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Fire at ASML’s Plant on Jan. 3 Could Affect Supply of Optical Components for Photolithography Systems; Further Observations Needed to Gauge Impact of This Event

2022/01/04

DRAM , Wafer Foundries

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A fire broke out in a section of ASML’s manufacturing plant in the German city of Berlin on January 3, 2022...

Fire at ASML’s Plant on Jan. 3 Could Affect Supply of Optical Components for Photolithography Systems; Further Observations Needed to Gauge Impact of This Event

2022/01/04

DRAM , Wafer Foundries

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A fire broke out in a section of ASML’s manufacturing plant in the German city of Berlin on January 3, 2022...

Latest Assessment of Jan. 3 Earthquake in Taiwan Finds No Significant Impact on Local DRAM and Foundry Fabs

2022/01/03

DRAM , Wafer Foundries

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An earthquake that was around 6 in the Richter scale occurred off the east coast of Taiwan at 5:46PM local time on January 3, 2022. TrendForce’s Department of Semiconductor Research has immediately begun assessing the impact of the earthquake on the operation of the DRAM and foundry fabs on the island...

Latest Assessment of Jan. 3 Earthquake in Taiwan Finds No Significant Impact on Local DRAM and Foundry Fabs

2022/01/03

DRAM , Wafer Foundries

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An earthquake that was around 6 in the Richter scale occurred off the east coast of Taiwan at 5:46PM local time on January 3, 2022. TrendForce’s Department of Semiconductor Research has immediately begun assessing the impact of the earthquake on the operation of the DRAM and foundry fabs on the island...

Foundry Market Bulletin_20211227

2021/12/27

Wafer Foundries

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Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger's visit to Taiwan last week attracted attention from all sectors. According to TrendForce’s investigations...

Foundry Market Bulletin_20211213

2021/12/13

Wafer Foundries

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On November 24, Samsung officially announced plans to establish a fab in the United States with an expected investment of approximately US$17 billion...

Foundry Market Bulletin_20211129

2021/11/29

Wafer Foundries

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TSMC held a meeting of its board of directors on November 9 and subsequently confirmed the establishment of its JASM (Japan Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing) subsidiary in Kumamoto Prefecture in Japan...

Foundry Revenue Rose 12% QoQ to New Record High for 3Q21 Due to Peak Season, New Production Capacity, and Rising Prices

2021/11/24

Wafer Foundries

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According to the latest research by global market intelligence firm TrendForce, the transition to the next generation of networking technologies, new normals resulting from the pandemic...

Foundry Market Bulletin_20211115

2021/11/15

Wafer Foundries

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Samsung will install about 5-10K wspm of 4nm capacity in 4Q21 and expand this capacity to a total of 15K wspm in 4Q22. Samsung has also slightly raised the yield rate of its 4nm node to 35-40%...

Foundry Market Bulletin_20211101

2021/11/01

Wafer Foundries

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A 6.5-magnitude earthquake hit Taiwan at 1:11pm, October 24 local time with the epicenter in Yilan. Taiwan’s domestic wafer fabs are located in science parks throughout Taoyuan, Hsinchu, Taichung, and Tainan...