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Trends in worldwide semiconductor production capacity The European Semiconductor Industry Association (ESIA) has made a deep dive, looking into the wafer fab capacities for semiconductor-producing regions worldwide.
After a 3% drop, Automotive IC market to surge more than 25% in 2021 Since 1998, only the automotive and communications end-use segments have gained marketshare. Driven by the global explosion of smartphone demand, the communications market almost doubled its share of the IC market from 18.5% in 1998 to 35.0% in 2020.
Nexperia invests USD 700 million; mostly in Europe and Asia Nexperia has announced the latest stage of its global growth strategy, confirming a USD 700 million investment over the next 12-15 months at its European wafer fabs, assembly factories in Asia and global R&D sites.
Sponsored content by ICAPE GroupICAPE Group Service Office in Asia In a context where traveling can be difficult, finding a good partner for your production of electronics parts can be a real challenge. With its unique organization and a Headquarters in China where all the key services are located close to the factories and fully operational, ICAPE Group provides a global solution.
Indian ODM continues to grow - adds new SMT lines Electronics engineering and manufacturing company VDN Technologies is continuing its growth path and expands its manufacturing capacity by adding new SMT lines.
IC Insights raises its 2021 IC market forecast to +24% The analysts at IC Insights expects the global IC market to exceed USD 500 billion for the first time in 2021.
Component shortage - an evaluation of the situation The component shortage takes control of most processes in the electronics industry. As Head of Strategic Purchasing at EMS service provider A+B Electronic, Marcus Hartwig has to deal with the subject on a daily basis. “To say the time is about to run out, that would have been right six months ago. It is high time.”
Sponsored content by congatec AGLow-power flagship for artificial intelligence congatec is expanding its SMARC platform with a new module with an NXP i.MX 8M Plus processor especially for embedded AI applications. Thanks to the extensive ecosystem with application-ready 3.5-inch carrier board, Basler cameras, and AI software stack, fast proof of concept is possible.
S.D.A appointed Yamaha agent for Slovakia and Czech Yamaha Motor Europe Factory Automation section has announced a distribution agreement with Slovakia-based S.D.A. s.r.o. to extend sales and customer support for Yamaha industrial robots in Slovakia and Czech Republic.
IDC forecasts Solid Growth for HDD and SSD markets International Data Corporation (IDC) says that while both the HDD and SSD markets were affected the COVID-19 pandemic, the outlook looks good as demand for storage remains strong in multiple areas.
Magnachip receives an unsolicited offer South Korean display and power solutions company Magnachip Semiconductor Corporation, confirms that the company has received an unsolicited proposal from a group of investors to acquire all outstanding shares in the company.
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).
Crypto mining - key to Nvidia overtaking Broadcom in 1Q21 While foundry capacities remained tight, prompting IC design companies to compete over limited foundry capacities in order to fulfill rising demand for various end devices, the top 10 IC design (fabless) companies posted remarkable revenues in 1Q21, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Indian lockdown extended - Incap continues to ramp up The current lockdown in Karnataka, India has been extended until 21 June, which means that EMS provider Incap will continue to operate its indian factories according to the government guidelines and while still preparing to resume full operations once the restrictions are removed.
Polestar and SK Inc sign MoU Swedish electric performance car company Polestar is exploring a wide-ranging alliance with SK Inc, South Korea’s third largest industrial holding company, to advance its development of high-performance electric cars.
Hellmann invests in New Zealand for Techtronic Industries The full-service provider Hellmann Worldwide Logistics announces a EUR 28 million lease and development investment with Auckland Airport to establish a new 19'200 square metre ambient warehousing complex dedicated to multinational manufacturer Techtronic Industries (TTI).
SAR converter with PGA achieves dynamic range of 125 dB Question: Could a 16-bit SAR converter application reach a dynamic range of 125 dB at 600 kSPS?
Graphics DRAM contract prices to rise by 8-13% QoQ in 3Q21 TrendForce’s latest investigations find considerable discrepancy between prices for graphics DRAM products in the contract market and in the spot market. Quotes for graphics DRAM products continue to rise in the contract market as the severe undersupply situation persists.
Swedish EMS provider invest in Chinese operations Swedish EMS provider Hanza says it sees an increased need for manufacturing close to the market in China and moves to new, larger premises. Furthermore, the electronics division is expanded through investments of approximately SEK 10 million (about EUR 1 million).
AT&S sets up manufacturing in Malaysia AT&S selected Malaysia as its first manufacturing location in Southeast Asia. The company's new campus will be built in the Kulim Hi-Tech Park, Kedah, about 350 kilometers north of the capital Kuala Lumpur, and will be used for the production of IC substrates.
SK Innovation to expand EV battery manufacturing in Europe SK Innovation succeeded in receiving a USD 500 million green loan from the Export-Import Bank of Korea for the investment in the second EV battery manufacturing plant in Komárom, Hungary.
Automotive IC marketshare slips in 2020 after steady gains However, after a 3% drop in 2020, the automotive IC market is forecast to surge more than 25% in 2021, says IC Insights
Digi-Key Electronics partners with Rochester Electronics Rochester Electronics joins Digi-Key's marketplace. The partnership will guarantee authentic components at a time when component counterfeit is on the rise due to shortages and high demand.
Massive fire at Chinese polysilicon plant Updated: A Chinese manufacturer of high-purity polysilicon, has suffered an "explosion" at a polysilicon plant in Shihezi City, Xinjiang, China yesterday.
Global semiconductor market slated to grow by 19.7% in 2021 Worldwide semiconductor market is forecasted to be USD 527 billion in 2021 – an in-crease of 19.7% from 2020 – reports the European Semiconductor Industry Association (ESIA) based on the latest WSTS forecast data.Load more news