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Intel Opens Fab 9 in New Mexico

Intel celebrated the opening of Fab 9, its cutting-edge factory in Rio Rancho, New Mexico.

Chip Sales Look to Bounce Back In 2024

After a challenging 2023, where the semiconductor industry witnessed a 9.4% decline in sales, dropping to $520 billion, 2024 is poised for a significant rebound. This is due to the expected surge in global sales to $588 billion as forecast by WSTS – a 13% increase from 2023, surpassing 2022’s record revenues of $574 billion.

Semiconductor Tech Received Most Granted Patents in 2023

An annual analysis of publicly available patent data from IP management firm Anaqua found that semiconductor technologies received the most granted patents in the US in 2023, the second year in a row that semiconductors have topped the list. 

Supercomputer Heads into Space

Expanding its venture into space computing, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) will launch an updated HPE Spaceborne Computer-2 to the International Space Station (ISS).

NHanced Opens Advanced Package Assembly Facility in IN

NHanced Semiconductors is a US-based pure-play advanced packaging foundry specializing in leading-edge technologies. NHanced president…

Semiconductor Materials Market: Better Things to Come in 2024

The total semiconductor materials market is forecasted to rebound with almost 7% growth in 2024 to reach US$74 billion. This upwards turnaround comes after a contraction of -3.3% in 2023 due

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 5.3% Year-to-Year in November

November marks first month of year-to-year market growth in over a year; worldwide chip sales increase 2.9% month-to-month.

Moore’s Law Indeed Stopped at 28nm

The path forward – 3D integration with hybrid bonding

Future Market Trends for CMP Consumables Point Upwards

Increasing CMP process steps driving high growth for CMP consumables.

Chemical Suppliers Struggle to Keep Up with US Expansion Plans

Long-term US semiconductor growth is certain, but short-term chaos is likely.

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