SEMI® Global Update - September 2014
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Equipment Spending Continues Surge Through 2015
SEMICON Taiwan 2014 Features 3D-IC, Sustainable Mfg, and MEMS
International Printed Electronics Conference
Vietnam and the Booming Southeast Asia Market
Materials Matter --Enabling the Future of IC Fabrication and Packaging
VCs Still Investing in Technology
SEMI Forms New Tablet Working Group
Low Power and Power Electronics
SEMI China Hosts the First IC Summer Camp
Etch Equipment Export Control
Event Calendar

September 16-17
Vietnam Semiconductor Strategy Summit
September 30
Intl Printed Electronics Conf 2014
October 22-24
PV Taiwan 2014
October 30-31
SEMI Southeast Asia IC Packaging Seminar
September 23
MEMS Tech Seminar
October 6-9
SEMICON Europa Standards Meetings
October 7-9
Plastic Electronics 2014

September 30-October 1
Strategic Materials Conf
November 3-6
NA Standards Fall Mtgs
November 9-12
Int'l Tech Partners Conf
November 12-13
CAST Workshop
November 18-20
South America Semi Strategy Summit
- Adv CMOS Technology
- Acct Support Boot Camp
- Financial Boot Camps
- Key Semi Acct Selling


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Equipment Spending Continues Surge Through 2015
By Christian Gregor Dieseldorff, Industry Research & Statistics, SEMI
Equipment spending shows strong growth for 2014 and 2015 and the newly released World Fab Forecast report predicts growth of 21% for Front End fab equipment spending in 2014, for total spending of US$34.9 billion.

SEMICON Taiwan 2014 Features 3D-IC, Sustainable Manufacturing, and MEMS

Leaders in the industry convened at SEMICON Taiwan 2014 last week to discuss market demands and areas of projected growth.

SEMICON Japan 2014

International Printed Electronics Conference

An international printed electronics conference will be held in Korea later this month. Learn about the practical path to printed electronics from key industry leaders.

Vietnam and the Booming Southeast Asia Market

Delegates representing Vietnamese government, academia, research, and industry will explore and discuss the key strategies and opportunities in the growing Vietnam semiconductor industry at the upcoming Vietnam Semiconductor Strategy Summit.


Materials Matter --Enabling the Future of IC Fabrication and Packaging

The SEMI Strategic Materials Conference 2014 is fast approaching. SMC 2014 offers a unique strategic perspective, covering technology development, economic drivers, and supply-chain dynamics.

VCs Still Investing in Technology, but Need Strategic Partners and Capital Efficiency

By Paula Doe, SEMI
According to leading VCs, investors are still looking for differentiated technologies that solve high-value problems in semiconductor manufacturing, or that bring semiconductor technology to disruptive applications in other fields.

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SEMI Forms New Tablet Working Group
By Dr. Chris Moore & Winthrop Baylies, BayTech-Resor LLC
A significant growth market exists as bigger mobile screens like those in the iPhone 6 are developed. This new SEMI working group expects that many of the suppliers of tablets and smart phones will contract out the growth and manufacturing of their cover and screen needs.

Low Power and Power Electronics

Two new Power Conferences at SEMICON Europa focus on how innovators and their technologies are building energy-optimized applications.

South America Summit

SEMI China Hosts the First IC Summer Camp

High School students in China participate in a unique program to learn about the IC industry, working directly with industry professionals and IC production equipment.

Foreign Availability Assessment for Etch Equipment

By Taylor Sholler, SEMI Public Policy
The U.S. Government will conduct a first-of-its-kind study born out of SEMI's public policy efforts.


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