RF manufacturer orders multiple solstice plating systems
July 29, 2021ClassOne, a provider of semiconductor electroplating and surface preparation systems, has received multiple tool orders from an unnamed RF device manufacturer.
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.
Silicon wafer shipments reach new high in 2Q21
July 29, 2021Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments increased 6% to 3,534 million square inches in the second quarter of 2021, surpassing the historical high set in the first quarter, SEMI reports.
SkyWater to invest $56M in Minnesota capacity expansion
July 28, 2021SkyWater Technology's Board of Directors has approved USD 56 million in capital investments to expand the capacity and capabilities of its Minnesota facility and to accelerate the company’s entry into the 200 mm GaN market.
NA semi equipment industry posts June 2021 Billings
July 27, 2021North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers posted USD 3.67 billion in billings worldwide in June 2021 (three-month average basis), reports SEMI.
Strong improvement for RoodMicrotec
July 26, 2021Semiconductor supplier RoodMicrotec's total income during the first half of 2021 amounted to EUR 7.3 million, which is 36% above the total income of the same period 2020 and 12% higher than the total income reported for the second half of 2020.
TSMC says its to early make a final decision on German expansion
July 26, 2021Semiconductor foundry giant TSMC says that it’s too early to say whether the company will expand with new factories in Germany and that discussions are still in early stages.
Sivers Photonics invests to expand capacity
July 26, 2021Sivers Photonics, a part of Sivers Semiconductors, is looking to expand it manufacturing capability and capacity with a fab investment of up to GBP 3 million in 2021.
Mycronic receives order for two SLX systems
July 21, 2021Mycronic AB has received an order for two SLX systems from a new customer in Asia.
Electronic system design industry logs record first quarter
July 20, 2021Electronic System Design (ESD) industry revenue increased 17% to USD 3,1571.7 million in Q1 2021, the strongest first-quarter growth ever, the ESD Alliance, a SEMI Technology Community, announces in its Q1 2021 Electronic Design Market Data (EDMD) report.
Applied Engineering to set up JV operations with Malaysian counterpart
July 20, 2021US-based Applied Engineering (AE) will be establishing a joint venture (JV) plant with Malaysian counterpart, QES Manufacturing Sdn. Bhd. (QES) in Batu Kawan Industrial Park, Pulau Pinang later this year.
GlobalFoundries to build new fab in upstate New York
July 20, 2021The semiconductor manufacturer says that it will build a new fab in Malta, New York in a private-public partnership. The new fab willl "double the site’s capacity" and create more than 1'000 new direct high-tech jobs.
MKS completes its acquisition of Photon Control
July 19, 2021MKS Instruments has completed its previously announced acquisition of Photon Control Inc.
Jenoptik achieves record figures in 2Q 2021
July 19, 2021The Jenoptik Group achieved record figures in order intake, revenue and EBITDA in the second quarter 2021 and due to this the company raises its guidance for the fiscal year 2021.
Renesas to close its Yamaguchi factory next year
July 16, 2021Renesas says that it has decided to consolidate the Yamaguchi Factory (located in Ube, Yamaguchi Prefecture in Japan) of its wholly owned subsidiary, Renesas Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd. at the end of June 2022.
Intel looking to buy GlobalFoundries for $30 billion?
July 16, 2021US chipmaker Intel is reportedly in talks to acquire semiconductor manufacturer GlobalFoundries for some USD 30 billion, reports the Wall Street Journal citing sources familiar with the matter.
NAND Flash contract prices to increase by 5-10% QoQ in 3Q21
July 16, 2021The recent wave of COVID-19 outbreaks in India has weakened sales of retail storage products such as memory cards and USB drives, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
What is semiconductor sovereignty worth?
July 14, 2021The EU, US and Asia all have one thing in common when it comes to semiconductors—all are willing to invest billions in research and production to claim a stronger stake in global market share.
Semiconductor equipment sales to reach $100B in 2022Load more news
July 14, 2021Global sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment by original equipment manufacturers are forecast to surpass USD 100 billion next year, a new high, after jumping 34% to USD 95.3 billion in 2021 compared to USD 71.1 billion in 2020, SEMI reports.