India is in talks with global chipmakers Intel Corp., GlobalFoundries Inc. and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. about setting up local operations, part of efforts to center more high-tech manufacturing in the country.
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As demand continues to grow, semiconductor companies are working hard to find a solution for the global chip shortage. According to CNBC, “The world’s largest contract chipmaker, TSMC, has committed to investing $100 billion over three years to ramp up production of its cutting-edge silicon wafers, which are used to make a variety of chips.” Who else is investing billions? Read about it here.
The top 10 largest OSATs (outsourced semiconductor assembly and test) had excellent growth in 1Q2021. Revenues for these companies reached 7.17 billion dollars in 1Q2021, a 21.5% increase YoY, with most of these companies recording double-digit growths. Read more below:
There is a growing concern about the water shortage in Taiwan and its possible impact on semiconductor manufacturing. For the semiconductor industry to continue operations, great efforts are currently being implemented. However, without significant rain in the next few months, the situation could constrain semiconductor manufacturing in Taiwan, seriously disrupting global supply chains. Read more about the shortage below: