Industry Experts Join Forces at SEMICON China to Prepare for Big Opportunities in Semiconductor and Emerging Markets

SHANGHAI, China — February 22, 2011 — Global industry executives will convene to prepare for upcoming opportunities in the semiconductor and emerging/adjacent markets at SEMICON China 2011 on March 15-17 at the Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC). SEMICON China is conveniently co-located with SOLARCON China and FPD China, capitalizing on the synergy with these emerging and adjacent markets.

North American Semiconductor Equipment Industry Posts January 2011 Book-to-Bill Ratio of 0.85

SAN JOSE, Calif. – February 22, 2011 – North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted $1.54 billion in orders in January 2011 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 0.85, according to the January Book-to-Bill Report published today by SEMI. A book-to-bill of 0.85 means that $85 worth of orders were received for every $100 of product billed for the month.

Fab Managers Convene to Address Critical Issues at Upcoming PV Forum in Berlin

BERLIN, GermanyFebruary 14, 2011 — Leading PV manufacturers are getting ready to face their challenges head on at the fifth PV Fab Managers Forum in Berlin, Germany from March 20-22. Hosted by the CTM Group (crystalline cell technology and manufacturing group) and the SEMI PV Group, the forum focuses on improving customer-supplier relations across the entire PV supply chain.

Tremendous Growth Opportunities in the PV Materials Market, according to New Report

BOSTON, Mass. and SAN JOSE, Calif. — February 7, 2011 – SEMI and Linx-AEI Consulting announce a new report that delivers detailed insights about growth opportunities in the soaring photovoltaic (PV) materials market. Driven by the global demand for economically viable, renewable solar power— expected to more than triple from 2010 to 2015— materials for crystalline silicon and thin film modules are one of the largest and fastest growing markets for suppliers of electronic materials.

LED Korea 2011: A Success with New Technology, Latest Products, and Industry Collaboration Featured

SEOUL, Korea — January 31, 2011 — Amidst the backdrop of a growing global LED industry estimated at $100 billion and a local market projected to grow to 15 trillion Won by 2015, LED Korea 2011, held last week in Seoul, opened to increased attention and attendance. The event, organized by SEMI Korea and co-located with SEMICON Korea for the fifth time, is the largest exhibition in Korea focused on LED manufacturing and serving the solid state lighting (SSL) supply chain.

Morgan, Teng and Wilhoit Appointed to SEMI Singapore Regional Advisory Board

SINGAPORE — January 27, 2011— SEMI today announced the appointment of Rodney Morgan, co-executive officer of IM Flash Technologies, to serve as chairman of the SEMI Singapore Regional Advisory Board (RAB). Also, David Wilhoit, president and CEO of Siltronic Samsung Wafer Pte Ltd., and Gan Wah Teng, vice president of Infineon Technologies (Asia Pacific) Pte Ltd. will serve as vice chairmen.