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26 Feb, 2019, 15:00 GMT Nominations Open for ESD Alliance Governing Council

The Electronic System Design Alliance, a SEMI Strategic Association Partner, today opened nominations for member company executives to serve on the...


25 Feb, 2019, 15:00 GMT SEMI Launches Initiative to Build Talent Pipeline Critical to Global Electronics Industry Growth

SEMI, the global industry association serving the electronics manufacturing supply chain, today announced SEMI Works™, a comprehensive program to...


30 Jan, 2019, 15:00 GMT Annual Silicon Shipments Hit Record High, Market Tops $10 Billion for First Time Since 2008

Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments in 2018 increased 8 percent year-over-year to a record high, while 2018 worldwide silicon revenue jumped 31...


21 Jan, 2019, 23:00 GMT SEMICON Korea Highlights Smart Tech, Industry Growth and Workforce Development

SEMICON Korea 2019 opens tomorrow with electronics industry growth drivers artificial intelligence (AI), Smart manufacturing, and MEMS and sensors in ...


07 Jan, 2019, 13:50 GMT China Wafer Production Capacity Growth Fastest in World

Unwavering in its drive to build a strong, self-sufficient semiconductor supply chain, China plans more new fab projects than any other region in the ...


30 Jan, 2018, 21:00 GMT Largest SEMICON Korea Ever Highlights Smart Manufacturing, Automotive

SEMICON Korea 2018 opens at COEX in Seoul today with its largest-ever exhibition and an expected 50,000 attendees at the premier event for the Korean ...


08 Jan, 2018, 15:00 GMT SEMI and Fab Owners Association Strengthen Supply Chain

After several years of close partnership, SEMI and the Fab Owners Association (FOA) have fully integrated. Driving manufacturing efficiencies remains ...


02 Jan, 2018, 23:00 GMT SEMI Data Projects New Highs in Fab Equipment Spending

The year-end update to the SEMI World Fab Forecast report reveals 2017 spending on fab equipment investments will reach an all-time high of $57...


02 Jan, 2018, 15:00 GMT New SEMI Japan President to Drive SEMI 2.0 in Japan

SEMI today announced the appointment of Masahiko (Jim) Hamajima as president of SEMI Japan. Reporting to SEMI president and CEO Ajit Manocha,...


20 Dec, 2017, 17:00 GMT ISS Europe 2018 to Focus on Winning in the Global Marketplace

Electronics manufacturing executives will sharpen their competitive edge in Dublin, Ireland, on 4-6 March at Europe's SEMI Industry Strategy...


18 Dec, 2017, 23:00 GMT Largest SEMICON China Ever Targets Industry Growth

More than 70,000 players in the electronics manufacturing industry are expected to descend upon SEMICON China for technology and innovation insights...


12 Dec, 2017, 00:00 GMT $55.9 Billion Semiconductor Equipment Forecast - New Record with Korea at Top

Today, SEMI, the global industry association representing the electronics manufacturing supply chain, released its Year-end Forecast at the annual...


17 Oct, 2017, 16:00 BST New SEMI Market Research Report: China IC Industry Outlook

SEMI, the global industry association and provider of independent electronics market research, today announced its new China IC Industry Outlook...


12 Sep, 2017, 15:05 BST Fab Equipment Spending Breaking Industry Records

The latest update to the World Fab Forecast report, published on September 5, 2017 by SEMI, again reveals record spending for fab equipment. Out of...


19 Jul, 2017, 10:05 BST Taiwan Largest Semiconductor Materials Market -- as SEMICON Taiwan Approaches

Taiwan is the world's largest consumer of semiconductor materials for the seventh consecutive year, bringing new opportunities in this increasingly...


16 May, 2017, 13:00 BST 2017FLEX Monterey Focuses on Accelerating to Manufacturing as Industry Growth Escalates

FlexTech's annual Flexible Electronics Conference and Exhibit – 2017FLEX – is set for the Hyatt Regency Hotel & Spa in Monterey, Calif. from June...


11 May, 2017, 11:00 BST New "Thought Leadership Pass" Unlocks What's Smart at SEMICON West 2017

SEMI today announced that SEMICON West (July 11-13 in San Francisco, Calif.) experience packages are now available for purchase, allowing attendees...


07 Mar, 2017, 15:30 GMT Record Spending for Fab Equipment Expected in 2017 and 2018

Today, SEMI announced updates to its World Fab Forecast report, revealing that fab equipment spending is expected to reach an industry all-time...