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In this issue, we examine how fabs work with their design customers, educating them on the critical elements of fabrication needed to be successful, as well as the many tradeoffs involved. How well do you really know your customer? What makes for a closer, more synchronized working relationship?
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IBIDEN Selected for FTSE4Good Index Series and FTSE Blossom Japan IndexJuly 5, 2022 | IBIDEN
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IBIDEN Co, Ltd. is pleased to announce that it has been selected for FTSE4Good Index Series for the seventh consecutive year, and FTSE Blossom Japan Index for the sixth consecutive year.
The index was created by FTSE Russell, a global index/data provider that is wholly owned by London Stock Exchange Group. The FTSE Blossom Japan Index is also designed to measure company performance demonstrating strong ESG practices: Environmental, Social and Governance. The FTSE Blossom Japan Index is used by a wide variety of market participants to create and assess sustainable investing and other financial products. In addition, IBIDEN Co, Ltd. continues to be selected as a component of FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index, which was selected in March 2022. And furthermore, FTSE Blossom Japan Index and FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index have been selected by the Government Pension Investment Fund for Japan (GPIF) as benchmarks for its ESG investment.
IBIDEN Group upholds a "harmonious relationship with the natural environment" and the "realization of the progression of society" as key goals in its Corporate Philosophy. The Group has continued to grow by developing products that can lead to solving social problems with its innovative technologies. Considering that contribution to the progression of society and solving social problems through its business are the essence of its Corporate Philosophy, the Group will continue to engage in ESG (environmental, social, and governance) activities.
TSMC’s Kumamoto Plant (JASM) Grand Opening Poised to Shape Japan’s Semiconductor Landscape Over the Next Decade02/23/2024 | TrendForce
TrendForce’s latest report reveals that in 2023, global foundry revenues hit US$117.47 billion, with TSMC capturing a dominant 60% share.
Renesas Electronics Corporation, a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, announced that its radiation-hardened (rad-hard) ICs were onboard the Smart Lander for Investigating Moon (SLIM) spacecraft that successfully touched down on the Moon’s low latitude area on January 20, Japan Standard Time.
Saki Corporation, an innovator in the field of automated optical and X-ray inspection equipment, will be exhibiting at the 38th Nepcon Japan at the Tokyo Big Site Exhibition Center.
China, US Bolster Semiconductor Independence as Taiwan’s Foundry Capacity Share Projected to Decline to 41% by 202712/14/2023 | TrendForce
TrendForce’s latest findings reveal that as of 2023, Taiwan holds approximately 46% of global semiconductor foundry capacity, followed by China (26%), South Korea (12%), the US (6%), and Japan (2%).
The broad utilization of the IEEE International Roadmap for Devices and Systems (IRDS) is influencing the various Chips Acts worldwide. Initiatives in Europe, Japan, and the US are engaging the IRDS roadmap for guidance as their activities develop, said Tom Coughlin, President of IEEE. As part of the ongoing roadmap work, the most recent IRDS publication, the IRDS 2023 Update, is being published online and available publicly.