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…

2019-02-19 - Matthew Burgess

TSMC loses US$550 Million Due to Bad Photoresist

TSMC has been forced to update their first quarter guidance following the assessment of all the wafers affected by what…

2019-02-15 - Dylan McGrath

China’s Chip Fab Capacity Catching North America

China, which is currently locked in a trade war with the U.S., has stated that it would pump more than…

2019-02-14 - Matthew Burgess

Wafer Demand Bullish for 2019

Despite a decline in spending for leading-edge devices, the latest Semi Global 200mm Fab Outlook prepares for growing demand.

2019-01-30 - Dylan McGrath

Intel Plans $10.9 Billion Fab in Israel

Intel will spend about $10.9 billion to build a new 300mm fab in the Israeli city of Kiryat Gat, according…

2018-07-06 - Sufia Tippu

A Glimmer of Hope for Indian Fabs

Government decides that GaN semiconductors is what might be needed