The stage is set for Evertiq Expo Krakow
March 30, 2023Krakow is one of Poland's most active centres for the electronics industry. And for this year’s edition, Evertiq is providing a specific focus on an important segment of the industry.
All-time high in store for global 300mm semiconductor fab capacity
March 28, 2023Semiconductor manufacturers worldwide are forecast to increase 300mm fab capacity to an all-time high of 9.6 million wafers per month (wpm) in 2026, SEMI reports.
The world has lost a semiconductor giant
March 27, 2023Gordon Moore, co-founder of Intel and giant of the semiconductor and technology industry, died on Friday, March 24, 2023, at his home in Hawaii.
Sponsored content by EvertiqThe U.S. CHIPS Act is already making an impact - Evertiq Expo Malmö, Krakow & Berlin While the EU equivalent still hasn’t officially been launched, the U.S. CHIPS Act has already sparked USD 200 billion in private investments across the country. But where are all of these new fabs going to be built?
2022, a record year for semiconductors – but it doesn’t feel like it
March 10, 20232022, the year that the semiconductor market reached an all-time high with total revenues hitting USD 595.7 billion, narrowly beating the previous high of USD 592.8 billion set in 2021. But why does it feel like 2022 was a struggle?
Merck and Intel fund new academic research program in Europe
March 10, 2023Merck and Intel Corporation are looking to enable more sustainable semiconductor manufacturing solutions by funding a new academic research program in Europe.
TSMC's looking to onboard 6,000 new employees in 2023
March 06, 2023While other major semiconductor manufacturers are launching savings programs and initiating redundancies, Taiwan's TSMC is bucking the trend, saying it aims to hire 6,000 new employees by 2023.
YoY global server shipments growth for 2023 lowered to 1.31%
March 01, 2023The four major North American cloud service providers (CSPs) have made cuts to their server procurement quantities for this year because of economic headwinds and high inflation.
Samsung, Micron, and SK Hynix owns the bulk of leading-edge wafer capacity
February 28, 202376% of leading-edge capacity was held by Samsung, Micron, and SK Hynix at the end of 2022, with the majority going toward the development of advanced DRAM and 3D NAND.
Intel is asking for €10 billion to build German fab
February 09, 2023Intel has reportedly asked the German economy ministry to increase the funding for its planned chip fab in the city of Magdeburg.
More than 50% of US-owned IC fab capacity exists overseas
February 01, 2023US IC manufacturers have 56% of their wafer capacity installed at fabs located outside of the US, according to a new Global Wafer Capacity 2023 report from Knometa Research.
Intel pulls the plug on Oregon investment as it cuts cost
February 01, 2023Back in May 2022, Intel announced that it would invest USD 700 million to build a “mega lab” in Hillsboro, Oregon. That plan has now been scrapped as the company is looking to reduce costs.
Global 2023 server shipment growth lowered as North American cloud service providers cut demand
January 31, 2023Facing global economic headwinds, the four major North American cloud service providers (CSPs) have scaled back their server procurement quantities for 2023 and could make further downward corrections in the future.
Layoffs at Intel's operations in California
January 30, 2023In three separate WARN notices, Intel announces that it will lay off 544 employees in California.
Five ways manufacturers prepare for recession
January 25, 2023The electronic component industry has grown accustomed to a period of heightened demand as shortages have plagued supply and driven up pricing. Now that inflation and the global economic downturn have begun to impact consumer behavior, the market is experiencing declines across numerous verticals. The changes in forecasts for the remainder of the year and predictions for Q1 of 2023 are pushing semiconductor manufacturers to brace for recession.
Intel hasn’t dropped its Italian plans – but nothing is set
January 24, 2023After announcing a plan to increase production in Europe in March of last year, Intel told Reuters on Friday that Italy is still a prospective candidate for a new chip plant in Europe, but not the only candidate.
How the "golden screw" is changing purchasing behavior
January 20, 2023The procurement of components has been very rocky in the past two years. Shortages disrupted manufacturing lines often because just one small component was missing. Such "golden screws" literally have been a gold mine for brokers.
Global semiconductor revenue grew 1.1% in 2022Load more news
January 18, 2023According to preliminary data from Gartner, global semiconductor revenue climbed 1.1% in 2022 to reach USD 601.7 billion, up from USD 595 billion in 2021. The top 25 semiconductor vendors collectively generated 2.8% more revenue in 2022, making up 77.5% of the market.