Globalfoundries could invest $8 billion in Dresden
September 29, 2023
The US semiconductor manufacturer is looking to expand its operations in Dresden, Germany – if all the pieces fall into place, GlobalFoundries could double the capacity by the end of the decade.
Microchip’s 28nm SuperFlash memory solution in production at GF
September 28, 2023
Microchip’s 28nm SuperFlash embedded flash memory solution has entered production at semiconductor manufacturer GlobalFoundries.
GF creates 300 new jobs as it opens new Malaysia facility
September 27, 2023
GlobalFoundries has officially opened its new hub facility in Penang, Malaysia. This new facility will create 300 high-value manufacturing support roles, including technicians, engineers, administrative and support functions.
GF applies for CHIPS Act funding
September 26, 2023
GlobalFoundries says it has applied for U.S. CHIPS and Science Act Funding, with two full applications submitted to the CHIPS Program Office. With the submitted applications the semiconductor manufacturer is looking to expand capacity and modernise its U.S. manufacturing facilities.
GlobalFoundries opens $4 billion Singapore expansion
September 12, 2023
The US semiconductor foundry has officially opened its USD 4 billion fabrication plant expansion in Singapore.
Top 10 foundries report a 1.1% quarterly decline in 2Q23
September 05, 2023
TrendForce reports an interesting shift in the electronics landscape: dwindling inventories for TV components, along with a surging mobile repair market that’s been driving TDDI demand, have sparked a smattering of urgent orders in the Q2 supply chain.
Pixelworks appoints new COO for Shanghai subsidiary
September 04, 2023
Pixelworks, a provider of video and display processing solutions, has appointed Wallace Pai as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of its Shanghai-based subsidiary, Pixelworks Semiconductor Technology (Shanghai), otherwise called PWSH.
Foundry market expected to drop 6.5% YoY in 2023
July 03, 2023
The global semiconductor foundry market grew 27.9% YoY in 2022. However, it is projected to decrease by 6.5% YoY in 2023 due to inventory adjustments, according to IDC.
Nvidia is “extremely likely” to invest in Europe
June 26, 2023
Jensen Huang, CEO of Nvidia Corp, seems very confident that the semiconductor company will invest in Europe.
Weak consumer product demand hits PSMC and VIS revenue hard
June 13, 2023
The foundry industry has been following a downward trend since the second half of 2022. Second and third-tier foundries, constrained by process technology limitations and high product overlap, face intense competition and lack bargaining power, reports TrendForce.
Lockheed Martin and GF team up to secure defence chip supply
June 13, 2023
Lockheed Martin and GlobalFoundries are teaming up to advance US semiconductor manufacturing and innovation and to increase the security, reliability and resiliency of domestic supply chains for national security systems.
Top 10 foundries report nearly 20% QoQ revenue decline in 1Q23
June 12, 2023
TrendForce reports that the global top 10 foundries witnessed a significant 18.6% QoQ decline in revenue during the first quarter of 2023.
France to invest $3.1 billion of state aid into chip production
June 08, 2023
French government is taking action to reduce its dependency on foreign companies in a strategically important sector.
GF and ST finalise deal for new French 300mm semiconductor fab
June 05, 2023
GlobalFoundries and STMicroelectronics have concluded the agreement to create a new, jointly-operated, high-volume semiconductor manufacturing facility in Crolles, France, which was announced during the summer last year.
US DoD accredits GF's fab in New York
June 02, 2023
The US Department of Defense (DoD), through the Defense Microelectronics Activity (DMEA), Trusted Access Program Office (TAPO), has accredited GlobalFoundries’ advanced manufacturing facility in Malta, New York, as a Category 1A Trusted Supplier with the ability to manufacture secure semiconductors for a range of critical aerospace and defense applications.
Ayar Labs adds $25 million in expansion of its $130 million series C
May 25, 2023
Ayar Labs, a leader in silicon photonics for chip-to-chip connectivity, today announced it has raised an additional USD 25 million in Series C1 funding, bringing its total Series C raise to USD 155 million.
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