Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced plans to build and operate an advanced semiconductor fab in Arizona, with support from the US Federal Government.
SEMICON West will be a virtual event for the first time in its 50-year history when it runs from July 20-23.
Through its majority owned joint-venture Air Liquide Far Eastern, Air Liquide has said that it will build new production capacities in the Science Parks of Tainan and Hsinchu, respectively located in the south and north of Taiwan.
Merck has won the takeover battle of electronic materials company Versum Materials, Inc. with a reported $6.4bn offer.
Physicist F.D Edwards began importing vacuum equipment from his garage in South London, UK in 1919. 100 years later the vacuum is a critical process enabler and plays an ever more crucial role in science and technology.