ROC No. 1 in world for spending on semiconductor manufacturing
In 2015, Taiwan is projected to have the highest capex for semiconductor manufacturing worldwide, according to a press release from Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI).
Taiwan’s aggressive semiconductor factory plans are bringing exhibitors and attendees to SEMICON Taiwan 2015 Sept. 2-4 at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, Hall 1. Over 40,000 visitors are expected to attend the exhibition and conferences. Entering its 20th year, SEMICON Taiwan connects attendees with the companies, people, products, and information facilitating the future for design and manufacturing for the advanced electronics industries, SEMI stated.
According to SEMI market reports, foundry and DRAM are the two sectors of capital equipment investment in Taiwan, with OSATs’ advance packaging facili- ties as a key growth driver. Fab equipment spending in Taiwan is projected to be about NT$10.5 billion in 2015, approaching 30 percent of the overall industry spending on fab equipment. Overall, Taiwan represents 21 percent of the installed fab capacity globally and 25 percent of the installed 300 millimeter capacity.
In 2015 alone, companies in Taiwan are forecast to spend NT$1.5 billion or more on packaging and test equipment. With the growing importance of packaging and testing, SEMI will host the Silicon in Packaging ( SiP) Global Summit 2015 from Sept. 3-4. The two-day SiP Global Summit 2015 consists of two major forums: 3D-IC Technology Forum and Embedded and Wafer Level Package Technology Forum.
SEMICON Taiwan covers a wide array of critical issues. Business programs will include the Executive Summit, Market Trends Forum, and CFO and Investor Executive Summit. Technology programs include: Semiconductor Materials Forum, Sustainable Manufacturing Forum, Advanced Packaging Technology Symposium, TechXPOT, MEMS Forum, High-Tech Facility International Forum, eMDC Forum, Advanced Technologies in Accelerating Digital Era and IoT Forum, Memory Technology Forum, IC Design Summit, and more, SEMICON Taiwan stated.
SEMICON Taiwan also features: Supplier Search Program and Buyers Briefing. As always, the event features a Leadership Gala dinner, an elite networking event and one of the most important annual executive gatherings for the high-tech industry in Taiwan.
SEMI Taiwan hosts SEMICON Taiwan with TAITRA and TSIA as co-organizers. The event is advised by the Taiwan Ministry of Economic Affairs, said SEMICON Taiwan.