Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 4.9 Percent Year-to-Year in July

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 4.9 Percent Year-to-Year in July

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 4.9 Percent Year-to-Year in July WASHINGTON—Sept. 3, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors were $35.2 billion in July 2020, 4.9 percent more than the July 2019 total of $33.5 billion and 2.1 percent greater than the June 2020 total of $34.5 billion. Monthly sales are compiled by the World Semiconductor Trade...

Virtual MSEC 2020 to Spotlight MEMS and Sensor Innovations for Medical, Smart Cities, Other Growth Markets

Virtual MSEC 2020 to Spotlight MEMS and Sensor Innovations for Medical, Smart Cities, Other Growth Markets

MILPITAS, Calif. – August 31, 2020 – Staged for the first time in virtual format, MEMS and Sensors Executive Conference (MSEC 2020) will gather industry visionaries and experts October 6-15 for the latest trends and innovations in sensorization for growth markets including medical, entertainment, augmented and virtual reality, the environment, food production, smart cities, ultrasonics and wearables. Themed The Next Wave of Sensorization: Solving...

SEMI Statement on New U.S. Export Control Regulations

SEMI Statement on New U.S. Export Control Regulations

MILPITAS, Calif. – August 24, 2020 – SEMI, the industry association serving the global electronics design and manufacturing supply chain, today released the following statement in response to the new export control rule changes announced by the United States Commerce Department. SEMI recognizes the role of export control measures to address threats to U.S. national security. However, we are very concerned the...

American Semiconductor Equipment Industry Posts July 2020 Billings

American Semiconductor Equipment Industry Posts July 2020 Billings

MILPITAS, Calif. — August 20, 2020 — North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted $2.60 billion in billings worldwide in July 2020 (three-month average basis), according to the July Equipment Market Data Subscription (EMDS) Billings Report published today by SEMI. The billings figure is 11.8 percent higher than the final June 2020 level of $2.32 billion, and is 27.6 percent higher...

Genentech and Regeneron Collaborate to Significantly Increase Global Supply of REGN-COV2 Investigational Antibody Combination …

Genentech and Regeneron Collaborate to Significantly Increase Global Supply of REGN-COV2 Investigational Antibody Combination …

Genentech and Regeneron Collaborate to Significantly Increase Global Supply of REGN-COV2 Investigational Antibody Combination for COVID-19 REGN-COV2 is Regeneron’s two-antibody combination currently in late-stage clinical trials for the treatment and prevention of COVID-19 infection. The companies will collaborate on developing and manufacturing REGN-COV2. Regeneron will distribute REGN-COV2 in the U.S. and Roche will be responsible for distribution outside the U.S....

SEMI Launches World’s First Flexible Hybrid Electronics Standards Technical Committee to Promote Industry Growth

HSINCHU, Taiwan – August 18, 2020 – SEMI today announced the formation of a new standards committee that aims to develop global standards for flexible hybrid electronics (FHE) spanning design, materials, manufacturing, packaging and systems and to drive industry growth. Unanimously endorsed by members of the SEMI North America Regional Standards Committee (NARSC) and approved by the SEMI International Standards Committee...

SIA Statement on Export Control Rule Changes

SIA Statement on Export Control Rule Changes

SIA Statement on Export Control Rule Changes WASHINGTON—August 17, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement from president and CEO John Neuffer in response to the new export control rule changes announced today by the U.S. Commerce Department. SIA represents 95 percent of the U.S. semiconductor industry. “We are still reviewing the rule, but these broad restrictions on...

Silicon Catalyst Expands its In-Kind Partner Ecosystem to Israel

Silicon Catalyst Expands its In-Kind Partner Ecosystem to Israel

Silicon Catalyst Expands its In-Kind Partner Ecosystem to Israel August 16, 2020 – Silicon Catalyst, the world’s only incubator focused exclusively on accelerating solutions in silicon, announced today the expansion of its ecosystem of In-Kind Partners to Israel, welcoming the premier IP Firm Ehrlich Group and premier law firm Gross, Kleinhendler, Hodak, Halevy, Greenberg, Shenhav & Co. (GKH). The Israel-based companies...

Veeco Announces MOCVD Equipment Order from IHP Institute for Wireless and Broadband Devices

Veeco Announces MOCVD Equipment Order from IHP Institute for Wireless and Broadband Devices

EADING EUROPEAN RESEARCH INSTITUTE CHOOSES VEECO MOCVD PLATFORM FOR WIRELESS AND BROADBAND COMMUNICATION APPLICATIONS PLAINVIEW, N.Y., Aug. 12, 2020—Veeco Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ: VECO) today announced that IHP Microelectronics, based in Frankfurt, Germany, has selected Veeco’s TurboDisc® metal organic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) system for the development of high-performance, silicon-based microelectronic technologies. IHP is an expert in the fields of silicon-based systems, highest-frequency integrated...

Applied Materials Introduces New Sym3® Etch System for Advanced Memory and Logic Chips

Applied Materials Introduces New Sym3® Etch System for Advanced Memory and Logic Chips

Sym3® Y tailored to critical conductor etch applications in 3D NAND, DRAM and foundry-logic nodes Newest offering broadens adoption of the fastest-ramping product in company history Milestone reached: 5,000th Sym3 chamber has now shipped SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Applied Materials, Inc. today announced a new addition to its highly successful Centris® Sym3® etch product family that now enables chipmakers...