TDDI IC shipments poised for growth due to strong end-demand
Given the forecasted recovery of the smartphone market and the corresponding rise in TDDI IC demand throughout this year, total smartphone TDDI IC shipment for 2021 is expected to reach 760 million units, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
bintel wants to scale up – partners with Scanfil bintel AB and Scanfil Vellinge AB have signed a manufacture and product supply agreement. The agreement strengthens bintel’s ability to scale up the supply of smart sensors meeting the increasing demand within the waste management industry.
Britishvolt team up with Siemens UK Britishvolt announces that the company has entered into an exclusive technology collaboration agreement with Siemens.
Limited IC supply to bottleneck monitor panel shipments The stay-at-home economy generated by the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in persistent demand for IT products such as monitors, says TrendForce.
Sponsored content by Shenzen Kinwong ElectronicThe development trend of printed circuit board products and Kinwong's solution With the rapid development of electronic technology in recent years, printed circuit board (PCB) products are pursuing higher heat dissipation capabilities, with high voltage and high current characteristics, and are developing towards high-density interconnection technology (HDI).
LG and Magna team up to tackle the electric powertrain market LG Electronics and Magna International are forming a joint venture to manufacture e-motors, inverters and on board chargers and, for certain automakers, related e-drive systems to support the growing global shift toward vehicle electrification.
Intervala expands in relocation US-based full-service manufacturer Intervala, LLC, has signed a long-term lease finalising the relocation of its corporate headquarters and Pennsylvania manufacturing operation to the Westmoreland Innovation Center in neighboring Westmoreland County.
Security that builds value: managed NAND as a foundation for IoT security One of the fastest growing markets in the semiconductor industry is that of non-volatile memory (NVM). Among the main drivers for this enormous growth in data generation are vast movements towards cloud storage, the Internet of Things (IoT), and autonomous driving.
Padget Electronics to manufacture smartphones for Motorola Indian EMS provider Dixon Technologies, announces that its subsidiary, Padget Electronics, has signed agreement with Motorola for manufacturing of smart phones.
TSMC to kick off mass production of Intel CPUs in 2H21 Intel has outsourced the production of about 15-20% of its non-CPU chips, with most of the wafer starts for these products assigned to TSMC and UMC, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Latvian EMS provider expands with new manufacturing plant Latvian EMS provider HansaMatrix says it will soon will start operations at its second plant in Ventspils in western Latvia situated right by the Baltic Sea.
Geely and Foxconn form joint venture Geely Holding and Foxconn are looking to establish a joint venture company to provide OEM and customised consulting services – providing whole vehicles, parts, intelligent drive systems and automotive ecosystem platforms to global automotive companies.
Five mega-deals pushed M&A value to $118B last year The value of the mergers and acquisitions seen last year within the semiconductor industry set a new record. Five big acquisition announcements and more than a dozen smaller deals in 2020 pushed the total value of M&A agreements in the year to an all-time high of USD 118.0 billion, surpassing the previous record of USD 107.7 billion reached in 2015
European Circuits Limited invests in MIRTEC 3D AOI system European Circuits Limited has invested in a MIRTEC MV-3 OMNI desktop 3D AOI machine. The purchase was facilitated through Bentec Ltd.
Manz receives order from US EV manufacturer Manz has received an order in the Energy Storage segment from a US manufacturer of electric vehicles for an assembly line for battery modules in the lower double-digit million-euro range.
ViTrox with a new sales channel partner in Thailand Machine vision inspection solutions provider, ViTrox Technologies, has entered into a partnership with MTSC (Thailand) Co., Ltd for Thailand region.
Power outage at UMC Lixing causes large-scale voltage drops in vicinity An abnormality which caused a power outage in the GIS (gas insulated switchgear) equipment at UMC’s facilities on Lixing Road, Hsinchu, resulted in a voltage drop for other fabs located in the surrounding area, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Volvo Cars to triple electric production capacity in Ghent Volvo Cars says its tripling electric car manufacturing capacity at its plant in Ghent, Belgium as it prepares to meet fast growing demand for its Recharge line-up of chargeable cars.
Global TV shipment expected to reach 223M units in 2021 Thanks to the stay-at-home economy brought about the by the COVID-19 pandemic, TV shipment in North America saw the start of an upturn in late March last year, while demand in the European market also gradually ramped up in 2H20, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Aspocomp names new COO The Finnish PCB manufacturer says it has appointed Mr. Antti Ojala – Vice President, Business Development and Deputy CEO – to its new Chief Operating Officer as of January 7, 2021.
Infinite Electronics acquires of NavePoint Electronic components supplier Infinite Electronics, Inc., has announced its acquisition of NavePoint, an online provider of high-quality networking equipment and services.
Increased workforce at Hisense Europe Electronic TV set factory In the Gorenje area in Velenje, the gradual start of TV sets production will begin this week, and regular operation is set to start next week. The factory already boast more than 350 employees, but by the end of January the number of employees is set to have increased to 520.
Appear partners with Foxconn on new smartphone Appear Inc. is launching the worlds first graphene battery-powered 5G Smartphone, and to meet expected demand the company has partnered with with Foxconn India.
Naprotek purchased by Edgewater Capital Partners The San Jose-based EMS provider announces that it has a new owner following the acquisition by private equity firm Edgewater Capital Partners.
CCI Eurolam Group to acquire Adeon Technologies The French headquartered distributor and industrial service provider says it has entered into an agreement to acquire Netherlands-based Adeon Technologies BV, a full service provider of equipment for the European PCB Industry.
China to fall far short of its ‘Made in China 2025’ goals for ICs IC Insights forecasts China-produced ICs will represent only 19.4% of its IC market in 2025, a fraction of the Made in China 2025 goal of 70%.
Widex owners increases their holding in WS Audiology The Tøpholm and Westermann families, the owners of T&W Medical has increased their ownership in WS Audiology, which for those that don’t remember is the result of the merger between Sivantos (owned by EQT funds) and Widex A/S (owned by T&W Medical).
Global notebook shipment expected to reach 217M units in 2021 Owing to the stay-at-home economy brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, not only did yearly notebook computer shipment surpass 200 million units for the first time ever, but the 22.5% YoY growth was also the highest on record, says TrendForce.
IMS installs Assure X-ray component counter from DAGE Intelligent Manufacturing Solutions, LLC (IMS), a provider of PCBA rapid prototype and electronics manufacturing services, recently installed the Assure X-ray Component Counter from Nordson DAGE, at their Manchester, New Hampshire location.Load more news