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2014-02-05 04:20:35

HSINCHU, Taiwan, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TSE: 2303) ("UMC"), announced today that all eight of its Taiwan-based fabs have passed the Cleaner Production Assessment Method Evaluation conducted by the Industrial Development Bureau (IDB) of the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOE). With this certification, UMC becomes the only semiconductor manufacturer in Taiwan to obtain cleaner production certification for all its local manufacturing...

2014-02-04 16:31:42

ReportsnReports.com adds Global Wafer-level Packaging Equipment Market 2014-2018 and Global Wafer Level Packaging Inspection Systems Market 2014-2018 research report to its store. DALLAS, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- To sustain the competition in the market, semiconductor manufacturers are continuously introducing innovative products, reducing manufacturing costs, and improving product efficiency. For instance, they have introduced chips that are available in smaller sizes; the sizes...

2014-02-03 12:30:05

LONDON, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Global Semiconductor Wafer Cleaning Systems Market 2012-2016 TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Semiconductor Wafer Cleaning Systems market to grow at a CAGR of 15.92 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing demand for smartphones and tablets. The Global Semiconductor Wafer Cleaning Systems market has also been...

2014-01-31 12:28:06

TEMPE, Ariz., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASYS), a global supplier of production and automation systems and related supplies for the manufacture of solar cells, semiconductors, and sapphire and silicon wafers, today announced that it will host a conference call to discuss the Company's financial results for the first quarter ended December 31, 2013 on Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 5:00 pm ET. Executive Chairman J.S. Whang; President and CEO, Fokko...

2014-01-30 23:25:32

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds Latest Report on “Global and China Semiconductor Equipment Industry Report, 2013-2014” to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 After two years of recession, the semiconductor equipment market is projected to achieve growth in 2014. In 2011, the semiconductor equipment market size hit a record high of USD43.532 billion, but it witnessed a drop by 15.2% in 2012 and a further decline by 8.1% in 2013. The reduction came mainly as the steep...

2014-01-29 08:20:01

Tokyo, Jan 29, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Sony Corporation ("Sony") today announced that it will establish Sony Semiconductor Corporation ("SCK") Yamagata Technology Center ("Yamagata TEC") on March 31, 2014, utilizing the Tsuruoka Factory semiconductor-related assets held by Renesas Yamagata Semiconductor Co., Ltd. ("Renesas Yamagata Semiconductor"), which are scheduled to be transferred to Sony in accordance with the definitive agreement that Sony and Renesas...

2014-01-27 23:24:16

Global Silicon Etching Systems Market 2014-2018 and Global Semiconductor Dry Etching Market 2014-2018 reports available at Sandlerresearch.org. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Currently, vendors in the market are focusing on manufacturing miniaturized personal electronic products that consume less power. As a result of this, semiconductor foundries are focusing on aspects such as integrating different features, reducing the size of semiconductor wafers, and lowering IC power...

2014-01-14 08:36:37

EVG®850TB/DB product order follows multi-year process development cooperation in thin-wafer applications for PowerMOS and Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT) devices ST. FLORIAN, Austria, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EV Group (EVG), a leading supplier of wafer bonding and lithography equipment for the MEMS, nanotechnology and semiconductor markets, today announced that the Fraunhofer Institute for Silicon Technology (ISIT) has purchased an EVG(®)850TB/DB fully automated...

2014-01-07 08:23:03

TEMPE, Ariz., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASYS), a global supplier of production and automation systems and related supplies for the manufacture of solar cells, semiconductors, and sapphire and silicon wafers, today announced that its President and CEO, Fokko Pentinga will present at the 16th Annual Needham Growth Conference in New York, on Tuesday, January 14, 2014, at the New York Palace Hotel. The presentation will be at 2:50 p.m. Bradley Anderson,...

2013-12-16 08:31:41

ST. PETERS, Mo., Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE) announced today that it has received the Supplier Excellence Award from TSMC for 'outstanding overall performance' in 2013. The award was presented to SunEdison by TSMC's President and Co-Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Mark Liu at a ceremony in Taiwan on December 12, 2013. "We are honored to once again be recognized by TSMC as a Supplier of Excellence," commented Shaker Sadasivam, President of Semiconductor...