TAIPEI, Taiwan – June 28, 2016 – With the highest capex for semiconductor manufacturing worldwide, exhibitors and attendees will convene at SEMICON Taiwan 2016 on Sept 7-9 at the TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall in Taipei. Over 43,000 visitors are expected to attend the exhibition and conferences. SEMICON Taiwan connects attendees with the companies, people, products, and information forming the future of advanced electronics.
Semiconductor fab equipment spending is expected to gain momentum through the end of 2016. For 2017, 13 percent growth is forecast. Activity in the 3D NAND, 10nm Logic, Foundry, and backend segments is expected to push total equipment spending up to US$37 billion in 2016, and to $41 billion in 2017.
The Taiwan semiconductor equipment and materials market is poised to remain the world’s largest, with equipment sales projected to reach $10 billion next year. For the sixth consecutive year, Taiwan was the largest consumer of semiconductor materials due to its large foundry and advanced packaging base, approaching $9.6 billion in 2017, according to the May 2016 Material Market Data Subscription (MMDS).
Upbeat about the growth prospects of Taiwan’s semiconductor sector, SEMICON Taiwan 2016 has added new pavilions for Okinawa (Japan), Philippines and Singapore in addition to its regularly featured pavilions - Cross-Strait, Kyushu (Japan), German, Holland High Tech, and Korea. In addition, industrial theme pavilions include: Automated Optical Inspection (AOI), Chemical Mechanical Planarization (CMP), High-Tech Facility, Materials, Precision Machinery, Secondary Market, Smart Manufacturing and Taiwan Localization.
More than 22 international forums and 100+ speakers from the industry and academia will share their insights on a broad range of issues, addressing the over 3,500 industry insiders attending from around the world. Sessions include:
- Wednesday: Opening Ceremony, Executive Summit, Sustainable Manufacturing Forum, Semiconductor Materials Forum, Advanced Packaging Technology Symposium, CMP Forum, and TechXPOT
- Thursday: CFO and Investor Executive Summit, CFO Executive Summit, Market Trends Forum, SiP Global Summit, Laser Seminar, MEMS Forum, Smart Manufacturing, Memory Executive Summit, Cross-Strait IC Cooperation Seminar, High-Tech Facility International Forum, and TechXPOT
- Friday: SiP Global Summit (continued), IC Design Summit and Luncheon, IC Forum, Memory Technology Forum, UMC Key Components Localization Seminar, and TechXPOT
SEMICON Taiwan also features the Supplier Search Program and Buyers Briefing which help the Taiwan semiconductor supply chain expand opportunities. The event also 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.
For more information and online registration for SEMICON Taiwan, please visit: www.semicontaiwan.org/en.
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