Taiwan’s United Microelectronics Corp. plans to build a new advanced manufacturing facility in Singapore which will be a huge help with growing demand. “The first phase of this greenfield fab will have a monthly capacity of 30,000 wafers with production expected to commence in late 2024.”
Advantek will exhibit at SMTconnect in Nürnberg, Germany on May 10-12, 2022.
“SMTconnect is the only trade fair for electronic production in Europe that brings people and technologies from the areas of development, production, services, and the applications of microelectronic assemblies and systems together in an inspiring work atmosphere.”
Visit us at booth 345 in Hall 4 to learn more about our advanced line of carrier tape, cover tape, reels, and more.
Join Advantek and other semiconductor leaders from December 28-30 at SEMICON Taiwan 2021 at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center.
“Featuring more than 550 exhibitors in over 2,000 booths and chip industry leaders, SEMICON Taiwan 2021 – themed Forward as One – will showcase cutting-edge advances and solutions in critical semiconductor industry areas including heterogeneous integration, green manufacturing, smart and advanced manufacturing, advanced testing, strategic materials, and MEMS and sensors.”
Be sure to stop by our booth #M0552 on the 4th floor, we would love to see you!
Advantek will be exhibiting at productronica 2021 in Munich, Germany on November 16th-19th.
Visit us in Hall A2 Booth 362
to discuss our full line of carrier tape solutions; including high precision tapes for chip scale packages and bare die, wide and deep tapes for electro-mechanical components, Surftape®, cover tape, reels, and more.
Advantek will be exhibiting at productronica 2021 in Munich, Germany on 16-19 November, 2021.
Visit us in Hall A2 Booth 362 to discuss our full line of carrier tape solutions; including high precision tapes for chip scale packages and bare die, wide and deep tapes for electro-mechanical components, Surftape®, cover tape, reels, and more.
PCBs, semiconductors, sensors, connectors or displays: Productronica is the best place to find out first which components, systems and applications are made possible by the latest developments. Hundreds of exhibitors from across the world come together to showcase a complete range of technologies, products and solutions in the entire electronics industry. Join renowned experts and exhibitors as they discuss the latest topics and challenges facing electronics and its applications.
Learn more about productronica 2021.
The top 10 largest OSATs (outsourced semiconductor assembly and test) had excellent growth in 1Q2021. Revenues for these companies reached 7.17 billion dollars in 1Q2021, a 21.5% increase YoY, with most of these companies recording double-digit growths. Read more below:
As the chip shortage continues to impact the global electronics market, there has been a steady flow of articles describing the situation and how we got here. One of the best articles we have found is from Bloomberg. It provides excellent information on the evolving demand for chips, supply chain issues, the manufactures, and the end markets factors. To read all about it, visit:
There is a growing concern about the water shortage in Taiwan and its possible impact on semiconductor manufacturing. For the semiconductor industry to continue operations, great efforts are currently being implemented. However, without significant rain in the next few months, the situation could constrain semiconductor manufacturing in Taiwan, seriously disrupting global supply chains. Read more about the shortage below:
This surprise shortage in semiconductors has severely impacted the automotive industry. This chip shortage has disrupted supply chains and operations around the world, resulting in temporary plant closures and employee furloughs at the industry’s largest automakers. One of the major factors causing these shortages is the high demands for chips in other consumer markets. Please read the following links for more details:
- Chip shortage snarls auto output worldwide — (Automotive News)
- How the Global Chip Shortage Is Impacting Japan’s Carmakers — (Bloomberg)
- Major Taiwan chipmakers to assign capacity for car use — (Taipei Times)
Due to the increasing spread of covid-19 in Europe, Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH has decided to postpone the SMTconnect from 5 – 7 May 2020 to 28 – 30 July 2020. The venue remains the Nuremberg Exhibition Centre. Visitor tickets already purchased are valid for the new date.
Advantek will exhibit again at SMTconnect Trade Show in Nurembuerg, Germany on 5 – 7 May 2020.
SMTconnect organizes over 400 exhibitors from 30 different countries. Join Advantek alongside some of the world’s leading experts in the electronic manufacturing industry. The event brings together experts to exchange ideas and discuss technologies in the areas of development, production, services, and applications in connection with microelectronic assemblies and systems.
To read more about SMTconnect 2202, visit here.
At Advantek, we believe in the power of excellent engineering. Earlier this year, the company established four new engineering teams of experts that strive to implement excellence in a strategic way.
Advantek manufactures and delivers industry-leading carrier tape for customers across the world. From large mechanical devices to advanced micro-components, the company offers a variety of solutions that promise to carry and protect any device.
In order to produce high-precision tape, the company uses an array of manufacturing processes. Each process excels with its own unique set of capabilities. Yet, all are tailored to produce the most dependable designs and solutions available in the industry.
Recently, the company created and assigned four teams of experts to focus on their manufacturing processes. The goal? To excel in productivity and technology leadership. They work to utilize the company’s engineering resources and capabilities in the most effective way possible.
These team are called Centers of Excellence (CoE). Teams of engineers make up each CoE and welcome the challenge and responsibility to advance manufacturing technologies. The teams focus on productivity, quality, and process advancements. Engineers are encouraged to be innovative and forward-thinking in developing new carrier tape solutions.
“The ideas that can result from CoE discussions can never be replaced by any other method”, says Todd Oliverius, Senior Mechanical Engineering Designer. “Working in a team can be inspiring, and fun, which leads to increased productivity and creativity around advancing our manufacturing processes and technologies.”
Together, the CoE’s collaborate to produce the most advanced technologies in the industry. They are responsible for overseeing and managing quality, dimensions, product and process designs, and materials related to each manufacturing process. In this way, every concern or question is always addressed by technology experts. Their efforts output industry-leading process capabilities.
“The CoEs are implementing new operational initiatives aimed at optimizing productivity, driving down costs, and improving quality,” says Tom Skrtic, V.P. of Engineering. “We’ve already seen many improvements implemented with more to follow. The teams are also focused on long-term goals within their area of expertise–adding equipment to the processes to make them more precise and robust. The teams are actively working on multiple ways to improve processes, materials, and technologies now and in the future.”
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Since 1971, SEMICON Taiwan has committed to helping its members grow and learn more about their markets and industry challenges. Serving as a global industry association, SEMI supports the manufacturing supply chains for the microelectronics, display and photovoltaic industries. The association connects industry leaders and innovators with the purpose to drive smarter, faster, and more economical products each year.
In early September, Advantek exhibited alongside hundreds of other global members at SEMICON Taiwan 2018. This year’s conference focused on connecting, collaborating, and innovation. The event saw more than 36,000 visitors and displayed over 600 exhibitors.
Advantek’s booth saw new and long-time customers, all stopping by to meet with our Taiwan sales team. Many discussed new carrier tape solutions for their current and future packaging needs. Other discussions centered around precision fit for advanced semiconductors, WLFOP, chip scale packages, and bare die.
“We joined SEMICON over 20 years ago. Every year, we enjoy meeting with customers and experiencing everything the show has to offer,” says Jessica Wu, Taiwan Sales Manager.
SEMICON Taiwan 2018 proved to be another excellent event for Advantek to join forces with other industry leaders and connect with our dedicated customers from around the world.
For more information on SEMICON Taiwan, visit here.
SEMICON Taiwan is the premier event in Taiwan for microelectronics manufacturing. Since 1971, SEMI has promoted the future of the microelectronic, display and photovoltaic industries. The event invites SEMI member companies from all across the world to explore and learn about smarter, faster and more economical products that improve our lives. SEMI is committed to connecting members with the goal to create new markets and meet common industry challenges.
SEMICON Taiwan 2018 will be held September 5-7, located at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center. Visit Advantek’s booth, N368, on the fourth floor to learn more about our advanced solutions for BARE DIE, LEDs, WLFOP, MEMs, and emerging package requirements for automotive, IoT, and high-performance computing applications. Advantek offers the most complete carrier tape solution in the industry–high precision carrier tapes, cover tapes, packaging reels, moisture barrier bags, and more.
For more information about SEMICON Taiwan 2018, visit here.
Advantek, Inc. recently released an improved static-shielding, moisture barrier bag, named DRYLOK® 3200. The enhanced static-shielding bag replaces earlier generations with improved puncture resistance, significantly increased durability, and a sharpened appearance.
Advantek’s wide array of moisture barrier and static-shielding bags are specifically designed for the safe packaging of static, dust, and moisture sensitive devices. The construction of each vacuum-sealed bag prevents punctures and safeguards devices against electro-static shock and/or moisture during transportation and storage. The bags are available in a variety of sizes and strengths to address a range of applications–tailored to protect every type of reel, tube, or tray to its final destination.
DRYLOK® 3200 brings competitive durability and an excellent value point to the market. The new bag’s rough four mil, advanced multi-layer construction promises to protect its contents while offering a professional look for customers. The bag is available in custom sizes, or in several industry standard sizes, designed for 13-inch reels, matrix trays, and tubes.
“We are very happy to introduce this new product and expand our advanced line of bags,” says Linger Liu, Product Manager. “We are always looking to provide the highest quality products for our customers, and with industry-leading performance.”
For more information on DRYLOK® 3200, visit here.
Advantek will be exhibiting at productronica 2017 in Munich; November 14 – 17. If you have received a show voucher from Advantek, please click the link at the bottom of this announcement for your registration to productronica. Come see us at Hall A2 booth 400 to discuss our full line of carrier tape solutions for your technical requirements. If you would like to receive a voucher, please contact your Advantek sales office.