SEMICON Japan 2015 Opens Tomorrow at Tokyo Big Sight: IoT Revolution Adds to Microelectronics Event

TOKYO, Japan — December 15, 2015 —  SEMICON Japan 2015, the premier exhibition in Asia for semiconductor manufacturing and related processing technology, opens tomorrow at Tokyo Big Sight. The exposition and conference offers the latest in technology and innovations for the microelectronics industry, including emerging opportunities in the new World of IoT (Internet of Things). SEMICON Japan (December 16-18) registration is now open for both the exhibition and conference programs.

Japan is uniquely positioned to support the IoT revolution with its large 200mm fab capacity, diverse product mix and leadership in markets such as MCUs, automotive, power devices, sensors and LEDs. SEMICON Japan 2015 connects the players and companies enabling the world of IoT by facilitating communications and partnerships across the microelectronics industry.

Highlights at SEMICON Japan include:

  • The SuperTHEATER at Tokyo Big Sight will offer the Opening Ceremony at 9:40 a.m. Wednesday, and nine forums in three days featuring speakers from: Amazon, Cisco Systems, Fujitsu, Google,Hitachi, IBM, Intel, KLA-Tencor, Micron Technology, Microsoft, Nissan Motors, Rakuten, Renesas Electronics, Sony, Tata Consultancy Services, Toshiba, TSMC, and more.
  • Held in conjunction with SEMICON Japan, WORLD OF IOT, a “show-within-a-show”, offers a platform where semiconductor manufacturing technology intersects with IoT applications. The 65 exhibitors include Amazon Web Services, Dassault Systems, Fujitsu, Hitachi, IBM Research-Tokyo, Intel, Siemens, Tesla Motors, Toshiba Healthcare, Toyota Motors, and more.
  • Two theme pavilions - Sustainable Manufacturing Pavilion, providing solutions focused on sustainability for 200mm technologies, and Manufacturing Innovation Pavilion, showcasing innovations for developing higher performing, faster and lower-cost semiconductor devices - are adjacent in East Hall 1.
  • Showcasing startup pitch presentations and exhibits from early-stage companies, the INNOVATION VILLAGE connects 13 emerging companies with investors and prospective technology partners.

Osamu Nakamura, president of SEMI Japan, said “With the building momentum from the IoT revolution, the Japan semiconductor industry is poised to take advantage of growth within the Japan supply chain. I welcome all of you from the global semiconductor industry to learn about the innovations that will support this growth as you visit the exhibition and participate in the conferences at SEMICON Japan.”

For more information on SEMICON Japan, visit

About SEMI

SEMI is the global industry association serving the electronics manufacturing supply chains.  Our more than 2,000 member companies are the engine of the future, enabling smarter, faster and more economical products that improve our lives.  Since 1970, SEMI has been committed to helping members grow more profitably, create new markets and meet common industry challenges.  SEMI maintains offices in Bangalore, Beijing, Berlin, Brussels, Grenoble, Hsinchu, Moscow, San Jose, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo, and Washington, D.C.  For more information, visit

Association Contact

Yoichiro Ando
SEMI Japan
Phone: 81.3.3222.5854
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