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.
ASML to set up shop in Hokkaido to support Rapidus new fab
September 28, 2023
ASML is reportedly planning to launch a base in Hokkaido, Japan, to support the production at Rapidus future semiconductor fab.
NXP's investment plans cover four European countries
September 26, 2023
Austria, Germany, the Netherlands, and Romania are all included in NXP Semiconductors’ European expansion plans.
NXP to strengthen R&D in Europe
September 20, 2023
NXP teams across Hamburg, Munich and Dresden will focus on automated driving, communication technologies and post-quantum cryptography to accelerate and advance overall development and deployment.
Intel to sell minority stake in IMS to TSMC
September 12, 2023
Intel has agreed to sell a 10% stake in the IMS Nanofabrication business to TSMC. TSMC’s investment values IMS at approximately USD 4.3 billion.
Apple and Arm ink long-term deal
September 07, 2023
US electronics company Apple has reportedly signed a new deal with Arm for chip technology that "extends beyond 2040."
TSMC expands in Hsinchu, Taiwan
September 06, 2023
During the summer TSMC opened its new R&D Center in Hsinchu, Taiwan. The center offers the semiconductor manufacturer a total floor space of 300,000 square meters, or approximately 42 standard soccer fields.
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.
Moov expands its presence in Taiwan
August 21, 2023
Moov, a company operating a marketplace for used semiconductor equipment, will be expanding its presence in Taiwan with a new office located in Taipei and dedicated staff on the ground.
13 new 300mm wafer fabs being brought online in 2023
August 11, 2023
At the end of 2022, there were 167 semiconductor fabs processing 300mm wafers for the fabrication of ICs, including CMOS image sensors, and non-IC products such as power discretes.
TSMC, Bosch, Infineon, and NXP establishes European JV
August 08, 2023
TSMC, Bosch, Infineon and NXP plans to jointly invest in European Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (ESMC) GmbH, in Dresden, Germany to provide advanced semiconductor manufacturing services.
Japanese government to fund a third of new TSMC plant?
August 07, 2023
Online reports say the Japanese government is preparing to pay a significant chunk of the bill to establish TSMC's second facility in the country.
Is Samsung set for major GPU supply deal with Nvidia?
August 03, 2023
Industry sources say Samsung Electronics is in talks to supply advanced packaging components to the US-based semiconductor and graphics company Nvidia.
Huawei to make mobile chips again this year?
July 28, 2023
Speculation suggests Huawei might be set to resume manufacturing mobile chipsets - three years after the US cut access to customers and suppliers.
SK Hynix posts 2Q operating loss of 2.88tn won
July 27, 2023
Sluggish demand for memory chips pushed SK Hynix into an operating loss – but the firm believes the buoyant AI market will reverse its fortunes.
Germany to allocate EUR 20bn to semiconductor industry
July 26, 2023
Germany has joined the clamour to re-gain some control of its chip industry. Its economy ministry has said it will invest EUR 20 billion to boost its domestic market.
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