Tag: semiconductor industry


NY State Enters $10B Partnership With Semiconductor Industry

December 18, 2023

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

New York state has entered into a $10 billion partnership with several semiconductor industry leaders to establish research and manufacturing in the state, creating at least 700 jobs in the process. Governor Kathy Hochul said the collaboration, which includes the […]

Process, Production

Memory-Chip Makers Face a Prolonged Price Slump

January 30, 2023

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Memory-chip prices, which dropped steeply over the past year, are expected to keep falling in the first half of 2023, putting more pressure on an industry that has already cut investments and jobs. Average prices for the two main types […]

Process, Production

EMD Electronics Investing $28M In Arizona Expansion

February 18, 2022

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

EMD Electronics will invest $28 million to build a new factory in Chandler, AZ to manufacture equipment for its Delivery Systems & Services (DS&S) business. As part of the company’s Level Up program, the facility will enable DS&S to capture […]

Logistics, Process, Production

Strategies for shortages

November 9, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

UMC asked customers for the $3.5 billion cost of a new fab. GloFo and NXP came up with the concept of orders which could not be cancelled. Microchip, where orders are 50% more than it can supply, offered priority delivery […]


Positive update for the semiconductor industry

September 15, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

For next year, there remains uncertainty in the supply chain, said Malcom Penn, founder and CEO of Future Horizons. This is due to an increase in capex in the second half of 2020, which could result in a supply surge […]

Design & Planning, Process

Intel to invest $95bn in Europe over 10 years, says CEO

September 8, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

The aim, said Gelsinger, was a “total project of 80 billion euros ($94.77 billion) over the next decade that would be a catalyst for the semiconductor industry, a catalyst for the entire technology industry.” “Cars are becoming computers with tires. […]

Logistics, Process

Semi industry unaffected by coronavirus

February 21, 2020

Via: Electronics Weekly

The coronavirus has had little effect on the semiconductor industry says Omdia – a newly set up tech analyst company formed by IHS Markit and Informa Tech. The semiconductor industry appears to have escaped the direct impact of the coronavirus […]

Logistics, Process

European chip industry seeks more EU help to extend revival

June 27, 2018

Via: Reuters

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Europe’s semiconductor industry is requesting more help from the European Union as it seeks to build on a tentative revival, embrace technologies such as artificial intelligence and ride out trade wars that threaten global supply chains. A […]

Process, R & D

China tech powerhouse Tsinghua bets $7.5 billion on R&D, urges faster reforms

June 27, 2016

Via: Reuters

State-backed Chinese technology group Tsinghua Holdings plans to spend $7.5 billion on research and development over the next five years, accelerating China’s drive to build a high-value semiconductor industry to challenge global chipmaking rivals. As the firm that controls acquisitive […]