GCP, AWS to become main drivers of global server demand
Thanks to their flexible pricing schemes and diverse service offerings, CSPs have been a direct, major driver of enterprise demand for cloud services, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Clean-up started at fire damaged AKM's Nobeoka plant In late October 2020, a fire broke out at Asahi Kasei Microsystem’s (AKM) semiconductor factory in Nobeoka, Miyazaki prefecture, Japan. The severe fire completely shut down production.
Asian GaAs foundry orders multiple systems from ClassOne ClassOne has received a multi-tool order from one of the largest Gallium Arsenide (GaAs) foundries in Asia. The order was for ClassOne’s Solstice S8 systems and included proprietary GoldPro processing chambers for advanced gold plating.
Neways sees healthy recovery in turnover While the company is off to a good start in 2021, seeing a healthy recovery in turnover the company is expecting that the shortage of components will create issues and put a break on order execution and turnover growth within Automotive.
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LG Electronics to expand Tennessee factory operations LG Electronics USA will expand operations at its factory in Clarksville, Tennessee. to help meet the unprecedented U.S. demand for its washing machines. LG is increasing production by investing an additional USD 20.5 million to add another shift for manufacturing.
Impact of power outage on TSMC fab still under assessment TSMC’s Fab14 P7 in the Southern Taiwan Science Park suffered a power outage on April 14th. The cause of the power outage was an accidental severing of an underground power cable during construction work nearby.
Volkswagen expands its production of battery system The Volkswagen Group Components plant in Braunschweig is significantly expanding its production of battery systems for the latest electric vehicle generation.
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TT Electronics moves to Plano facility - looking to hire TT Electronics is consolidating its North American Sensors and Specialist Components operations and moving into a new, purpose-built facility in Plano, Texas.
Finnish satellite imagery specialist opens US production facility ICEYE, a Finnish headquartered satellite imagery specialist, has opened a new spacecraft manufacturing facility in Irvine, California.
II-VI expands its silicon carbide manufacturing footprint II-VI Incorporated says it has expanded its silicon carbide (SiC) wafer finishing manufacturing footprint in China to serve the largest worldwide market for electric vehicles (EVs) and for clean energy applications.
Morrow to build battery innovation centre and pilot factory Later this year Morrow Batteries will start the construction of its new Battery Innovation Centre and Pilot Factory in Southern Norway. The facilities will allow Morrow to manufacture and qualify its battery cell, in addition to industrialise next generation battery technology.
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Arizona will get a new lithium-ion battery recycling plant Li-Cycle Corp., a North American company focused on lithium-ion battery resource recovery and recycling, will build its third commercial lithium-ion battery recycling facility to be located in Gilbert, Arizona, within the Phoenix metropolitan area.
Price and lead time trends for 2Q 2021 Since the turn of the year 2021, the market has changed dramatically and ongoing strong demand continues to outstrip supply, perpetuating very long lead times and continual review of pricing by manufacturers.
Foundry revenue projected to reach historical high in 2021 As the global economy enters the post-pandemic era, technologies including 5G, WiFi6/6E, and HPC (high-performance computing) have been advancing rapidly, in turn bringing about a fundamental, structural change in the semiconductor industry as well, says TrendForce.
Polestar raises $550 million from new investors Swedish electric car company Polestar, controlled by Volvo and its parent company Geely, has recently has raised USD 550 million from a group of long-term financial investors. And, the company is considering further fund raising.
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PCB Button Plating – what is it, when and why is it needed? Recently I’ve been getting a lot of questions when we’re producing flex PCBs for customers. The questions revolve around materials and more specifically, when we have a plated through hole (PTH), why we need to implement PCB button plating on these designs. So, what is it and why is it needed?
AQ Group acquires Schaffner’s Power Magnetic Division Swedish AQ Group AB has signed an agreement with the Swiss company Schaffner Group to acquire its Power Magnetics Division.
Chinese companies hold only 5% of global IC market Propelled by 50% share of IDM sales and 64% share of fabless sales, U.S. companies captured 55% of the total worldwide IC market in 2020.
Eltek to build second facility in Israel Eltek intends to apply to the Israel Land Authority ("ILA") for an allocation of land in the north of Israel where Eltek intends to build a second production facility.
Farnell adds 20'000 new products - targets the home office Farnell, an Avnet Company and global distributor of electronic components, products and solutions, has added 20'000 new electronic and electrical products to its portfolio.
2020 global semiconductor equipment sales surge 19% Worldwide sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment surged 19% from USD 59.8 billion in 2019 to a new all-time high of USD 71.2 billion in 2020, says SEMI.
Asahi Kasei Europe unites activities at Düsseldorf Harbour Late last year, Asahi Kasei Europe started office operation at its new location at Düsseldorf Harbour, Germany. In March 2021, the Asahi Kasei Europe R&D Center relocated from Dormagen to the new location.
Top 10 semiconductor vendors by 2020 revenue Worldwide semiconductor revenue totaled USD 466.2 billion in 2020, an increase of 10.4% from 2019, according to final results by Gartner, Inc.
Intel steps up as a supplier to the automotive industry According to Intel’s new CEO, Pat Gelsinger, the company is ready to step up and start making chips for car makers to take the edge off the current shortage that has hit the automotive industry hard.
SK IE Technology starts production at second separator plant in China SK Innovation's material business subsidiary, SK IE Technology (SKIET), has started commercial production at its LiBS (Lithium-ion Battery Separator) Plant 2 in Changzhou, China.
Fund II triples the size of TDK Ventures’ Fund I TDK Corporation's subsidiary TDK Ventures Inc. has closed its second fund, totalling USD 150 million in new capital. The new fund will primarily target early-stage, global investments in clean technology, advanced materials, industrial, robotics, energy, autonomous vehicles, electric vehicles, and healthtech segments.Load more news