GlobalWafers selects Sherman for new wafer site
June 28, 2022GlobalWafers has announced that it plans to build a 300-millimeter silicon wafer factory in Sherman, Texas, said to be the first of its kind in the USA in over twenty years.
GlobalWafers launches 300mm expansion plan in Italy
March 16, 2022GlobalWafers Italian subsidiary, MEMC Electronic Materials SpA (MEMCSPA), will launch an expansion of its existing facility located in Novara, which currently produces 200mm silicon wafers, by adding a new 300mm wafers production module.
Siltronic plans to invest €1.1 billion in 2022
March 11, 2022The German manufacturer of silicon wafers, closed the fiscal year of 2021 with sales of EUR 1.4 billion, an increase of 16% from the previous year. Going into 2022 the company has big investment plans.
GW to expand capacity following failed Siltronic deal
February 07, 2022After failing to reach all completion conduction for its acquisition of Siltronic, GlobalWafers says that the funds originally intended for the acquisition are now earmarked for capital and operating expenses.
GlobalWafer failed to meet the deadline in Siltronic deal
February 01, 2022The deadline for GlobalWafer's all-cash tender offer for Siltronic, has passed without approval by the German Government.
GlobalWafers / Siltronic deal gets Chinese green light
January 25, 2022GlobalWafers says in an update that it has now obtained merger control clearance from the State Administration for Market Regulation of China regarding its acquisition of Siltronic
Siltronic and GlobalWafers deal at a standstill
January 17, 2022In light of current market reports, Siltronic AG has issued an update stating that there has been no real progress on the German investment review of the takeover by GlobalWafers.
GlobalWafer's merger with Siltronic hits a speed bump
October 22, 2021The completion of the of merger with GlobalWafers likely to be delayed due to protracted discussions with authorities on regulatory clearances, says Siltronic.
GlobalWafers / Siltronic deal gets a green light from the US
October 12, 2021GlobalWafers has provided an update regarding its ts all-cash tender offer for the outstanding ordinary shares of Siltronic AG.
Siltronic to expand with second 300 mm fab in Singapore
July 29, 2021Siltronic announces that the company has decided to build a second 300 mm fab at its site in Singapore to support the strong demand of the tight semiconductor market.
GF and GlobalWafers partner to expand semiconductor wafer
June 08, 2021The USD 800 million supply deal includes USD 210 million in capital expansion, the creation of more than 75 jobs in Missouri and will provide wafers for GlobalFoundries' manufacturing facilities in New York and Vermont.
GlobalWafers is now the majority owner of Siltronic
March 08, 2021Following the end of the additional acceptance period regarding GlobalWafer's all-cash tender offer for the outstanding ordinary shares of Siltronic, its subsidiary GlobalWafers GmbH has achieved a final acceptance level of 70.27%.
GlobalWafers increases its offer for Siltronic
January 22, 2021GlobalWafers says it has increased its all-cash takeover offer of Siltronic, by its subsidiary GlobalWafers GmbH, to EUR 140 per Siltronic share.
Siltronic and Globalwafers to combine as a new wafer manufacturing giant
December 16, 2020The two companies have entered into a Business Combination Agreement (BCA) under which GlobalWafers will make a tender offer to Siltronic shareholders at an offer price of EUR 125 per share in cash.
Siltronic moves into new HQ in Munich
December 04, 2020As we entered December, the German wafer manufacturer moved to its new headquarters in the Bavaria Towers in Munich, Germany.
GlobalWafers confirms takeover discussions with Siltronic
November 30, 2020The Taiwanese company says it is in advanced, near to final discussions on a takeover offer of German supplier of silicon wafers, Siltronic AG.
Eyeing SiC and GaN potential – GlobalWafers team up with NCTU
August 05, 2020Advancements in 5G and electric vehicle technologies are bringing the mounting demands of power semiconductor. GlobalWafers is teaming up with the National Chiao Tung University (NCTU) to develop the third generation semiconductor material.
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.
GlobalWafers ups its offer for Topsil's silicon business.Load more news
June 17, 2016Following the offer by National Silicon Industry Group for Danish Topsil's silicon business – GlobalWafers has increased its original offer for the business.