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Banner Blog Micron Rol of AI in Manufacturing
Semiconductor manufacturing February 29, 2024
The expanding role of AI in manufacturing

Micron is using AI models to analyze 3.3 million images each day, which contributes to a 50% reduction in new product ramp time, and 18% increase in labor productivity. Micron expects the greatest AI contributions in intelligent analytics, intelligent robots, and content generation.

Silicon Wafers and Microcircuits with Automation system control application
Semiconductor manufacturing April 6, 2023
Semiconductor Manufacturing: 5 signs you need to migrate to a modern MES  

Having a more automated semiconductor manufacturing operation begins with a modern MES at the core of a digital transformation.

Critical Manufacturing redefines semiconductor MES for greater agility, success
Semiconductor manufacturing November 17, 2022
Redefining semiconductor MES for greater agility and success

Silicon Semiconductor Technical Editor Mark Andrews spoke with Tom Bednarz to learn how Critical Manufacturing redefines semiconductor MES.

Semiconductor manufacturing October 13, 2022
Multisite MES Streamlines FMD’s Microelectronics Development

Research Fab Microelectronics Germany has bought together 13 research institutes and given them the advantages of a centralized organization. To further cooperation and accelerated learning among its institutes, FMD decided to source a common Manufacturing Execution System (MES) to operate across its multiple sites.

Technician with wafer in semiconductor FAB
Semiconductor manufacturing September 8, 2022
Understanding Acceptable Cycle Times in Semiconductor Fabs and How to Improve them

In processes where total FAB cycle time is 130 days but should be 80 days there is something wrong. The reason may be underutilization of process equipment, or other underlying challenges optimizing capacity. A modern MES platform helps reduce wait times across fabs. An MES can shorten cycle times without compromising the number of wafers started per day.

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Semiconductor manufacturing July 21, 2022
Wafer Fab Size and its Effect on Cycle Time

Why tool redundancy matters when it comes to improved cycle time, and how MES can help reduce CAPEX towards tool redundancy while maintaining the desired throughput.

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Semiconductor manufacturing July 7, 2022
Is AaS the New Frontier for the Semiconductor Industry? 

Understanding the role of the modern MES platform in helping Semiconductor manufacturers adapt to the AaS paradigm.

Working with Silicon Wafers
Semiconductor manufacturing May 19, 2022
Send-Ahead Wafers: why this advanced capability should be native in your MES

When a send-ahead wafer is executed through the same MES which is responsible for the overall process execution, all the delays and lack of traceability disappear.

Fraunhofer Institute for Microelectronic Circuits and Systems IMS Semiconductor R&D
Semiconductor manufacturing April 27, 2022
MES for Semiconductor R&D

For any R&D lab, the priorities might differ, but the need to graduate from old, cumbersome and outdated systems is the same. Whether you are a semiconductor R&D facility or a high volume manufacturer, choose an MES that offers system scalability, data visibility, and advanced functionality.