A recent United States senate proposal to increase competitiveness with China within the semiconductor industry has raised interest into what the $52 billion infusion of funding could do for the U.S. as a whole. The focus for this bill would be to modernize and upgrade existing semiconductor fabs in the U.S. as well as building
The global semiconductor manufacturing shortage has made its rounds in the news in the last few months. Both the tech sector and portions of the U.S. House and Senate have made it a priority to address a lack of research, manufacturing and investing, to combat a massive shortage within the U.S. and worldwide.
The United States is making an effort to become a world leader in semiconductor manufacturing over the next ten years or so, after decades of comparatively slow production growth.
Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation, China’s largest semiconductor production company, will be building a new $2.35 billion dollar factory in Shenzhen.
Apple Inc. the United States based technology company, has announced plans to invest $1.2 billion into a wireless semiconductor design center in Munich, Germany. The focus of this investment is reportedly to build on 5G and other wireless technologies, and is expected to be completed over the next three years. Munich is already a hub
Today, President Joe Biden signed an executive order that will review the semiconductor supply chain within the US, to identify the challenges the country may face in the near future.
Renasas Electronics made industry noise on Monday with the purchase of U.K. based Apple supplier Dialog Semiconductor for $5.9 billion. Shares of Dialog went shooting up 21% after news broke of the purchase, according to MarketWatch.com. Dialog was founded in 1985 in Reading, United Kingdom and became very well known in 2007 after becoming the
With a growing microchip production shortage globally, especially within the United States, China is testing their plan to become an even bigger global player in the microelectronics sector. Asian countries, namely South Korea and Taiwan, already make upwards of 80% of the worlds semiconductor products. “According to the Semiconductor Industry Association, the U.S. accounts for
Cree Inc., a Durham, NC based electronics manufacturing company, will be rebranding itself as Wolfspeed. After focusing on LED and lighting, Cree has shifted its focus to semiconductor manufacturing. Initially, Wolfspeed was a branch within Cree that mainly produced and manufactured silicon carbide materials. After seeing this branch succeed at a much higher rate than
HSINCHU, Taiwan — It’s been called Taiwan’s Silicon Shield, and without it much of modern life would cease. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., or TSMC, makes more than half the world’s contracted semiconductor chipsand lies at the center of the technology supply chain, churning out circuitry found in iPhones, Amazon cloud computers, graphics processors that power popular