2021 LED market revenue projected to reach $16.53B
Owing to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, not only did LED revenue experience a downward trajectory, but this decline also reached a magnitude rarely seen in recent years, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
LG Chem invests in Chinese copper laminate company In a move to strengthen its position in the value chain for batteries, LG Chem is investing KRW 40 billion (EUR 29 million) in China’s Jiujiang DeFu Technology (DeFu), a manufacturer of copper laminate, a core part of secondary batteries.
Norautron to continue to handle production for Airthings Airthings and Norautron continues their partnership with the signing a new agreement under which the EMS provider will produce Airthings’ professional radon detector, Corentium Pro.
Samsung could start construction of new US plant in 3Q The South Korean electronics giant could be next up to make a manufacturing push in the US. According to reports, Samsung could start construction of a USD 17 billion US semiconductor fab as early as the third quarter of this year.
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The Tech Snacks concept will be introduced at an EMEA-wide program that will run from 7-18 June covering a wide range of electronic engineering topics. Individual panel discussions will focus on artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML), automotive/electric vehicles, Industry 4.0 and 5G.
Former Marvell COO named NXP’s new EVP, global operations Andy Micallef has been named NXP’s Executive Vice President, Global Operations, effective May 17. In this role, Micallef will be responsible for executing NXP’s end-to-end manufacturing, quality, and supply chain strategies.
AT&S grows by double digits in the corona year 2020/21 AT&S closed a challenging year – marked by the corona pandemic – with a good performance and achieved a double-digit increase in revenue and earnings.
Sanan IC expands foundry services for the optical market Wafer foundry, Sanan Integrated Circuit, says it's expanding its optical portfolio. Using advanced materials and foundry supply network, the company says it will provide the global optical market with large-scale foundry services for customised VCSEL and arrays, along with standard products for optical communication applications.
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AMD and GlobalFoundries update supply agreement On May 13, 2021, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), entered into an amended seventh amendment to the wafer supply agreement with GlobalFoundries (GF) to extend GF’s capacity commitment and wafer pricing to AMD under the backdrop of the current global supply environment.
Gartner says chip shortage to persist until 2Q22 By the looks of it we will have to deal with the global semiconductor shortage for the remainder of the year, and even longer. Research and advisory company Gartner says that it doesn't expect the market to recover to normal levels until the second quarter of 2022.
Siemens expands IC verification portfolio with acquisition Siemens Digital Industries Software has acquired Fractal Technologies, a provider of production signoff-quality IP validation solutions, based in the U.S. and the Netherlands.
DMASS: '2021 to bring more of what we've seen' The European semiconductor distribution market started 2021 with a “flat tyre”, despite a significant increase in bookings since last quarter. According to DMASS, sales in the European Semiconductor Distribution Market fell by 1.6% to EUR 2.17 billion. Sequential growth of 15.6% however, indicates strong turnaround.
Synetronics invests in 3D AOI from Koh Young Synetronics Bestückungs AG, an EMS specialist from Mümliswil, Switzerland, is investing in the 3D AOI "Zenith Alpha HS +" from Koh Young and lays the foundation for sustainable quality and process improvements.
Teledyne completes its acquisition of FLIR Teledyne Technologies have now successful completed the previously announced acquisition of FLIR Systems, Inc. FLIR will now be included in Teledyne’s Digital Imaging segment and operate under the name Teledyne FLIR.
Taiwan power outage has no impact on memory fabs The Hsinta Power Plant in Taiwan’s Kaohsiung City was shut down unexpectedly at 2:37 p.m. on May 13 (today local time) due to malfunction. The effect of this incident has been felt across the entire island.
Kioxia expands two new facilities in Yokohama Memory specialist Kioxia is planning to invest JPY 20 billion (EUR 151 million) to expand its Technology Development Building at its Yokohama Technology Campus and to establish its new Shin-Koyasu Advanced Research Center.
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Samsung boosts logic chip investments to $151 billion The South Korean electronics giant is increasing its investment in its logic business by adding another KRW 38 trillion, about USD 33.5 billion, to its previous commitment to invest KRW 133 trillion - bringing the total to KRW 171 trillion, about USD 151 billion, by 2030.
German components distribution experiences massive surge in demand German components distribution (according to FBDi e.V.) records almost 50% increase in order intake in the first quarter of 2021. Sales still slightly down at -6.1%. Components shortage prevents better result.
Escatec acquires UK & Czech-based JJS Manufacturing EMS provider Escatec is expanding with the acquisition of UK-based JJS Manufacturing. The deal adds electro-mechanical production facilities in the United Kingdom and Czech Republic to Escatec’s portfolio.
Foxconn and Fisker to produce EVs in U.S. from Q4 2023 Fisker and Foxconn will jointly develop a vehicle under the Fisker brand that will be sold in the North America, Europe, China and India. Potential US manufacturing sites are currently under review under consideration by the companies.
Monitor shipment for 2021 expected to reach 150M units Owing to high demand generated by the proliferation of WFH and distance education, monitor shipment for 2020 reached 140 million units, an 8.6% growth YoY, which represents the highest growth in about 10 years, according market researcher TrendForce.
ZEISS to acquire Capture 3D Zeiss plans to expand its national coverage in the US for its Industrial Quality & Research segment by acquiring Santa Ana, California-based Capture 3D, a US partner for GOM 3D non-contact measuring solutions.
MKS Instruments to acquire optical sensor specialist MKS Instruments has entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which MKS will acquire Photon Control for CAD 3.60 per share, in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately CAD 387 million (EUR 263.85 million).
CMOS image sensors to regain strength after slowing in 2020 Economic recovery from the fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic, new 5G smartphones, machine vision, and more embedded cameras will drive up CMOS image sensor sales to record high levels through 2025, says IC Insights in new O-S-D report.
Strong start to the year for Lacroix Group The French technology group announces solid growth over the first quarter of the year. The gradual improvement to activity since May 2020 has carried through to the first quarter of the new fiscal year.
50 billion transistors on a fingernail-sized chip IBM has unveiled a breakthrough in semiconductor design and process with the development of the world's first chip announced with 2 nanometer nanosheet technology.Load more news