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Technology and Trends

Smart Backend Assembly Factory for Industry 4.0 – Key Technologies, Challenges and Applications

I recently spoke with Chan Pin CHONG, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Products and Solutions at Kulicke & Soffa, about how smart manufacturing is driving new production efficiencies in the semiconductor industry. During our...

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A Critical Subsystem Supplier’s Response to COVID-19: Interview with President of HORIBA STEC

Semiconductor equipment spending is mounting a strong recovery on the strength of explosive chip demand for work-at-home and study-at-home electronics fueled by the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the growth, the 2017-2018 memory boon that triggered a...

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Smart Manufacturing Analytics Solutions to Mitigate Impact of COVID-19

The costs of production are typically based on labor and materials and define manufacturing expenses. But is this approach accurate enough? What about the cost of poor quality and lack of efficiency in production? How is the pandemic impacting...

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Industry 4.0 in Practice – Micron Lights the Way in Virtual ‘Go and See’ of Singapore Manufacturing Plant

Making Strides Together

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Smart Mobility: An Impactful and High-Growth Market

About 70% of the U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is driven by consumer demand. What consumers are looking for is influenced by, for example, fashion trends, product innovations, environmental forces, and personal interests. Regarding personal...

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Post COVID-19 Impacts and Strategies for the Semiconductor Supply Chain: Insights from SEMI Japan Members Day Webinar Series

Japan’s semiconductor industry has weathered the COVID-19 pandemic to post robust growth. Far from a temporary setback, COVID-19 will lead to enduring change in how we work and live. And just as automation has been a bulwark against the...

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Lam Research to Expand Global Capacity with New Production Facility in Southeast Asia

I recently spoke with Andrew Goh, Vice President at General Manager at Lam Research Southeast Asia, about the importance of the company's new production facility in Penang and its COVID-19 relief efforts. Ng: Before we delve into details, please...

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SEMI Evolves with Eye to Future: Interview with Bettina Weiss

A lot has happened in fifty years, particularly when it comes to the microelectronics industry. Founded in 1970 by a group of semiconductor industry pioneers who believed that co-opetition — instead of traditional competition—would produce a more...

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AEM Global Diversification Key to Business Continuity During COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has inflicted major impacts on manufacturing operations worldwide including in the semiconductor industry. The virus has left millions of people confined to their homes, resulting in a massive shift to virtual work and...

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How the Semiconductor Industry Can Emerge Stronger After the COVID-19 Crisis

Semiconductor companies that begin revising their long-term strategies now may emerge stronger in the next normal.

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