525 news items tagged semiconductor equipment
Japan-made chipmaking equipment sales to fall 11% in fiscal 2019, says SEAJFriday 5 July 2019
Sales of Japan-made semiconductor equipment will decline 11% to about JPY2 trillion (US$18.5 billion) in fiscal 2019, which will end a six-year streak of increases, according to the...
Foxconn set to build 12-inch wafer fab in 2020 as IDMWednesday 3 July 2019
Foxconn Technology Group is likely to kick off construction of a 12-inch wafer fab in 2020 in Zhuhai, southern China in cooperation with the city government there, and will operate...
IC equipment distributor Spirox stands to gain from trade warThursday 27 June 2019
Taiwan-based Spirox, which distributes IC packaging and testing equipment, stands to benefit from the US-China trade war as it has seen a fast pickup in orders from China semiconductor...
Semiconductor equipment billings increase in MayFriday 21 June 2019
Billings among North American manufacturers of semiconductor production equipment registered another sequential increase in May.
China IC firms keep moving ahead with capacity expansion plansMonday 10 June 2019
China semiconductor firms including Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC) and Yangtze Memory Technology (YMTC) are still proceeding with their capacity expansion plans...
Semiconductor equipment billings decline in 1Q19, says SEMITuesday 4 June 2019
Billings among North American manufacturers of semiconductor production equipment registered both sequential and on-year decreases in the first quarter of 2019.
Semiconductor equipment billings increase, says SEMIWednesday 22 May 2019
Billings among North American manufacturers of semiconductor production equipment grew sequentially in April 2019 ending three consecutive months of sequential drops.
Asian Edge: The outlook of Chinese semiconductor equipment marketThursday 16 May 2019
The worldwide semiconductor equipment market, which had a scale of US$60.5 billion in 2018, is controlled mostly by companies in the West. The development of China's semiconductor...
Semiconductor equipment billings register another sequential dropWednesday 24 April 2019
Billings among North American manufacturers of semiconductor production equipment posted a sequential decline for the third consecutive month in March.
Semiconductor equipment sales jump to record US$64.5 billion in 2018, says SEMIThursday 11 April 2019
Worldwide sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment surged 14% from US$56.62 billion in 2017 to an all-time high of US$64.5 billion in 2018, according to SEMI.
Foxsemicon breaks ground for new plant in NanjingTuesday 26 March 2019
Semiconductor equipment maker Foxsemicon Integrated Technology, an affiliate of the Foxconn Group, recently broke ground for a new factory site in Nanjing, China.
Semiconductor equipment billings continue slideMonday 25 March 2019
Billings among North American manufacturers of semiconductor production equipment posted a year-over-year decline for the fourth consecutive month in February.
Gudeng to see EUV reticle pod shipments take off in 2019Monday 25 March 2019
Taiwan-based semiconductor equipment maker Guden Precision Industrial expects to see sharp revenue increases in 2019, mainly bolstered by the take-off of its shipments of EUV reticle...
Chipmaking equipment billings fall furtherMonday 25 February 2019
Billings among North American manufacturers of semiconductor production equipment posted a year-over-year decline for the third consecutive month in January.
Semiconductor equipment billings register another on-year dropFriday 25 January 2019
Billings among North American manufacturers of semiconductor production equipment posted a year-over-year decline for the second consecutive month in December 2018.
Aspiring to become top epi wafer supplier in China: Q&A with EpihouseFriday 21 December 2018
Founded in November 2016 to develop and produce compound semiconductor epitaxial wafers, China's Epihouse, headquartered in the country's southeast port city of Xiamen, has kicked...
AMEC 5nm plasma etching tools verified by TSMCFriday 21 December 2018
Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment (AMEC) announced recently its in-house developed 5nm plasma etching tools have been verified by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSM...
North America semi equipment industry billings fall in November, says SEMIThursday 20 December 2018
North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted US$1.94 billion in billings worldwide in November 2018 (three-month average basis), according to SEMI. The billings...
China IC supply chain gaining momentum: Q&A with Photronics DNP MaskMonday 17 December 2018
As a joint venture between US photomask maker Photronics and Japan's Dai Nippon Printing (DNP), Photronics DNP Mask broke ground in mid-2018 for building a photomask plant in Xiamen,...
Semiconductor equipment sales set to rise to record high in 2018, says SEMIThursday 13 December 2018
Worldwide sales of new semiconductor manufacturing equipment are projected to increase 9.7% to US$62.1 billion in 2018, exceeding the historic high of US$56.6 billion set last year,...
Semiconductor equipment communication standard sees increasing applicationWednesday 28 November 2018
To accelerate the development of communication infrastructure for mechanical networking to support Industry 4.0 applications amid the lack of unified communication standards, Taiwan...
China may see world-class IC equipment makers in next 5-10 yearsFriday 12 October 2018
China will see the birth of some world-class semiconductor equipment suppliers in the next 5-10 years, according to David H Wang, chairman and CEO of ACM Research, a wafer cleaning...
CHPT denies involvement in alleged insider tradingWednesday 3 October 2018
Chunghwa Precision Test Tech (CHPT) has maintained that it is not being investigated in an alleged insider trading case involving its largest shareholder Chunghwa Investment.
US, Europe equipment vendors reducing PV focusFriday 21 September 2018
US and Europe equipment vendors have reduced investment and R&D efforts for the PV sector in the wake shrinking demand from China, and instead are focusing more on the semiconductor...
Global semiconductor equipment billings stay high in 2Q18Tuesday 11 September 2018
Worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings, which hit a record high of US$17 billion in the first quarter of 2018, slipped 1% sequentially to US$16.7 billion in the...