February 14, 2017
2016 will be remembered as the year fan-out wafer level packaging (FOWLP) went mainstream, thanks to TSMC’s strategic move in the advanced packaging arena and especially its integrated fan-out (InFO) win inside the iPhone 7. Already in high-volume manufacturing (HVM), FOWLP volumes significantly increased in magnitude. Will this strong momentum continue over the next few years? I believe it will. [3DInCites]
In April 2016, Fogale Nanotech Group acquired the assets of Altatech Semiconductor from Soitec in order to combine the metrology offerings of Fogale Nanotech Semicon with Altatech’s unique 2D and 3D inspection capabilities. The idea was to create a powerhouse of process control for emerging advanced packaging processes for next-generation fan-out wafer-level packaging (FOWLP), 2.5D interposer, 3D through silicon vias (3D TSVs), MEMS, and more. [3DInCites]
January 23, 2017
Grenoble, France, Jan. 23, 2017 – UnitySC, a wholly owned subsidiary of FOGALE Nanotech Group and a leader in inspection and metrology solutions for advanced semiconductor packaging, today announced the opening of its global headquarters in Grenoble, France, the heart of the French Silicon Valley.
August 2, 2016
Every year at SEMICON West, in addition to taking in keynotes and technology sessions, I like to catch up with semiconductor suppliers to find out about any significant news, their latest offerings and how they are enabling next-generation manufacturing. Here are this year’s highlights. [SEMI]
April 15, 2016
Delivering leading-edge full process control tools and software for advanced semiconductor manufacturing & enabling more than Moore to become a reality
Nimes, France, April 15, 2016 – FOGALE Nanotech today announced that it has acquired Altatech, a specialized technology leader in the development of wafer inspection and material deposition tools for semiconductor manufacturing. Altatech SAS has headquarters in Grenoble, France, located in the center of the French Silicon Valley with a commercial subsidiary in Germany.