SEMI® Global Update - April 2014
SEMI Global Update
IN THIS ISSUE
Make a Date with the Future
2013 in Review: Semi. Equipment & Materials Market and Outlook
LED Investment to Recover in Light of SSL Adoption
Leading Edge Developments in Lithography from SPIE
SEMI Recognizes SMIC CEO TY Chiu for EHS Leadership
SEMICON China Show
450 Central: Wafer Transition Portal
Silicon Innovation Forum to Expand in 2014
The 2014 U.S. Trade Agenda
PV Roadmap Just Published

Event Calendar

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

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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Make a Date with the Future

Kai Fai Ng "Make a Date with the Future" - That tagline caught my attention today as we began rolling out the SEMICON Singapore 2014 press information to various media outlets. This statement captures the imagination and vision of how we might see our industry as it transforms the landscape of the IoT. Enabling mobility to such applications is an escalating trend that today's most advanced electronic device makers are tackling head on. In line with the theme of this year's SEMICON Singapore, I am delighted to present to you, a glimpse, perhaps, of such a future at the SMART Living SMART Future pavilion at the upcoming show! (more)

Kai Fai Ng
www.semi.org


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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%).


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.


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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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.
--Related: SEMICON China 2014: Addressing Major Developments


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.


SEMICON Singapore 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).


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.


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.


ASMC 2014

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