Semiconductor Industry News
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Engineered to meet unique automation needs across various industries, Epson Robots, the #1 SCARA robot manufacturer in the world, today announced the new GX Series robot lineup with the GX4 and GX8.
Stellantis and Samsung SDI to Invest Over $2.5 Billion in Joint Venture for Lithium-ion Battery Production Plant in United States
Stellantis N.V. and Samsung SDI announced that they have executed binding, definitive agreements to establish an electric-vehicle battery manufacturing facility in Kokomo, Indiana.
Through this investment, the Sligo site will feature Class 7 cleanroom manufacturing environments and state-of-the art thermoforming operations, fully certified to ISO 13485 standards and meeting the highest regulatory requirements.
The Swedish electric vehicle battery manufacturer says it will construct a major new production facility in the city of Heide near Germany’s North Sea coastline.
Intel today announced plans for an initial investment of more than $20 billion in the construction of two new leading-edge chip factories in Ohio.
MITRE Engenuity and The Semiconductor Alliance Release Vision for the National Semiconductor Technology Center
The Semiconductor Alliance have joined together to create a vision and path for a more resilient and innovation-focused semiconductor supply chain, one that ensures American innovation truly leads to American growth.
Amkor Technology, Inc. today announced that it plans to build a state-of-the-art smart factory in Bac Ninh, Vietnam. The first phase of the new factory will focus on providing Advanced System in Package (SiP) assembly and test solutions to the world’s leading semiconductor and electronic manufacturing companies.
ATREG, Inc. has successfully advised Texas Instruments (TI) on the acquisition of Micron’s operational 300mm fab located in Lehi, UT. The transaction previously announced in June 2021 for $900 million has closed.
Siltronic, one of the technology leaders in silicon wafer manufacturing, broke ground for its new manufacturing facility at JTC’s Tampines Wafer Fab Park in Singapore.
3D Systems announced two additions to its industry-leading materials portfolio – Certified Scalmalloy (A) and Certified M789 (A) – to facilitate demanding industrial high-strength, corrosion-resistant parts for additive applications in markets such as aerospace, motorsports & automotive, semiconductor, energy, and moldmaking.
The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors were $44.5 billion in June 2021, an increase of 29.2% from the June 2020 total of $34.5 billion. Sales in June were 2.1% more than the May 2021 total of $43.6 billion. Sales during the second quarter of 2021 were $133.6 billion, an increase of 29.2% over the second quarter of 2020 and 8.3% more than the first quarter of 2021. Monthly sales are compiled by the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) organization and represent a three-month moving average. SIA represents 98% of the U.S. semiconductor industry by revenue and nearly two-thirds of non-U.S. chip firms.
Micron Launches World’s First 176-Layer NAND in Mobile Solutions to Power Lightning-Fast 5G Experiences
Micron Technology, Inc., announced today it has begun volume shipments of the world’s first 176-layer NAND Universal Flash Storage (UFS) 3.1 mobile solution. Engineered for high-end and flagship phones, Micron’s discrete UFS 3.1 mobile NAND unlocks 5G’s potential with up to 75% faster sequential write and random read performance than prior generations,1 enabling downloads of two-hour 4K movies2 in as little as 9.6 seconds.
Semiconductor Industry News
Semiconductor Industry News and Advancements
The Semiconductor Industry is a collection of companies, researchers and engineers who are actively involved in the design and fabrication of semiconductor devices. The semiconductor industry formed in the early 1960’s. Since semiconductors became a lucrative and thriving sector of the microelectronics industry, it has grown to be over $400 billion industry.
Semiconductor Fabrication Companies
Following are some of the larger semiconductor design and fabrication companies across the globe:
- Samsung Electronics
- SK Hynix
- Micron Technology
- Texas Instruments
- Western Digital
The semiconductor cleanroom industry produces the controlled cleanroom environments whereby the semiconductor products are fabricated and packaged. These semiconductor cleanroom facilities are often called “semiconductor fabrication facilities” or “Fab”. Our semiconductor industry news brings you recent updates and innovations from companies and researchers who fabricate an array of semiconductor products for different applications.
Semiconductor Industry News Covering all Semiconductor Products
Cleanroom connect curates semiconductor industry news covering a variety of companies and products. The primary developments of Semiconductor Fabrication companies are: Memory, Microprocessors, Commodity Integrated Circuits, and Complex SOCs.
- Memory: Memory chips store data and pass information between computer devices.
- Microprocessors: The central processing units that deliver logic to execute tasks for processes in an electronic device or computer.
- Commodity Integrated Circuit: Often times referred to as “chips”, “standard chips”, or “computer chips”, Commodity Integrated Circuits execute routine processes and are manufactured in bulk to be cost effective and maintain the highest level of standards.
- Complex SOC: Complex SOC or “System on a Chip” is an integrated circuit chip that also encompasses the capability to execute and run processes. These Complex SOCs can typically match the capability of system.
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