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.
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.
Siltronic breaks ground for a new fab in Singapore
October 27, 2021Munich-based Silicon wafer manufacturer Siltronic, announces that it has broken ground for its new manufacturing facility at JTC's Tampines Wafer Fab Park in Singapore.
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 breaks ground on new Freiberg site expansion
August 10, 2021Siltronic AG has broken ground to extend the crystal pulling hall at its Freiberg site, which was inaugurated in 2016. In the extension of the building monocrystals will be pulled, to produce 300 mm wafers used by the chip industry.
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.
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.
Siltronic ramps up GaN wafer activities with Aixtron system
September 03, 2020Siltronic AG strengthens its GaN on Silicon wafer activities with an AIX G5+ C system from Aixtron.
Siltronic lowers its forecast of financial year 2019
April 11, 2019German silicon wafer maker Siltronic AG's sales reached approximately EUR 354 million in Q1 2019. The EBITDA margin was approximately 36%. However, the company expects Q2 2019 to be significantly weaker than Q1 2019.
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March 15, 2012Siltronic, the semiconductor subsidiary of Wacker Chemie AG, intends to streamline its production capacity for 150 millimeter silicon wafers.