NOTE expects continued strong developments despite a weaker market
For a long time, Swedish EMS provider NOTE has developed positively with increased market shares, strong organic growth and gradually increased margins. For the third quarter, the company expects a continued positive earnings trend.
LG Chem says it will split its battery business. This will be a physical division in which LG Chem will possess all of the stocks issued by the new battery corporation and the company will possess 100% of the non-listed shares of the new corporation.
Sluggish server production in 4Q20 to be joined by decline in server DRAM prices Due to server ODMs’ higher-than-expected inventory of server barebones in 3Q20, additional server orders from the ODMs’ clients came to a screeching halt, therefore resulting in a QoQ decrease in overall server orders for the quarter, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
AMTE and InfraNomics sign MoU to produce lithium cells in Australia Battery cell manufacturer, AMTE Power, and infrastructure specialist InfraNomics, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), to evaluate the technical and commercial viability of establishing lithium ion cell manufacturing facilities in Western Australia, servicing the energy storage market.
Fire broke out at Unimicron’s Kunshan operations At about 10:50 am on September 7th, a fire occurred at the PCB company’s China subsidiary, Unimicron Technology (Kunshan) Corp.
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Etama to handle industrial robots in the Baltics for Yamaha Yamaha Motor Europe Factory Automation section, continues to extend its European sales and support by adding Etama to its network. The company will distribute Yamaha industrial robots in Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia.
Huawei opens 5G test centre in Serbia The company has officially opened its latest European centre for innovation and digital development and 5G test lab in Belgrade, Serbia.
BMW doubles production capacity for high-voltage batteries in China The BMW Group continues to drive the expansion of electromobility and is adapting its production structures to growing demand for fully and partially electrified vehicles.
Nvidia / Arm deal dubbed as ‘disaster’ by Arm-cofounder The news that US-based Nvidia will acquire Arm from SoftBank Group in a USD 40 billion deal has already sparked some backlash within the industry. One of the vocal parties is Arm-cofounder, Hermann Hauser, who called the deal a disaster and said that it should be blocked.
Everlight criminally convicted for misappropriating Seoul Semi trade secrets LED technology supplier, Seoul Semiconductor, says that the Korean Suwon District Court convicted Everlight Electronics of criminal misappropriation of Seoul’s trade secrets.
It's official - NVIDIA to acquire Arm for $40 billion NVIDIA and SoftBank have entered into a definitive agreement under which NVIDIA will acquire Arm Limited from SoftBank in a transaction valued at USD 40 billion.
Total microprocessor sales to edge slightly higher in 2020 Sales expected to strengthen in 2021 with embedded processors and computer CPUs leading the growth
Zhen Ding to expand with new Taiwanese flexible PCB plant PCB manufacturer, Zhen Ding Technology Holding Limited (ZDT), is reportedly planning to invest some USD 400.8 million to set up a new flexible PCB plant in Kaohsiung, Taiwan via it’s Chinese subsidiary Avary Holding.
Dana strengthens electrification capabilities – sets up production in India Dana Incorporated plans to set up a 4’600 square metre facility in Pune, India, that will produce Dana TM4 low- to high-voltage electric motors, inverters, and vehicle control units.
Tower Semi: 'all sites up and running following cyber attack' Tower Semiconductor says that all of its manufacturing sites are operational, and targeting full capability within the next few days, following the recovery from the cyber event a few days ago.
2H20 growth expectations vary among leading IC suppliers As expected, most IC suppliers experienced weaker demand and generally poor sales results in the first half of this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic and strained U.S./China trade relations. However, as reported by IC Insights, some key IC suppliers believe that the second half of this year will yield better results.
Notebook shipment expected to soar past 180 million units in 2020 Demand for notebook computers (NBs) across the globe experienced an explosive growth in 2Q20 due to an increase in working from home and distance education demand generated by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Yamaichi Electronics' new European factory Japan-based group Yamaichi Electronics has been producing in Frankfurt (Oder), the only manufacturing location of the group in Europe, for almost 15 years. Now production is running out of space.
COVID-19 drives rise in global fab equipment spending Soaring pandemic-inspired demand for chips that power everything from communications and IT infrastructures to personal computing, gaming and healthcare electronics will drive an 8% increase in global fab equipment spending in 2020 and a 13% increase in 2021, SEMI reports.
Data Modul expands to the east - opens new factory in Shanghai As part of its “internationalisation strategy,” the provider of display, touch, embedded, monitor and panel PC solutions, is opening a new facility in Shanghai to better service the local market.
Dongwha to establish two units in Hungary The South Korean company is making its moves to be a part of the European electric vehicle eco-system by establishing two units in Sóskút, just southwest of Budapest; one for producing electrolyte and another to recycle the solvent NMP, a compound used heavily in lithium ion battery fabrication.
SMIC responds to reports about a potential blacklist situation Chinese semiconductor foundry, Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), found itself in eye of the storm following reports of a potential U.S. ban, much like the one experienced by Huawei.
ON Semi CEO plans to retire ON Semiconductor's president and CEO, Keith D. Jackson, intends to retire from ON Semiconductor in May 2021.
Total VCSEL revenue expected to reach USD 1.8 Billion in 2021 In early 2020, TrendForce forecasted the release of more than 10 high-end smartphone models equipped with 3D sensing solutions this year, which would drive up 3D sensing VCSEL revenue* to USD 1.404 billion.
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