2020-02-05 - Brian Santo

Coronavirus Outbreak Causes Event Cancellations Across Asia

As concerns about the latest coronavirus escalate, events are getting delayed or canceled, at no small cost. Semi has put…

2019-09-26 - Alan Patterson

China to Become World’s Largest Buyer of Fab Tools

The market for chipmaking equipment is likely to recover next year on the strength of memory spending and new projects…

2019-07-12 - Dylan McGrath

Forecast Worsens for Equipment Market

The equipment market is now forecast to decline by 20% this year. Too much inventory, a trade war, and 5G…

2019-06-11 - Alan Patterson

Global Billings Plummet

Global billings for chipmaking equipment plummeted in Q1 as the semiconductor industry hunkers down in the trade war between the…

2019-04-19 - Dylan McGrath

Fab Tool Sales Expected to Fall After Another Record Year

Markets expected to come back to earth after three-year growth run.

2019-03-26 - Dylan McGrath

Fab Tool Sales Continue to Slide

Sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment continued their steep decline in February, falling on an annual basis for the fourth consecutive…

2019-02-14 - Matthew Burgess

Wafer Demand Bullish for 2019

Despite a decline in spending for leading-edge devices, the latest Semi Global 200mm Fab Outlook prepares for growing demand.

2018-01-30 - SEMI

SEMI Highlights Critical Need of New Electronics Manufacturing Talent

“If we do not act together quickly, we will choke our own growth”  

2017-02-27 - Peter Clarke

China wafer fab projects fuel global equipment sales

China is expected to be the top spending region for fab equipment spending in 2019 and 2020, overtaking South Korea…

2016-12-19 - Dylan McGrath

China to house over 40% of semi fabs by 2020

China is shaping to be the next hub of front-end semiconductor fabs as around 40% of fabs to begin operation…