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SK Siltron to Acquire DuPont’s Wafer Business for $450 mln

SK Siltron to Acquire DuPont’s Wafer Business for $450 mln

SEOUL, Sept. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Siltron Co., a semiconductor material producer under SK Group, said Tuesday it will acquire DuPont’s wafer business as part of efforts to beef up its advanced material business. SK Siltron said its board members approved a plan to purchase DuPont’s silicon carbide (SiC) wafer business for US$450 million. [...]

GT Advanced Technologies and GlobalWafers Sign Long-Term, Multi-Year Supply Agreement for Silicon Carbide

GT Advanced Technologies and GlobalWafers Sign Long-Term, Multi-Year Supply Agreement for Silicon Carbide

HUDSON, N.H. and HSINCHU, Taiwan, Aug. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — GTAT Corporation, d/b/a GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT) and GlobalWafers Co., Ltd. (GWC) have entered into a long-term agreement whereby the expertise of both companies will combine to forge a new source of supply of silicon carbide wafers. GWC, already one of the world’s top producers [...]

GT Advanced Technologies Introduces CrystX™ Silicon Carbide

GT Advanced Technologies Introduces CrystX™ Silicon Carbide

HUDSON, N.H., Jul. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — GTAT Corporation, d/b/a GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT), is introducing its CrystX™ silicon carbide (SiC) material for use in power electronics applications such as electric vehicles. Demand for silicon carbide is rapidly accelerating due to the material’s exceptional power- and temperature-handling characteristics that allow electric vehicles and other industrial [...]

GT Advanced Technologies Opens New Silicon Carbide Manufacturing Facility

GT Advanced Technologies Opens New Silicon Carbide Manufacturing Facility

HUDSON, N.H., Jun. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — GTAT Corporation (GTAT) opened its new state-of-the-art silicon carbide manufacturing plant with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 that included state and local officials who were on hand to commemorate the event. The facility, located in Hudson, New Hampshire, also includes the company’s new corporate headquarters [...]