Top 10 foundries expected to increase revenues by 20%
February 24, 2021Demand in the global foundry market remains strong in 1Q21, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations. As various end-products continue to generate high demand for chips, clients of foundries in turn stepped up their procurement activities, which subsequently led to a persistent shortage of production capacities across the foundry industry.
Total revenue of top 10 foundries expected to increase by 18% YoY in 4Q20
December 07, 2020Demand in the foundry market has remained strong in 4Q20, as production capacities across the industry remain fully loaded, with the tight supply of wafer capacities leading to a price hike in foundry services and subsequently driving up total quarterly industry revenue, according to TrendForce.
Foundry revenue projected to grow by 14% YoY in 3Q20
August 24, 2020Downstream foundry clients are currently exhibiting strong demand due to upcoming year-end shopping festivities in Europe and North America and the National Day long weekend and Singles’ Day sales promotions in China, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Total foundry revenue increases by 20% YoY in 2Q20
June 11, 2020According to the latest investigations by TrendForce, the combined revenues of the top 10 foundries increased by more than 20% YoY in 2Q20.
Foundry revenue estimated to grow in 1Q20, while COVID-19 may hinder future demand
March 20, 2020The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a reduction in the demand for end-products; its impact on the foundry industry will likely surface in 2Q20, says TrendForce.
TowerJazz, Cadence, and KPI to open analog design lab
January 24, 2020TowerJazz, Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute (KPI), the national technical university of Ukraine, and Cadence Design Systems, are collaborating to open a new analog circuit design lab in Ukraine.
TowerJazz to maintain its TPSCo majority ownership
December 03, 2019Israeli semiconductor manufacturer, TowerJazz, says that it will not sell its stake and board control in its joint venture with Panasonic Corp in Japan, following the Japanese company's announcement that it is selling its semiconductor business.
Global top ten foundries for 2Q19 perform less-than-expected
June 13, 2019According to TrendForce’s latest statistics, the weakened demand in 1Q persisted well into 2Q as a result of political and economic instability.
Vishay Siliconix and TowerJazz expand manufacturing collaboration
April 29, 2019TowerJazz and Vishay Siliconix says the companies are expanding their manufacturing portfolio of existing and next-generation power semiconductor products for the automotive markets, to be produced in two of TowerJazz’s IATF16949 qualified manufacturing facilities.
TowerJazz extends agreement with Panasonic Semiconductor
March 26, 2019TowerJazz and TowerJazz Panasonic Semiconductor Company (TPSCo), announce that they have signed a three-year agreement, extending its previous business partnership with Panasonic Semiconductor Solutions (PSCS) through 2022.
Trendforce ranks the global top 10 IC foundries for 2019
March 18, 2019Development momentum of advanced production processes has been dropping due to weakening demand in most end markets, including smartphones, says Trendforce.
AIStorm snags USD 13.2 million in quest to advance edge processing
February 12, 2019San Jose-based AI start-up AIStorm has secured USD 13.2 million in Series A financing from leading sensor and equipment manufacturers.
TowerJazz announces RF SOI 65nm ramp in its 300mm Fab
July 03, 2018Secures tens of thousands of wafers per year under long-term partnership with SOITEC, providing guaranteed SOI substrates to support ramp.
TSMC's still the top dog among global semiconductor foundries
November 30, 2017According to TrendForce’s latest report, the global revenue for semiconductor foundry is expected to reach USD 57.3 billion in 2017, an increase of 7.1% compared with 2016, marking the fifth consecutive year with a growth rate over 5%.
Pure-Play foundries boosting their presence in China
November 13, 2017With fabless companies in China on the rise, the country is expected to account for 13% share of pure-play foundry sales in 2017, writes market researcher IC Insights.
TowerJazz and Tacoma to build new chip plant in China
August 23, 2017Israeli chip company TowerJazz is teaming up with Tacoma Technology Ltd and Tacoma (Nanjing) Semiconductor Technology Co., Ltd (collectively Tacoma) to build a new 8-inch semiconductor fabrication plant in Nanjing.
X-Fab, SMIC, and TowerJazz each grew by ≥30% last year
January 24, 2017The pure-play foundry market is forecast to play an increasingly stronger role in the worldwide IC market during the next five years, according to IC Insights
TowerJazz and SMIC’s sales forecast to surge in 2016
September 12, 2016Total pure-play foundry market expected to jump 9 percent this year, up from 6 percent growth in 2015, writes market analyst IC Insights.
TowerJazz: Dismissal of Securities class action
August 01, 2016The US District Court for the Central District of California approved the plaintiffs voluntary dismissal of the Putative Securities Class Action against TowerJazz.
Record Q1 revenues for TowerJazzLoad more news
May 10, 2016Israeli chip maker TowerJazz saw its 2016 first quarter revenues climb to a record USD 278 million, reflecting 23% growth as compared with the first quarter of 2015 and 9% higher than the previous quarter.