2019-07-12 - Dylan McGrath

Forecast Worsens for Equipment Market

The equipment market is now forecast to decline by 20% this year. Too much inventory, a trade war, and 5G…

2019-06-06 - Rick Merritt

EUV Ready but still has its Challenges

Extreme ultraviolet lithography still faces reliability issues, but it's ready for volume use, Intel's EUV chief said

2019-06-03 - Rick Merritt

Joint Venture for 200 mm Fab

New York state is well-positioned to win a bid for making analog, power, and discrete chips, according to a veteran…

2019-04-25 - Rick Merritt

TSMC Adds a N5P process

The Taiwan foundry sketched out a laundry list of processes and packaging options including a new N5P node at an…

2019-04-25 - Dylan McGrath

Semiconductor Equipment Sales Slump Worsens

Sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment continued to slide in March, deepening a sales slump that began late last year

2019-04-24 - Rick Merritt

GlobalFoundries Sells Ex-IBM Fab

GlobalFoundries sold the 300-mm fab for $430 million as the foundry slims down and ON upgrades its analog business.

2019-04-19 - Dylan McGrath

Fab Tool Sales Expected to Fall After Another Record Year

Markets expected to come back to earth after three-year growth run.

2019-03-27 - Dylan McGrath

Q1 Forecast Disappointing for Foundry Sales

Semiconductor foundry revenue growth is stalling due to weak demand for advanced production processes in several end markets — including…

2019-03-26 - Dylan McGrath

Fab Tool Sales Continue to Slide

Sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment continued their steep decline in February, falling on an annual basis for the fourth consecutive…

2019-03-04 - Rick Merritt

SPIE Conference Predicts Bumpy Chip Roadmap

The semiconductor roadmap could extend a decade to a 1-nm node or it could falter before the 3-nm node for…