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Q3 2020

ON Semiconductor's Oudenaarde fab

GUEST COLUMN: COVID-19 DRIVES RISE FOR SEMICONDUCTORS From gloom to boom for some industry segments By Christian Dieseldorff, Senior Principal Analyst for Semiconductors, Industry Research & Statistics Group, SEMI The semiconductor industry should feel lucky not to be the restaurant or travel business. How is it possible that the COVID-19 pandemic turns from gloom to

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Q2 2019

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SEMICONDUCTOR INDUSTRY OUTLOOK: UNSURE IN THE NEAR TERM AND PRECARIOUS IN RECOVERY By Malcolm Penn, Chairman & CEO, Future Horizons After strong growth in 2017 and early 2018, global economic activity slowed notably in the second half of last year, reflecting a confluence of factors affecting major economies. As is always the case, when the global

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Q2 2018

Cleanroom corridor

EXECUTIVE Q&A: THOMAS SONDERMAN, PRESIDENT, SKYWATER TECHNOLOGY FOUNDRY In March 2017, ATREG facilitated the successful sale of Cypress Semiconductor Corp.’s operational 200mm fab located in Bloomington, Minn. to SkyWater Technology Foundry. As the industry’s most advanced U.S.-based and U.S.-owned trusted foundry, SkyWater specializes in the development and manufacturing of a wide variety of differentiated semiconductor manufacturing solutions. The

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Q1 2018

TAX REFORM: NEW BONUS DEPRECIATION BENEFITS In today’s tight global brownfield market, advanced technology companies have to turn to alternative choices when it comes to selecting infrastructure-rich manufacturing facilities to secure the capacity they need to meet the ever-increasing needs of their customers. Did you know that the newly passed 2017 Tax Cuts & Jobs

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