Singapore Semiconductor Industry Association (SSIA) strives to create a vibrant and forward-looking community equipped with the latest industry and technical knowledge in Singapore and the region. As part of this dynamic approach to knowledge sharing, we have launched the Singapore Semiconductor Voice, a magazine by the industry, for the industry.

Supporting the New ITAP CONNECTED Platform

Supporting the New ITAP CONNECTED Platform

Industrial Transformation ASIA-PACIFIC – A HANNOVER MESSE Event, or ITAP, launched its third edition from 20 - 22 October 2020 with its first hybrid event format responding to the changed business landscape and customer needs. Industrial Transformation ASIA-PACIFIC – A HANNOVER MESSE Event, or...

GAMMA® Dry Photoresist Strip Systems

GAMMA® Dry Photoresist Strip Systems

Lam’s newest product in its line of GAMMA® dry photoresist strip systems, brings the performance of the GAMMA® GxT® 300 mm to 200 mm wafer processing. The GAMMA GxT has been specifically designed for the specialty technologies market, bringing exceptional reliability, productivity, and flexibility to these applications. Photoresist strip has historically been a low technology process, but has become increasingly more complex with 3D structures, double patterning, multiple layer masks, and high dose implant strip (HDIS) applications. Many requirements have been or are being actively addressed...

Semiconductor Tradewinds – 2020 An Extraordinary Year with a “New Normal”

Semiconductor Tradewinds – 2020 An Extraordinary Year with a “New Normal”

What a roller coaster of a year 2020 has turned out to be for semiconductors. The year started off on a very optimistic note, then we were hit by the COVID-19 pandemic which turned sentiment to be very pessimistic, then as we learned to cope with the pandemic despite it is still not being under control. We end the year with the semiconductor market once again on an optimistic note. If you remember 2019 was not a particularly good year for the semiconductor industry, especially the first 3 quarters. However, by Q4’19 we had started to see a recovery in the market and it was predicted that...

COVID-19: Challenges & Opportunities

NTUC LHUB AND GO1 LAUNCH OVER 100 FREE ONLINE COURSES

NTUC LHUB AND GO1 LAUNCH OVER 100 FREE ONLINE COURSES

NTUC LearningHub (NTUC LHUB) has partnered with GO1, the world’s largest compliance, professional development and general training platform funded by Microsoft’s venture arm and SEEK, to offer learners completely free online courses nationwide during the ‘Circuit...

SUPPLY CHAIN RESILIENCE CRITICAL FOR THE SEMICONDUCTOR INDUSTRY

SUPPLY CHAIN RESILIENCE CRITICAL FOR THE SEMICONDUCTOR INDUSTRY

How the Covid-19 Crisis Has Changed the Development of the Industry The global semiconductor industry has been the focus for the last 2 years. Overnight, the deciding factor to make the investment for Assembly and Test (in-house or outsourced) changed from just “Low...

SSIA Updates 

Meet the Changemaker

Meet the Changemaker

Meet the Changemaker For Singapore’s rapidly-evolving semiconductor industry, change has been the only constant over the last five decades. Singapore Semiconductor Industry Association (SSIA) Executive Director Ang Wee Seng, who spent two decades in the sector before...

SSIA Supply Chain Conference

SSIA Supply Chain Conference

Supply chain disruption caused by the US-China trade tension and the pandemic is one of the biggest challenges faced by companies in our industry. This was the feedback obtained during the Singapore Semiconductor Industry Association (SSIA)’s industry wide pulse...

Transformation

Transformation

For SSIA and The Semiconductor Industry Transformation is, by definition, a process of changing completely the character or appearance of something in order to improve it. It is a journey that SSIA has embarked on over the past two years, and will continue in the...

SSIA Virtual HR Roundtable

SSIA Virtual HR Roundtable

An Important Platform to Update the Available HR Initiatives Singapore Semiconductor Industry Association (SSIA) held a virtual HR Roundtable on 25 June 2020 with over 80 HR leaders and SSIA working partners. Topics presented and discussed included programmes and...

Dialogue with Minister for Semiconductor Industry

Dialogue with Minister for Semiconductor Industry

Singapore Semiconductor Industry Association (SSIA) organized a dialogue session with Dr Koh Poh Koon, Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry, on 4 June 2020. Over 100 senior leaders participated in the dialogue session discussing the pressing issues facing...

Digitalization & Automation

 

Leveraging 300 mm Technologies at 200 mm for IoT and Automotive

Leveraging 300 mm Technologies at 200 mm for IoT and Automotive

The IoT and automotive markets use devices fabricated at a wide range of technology nodes. Taking advances made at 300 mm and applying them via upgrades to 200 mm equipment is a cost appropriate strategy to quickly improve yield and add capacity. The industry is no...

Opportunities for the Semiconductor Industry In the Digitalization Era

Opportunities for the Semiconductor Industry In the Digitalization Era

New digitalization trends are diversifying the demand for semiconductors. The semiconductor industry plays a critical role as both consumer and manufacturer of digitalization solutions coupled with emerging technologies like 5G, the Internet of Things, and artificial...

How Automation Can Facilitate Faster Economic Recovery in Singapore?

How Automation Can Facilitate Faster Economic Recovery in Singapore?

To tackle the challenges in workforce and embrace the new normal of working from home, many companies in Singapore, especially those in the manufacturing sector, are accelerating their transformation journeys on digitalization.  Some companies have even admitted that...

Industry

Path to a Better Singapore Semiconductor Industry

Path to a Better Singapore Semiconductor Industry

Early part of this year, as COVID-19 began to spread, semiconductor companies moved swiftly to protect employees and partners by implementing safe distancing and safety measures. At the same time, they secured the supply chain and continued manufacturing to meet the...

People

Temasek Polytechnic Advanced Manufacturing Centre

Temasek Polytechnic Advanced Manufacturing Centre

An End-to-End ‘Live’ Smart Factory for a Future-Ready Advanced Manufacturing Workforce Multi-Disciplinary Experiential Learning Pedagogy Industry 4.0 is rapidly transforming workplaces in Singapore and globally. It is, however, not just about the development and...

Making Sense of Data

Making Sense of Data

Professor Zhang Louxin shares how NUS’ MSc in Data Science and Machine Learning will help students gain an edge in our data-driven world           In the span of a few decades, computers have gone from taking up the space of entire rooms to...

A Chat with the SSIA Secretariat Team Member

A Chat with the SSIA Secretariat Team Member

The Story of Rebecca’s Career Journey Can you tell us about your career journey? I was initially interested in working with the National Heritage Board as a museum conservator, but I pivoted into events instead. I had done temp work for SMU and the Singapore Academy...

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