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  • Last update: Wednesday 17 June 2015 [325 news items]

IC manufacturers close or repurpose 83 wafer fabs from 2009-2014, says IC Insights

Jun 17, 15:59

Since the global economic recession of 2008-2009, the IC industry has been on a mission to pare down older capacity in order to produce devices more cost-effectively on larger wafers...

Global 1Q15 semiconductor equipment billings decrease 6%, says SEMI

Jun 10, 13:42

Worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings decreased 6% on year to US$9.52 billion in the first quarter of 2015, according to SEMI. The billings figure is 7% higher...

Fab equipment growth continues into 2015, says SEMI

Jun 5, 15:45

Semiconductor fab equipment spending is expected to increase 11% to US$38.7 billion in 2015, and grow another 5% to US$40.7 billion in 2016, according to SEMI.

Semi-equipment component maker Calitech debuts on Taiwan ESB

May 28, 20:57

Taiwan-based Calitech, which provides key parts for semiconductor front-end equipment, recently started trading on Taiwan's emerging stock market.

North American semiconductor equipment industry posts book-to-bill ratio of 1.04 in April, says SEMI

May 22, 15:23

North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers posted US$1.57 billion in orders in April 2015 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.04, according to...

Gudeng enters mass production of mask cases for LCDs

May 22, 15:18

Taiwan-based Gudeng Precision Industrial, a semiconductor front-end equipment manufacturer specializing in mask solution products and wafer handling equipment, has entered mass production...

Applied, Tokyo Electron terminate merger deal

Apr 28, 14:32

Applied Materials and Tokyo Electron have agreed to terminate their merger plan, according to the companies. No termination fees will be payable by either party.

Applied chairman among candidates for TSMC board of directors

Apr 27, 10:59

TSMC has announced eight candidates for its board of directors, including Michael Splinter, chairman for Applied Materials.

Gudeng obtains exclusive right to sell SOI wafers for KST

Apr 14, 11:28

Taiwan-based Gudeng Precision Industrial, a semiconductor front-end equipment manufacturer specializing in mask solution products and wafer handling equipment, has stepped into the...

Gudeng expects to post double-digit growth in 2015 sales

Mar 18, 22:05

Taiwan-based Gudeng Precision Industrial, a semiconductor front-end equipment manufacturer specializing in mask solution products and wafer handling equipment, expects its revenues...

Global semiconductor equipment sales rise 18% in 2014, says SEMI

Mar 18, 16:02

SEMI has reported that worldwide sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment totaled US$37.5 billion in 2014, representing a year-over-year increase of 18%.

IC-making equipment supplier Scientech reports increased February revenues

Mar 16, 13:02

Scientech has reported February consolidated revenues increased 6.4% sequentially to NT$185 million (US$5.85 million). The company credited the revenue growth to the recognized sales...

Equipment supplier Scientech optimistic about performance in 2015

Mar 10, 20:36

Semiconductor equipment distributor Scientech is optimistic about its performance in 2015, citing clear order visibility for its wet-process packaging equipment for 12- and 8-inch...

Cymer extends DUV for 14nm with new products

Feb 26, 13:44

Cymer, an ASML company developing lithography light sources used by chipmakers to pattern advanced semiconductor chips, has announced the shipment of its first XLR 700ix light source...

US fab tool book-to-bill ratio rises

Feb 24, 10:53

The SEMI book-to-bill ratio for US manufacturers of semiconductor equipment rose to 1.03 in January 2015 from 0.99 in the prior month.

Accretech and ChipMOS to cooperate on process automation and equipment development

Feb 2, 21:54

ChipMOS Technologies (Bermuda), a provider of outsourced semiconductor assembly and test services, has signed a Letter of Intent to cooperate on the development of new equipment and...

North America semiconductor equipment industry posts book-to-bill ratio of 0.98 in December, says SEMI

Jan 26, 10:47

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted US$1.37 billion in orders worldwide in December 2014 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 0.98,...

Equipment supplier Scientech positive about 1Q15

Jan 19, 10:45

Semiconductor equipment supplier Scientech is positive about its business outlook for the first quarter of 2015, citing brisk demand for advanced process manufacturing.

Global 3Q14 semiconductor equipment billings rise 15% on year, says SEMI

Dec 16, 22:05

Worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings increased 15% on year to US$8.82 billion in the third quarter of 2014, according to SEMI. However, the figure is 8% lower...

Inspection tool maker HMI November sales soar

Stockwatch - Dec 10, 10:49

Consolidated revenues at Hermes Microvision (HMI), which provides electron beam (e-beam) inspection tools and solutions for the production of semiconductors, soared 135% sequentially...

Global semiconductor equipment sales to rise 19% in 2014, says SEMI

Dec 3, 22:19

Global sales of semiconductor equipment are forecast to increase 19.3% to US$38 billion in 2014, according to SEMI.

Equipment supplier Scientech sees clear order visibility

Oct 31, 15:40

Semiconductor equipment supplier Scientech is positive about its business outlook for the fourth quarter of 2014 and for 2015, citing clear order visibility for its wet-process packaging...

Equipment supplier Acter sees profits drop 93% on year in January-September

Oct 30, 14:50

Semiconductor equipment supplier Acter saw its new profits drop 93% on year to NT$25 million (US$822,612) in the first three quarters of 2014 due to a write-off of NT$220 million...

North America semiconductor equipment industry posts book-to-bill ratio of 0.94 in September, says SEMI

Oct 21, 22:33

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted US$1.17 billion in orders worldwide in September 2014 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 0.94,...

China to post highest growth in semiconductor manufacturing equipment spending in 2014

Sep 3, 12:05

While Taiwan will remain globally the largest spender on semiconductor manufacturing equipment in 2014, the rise of the semiconductor industry in China will give the country the highest...

North American semiconductor equipment industry posts book-to-bill ratio of 1.07 in July, says SEMI

Aug 27, 15:41

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted US$1.41 billion in orders worldwide in July 2014 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.07,...

Scientech to ramp wet-process semiconductor equipment

Aug 21, 22:03

Equipment supplier Scientech has had its 12-inch wet-process semiconductor equipment verified by IC backend service firms, paving the way for the firm to ramp up shipments beginning...

North America semiconductor equipment industry posts book-to-bill ratio of 1.09 in June, says SEMI

Jul 24, 11:34

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted US$1.47 billion in orders worldwide in June 2014 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.09,...

Semi material, equipment suppliers brace for strong sales

Mar 19, 11:45

Semiconductor material and equipment suppliers are poised for brisk sales in the months ahead, buoyed by a number of factors, including an upward revision of Taiwan Semiconductor...

Scientech sees net profits up over 40% in 2013

Mar 18, 15:23

Semiconductor equipment distributor and wafer reclamation service provider Scientech has reported net profits of NT$249 million (US$8.21 million) for 2013, increasing 41.5% from a...

Hermes Microvision expects 2014 sales to rise 25-30%

Feb 26, 15:01

E-beam inspection equipment supplier Hermes Microvision (HMI) expects to post 25-30% revenue growth in 2014, thanks to rising orders of tools for 1Xnm processes and demand created...

Equipment supplier Csun to see revenues grow 5-10% in 1Q14

Feb 25, 21:58

PCB, LCD and semiconductor equipment supplier Csun Manufacturing is expected to see its revenues grow 5-10% sequentially in the first quarter of 2014 despite the impact of seasonal...

North American semiconductor equipment industry posts January 2014 book-to-bill ratio of 1.04, says SEMI

Feb 24, 15:42

North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers posted US$1.28 billion in orders in January 2014 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.04, according...

Scientech looks to SiC wafers for growth

Feb 20, 15:42

Semiconductor equipment distributor and wafer reclamation service provider Scientech is looking to build production capacity for silicon carbide (SiC) wafers, and plans to allocate...

Testing solution provider Chroma Ate posts 2013 EPS of NT$3.21

Feb 17, 12:26

Chroma Ate, which provides integrated and customized solutions for test and measurement instruments, has announced net profits for 2013 increased 31% to NT$1.18 billion (US$39 million)...

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    KLA-Tencor VisEdge CV300R-EP

    KLA-Tencor has announced the latest addition to its VisEdge family of wafer edge inspection and metrology systems. The VisEdge CV300R-EP introduces two edge-metrology capabilities...

    Photo: Company, Sep 1.

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    Altatech AltaSight SL300 inspection system

    Altatech Semiconductor has announced silicon wafer maker Siltronic is evaluating its AltaSight SL300 inspection system to verify the tool's capabilities for use in wafer manufacturing...

    Photo: Company, Jun 29.

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    KLA-Tencor Archer 300 LCM metrology system

    KLA-Tencor has introduced the Archer 300 LCM Metrology system, which offers precision and measurement speed significantly better than that of its predecessor - the Archer 200, and...

    Photo: Company, Jun 25.

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    Applied Producer InVia dielectric deposition system

    Applied Materials has added to its line of 3D chip packaging solutions with the launch of its Applied Producer InVia dielectric deposition system. Using a proprietary CVD process,...

    Photo: Company, Mar 31.

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    Applied Reflexion GT

    Applied Materials has launched its Applied Reflexion GT system for advanced metal CMP applications. Key to the new system is its dual-mode architecture, enabling two wafers to be...

    Photo: Company, Dec 4.

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