SEMICON Southeast Asia Coming Soon to Penang

Industry Players Learn and Collaborate at SEMICON Southeast Asia

PENANG, Malaysia — 12 April 2016 — The second SEMICON Southeast Asia in Penang runs from 26-28 April at SPICE. The event is organized by SEMI, the global industry association that connects more than 1,900 member companies and over a quarter-million professionals worldwide to advance electronics manufacturing.  More than 80 industry speakers and 200 companies will participate in SEMICON Southeast Asia, with thousands of attendees participating in the event. With an emphasis on opening up new business opportunities and fostering stronger cross-regional engagement, SEMICON Southeast Asia features a tradeshow exhibition, networking events, market and technology seminars, and conferences.

For 2016 and 2017, SEMI estimates spending of almost US$ 6 billion on front-end and back-end equipment in the Southeast Asia region, and another $12 billion in spending on materials including $9 billion on packaging-related materials.  Southeast Asia has 46 production fabs including Foundry, Compound Semiconductors, MEMS, Power, LED, and other devices. The region, which includes Australia and India, contributes a substantial 27 percent of global assembly, test and production.

Focusing on key trends and technologies in semiconductor design and manufacturing, the event also addresses expanding application markets like mobile devices and other connected "Internet of Things" (IoT) technologies. Key enablers, such as specialised materials, packaging, and test technologies, as well as new architectures and processes, are also featured throughout the event. Highlights of SEMICON Southeast Asia include:

  • Market Trend Briefing: Features presentations from: Gartner, GFK Malaysia, IHS, SEMI, Surplus Global, and Yole Developpement
  • Advanced Packaging Forum:  “Cost-Effective Solutions for New and Legacy Applications” forum features presentations from: Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment, Advantest, Applied Materials, ASE Group, ASM Technology Singapore, BroadPak, GLOBALFOUNDRIES, Indium, Lam Research, TechSearch International, and TEL.
  • Product and System Test Forum: “Testing Strategy for a Fast-paced Semiconductor Market” with presentations from Advantest, ATMEL, GLOBALFOUNDRIES Singapore, Intel, Keysight Technologies, Silicon Labs International, UTAC Singapore, Xcerra
  • New programs this year: Supply Chain in High Tech Industry Forum, Sustainable Manufacturing & Automation Forum, Tutorial Session on Electrical Fault Isolation, and Innovation Discovery Hub.

For more information and exhibition opportunities, visit or register now.

Sponsors for SEMICON Southeast Asia include: Advantest, Applied Materials, AMEC, ASE Group, ChipShine, Edwards Technologies, EVG, FESTO, GLOBALFOUNDRIES, Indium, KLA Tencor, Kulicke & Soffa, Lam Research, Screen, Siemens, Tokyo Electron Limited and Xcerra.

Partners include: AEIS, Invest Penang, International College Penang (INTI), Hoa lac high Tech Park, LEDExpo, MATRADE, Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB), Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA), Malaysia Truly Asia, Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia, Penang Tourism, SAMENTA, Singapore Manufacturing Federation, and VLSI Consultancy.

About SEMI

SEMI® connects more than 1,900 member companies and more than a quarter-million professionals worldwide to advance the science and business of electronics manufacturing. SEMI members are responsible for the innovations in materials, design, equipment, software, and services that enable smarter, faster, more powerful, and more affordable electronic products. Since 1970, SEMI has built connections that have helped our members grow more profitably, create new markets, and address common industry challenges together. SEMI maintains offices in Bangalore, Beijing, Berlin, Brussels, Grenoble, Hsinchu, Moscow, San Jose, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo, and Washington, D.C. For more information,; please follow SEMI on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Press Contact 

Michael Poh
Phone: +6012 395 5202

Reshvinder Kaur
Phone: +6017 275 7985

Association Contact

Deborah Geiger/SEMI Headquarters
Phone: +1 408.943.7988

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