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2012-11-01 11:22:01

Semiconductor manufacturing jobs increase by 3.7 percent over previous year, outpace overall U.S. job growth WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that the U.S. semiconductor industry now employs almost a quarter of a million workers and added jobs three times faster than the rest of the U.S. economy, according to an analysis of government...

2012-10-17 07:30:23

NISHIWAKI, Japan, Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TowerJazz, the global specialty foundry leader, today announced keynote presentations and exhibits at IC China 2012 in Shanghai on October 23-25, 2012 (booth #B11), and IC CAD 2012 in Chongqing, China on December 6-7, 2012. TowerJazz's presence at these influential semiconductor industry expositions in China demonstrates its strong commitment to continue addressing the demands of business in this region. According to iSuppli, today 42 percent of...

2012-10-02 10:30:11

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $24.30 billion for the month of August 2012, a slight increase of 0.1 percent from the previous month when sales were $24.27 billion and a 3.2 percent decrease from the August 2011 total of $25.1 billion. Year-to-date sales reached $189.46 billion in...

2012-09-13 23:01:26

[466 Pages Report] Gallium Nitride (GaN) Semiconductors Market research report includes complete market viewed and analysis. (PRWEB) September 12, 2012 The new report “Gallium Nitride (GaN) Semiconductor Devices (Discretes & ICs) Market, Global Forecast & Analysis (2012 — 2022)” published by MarketsandMarkets (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com), defines and segments the global GaN Semiconductors market (including both, power semiconductors and optosemiconductors)...

2012-09-04 10:27:06

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $24.40 billion for the month of July 2012, a slight increase of 0.2 percent from the previous month when sales were $24.34 billion. Sales from July 2012 were 1.9 percent lower than the July 2011 total of $24.86 billion, but the year-over-year...

2012-08-20 06:30:13

FARMINGTON, Conn., Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Driven by general lighting applications, the packaged LED market will experience tremendous growth in the following 5 years, climbing to $17.1 billion in total market size by 2018. Power electronics represent a $20 billion devices market, split into 4 major semiconductor technologies. There are over 350 major power electronics semiconductor manufacturing sites around the world. (Photo:...

2012-08-15 10:25:08

FARMINGTON, Conn., Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Conversion and motion amidst the power electronics industry has increased demand for lighter/smaller, cheaper and more efficient systems. This shift begins at the semiconductor level. Four technologies are best suited to handle the new system requirement: silicon IGBT, Super Junction (SJ) MOSFETs, Gllium Nitride (GaN) and Silicon Carbide (SiC) -based devices. IGBTs are expected to account for $1.6 billion in the medium to high voltage...

2012-08-03 02:26:28

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $24.38 billion for the month of June 2012, a slight decrease of 0.1 percent from the prior month when sales were $24.40 billion. Sales from June 2012 were 2 percent lower than the June 2011 total of $24.89 billion, but the year-over-year decrease was smaller than it has been...

2012-08-01 02:30:23

PHOENIX, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FlipChip International - (FCI), the global technology leader in Wafer Level Packaging and flip chip bumping announced today the appointment of Weng Kay Lui as Asian Sales Director. Weng Kay Lui will be based in Shanghai and be responsible for Sales and Marketing in Asia, offering all FCI Global Services to the Semiconductor Industry, including the expanded Wafer Level Package capability being installed at FlipChip Millennium (Shanghai) - (FCMS), and the...

2012-07-23 06:23:55

PRINCETON, N.J., July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Next Inning Technology Research (http://www.nextinning.com), an online investment newsletter focused on technology stocks, has published updated outlooks for Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL), Texas Instruments (Nasdaq: TXN), Sanmina-SCI (Nasdaq: SANM), EMC (NYSE: EMC) and NXP Semiconductors (Nasdaq: NXPI). Editor Paul McWilliams is best known for spotting big winners long before they are recognized by Wall Street. Nearly a decade ago, he advised Next...