Global fab equipment spending to reach all-time high in 2022
September 28, 2022SEMI says that global fab equipment spending for front-end facilities is expected to increase approximately 9% year-over-year (YoY) to a new all-time high of USD 99 billion in 2022.
Supplier pricing clash crashes prices to reduce inventory
September 26, 2022According to TrendForce research, NAND Flash is currently oversupplied. Buyers started focusing on destocking and greatly reducing purchases in 2H22 while sellers began offering rock-bottom prices to shore up purchase orders, causing wafer pricing to drop by 30-35% in 3Q22.
Astera Labs opens new Vancouver location
September 23, 2022Connectivity solutions specialist Astera Labs has officially opened Astera Labs Vancouver – a new office and lab to support the company’s development of interconnect technologies for AI and Machine Learning architectures.
Demand remains stagnant, supply chain inventories remain high
September 23, 2022According to TrendForce research, rising inflation has weakened demand for consumer products, flattening the peak of peak season. In 3Q22, memory bit consumption and shipments continued to exhibit quarterly decline.
The semiconductor market's slowdown picks up speed
September 22, 2022The second quarter of 2022 was the third consecutive quarter of weakening revenue growth for the semiconductor market, with the market now in decline according to Omdia's Competitive Landscape Tracker.
Intelligent Memory expands its reach in Europe
September 22, 2022The manufacturer of industrial-grade memory product solutions, has won three new strategic distribution partners in Europe – covering the Benelux region, Poland and the UK.
Limited impact on production following Taiwanese earthquake
September 19, 2022On the evening of September 17, an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 on the Richter scale occurred in Guanshan Township, Taitung. Yesterday (9/18) afternoon, an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.8 on the Richter scale occurred in Chishang Township, Taitung.
Solidigm to build US R&D facility, adds 1'900 jobs
September 15, 2022Semiconductor company Solidigm has announced a research and development facility in Rancho Cordova, California, which will be home to 1,900 jobs in Greater Sacramento
Micron breaks ground on new Idaho manufacturing fab
September 13, 2022On the first of September Micron announced its plans to invest USD 15 billion in a new Idaho memory fab. Now, less than two weeks after, the US memory manufacturer has broken ground on its future fab in Boise, Idaho.
Intelligent Memory makes a push in America
September 13, 2022Intelligent Memory (IM), a manufacturer of industrial-grade memory products, has appointed John West as Director of Sales to drive its presence in the Americas.
TSMC to pass Samsung in semiconductor company sales ranking
September 09, 2022With the memory market currently in a free-fall, IC Insights expects foundry giant TSMC to surpass Samsung and take over the top spot in the semiconductor company sales ranking in 3Q22.
SK hynix to invest €10.9 billion in new fab
September 06, 2022The South Korean semiconductor giant plans to break ground on a new fabrication plant in Cheongju in October 2022. The current plan is to complete construction in early 2025.
European semiconductor sales up 2.7% MoM
September 06, 2022The European Semiconductor Industry Association (ESIA) says that European semiconductor sales in July 2022 reached USD 4.465 billion, an increase of 2.7% compared to the previous month.
2Q22 global smartphone production – only 292 million units
September 02, 2022According to TrendForce investigations, 2H22 smartphone production planning was quite conservative as brands gave priority to adjusting distribution channel inventory.
Micron to invest $15 billion in new Idaho fab
September 01, 2022The US semiconductor manufacturer says that it plans to invest about USD 15 billion through the end of the decade to construct a new fab for memory manufacturing in Boise, Idaho – creating 2,000 direct Micron jobs.
Four megadeals for semiconductor acquisitions in 1H22
August 31, 2022Topping the M&A deals in 1H22 was an agreement by a Chinese investment consortium to take over bankrupt semiconductor conglomerate, Tsinghua Unigroup.
Semi Capex on pace for 21% growth to $185.5B this year
August 23, 2022IC Insights has adjusted its 2022 worldwide semiconductor capital-spending forecast that now shows a 21% increase this year, to USD 185.5 billion.
Samsung breaks ground on new semiconductor R&D complex
August 19, 2022The South Korean electronics giant says it will invest KRW 20 trillion (EUR 14.9 billion) by 2028 to build a new advanced research and development complex in Giheung, South Korea.
Global 2Q22 DRAM revenue grows by 6.5% QoQ,Load more news
August 15, 2022According to TrendForce investigations, 2Q22 DRAM industry revenue reached USD 25.59 billion, growing 6.5% QoQ.