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SEMI® FabFutures 

A quarterly report covering 2 years of data; quarterly forecast through next year for capacities, geometries, wafer sizes and construction/equipment spending through the next year for over 200 front-end semiconductor fabs that have committed to capital expenditure

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


The SEMI FabFutures report contains over 200 records and features company-specific details for over 34 categories, covering two years of data projecting up to 12 months. This database focuses on fabs that have committed to capital expenditure. Similar to the World Fab Watch, the report includes interactive pivot charts and tables enabling you to customize your own view and reports. The report provides high level summaries, charts, and graphs; in-depth analysis of capital expenditure, capacity, technology and products, down to the detail of each fab; and forecast over six quarters. The report includes over 200 records of front-end semiconductor fabs and foundries such as TSMC, UMC, GLOBALFOUNDRIES, SMIC, Samsung, Intel, Toshiba, Micron, SK Hynix, Powerchip, Texas Instruments, Renesas, STMicro, Fujitsu, Nanya, Panasonic, NXP, Winbond, Sharp, NXP, Infineon, Magna Chip, X-Fab Silicon Foundries, and many more.

This report covers only fabs that have construction plans and fabs that have equipping expenditures. Fabs covered in this report are a subset of the fabs listed in the WorldFab Forecast report.

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Product Information


  • Two years of data with past, present, and forecast through next year
  • Complete fab-cycle coverage, fab by fab, from planning, construction, production
  • Details and summary of cost for construction and equipment spending by fab
  • Quarterly Excel fab reports for data analysis and modeling for 200+ fabs


  • Access to the leading industry benchmark used by financial communities and experts around the world
  • Rich in content with verified and validated fab information
  • Dynamic range of information and quick-and-easy access to valuable data that empowers your market research
  • Graphical interface gives a strategic view and timeline of spending with key project milestone dates


Content (tabs of spreadsheet):Fields in Company Detail Tab: 
SummaryCompanyConstruction Cost
Fab timelineOwnership Short NameEquipment Cost
Fabs in constructionCity/State/Province/Country/RegionStart Date of Equipment
Fabs equippingProbabilityStart Date 1st Silicon
First siliconStatusStart Date of Production
Fabs that will begin volume productionFab TypeConstruction Costs by Quarter
Company detailProject TypeConstruction Comments
Summary graphical analysisProduct TypeEquipment Spending by Quarter
Fabs by regionTechnologyEquipment Comments
300mm FabsWafer SizeWafer Capacity by Quarter
Fabs by geometryGeometryGeometry by Quarter
Fabs by productFull Capacity 
New construction summary  
Equipment spending summary  
Definition page  

Purchase SEMI FabFutures

Product #   DescriptionMember*Non-Member 
    SEMI FabFutures - Fabs with Capital Expenditures, Annual Subscription
    SEMI FabFutures - Fabs with Capital Expenditures, Single Edition
*Pricing does not apply to Individual Members.
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FabFutures 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.