2021-04-01 - Plexus

Plexus Expands Presence in Asia with New Manufacturing Facility in Thailand

EMS firm Plexus is expanding its presence in Asia by building a new manufacturing facility in Bangkok, Thailand.

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…

2021-02-19 - Don Scansen

ISSCC 2021: A Bright Foundry Future

At ISSCC, TSMC said it is getting high volume throughput with its EUV system on 5nm production, with a path…

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...

2021-01-19 - Alan Patterson

TSMC Expects CapEx Boost for Strong 2021 Outlook

TSMC has nearly doubled its capital expenditure budget for 2021 to as much as $28 billion on expectations of strong…

2020-11-27 - George Leopold

US DoD Expands Trusted Chip Deal with GlobalFoundries

Another step toward rebuilding the U.S. semiconductor supply chain...

2020-11-24 - Gary Hilson

Advanced Dielectric Gapfill Technology to Enable Next-Gen Memory

Lam Research’s recently announced Striker FE enhanced atomic layer deposition (ALD) platform addresses semiconductor manufacturing challenges for 3D NAND as…

2020-11-24 - Alan Patterson

Debt-Ridden China HSMC Faces Restructuring

HSMC became a casualty during the technology war between China and the US, but the company had been debt-ridden and…