Layoffs await at GlobalFoundries as the company looks to cut costs
November 23, 2022The semiconductor manufacturer is planning to reduce its workforce as the company looks to navigate itself through a period of weaker demand and increased costs.
GlobalFoundries to tackle the supply chain with new appointment
November 22, 2022Ashlie Wallace will lead GlobalFoundries' global supply chain operations, including logistics, supply planning, sourcing, and procurement. She will step into her new role on November 28, 2022.
GF secures $30M federal funding to develop next-gen GaN Chips
October 18, 2022GlobalFoundries has been awarded USD 30 million in federal funding to advance the development and production of next-generation gallium nitride (GaN) on silicon semiconductors at its facility in Essex Junction, Vermont.
Global 300mm fab capacity to reach new high in 2025
October 12, 2022Semiconductor manufacturers worldwide are forecast to expand 300mm fab capacity at a nearly 10% compound average growth rate (CAGR) from 2022 to 2025, reaching an all-time high of 9.2 million wafers per month (wpm), SEMI reports.
1,000 GF employee’s to transfer to onsemi following fab sale
October 04, 2022Back in April of 2019, GlobalFoundries agreed to sell its 300 mm fab in East Fishkill, New York, to onsemi. The sale is now nearing completion and the fab, along with its employees will transfer to onsemi.
Is the semiconductor shortage over?
September 27, 2022Although there are still sporadic shortages of specific components, the curtain has officially fallen on a two-year wave of shortages in general, and brands have gradually suspended stocking in response to changes in market conditions.
ST expects to be running at full speed until 2023
August 23, 2022Updated: As the semiconductor manufacturer’s backlog is filled by auto and smartphone industries, ST anticipates that its facilities will operate at full capacity well into 2023, leading the company to raise its 2022 projection and set up additional production lines.
GlobalFoundries to triple its capacity in Europe
August 23, 2022A combination of GF’s expansion in Dresden, Germany, and the plans to create a new, jointly-operated 300mm semiconductor manufacturing facility with ST Microelectronics in Crolles, France, will significantly increase the company’s capacity in the coming years.
GlobalFoundries shipped a record 630 thousand wafers in 2Q22
August 15, 2022GlobalFoundries’ CEO Dr. Thomas Caulfield, says that the company shipped 630 thousand wafers during the second quarter of 2022 – a new record. This was driven by double-digit growth at sites in the US and Europe.
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 dealLoad more news
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.