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By Nancy Greco, Dave Mayewski, James Moyne, Paul Werbaneth
By Nancy Greco, Dave Mayewski, James Moyne, Paul Werbaneth
By Amy Ly, Technical Programs, Marketing Coordinator, SEMI
By Amy Ly, Technical Programs, Marketing Coordinator, SEMI
By Heidi Hoffman, Sr. Director of FHE, MEMS and Sensors Marketing, SEMI
By Heikki Holmberg, Senior Technology Manager, Okmetic Oy
Strong global semiconductor industry growth is helping power rapid expansion of China’s IC manufacturers in 2018, and continuing technology...
The World Bank just updated its multiyear forecast for GDP growth both globally and by country.
The SEMI Fan-Out Panel Level Packaging (FO-PLP) Panel Task Force is focused on helping the industry define a single panel substrate dimension for fan...
Device manufacturers continue to invest. Spending in cloud data center (compute, networking and storage), automotive (content per car increases),...
The fast-maturing hardware and software that are enabling practical applications of equipment intelligence and machine learning mean disruptive...
Hope springs eternal. And it was with collective open arms that many U.S. businesses welcomed the recent talks between U.S.
With chipmakers looking toward 5nm manufacturing, it’s clear that traditional scaling is not dead but continuing in combination with other...
The region's premier gathering of the global electronics manufacturing supply chain, SEMICON Southeast Asia drew an event record of more than 7,500...
Years of industry consolidation in the critical subsystems market appears to be coming to an end.
This year’s Advanced Lithography TechXPOT at SEMICON West will explore the progress on extreme ultra-violet lithography (EUVL) and its economic...
SEMI Position on the European Commission’s Proposal for a Regulation Establishing a Framework for Screening Foreign Direct Investments into the...
Testifying before a U.S. interagency panel weighing trade tariffs against China, Jonathan Davis, global vice president of industry advocacy at SEMI,...
The first quarter of this year was very strong globally, with growth across the entire electronics supply chain. Although Chart 1 is based on...
Emboldened by advances in self-driving and Internet of Vehicles (IoV) technologies, Taiwan’s microelectronics sector is investing heavily in...
It’s a powerful conversation. With new venues, new voices, and new takes on the industries and markets that will fuel the industry’s growth, SEMICON...
The global semiconductor packaging materials market reached $16.7 billion in 2017. While slower growth of smartphones and personal computers – the...
Most key countries/regions saw a slowdown in growth in March based on their respective Purchasing Managers Indices. And in one case – South Korea –...
The global semiconductor materials market increased 9.6 while worldwide semiconductor revenues increased 21.6 percent from the prior year in 2017.
As the electronics manufacturing business has become more complex and interdependent, SEMI’s mantra has increasingly been applied across the full...
Sales revenues for fluid management subsystems grew 28 percent in 2017 to $1.28 billion, breaking the $1 billion mark for the first time.
With its leading research and development hubs, materials and equipment companies and chipmakers, the EU is in a strategic position in the global...
Fueled by heavy government investment, IC packaging and testing in China generated $29 billion in revenue in 2017, making China the world’s largest...
Although many months past due, Congress on March 23 finalized the federal spending for the remainder of fiscal year (FY) 2018, only hours before a...
Robotics applications are rapidly becoming ubiquitous across a wide range of industries beyond manufacturing including agriculture, automotive,...
Chip makers continue to struggle to secure more silicon wafers to meet market demand as production capacity has reportedly fallen short of their...
The pervasiveness of semiconductors across diverse product sectors including automotive, industrial and consumer has clearly put the semiconductor...
After a record January, Taiwan-listed electronics companies, many of which manufacture in China, reported significant drops in February sales.
The Semiconductor Components, Instruments, and Subsystems (SCIS) is a SEMI technology community chartered to address process-critical components...
Following through on his 2016 campaign promise, President Trump is implementing trade policies that buck conventional wisdom in Washington, D.C. and...
In Tokyo, Shanghai, Moscow, London, Paris or New York – wherever you are in the world –Japanese vehicles passing by on the roadways are a common...
Global fab construction investment will see another strong year based on our latest outlook to 2019.
One year ago, SEMI’s World Fab Forecast report called for fab equipment spending growth of 8 percent for 2018. If that forecast materializes, the...
The solar energy sector shined in a global renewable energy market that maintained steady growth last year despite the United States’ shocking...
Since 2010, 474 companies have poured $51 billion into developing products enabled by artificial intelligence (AI), with the bulk of these...
The White House has released its fiscal year (FY) 2019 budget proposal just as Congress secured a two-year budget deal that will begin the process of...
We fold our clothing. Our bath towels. Our sheets. And for the more artistically inspired among us, our origami. So why not our smartphones and...
2017 finished on an upturn – both in the USA and globally.  Based on consolidated fourth-quarter actual and estimated revenues of 213 large, global...
SEMI has joined the industry declaration “Boosting Europe’s Future Competitiveness as Key Priority for FP9,” calling on the European Commission, the...
Semiconductor industry sales in 2017 topped $400 billion for the first time, up 22 percent year-over-year, “a feat made possible thanks to the great...
Critical subsystems for the IC equipment market grew 30 percent in 2017, moving the industry into uncharted territory with total revenues pushing...
While cryptocurrencies may still be in the infancy of market development and adoption, the semiconductor industry has certainly felt the potential of...
SEMI evaluates the implications of the SOTU address for Trade, Taxes, Technology, Talent and other SEMI public policy priorities
SEMI continues to transform to increase its impact on the success of the electronics industry supply chain. As one step in that process, SEMI...
European Union (EU) research, development and innovation programmes have proved successful in recent decades. The current framework programme (FP)...
As the industry ventures towards a more connected world, the semiconductor test community is facing increasingly stringent performance, quality and...
Foreign investment, which fuels technological innovation, productivity, and broad-based growth, is critical to the semiconductor industry’s long-term...
As part of the Smart Manufacturing Initiative, SEMI has formed the Smart Manufacturing Special Interest Group (SIG) to connect members, promote...
A recurring theme of the executive conference was how the explosion of new applications such as autonomous vehicles, digital healthcare, quantum...
2017 ended on a high note from an end market perspective thanks to many factors . . .
International trade is one of the best tools to spur growth and create high-skill and high-paying jobs. Over 40 million American jobs rely on trade,...
2017 proved to a be record-setting year for the semiconductor industry.
ISS 2018, the industry’s preeminent executive event, went into full swing today with presentations on trends in capital spending, equipment, and end-...
Global fab construction investment will reach a historic high this year after a record-breaking 2017, according to SEMI’s forecast.
2017 was a terrific year for SEMI members.  At last, the industry broke through levels not reached since the year 2000. Chip revenues closed at...
2017 was an unprecedented year for the global electronics manufacturing industry. Semiconductor sales exceeded $400B and the global electronics...
The show floor at SEMICON Japan (December 13-15, 2017, at Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo) brimmed with happy faces reflecting a record great year in which...
Many SEMI member executives express deep concern over the lack of qualified engineers and technicians to fill the jobs they require in order to...
World semiconductor equipment shipment growth was a very robust +26 percent (3-month basis) in October but down from its +63 percent peak in February.
The semiconductor industry has been there before, with large increases in investments followed by dramatic downturns.
Fab Owners Association (FOA) enters a new era on January 1, 2018, as it becomes part of SEMI.
China’s massive semiconductor market and Europe’s prowess in smart car, IoT and other emerging technologies are complementary forces that underscore...
By Emir Demircan, Senior Manager Advocacy and Public Policy, SEMI Europe
PCs have long been a critical demand driver of the semiconductor industry, with smart phones becoming an integral part during the last decade.
Process power and reactive gas subsystems have seen standout growth over the past five years.
By Dan Tracy and Clark Tseng, SEMI Industry Research
On October 27, SEMI China held a kickoff meeting for a new FlexTech Committee in Suzhou.
Munich was magic for SEMICON Europa last week as the exhibition both co-located with productronica and sold out for the first time on the strength of...
SEMI Europe is engaged ─ with European Commission representatives, with the future of automotive, with plans to overcome the challenges of workforce...
SEMI China President Lung Chu was invited to give a speech titled “Global Semiconductor Market Updates and the Rise of China IC Industry.”
SEMICON Europa 2017 and productronica were co-located November 14 to 17 at Messe Munchen in Munich, Germany. Attendance was very good and the mood...