SEMI® World Fab Watch - Snapshot of frontend fabs

SEMI® World Fab Watch 

Snapshot of over 1,000 semiconductor front-end fabs for the previous quarter

Publication Dates: Published Quarterly (Feb, May, Aug, and Nov)
Principal Analysts: Christian Gregor Dieseldorff and Clark Tseng, SEMI
Format: Microsoft® Excel® file (.xls)


The SEMI World Fab Watch report is a powerful and comprehensive database of 1000-plus fabs, R&D, and pilot-line fab locations worldwide. It provides an excellent snapshot of the last quarter for all worldwide front-end semiconductor fabs. The database includes front-end fabs and foundries such as TSMC, UMC, GLOBALFOUNDRIES, SMIC, Samsung, Intel, Toshiba, Micron, SK Hynix, Powerchip, Texas Instruments, Renesas, STMicro, Fujitsu, Sharp, NXP, Infineon, and many more. This Excel-formatted database is conveniently delivered electronically.

Product Information

  • Quarterly updates (annual subscription only)

  • Searchable by fab, device manufacturer, region, wafer size

  • Fab-specific details include fab type, start year, equipment spending, capacity ramp, close year, fab comment and change made

  • Access to the leading industry benchmark for fab data
  • Latest market and technology trends and analysis

  • Rich and timely content with verified and validated data for investment and business planning



Content (Tabs of Spreadsheet)Fields in Company Detail Tab:
Summary of RecordsOwnership-Short Name
Summary of Current FabsAddress/Phone/Fax/City/State
Summary of Future FabsPrefecture/Province/Country/Region
Summary of ChangesOrigin
Company Detail/DatabaseFab Name
New RecordsClean Room Class/Clean Room Sq Feet
Summary of New Fab CostsYear
New Fab Cost GraphProduct/Class
Future FabsProducts
Summary of Future FabsTechnology
300mm Fabs, Summary and GraphsGeometry
Sub 0.20 micron Future FabsComments
Summary of Sub 0.20 micron CapacityFab History
Future FoundryTotal Cost
Summary of Future Foundry CapacityJoint Venture Partner
Foundry Graphical AnalysisEquipment Cost
Definitions Construction Cost
 Architect and Engineering
 Construction Management
 Date of Last Update
 Change Made
 New Record
 Probability Number
 Wafer Size


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The World Fab Watch report is compiled from publicly available information, including capital spending plans, announced fab plans and ream schedules. SEMI verifies this information by making up to 50 inquiries a week and periodic visits to semiconductor companies. 


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