2023 CMC Conference to Host Intriguing Lineup of Speakers

Featuring talks on current trends, issues, and new technologies for the semiconductor materials supply chain San Diego, CA, March 1, 2023:  TECHCET— the electronic materials advisory firm providing business and technology information on semiconductor supply chains — brings to the industry an impressive lineup of speakers at the 8th Annual Critical Materials Council (CMC) Conference from April 18-20 in Round Rock, Texas. This year’s conference agenda highlights presentations from…

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8th Annual CMC Conference in Round Rock, Texas

Join chip fabricators and suppliers in discussing current trends and issues for the semiconductor materials supply chain San Diego, CA, February 6, 2023:  TECHCET— the electronic materials advisory firm providing business and technology information on semiconductor supply chains — is hosting the 8th Annual Critical Materials Council (CMC) Conference from April 18-20 in Round Rock, Texas. This conference brings together chip fabricators, supplier companies, legislative policy makers, and market…

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2022 Semiconductor Materials Market Concludes as Another Solid Year Amid Rising Economic Challenges

San Diego, CA, December 13, 2022:  TECHCET—the advisory firm providing information on the electronics and semiconductor materials market supply-chain — announced that the Total Semiconductor Materials market in 2022 is expected to top US$66 billion after strong semiconductor demand through the first three quarters of the year. The growth represents almost 8% revenue growth versus 2021, with material segments such as CMP Pads, Specialty Gases, Precursor Materials, and SOI…

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US Semiconductor Wet Chemicals Supply-Chain Restructuring to accommodate Chip Expansions

Supply-demand gaps will exist unless more domestic production is developed San Diego, CA, November 16, 2022:  TECHCET—the advisory firm providing electronics and semiconductor materials market supply-chain information—forecasts that the US Basic Wet Chemicals demand will exceed 210 K metric tons in 2022, as highlighted in TECHCET’S most recent study on the US Chip Expansion Impact on the Wet Chemical Supply-Chain. This increase in demand is expected to run into…

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Fab Expansions in Europe Impact Materials Supply Chain

Can European Materials Supply Keep up with Growing Demand? San Diego, CA, November 8, 2022:  TECHCET—the advisory firm providing business and technology information for the semiconductor materials supply chains — anticipates increased strain on European chemical availability as semiconductor fabrication companies continue to expand in the region. Samsung Foundry and TSMC are two examples of companies that have recently announced their intentions to build fab expansions in Europe (following…

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CHIPS Act Benefits Rolling Out for Material Companies

Tips for making the most out of government benefits for US semiconductor growth San Diego, CA, October 4, 2022:  TECHCET—the electronic materials advisory firm providing business and technology information— has been monitoring the status of the U.S. Chips Act rollout to help semiconductor material companies obtain legislative benefits for new expansions. The funding application process will be announced in February 2023. The fine details are still evolving and may…

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We Haven’t Yet Solved Our Semiconductor Dilemma

By Lita Shon-Roy, President / CEO, TECHCET and Bonnie Glick, Director, Krach Institute for Tech Diplomacy at Purdue Passage of the bipartisan CHIPS and Science Act should alleviate semiconductor chip shortages that have increased prices and reduced supplies of cars, medical devices, and consumer electronics. But it would be premature to declare victory. Russia’s war on Ukraine has squeezed the market for rare gases like helium and neon that…

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CHIPS Act Check List for Materials Companies & Info Slides

San Diego, CA, September 28, 2022 A. Frequently, check on the following websites for information www.chips.gov www.Grants.gov www.federalregister.gov www.Regulations.gov – this site was mentioned at our last meeting though it is not directly connected to CHIPS Act. However, regulations must be taken into consideration when constructing chemical facilities. https://www.commerce.gov (Department of Commerce) – this site is used for news and info on government actions. Also, check out: https://www.commerce.gov/news/blog/2022/09/chips-america-webinar-series You…

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US CHIPS Act Information Source

San Diego, CA, September 2022 TECHCET is keenly aware of the importance of CHIPS Act on the US semiconductor industry and materials supply-chain infrastructure. For that reason, we have configured a program to keep our CMC and DSS member subscribers well informed, as described below: 1) What has TECHCET done to get information to our CMC and DSS members? TECHCET routinely sends information to our CMC Members and Data…

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ADVISORY ALERT on CHIPS Act Featuring Washington DC Professionals Hon. Bonnie Glick and Mr. Madison Smith

San Diego, CA, August 19, 2022:  TECHCET—the electronic materials advisory firm providing business and technology information to chip fabricators and material suppliers — just completed their 3rd Quarter CMC Advisory Alert Meeting focused on the US CHIPS Act and the future of materials supply. This virtual event of over 150 attendees, featured the Honorable Bonnie Glick, Director of the Krach Institute for Tech Diplomacy, and Madison Smith, Principal, Washington…

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