SEMI® Global Update - April 2014
SEMI Global Update
IN THIS ISSUE
Supporting Free Trade and the Microelectronics Industry in Russia
2013 in Review: Semi. Equipment & Materials Market and Outlook
EU Due Diligence for Conflict Minerals Focuses Upstream
Leading Edge Developments in Lithography from SPIE
LED Investment to Recover in Light of SSL Adoption
PV Roadmap Just Published
The 2014 U.S. Trade Agenda
450 Central: Wafer Transition Portal
SEMI Recognizes SMIC CEO TY Chiu for EHS Leadership
Silicon Innovation Forum to Expand in 2014

Event Calendar

WEBINAR
May 6
Funding Opportunities in France

EUROPE
May 14-15
SEMICON Russia
June 3
SEMI Brussels Forum
June 4-6
Intersolar Europe
ASIA
April 23-25
SEMICON Singapore
June 17-19
Display Taiwan

NORTH AMERICA
April 10
Silicon Valley Breakfast Forum
April 17
Arizona Breakfast Forum
April 22
Texas Spring Forum
May 1
Pacific Northwest Breakfast Forum
May 19-21
ASMC
June 25
Northeast Tech Talk
July 8-10
SEMICON West
Intersolar North America
Courses
- Fund. of Prod. Mktg.
- Supply Chain Mgmt.

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FROM THE SEMI EUROPE PRESIDENT

Supporting Free Trade and the Microelectronics Industry in Russia
Heinz Kundert, SEMI Europe President
Over the next several months, three SEMI events are scheduled with an eye toward enhancing your market position in Europe.

SEMICON Russia, to be held 13-15 May in Moscow, will once again host an international exposition with participants from 30 countries and a Microelectronics Market Conference that provides an unparalleled platform for immersing yourself in the regional market, technology and investment opportunities. (more)

Heinz Kundert
www.semi.org/europe


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2013: A Year in Review - Semiconductor Equipment and Materials Market and Outlook

By Lara Chamness, Industry Research & Statistics, SEMI

2013 was a record year in terms of semiconductor device revenues; the industry finally exceeded the long elusive $300 billion mark, registering almost 5% growth but it was the second consecutive year of declining revenues for both semiconductor equipment (-14%) and materials (-3%).


EU Due Diligence for Conflict Minerals Focuses Upstream

By Rania Georgoutsakou, SEMI Europe

EU proposed legislation on responsible sourcing of 'conflict minerals' helps upstream/downstream users get the info needed to comply with the U.S. Dodd Frank Act.


Developments at the Leading Edge of Lithography from SPIE 2014

By Michael Lercel, SEMATECH

At the SPIE Advanced Lithography conference, there was excitement about DSA, disappointment about EUV, and some real progress on enabling technologies for continued dimensional scaling of the semiconductor roadmap.


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LED Investment to Recover in Light of SSL Adoption
By Clark Tseng, Industry Research & Statistics, SEMI
During LED Taiwan 2014 and LED China Conference 2014, industry participants were optimistic about the LED market outlook in light of rising LED penetration in the general lighting market. LED chip makers and packaging houses from Taiwan are posting stronger revenue growth in Q1.


PV Roadmap Just Published

With a record contribution of 28 companies from Europe, U.S., China and Taiwan, the new ITRPV 2014 edition was just published during the PV Fab Managers Forum at SEMICON China.


The 2014 U.S. Trade Agenda

President Obama released an ambitious trade agenda, including a multilateral trade deal with 12 Pacific Rim countries, advancing a bilateral agreement with the EU, and "fast track" negotiating power.


SEMICON Russia 2014

450 Central: Wafer Transition Portal

450 Central is a web-based information service to keep the industry informed of important news and perspectives on 450mm wafer processing.


SEMI Recognizes SMIC CEO TY Chiu for Environment, Health and Safety Leadership

SEMI presented its EHS Leadership award to Dr. Tzu-Yin (TY) Chiu, CEO of SMIC, at the Industry Gala during SEMICON China 2014.


Silicon Innovation Forum to Expand in 2014

Following a successful inaugural last year, the Silicon Innovation Forum is set to return to SEMICON West (July 8-10) in San Francisco and expand to SEMICON Europa 2014 (Oct 7-9 in Grenoble).


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