of MixComm Inc. aiming to strengthen its position in 5G, SATCOM and Radar markets.
GlobalFoundries closed 2021 with a 36% revenue increase
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.
Dukosi partners with GF on battery management silicon
January 20, 2022Battery Management semiconductor vendor, Dukosi, has partnered with GlobalFoundries to produce feature-rich chips for electric vehicles in the automotive industry.
Semiconductor heavyweights urge congress to act on crisisLoad more news
January 14, 2022IBM and 40+ business and academic leaders urges the New York state congressional delegation to act on the semiconductor crisis.