SEMI’s S23 Standard – Save Energy, Save Money, Save the Planet

The greatest potential for immediate reductions in GHG emissions in semiconductor manufacturing lies in reducing the energy used by manufacturing equipment.

SEMICON West 2022 Hybrid to Spotlight Sustainability, Smart Technologies, Talent 

Sustainability, smart technologies and workforce development will take center stage at SEMICON West 2022 Hybrid, July 12-14 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, as more than 200 industry leaders, visionaries and technology experts convene

“BEST OF WEST” Deadline Extended

We have extended our submission deadline to Friday, June 10th. Finalists will be announced prior to SEMICON West. The winner will be announced Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at SEMICON West.

Outlook for 2022: Executive Viewpoints

Each year, Semiconductor Digest turns to industry leaders and analysts to get their viewpoints on what they expect to see in the coming year in terms of critical tech and business trends. For 2022, in addition to ongoing technical advances, expect to see a focus on supply chain challenges, sustainability, the workforce shortage and reshoring.

North American Semiconductor Equipment Industry Posts July 2021 Billings

North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers posted $3.86 billion in billings worldwide in July 2021. The billings figure is 4.5% higher than final June 2021 billings of $3.69 billion and 49.8% higher than July 2020 billings of $2.57 billion.

While Industry Booms, China Worries Mount

While China’s share of all semiconductor production has shot up, the Americas region has declined, raising alarm bells in Washington. “We see a continuation of this trend, with the Americas dropping by one more percent point next year and China building out its lead.” – SEMI senior principal analyst Christian Dieseldorff.

New Drivers Propelling Semis, Equipment, IP

The shortage of semiconductors won’t be easy to solve, with some equipment lead times stretching out several years, said VLSI Research CEO Dan Hutcheson at a SEMI event.

Outlook for 2021: Executive Viewpoints

Each year, Semiconductor Digest turns to industry leaders and analysts to get their viewpoints on what they expect to see in the coming year in terms of critical tech and business trends.

Coronavirus Concerns

The impact so far on the semiconductor industry has fortunately been minor.

The Last Technology Roadmap

After many delays, the last ever International Technology Roadmap for Semiconductors (ITRS) has been published. Now that there are just a few companies remaining in the world developing new fab technologies in each of the CMOS logic and memory spaces,…