SEMI® World Fab Watch - Snapshot of Front end Fabs

World Fab Watch – Single Edition

Provides a snapshot of the previous quarter of over 1000 semiconductor front-end fabs

Publication Date: Published Quarterly (Feb, May, Aug, and Nov)
Principal Analyst: Christian Gregor Dieseldorff, SEMI
Format: .xls (compatibile with Microsoft® Excel® 2010 or newer versions of Excel).

World Fab Watch is a powerful and comprehensive database of 1000-plus fabs, R&Ds and pilot-line fab locations worldwide. It provides an excellent snapshot of all worldwide front-end semiconductor fabs. Included are interactive pivot charts and tables enabling you to customize your own view and reports.

The database includes front-end fabs and foundries such as TSMC, UMC, GlobalFoundries, SMIC, Samsung, Intel, Toshiba, Micron, SK hynix, Powerchip, Texas Instruments, Renesas, Inotera, STMicro, Fujitsu, NEC Electronics, Sharp, Infineon, and many more. This Excel-formatted database is conveniently delivered electronically.


World Fab Watch is compiled from publicly available information, including capital spending plans, announced fab plans and ream schedules. SEMI verifies this information by making up to 50 inquiries a week and periodic visits to semiconductor companies.

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With the World Fab Watch, you can conduct more efficient market research, identify target customers, and analyze product trends more easily. An annual subscription includes:

  • Quarterly updates
  • Latest market and technology trends and analysis
  • Dynamic range of information and quick-and-easy access to valuable data to empower your market research

Table of Contents (tabs of spreadsheet)

  • Summary of Current Fabs
  • Summary of Future Fabs
  • Summary of Changes
  • Company Detail
  • New Records
  • Summary of New Fab Costs
  • New Fab Cost Graph
  • Future Fabs
  • Summary of Future Fabs
  • 300mm Fabs, Summary, and Graphs
  • Sub 0.20 micron Future Fabs
  • Summary of 0.20 micron Capacity
  • Future Foundry
  • Summary of Future Foundry Capacity
  • Foundry Graphical Analysis
  • Definitions 

Column Field (of "Company Detail" tab)

CompanyTotal Cost
Ownership-Short NameJoint Venture Partner
Address/Phone/Fax/City/StateEquipment Cost
Prefecture/Province/Country/RegionConstruction Cost
OriginArchitect and Engineering
Fab NameConstruction Management
Clean Room Class/Clean Room Sq FeetDate of Last Update
YearChange Made
Product/ClassNew Record
ProductsProbability Number
GeometryWafer Size
Fab History 


Other Resources

Fab Futures
World Fab Forecast

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