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SEMI® World Fab Forecast

3 years of data; Quarterly forecast through next year for capacities, geometries, wafer sizes and construction/equipment spending through the next year for over 1,000 front-end semiconductor fabs

Publication Dates: Published Quarterly (Feb, May, Aug, and Nov)
Principal Analysts: Christian Gregor Dieseldorff and Clark Tseng, SEMI
Format: Microsoft® Excel® file (.xls)


The SEMI World Fab Forecast provides high level summaries, charts, and graphs; in-depth analysis of capital expenditure, capacity, technology and products, down to the detail of each fab; and forecast over six quarters. The data in this report provides data found in FabFutures, World Fab Watch, Fab Construction Monitor and the Fab Equipment Monitor. It is essentially all of our popular fab products rolled-up into one convenient database. Similar to the World Fab Watch, the report includes interactive pivot charts and tables enabling you to customize your own view and reports.

The database includes over 1,000 records of front-end semiconductor fabs and foundries such as TSMC, UMC, GLOBALFOUNDRIES, SMIC, Samsung, Intel, Toshiba, Micron, SK Hynix, Powerchip, Texas Instruments, Renesas, STMicro, Fujitsu, Nanya, Panasonic, NXP, Winbond, Sharp, NXP, Infineon, Magna Chip, X-Fab Silicon Foundries, and many more.

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Product Information


  • Executive Summaries and high-level trends presented in more than 10 charts and 100 tables
  • Three years of data with past, present, and forecasts out through next year
  • Complete fab-cycle coverage, fab by fab, from planning, construction, production, and closure
  • Fab-by-fab details on spending, capacity ramp, product type, technology node and wafer size transition
  • Quarterly Excel fab reports for data analysis and modeling by fabs


  • Access to the leading industry benchmark used by financial communities and experts around the world
  • Rich in content with verified and validated fab information
  • Dynamic range of information and quick-and-easy access to valuable data that empowers your market research
  • Consolidated resource for fab activities
  • Graphical interface gives a strategic view and timeline of spending with key project milestone dates


View of “Company Detail” tab in World Fab Forecast





Tutorial – Introduction

Tutorial - Tables/Graphs

Tutorial – Pivot Tables


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    Content (Tabs of Spreadsheet) Fields in Company Detail Tab:  
    Summary Company Construction Cost
    Graphs and Tables Ownership Short Name Equipment Cost
    Summary of Changes City/State/Province/Country/Region Start Date of Equipment
    Company Detail Probability Start Date 1st Silicon
    Fabs Starting Construction Status Start Date of Production
    Fabs Starting Operation Fab Type Construction Costs by Quarter
    Spending by Region Project Type Construction Comments
    Spending by Company Product Type Equipment Spending by Quarter
    Capacity by Country/Region Technology Equipment Comments
    Capacity by Company Wafer Size Wafer Capacity by Quarter
    Capacity by Foundries Geometry Geometry by Quarter
    Capacity by Wafer Size Full Capacity  
    Capacity by Product Type    
    Capacity by Geometry    
    Defnitions, Other Reports    


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    World Fab Forecast is compiled from publicly available information, including capital spending plans, announced fab plans and ramp schedules. SEMI verifies this information by making up to 50 inquiries a week and periodic visits to semiconductor companies.


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