2021-03-24 - Nitin Dahad

Infineon and NXP Resume Production at Austin Fabs After Winter Storms

Austin fabs are in the process of recovering and restarting, but lost production will impact revenues.

2021-02-23 - George Leopold

Globalfoundries Seeks ‘Trusted’ DoD Fabs

With U.S. export-control certification in hand, the U.S. foundry looks to upgrade its most advanced facility as a DoD 'trusted'…

2021-02-22 - TrendForce

Blackouts Affects Samsung’s Texas-Based Line S2 Fab

Blackouts affecting Samsung’s Texas-based Line S2 Fab expected to impair 1-2% of global 12-inch wafer foundry capacity, says TrendForce…

2021-02-22 - Alan Patterson

Chipmakers Halt Production in Texas Amid Power Failure

Samsung, NXP and Infineon have stopped operations at chip fabs in Texas after a surprise cold wave caused power outages…

2021-02-04 - Brian Santo

SK Hynix Completes M16 DRAM Fab

SK Hynix dedicated its new M16 fab in South Korea. It should start cranking out 1anm DRAM later this year...

2021-02-03 - Jim McGregor

How Intel Gets Out of Manufacturing

It won’t be easy, but it could be done. This is How Intel Gets Out of Manufacturing...

2021-01-28 - TrendForce

Automotive Market Set to Recover in 2021, While Auto Chips Remain in Shortage

Automotive market set to recover in 2021 with yearly sales of 84 million vehicles, while 12-inch fab capacities for automotive…

2021-01-12 - TrendForce

Power Outage at UMC’s Lixing Fabs Results in Large-Scale Voltage Drops in Vicinity

Power outage at UMC’s Lixing fabs results in large-scale voltage drops in vicinity, forecasted to cause minor impact, says TrendForce…

2020-11-09 - George Leopold

Emerging Technologies Propelling Wafer Fab Investments

Emerging technologies and new uses cases are propelling wafer fab investments...

2020-10-26 - Alan Patterson

Foxconn LCD Fab in U.S. Looks “Dead”?

With Foxconn and Wisconsin at odds over subsidies, the possibility of Foxconn moving any manufacturing to the U.S. ..

2020-10-26 - Anton Shilov

GlobalFoundries Details Ambitious Technology Roadmap

GlobalFoundries discussed its technology roadmap; its plan to invest $1.4B in 2021; its expectation it will achieve profitability; and its…

2020-10-05 - TrendForce

China’s Chip Sector Faces Possible Impact as SMIC Assesses Export Restrictions Placed by U.S.

SMIC made formal announcements assessing the Commerce Department’s notification to SMIC's suppliers that they will be restricted from shipping certain…