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 fitting comfortably in...

Automated, Optimized Solution Enables Semiconductor Customers To Focus On Core Business

Automated, Optimized Solution Enables Semiconductor Customers To Focus On Core Business

DHL Supply Chain’s Advanced Regional Center (ARC) opened in Singapore in 2016. This state-of-the-art 90,000 sqm facility features a multi-customer automation system which uses advanced robotics, and bespoke solutions that cater for specific industry needs. It enables DHL customers to enjoy the benefits of automated solutions without the need for significant capital investment. DHL runs the regional distribution centers for two global integrated device manufacturers at the ARC. DHL looked to deliver for them, and other semiconductor manufacturers, a showcase, automated system that would...

Semiconductor Tradewinds July & August 2020

Semiconductor Tradewinds July & August 2020

As we enter the second half of 2020, a year that started with so much promise, we are now faced with a dire global economic situation due to the COVID-19 pandemic with over 27 million confirmed cases and over 875,000 deaths worldwide. Although currently, the pandemic numbers are still growing daily in 213 affected countries and territories around the world, the world is also racing to expedite the vaccine development which optimistically may be available from early next year.  Despite the global economic situation, the semiconductor segment has stayed so far been relatively stable. The US,...

COVID-19: Challenges & Opportunities

GUIDE ON BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLANNING FOR COVID-19

GUIDE ON BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLANNING FOR COVID-19

Enterprise Singapore has launched a guide to help enterprises, especially for the small and medium sized enterprises in Singapore, in their business continuity planning in response to the COVID-19. It is guided by the Singapore Standard for Business Continuity...

COVID-19 – A GLIMPSE OF SUTD’S BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLAN (BCP)

COVID-19 – A GLIMPSE OF SUTD’S BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLAN (BCP)

The fearful Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) first emerged in December 2019. Swiftly, it invaded across countries and continents worldwide. By mid-March 2020, about 175,000 people have been infected and more than 6,600 have succumbed to the disease globally,...

SSIA Updates 

SSIA AGM 2019

SSIA AGM 2019

Singapore Semiconductor Industry Association (SSIA) held its Annual General Meeting for 2019 at Mandarin Oriental on 28 November 2019. The attendance of over 100 members from 66 companies reflected the strong interest members have in keeping updated with SSIA’s latest...

Digitalization & Automation

 

THE SEMICONDUCTOR INDUSTRY’S TONY STARK

THE SEMICONDUCTOR INDUSTRY’S TONY STARK

It is the start of a new decade, one in which new technologies will continue to dramatically change the way people live, work and play. From autonomous vehicles and quantum computing to next-generation 5G and AI, the future is being redefined. At the core of this...

ACCELERATING INDUSTRY 4.0 TRANSFORMATION THROUGH YOUR PEOPLE IN 2020

ACCELERATING INDUSTRY 4.0 TRANSFORMATION THROUGH YOUR PEOPLE IN 2020

For Singapore’s semiconductor industry to not just adapt to but thrive through the fourth industrial revolution (aka Industry 4.0), organisations need to think beyond how to best operationalise innovation (its “hardware” and “software”) to facilitating the necessary...

Opportunities for the Semiconductor Industry in 2020

Opportunities for the Semiconductor Industry in 2020

Despite its downturn in 2019, economists agreed there is light on the horizon for the manufacturing sector, including the semiconductor industry in the coming year. According to the IHS Markit, the recovery of 2020 will come as welcome news to a semiconductor industry...

Industry

CREATING A ROBUST WORKFORCE FOR BUSINESS SUCCESS

CREATING A ROBUST WORKFORCE FOR BUSINESS SUCCESS

Despite current economic uncertainties and a weaker demand from some end-markets such as consumer electronics, there are still bright spots within the electronics industry driven by the Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence and the rise of electric and...

CISCO ENTERS CHIP MARKET

CISCO ENTERS CHIP MARKET

In December 2019, Cisco announced details of the new silicon architecture as well as the full scope of the company’s strategy to build an Internet for the future that will power the next decade of digital innovation. The strategy focuses on driving the development of...

PROVIDING RELIABLE LOGISTICS SERVICES TO THE SEMICONDUCTOR INDUSTRY

PROVIDING RELIABLE LOGISTICS SERVICES TO THE SEMICONDUCTOR INDUSTRY

About Sin Chew Woodpaq Sin Chew Woodpaq started off modestly as a small wooden crate manufacturer in the past, starting with only one truck initially. Over the years due to the changing business environment, the company has adapted to the challenges and transformed...

MOST EFFECTIVE TEST FLOWS ENABLED BY WAFER LEVEL TEST

MOST EFFECTIVE TEST FLOWS ENABLED BY WAFER LEVEL TEST

REVOLUTION OF PACKAGING TECHNOLOGY IS SETTING CHALLENGES FOR MEMS TEÍST Advanced packaging technologies like Wafer Level Chip Scale Packaging (WLCSP) and System in Package (SiP), enabled by 3D stacking continue to evolve in the semiconductor industry. These new...

ENERGY SAVING IN THE SEMICONDUCTOR INDUSTRY

ENERGY SAVING IN THE SEMICONDUCTOR INDUSTRY

Energy prices have been in the doldrums and will only increase. That is set to change. Significant savings can be reaped by changing current practices in HVAC and process cooling system maintenance, before the inevitable increase in energy costs. The semiconductor...

EtherCAT PLUG-IN MODULES HELP OPTIMIZE ELECTRONICS PRODUCTION

EtherCAT PLUG-IN MODULES HELP OPTIMIZE ELECTRONICS PRODUCTION

In the DS Merlin, numerous complex processing workflows could be implemented in space-saving design. Picture credits: Beckhoff Automation Customer-specific I/O Level Promotes Highly Efficient Machine Construction  Mühlbauer GmbH & Co. KG based in Roding, Germany,...

People

DigiPen (Singapore) – TRAINING TALENT FOR THE DIGITAL ECONOMY

DigiPen (Singapore) – TRAINING TALENT FOR THE DIGITAL ECONOMY

Singapore is well on her way to becoming a Smart Nation with the rise of automation and Industry 4.0. To meet this need, more skilled engineers are needed in the electronics and info-communications technology (ICT) sectors. As a specialized university that trains...

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