‘Samsung to raise chip prices by 20 percent’
Insider sources told Bloomberg that Samsung is trying to raise chip production prices by 15 to 20 percent.
The business model of chip manufacturers revolves around the service of production capacity. The manufacturer invests in its own factories and produces at the request of customers. Samsung ... Read more
ASML: ‘Production capacity limit in sight’
ASML is receiving so many orders for its chip manufacturing machines that its production capacity limit is in sight. The organization shared the news during the financial presentation of the first quarter of 2022.
ASML recorded a quarterly turnover of €3.5 billion. Profit totalled €695 milli... Read more
Intel and ASML install first EUV lithography system in Europe
Intel installed the first ASML EUV lithography system for high-performance chip manufacturing at its new Fab 34 facility in Ireland. This will enable the chip giant to produce even smaller chip circuits on a wafer.
The arrival of the EUV lithography system in Ireland should enable the production... Read more
ASML warns of long-term shortage of chip manufacturing machines
ASML forecasts a two-year shortage of chip manufacturing machines. CEO Peter Wennink shared the expectation in a recent interview with the Financial Times.
According to ASML CEO Peter Wennink, chip manufacturers will face machine shortages over the next two years. Supply chain problems originati... Read more
Russian attack on Ukraine pressures global chip industry
Russia's invasion of Ukraine is affecting the chip industry. Worldwide, chip manufacturers confirm that the supply chain has been disrupted.
Russian troops have entered Ukraine. Explosions are heard in several Ukrainian cities. Putin threatened resistance with "consequences that you have never f... Read more
ASML achieved record results in 2021, wants to grow further
ASML recently announced its yearly results. The Dutch tech giant managed to book a record turnover of no less than 18.6 billion euros. ASML expects a higher turnover in 2022.
ASML managed to book a record turnover last year. In total, the company posted sales of 18.6 billion euros in 2021. Profi... Read more
‘Chip makers fight over staff worldwide’
Major chip manufacturers face a global shortage of qualified, university-educated personnel. According to the Wall Street Journal, most major manufacturers are scrambling for employees to man the increase in mega-factories under construction.
Suppliers such as ASML and Intel, Samsung and TSMC ar... Read more
ASML reports fire at its Berlin factory
A possible interruption in supply could worsen the effects of the global chip shortage.
ASML on Monday said there has been a fire at a factory it owns in Berlin, Germany, according to a report by Reuters.
The Eindoven, the Netherlands based company was quick to confirm that no one was injure... Read more
ASML and Philips take hit after cyberattack on VDL
On the night of October 7th, all went wrong at VDL. The concern became the target of an organization-wide cyber attack. Production at several VDL companies was abruptly halted. Weeks later, the situation seems largely unchanged. Chip manufacturer ASML and technology company Philips announce that th... Read more
Moore’s Law persists: ASML paves the way for further chip improvement
Imec and ASML published a report that the continuation of Moore's Law is within reach until 2024. Researchers argue that due to breakthroughs in lithographic machines and the way to deploy these machines on an industrial scale, the number of transistors in an integrated circuit can continue to doub... Read more