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04 Feb, 2020, 15:00 GMT 2019 Global Silicon Shipments Dip From 2018 Record High But Revenue Remained Stable Above $11 Billion, SEMI Reports

Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments in 2019 declined 7 percent from the 2018 record high while revenue remained above the $11 billion mark despite ...


03 Feb, 2020, 15:00 GMT SEMI-FlexTech Launches Six New Projects to Accelerate Flexible Hybrid Electronics Innovation

SEMI-FlexTech today announced the launch of six projects to accelerate sensor and sensor system innovations for new applications in industries...


16 Dec, 2019, 15:00 GMT Global Fab Equipment Spending Rebounds in Second Half of 2019 with Stronger 2020 Projected, SEMI Reports

Projected 2019 global fab equipment spending has been revised upward to US$56.6 billion on the strength of surging memory investments in the latter...


11 Dec, 2019, 15:00 GMT SEMI and VLSI Research Unveil End-to-End Semiconductor Manufacturing Industry Report

SEMI, the global industry association representing the electronics manufacturing and design supply chain, and VLSI Research, the leading...


10 Dec, 2019, 23:00 GMT Global Semiconductor Equipment Sales Forecast - 2020 Rebound, 2021 Record High

Global semiconductor manufacturing equipment sales will drop 10.5 percent to $57.6 billion in 2019 from last year's historic peak of $64.4 billion...


03 Dec, 2019, 15:00 GMT Third Quarter 2019 Worldwide Semiconductor Equipment Billings Jump 12 Percent, SEMI Reports

Worldwide semiconductor equipment manufacturers posted third-quarter 2019 billings of US$14.9 billion, a quarter-over-quarter increase of 12 percent...


20 Nov, 2019, 15:00 GMT Industry's Only Worldwide OSAT Manufacturing Sites Database Now Tracks 360 Facilities, Expands Test Site Coverage

SEMI and TechSearch International today announced a new edition of the Worldwide OSAT Manufacturing Sites Database – the only outsourced...


20 Nov, 2019, 00:21 GMT SEMI, Partners Launch Largest Microelectronics Education Initiative Co-Funded by Erasmus+ Program

SEMI and 19 partners from 14 countries today launched an initiative to fill the skills gap and boost workforce diversity by tightening collaboration...


12 Nov, 2019, 15:00 GMT Silicon Wafer Area Shipments Fall for Fourth Consecutive Quarter

Marking the fourth consecutive quarterly decline, worldwide silicon wafer area shipments totaled 2,932 million square inches in the third quarter of...


12 Nov, 2019, 10:00 GMT Volkswagen Joins SEMI; Membership to Advance Automotive Electronics

SEMI, the industry association serving the global electronics manufacturing and design supply chain, announced today that leading German vehicle...


29 Oct, 2019, 14:00 GMT Global MEMS and Sensors Fab Capacity to Grow 25 Percent Through 2023, SEMI Reports

Total worldwide installed capacity for MEMS and sensors fabs is forecast to grow 25 percent to 4.7 million wafers* per month from 2018 to 2023,...


10 Oct, 2019, 19:49 BST 2019 Heterogeneous Integration Roadmap Released; Identifies Long-Term Technology Requirements to Speed Innovation

SEMI, the global industry association representing the electronics design and manufacturing supply chain, today announced the 2019 release of the...


30 Sep, 2019, 15:00 BST Total Wafer Shipments to Drop 6 Percent in 2019, Resume Growth in 2020, Set New High in 2022, SEMI Reports

Total wafer shipments in 2019 are expected to decline 6 percent from last year's historic high, with growth resuming in 2020 and shipments reaching a ...


23 Sep, 2019, 15:00 BST SEMI, SUNY Poly Awarded $6 Million National Science Foundation Grant for Pilot Program to Grow Electronics Industry Talent Pipeline

SEMI, the global industry association representing the electronics manufacturing and design supply chain, and SUNY Polytechnic Institute today...


12 Sep, 2019, 15:00 BST Fabs Valued at Nearly $50 Billion to Start Construction in 2020

Investments in new fab projects starting construction in 2020 is expected to reach nearly US$50 billion, up about US$12 billion from 2019, according...