Strong growth expected for third-gen semiconductors in 2021
March 11, 2021The third-generation semiconductor industry was impaired by the US-China trade war and the COVID-19 pandemic successively from 2018 to 2020, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations. But now a rapid upturn is expected.
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.
China’s semiconductor progress to take a hit as the US blacklists SMIC
December 08, 2020On December 3, the U.S. Department of Defense announced its latest sanctions against four Chinese companies, including SMIC, which is the leading foundry in China, according to TrendForce.
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.
NAND Flash revenue for 3Q20 up by only 0.3% QoQ due to weak server sales
November 26, 2020Total NAND Flash revenue reached USD 14.5 billion in 3Q20, a 0.3% increase QoQ, while total NAND Flash bit shipment rose by 9% QoQ, but the ASP fell by 9% QoQ, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
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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.
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.
Experts weigh in on China’s possible restriction of rare earths to U.S.
June 03, 2019Following China’s hint that they may be considering cutting production and choking off export of rare earth minerals to the U.S., economists and other financial experts are analyzing potential impacts to the U.S.
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.
VIS to acquire Globalfoundries’ Fab 3E in Singapore
January 31, 2019Vanguard International Semiconductor Corporation (VIS) will acquire Globalfoundries’ Fab 3E in Tampines, Singapore. The transaction includes buildings, facilities, and equipment, as well as IP associated with GF’s MEMS business.
Yaskawa inaugurates extension in Allershausen
January 18, 2018Japanese robotics company, Yaskawa, has added a 5’000 square metre building extension into its operations at its Allerhausen site near Munich.
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%.
Automotive is 2nd largest application market for power transistors
June 08, 2017TrendForce’s latest research on the automotive electronics market finds that government policies worldwide to reduce carbon emissions have faciliated faster adoption of ICT-based solutions within the automotive industry.
OHB Venture Capital invests in astrofactum
March 21, 2017OHB Venture Capital GmbHwill be an investor and as strategic partner to astrofactum GmbH.
TSMC to sell 5% of Vanguard International Semiconductor
June 16, 2015TSMC has decided to sell 5 percent of its stake in Vanguard International Semiconductor Corporation (VIS) at a price of about NTD 47.37 (EUR 1.36) per share and a total price of approximately NTD 3.88 billion (EUR 111.54 million).
VIS acquires Nanya's 8-inch Fab
March 18, 2014Vanguard International Semiconductor Corporation will acquire a Fab (ocated in Taoyan County) owned by Nanya Technology, which is currently leased by Sumpro Electronics Corp.
Löscher out - Kaeser inLoad more news
July 31, 2013Joe Kaeser, CFO of Siemens AG since 2006, has been designated the new President and CEO of Siemens AG, effective August 1, 2013.