2021-04-02 - Keesjan Engelen

Taiwan Electronics Update

Keesjan Engelen provides his insights on some of the latest electronics industry developments and its impact on Asia's electronics manufacturing…

2021-03-19 - IC Insights

Samsung, TSMC Spending to Dominate Advanced IC Technology Nodes

IC Insights expects Samsung and TSMC's capital expenditures will reach at least $55.5 billion this year and represent an all-time…

2021-03-18 - George Leopold

Advanced Nodes Boosting Foundry Revenues

Wafer demand is surging, driven by the ramp of 7- and 5-nm process nodes that are boosting foundry revenue on…

2021-03-15 - Alan Patterson

Taiwan Chipmakers Facing New Challenge

Taiwan's chipmakers are taking steps to ensure production levels remain steady during a worsening drought. IC manufacturing requires a lot…

2021-03-08 - Don Scansen

Squaring the Circle: A Look at Deca Technologies’ Innovations

Deca knows new approaches are needed to continue to scale production, as well as to address the demands of "More…

2021-03-04 - IC Insights

Revenue per Wafer Climbs as Demand Surges for 5nm/7nm IC Processes

Despite high development costs, smaller nodes bring greater revenue per wafer...

2021-03-03 - IC Insights

TSMC Ranks in Top-10 For Capacity in Three Wafer Size Categories

New Global Wafer Capacity report shows top-10 installed capacity leaders in three different wafer size categories...

2021-02-18 - Alan Patterson

TSMC Will Raise to Expand Capacity Amid Chip Shortages

TSMC said that it plans two sales of bonds that would raise about $9 billion to expand production, possibly helping…

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…

2020-10-22 - Alan Patterson

TSMC Bets on HPC for Future Growth

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. expects the main driver of its growth in the next several years to be HPC, overtaking…