AXT completes ramp of Osram shipments from new China manufacturing facility
The manufacturer of compound semiconductor substrates has completed the ramp of its gallium arsenide substrate shipments for its major customer, Osram, from its new manufacturing facility in Dingxing, China.
Walsin restarts production at resistor plant in Malaysia The manufacturer was forced to temporarily shut down production at the plant in late November to facilitate coronavirus-related inspections.
3M announces restructuring – 2’900 positions impacted globally The company says that it aims to advance its operating model, improve its cost structure and accelerate innovation. To do this the company will initiate restructuring actions that will impact all business groups, functions and geographies.
Infineon plans to make Singapore its global AI innovation hub The German chip-giant is celebrating its 50th anniversary in Singapore announcing plans to make the country its AI innovation hub as it moves forward with its digital transformation.
USI completes its acquisition of Asteelflash ASE Technology’s subsidiary, Universal Scientific Industrial (Shanghai), has successfully completed the acquisition Asteelflash Group from Financière AFG S.A.S. (FAFG).
Specialty DRAM prices show stability for mainstream chips in November Contract prices of mainstream products generally held steady in November following their stabilisation in the prior month, according to TrendForce.
Large 80-unit lands at MKS Instruments The company’s latest flexible PCB laser processing solution is getting quite the attention. So much so that an unnamed Chinese PCB manufacturer has purchased 80 units.
TTI denies Chinese military ties by its Hong Kong subsidiary The specialty distributor is denying that it’s Hong Kong subsidiary has any ties to Chinese military following the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) naming the Asian unit in a draft rule.
ECD Launches SelectiveRIDER™, Closes the Loop on Automated Soldering Solutions ECD announced the addition of SelectiveRIDER™ to its portfolio of soldering process measurement pallets, effectively closing the loop to deliver a complete line of automated verification technologies for every machine soldering process: wave, reflow and selective.
All That Glitters Is Not Gold! Application engineers often repeatedly answer the same questions from different customers, especially queries related to the selection of parts in their application. One mistake we see in part selection happening time and time again is that the customers become over enamored by what I like to call “the sheet” in data sheets.
Global smartphone production sets highest QoQ growth in recent years In 3Q20, the smartphone industry benefitted from the gradual easing of pandemic containment measures worldwide, the arrival of year-end holiday season, and the expanded production targets by smartphone brands looking to capture Huawei’s lost market shares, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
The semiconductor market is expected to increase 5.1% in 2020 - and accelerate in 2021 Worldwide semiconductor market is forecasted to be USD 433 billion in 2020 – an increase of 5.1% from 2019 – reports the European Semiconductor Industry Association (ESIA) based on the latest WSTS forecast data.
Infineon extends franchise sales agreement with Future Electronics Future Electronics can now sell both the Infineon and the Cypress portfolios of products to customers across the Europe, Americas and Asia regions
Nordic Semi expands into Wi-Fi via acquisition Nordic Semiconductor is expanding its in-house wireless technology expertise into Wi-Fi after acquiring the entire Ensigma Wi-Fi development team and associated Ensigma Wi-Fi IP tech assets from world-leading graphics, vision, and AI processing company, Imagination Technologies.
Diodes completes its acquisition of Lite-On Semiconductor Diodes Incorporated has completed its close to USD 450 million acquisition of Lite-On Semiconductor (LSC).
Toshiba says it's not negotiating with UMC Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation states that despite certain media reports, the company is not selling two of its fabs to Taiwanese United Microelectronics Corporation.
GlobalWafers confirms takeover discussions with Siltronic The Taiwanese company says it is in advanced, near to final discussions on a takeover offer of German supplier of silicon wafers, Siltronic AG.
Covid-19 halts Chinese SK Hynix plant The discovery of an asymptomatic, but infected, employee brought SK Hynix’s plant in Chongqing, China to a halt on Sunday.
Murata to shut down Chinese production facility Saitama Murata Manufacturing, a subsidiary of Murata, will close its its coil production subsidiary Sheng Long TOKO Tech, located in Shenzhen, China, during December 2020
Antistat™ launch new product range of ESD Anti-fatigue matting Manufactured in the EU, Antistat’s new range of matting blends exceptional quality with durability offering a life span of up to 5 years.
Arkema kickstarts capacity increase of fluoropolymer in China Arkema is starting up its 50% capacity increase of Kynar fluoropolymer for the lithium-ion battery business at its Changshu plant in China in December 2020, with the first commercial supplies for January 2021.
Incap bounces back from tough second quarter Following a tough second quarter which was affected by the negative consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, Incap’s business recovered during the third quarter.
STMicro and YTO set up joint lab for smart agricultural equipment Semiconductor manufacturer STMicroelectronis, is teaming up with Chinese provider of agricultural and construction machinery YTO Group to establish a joint lab which will focus on R&D of electronic solutions for engine, vehicle, and agricultural controls in tractors.
12 new 1200V Hyperfast and Ultrafast Rectifiers from Vishay New Yorker Electronics has announced the availability of 12 new FRED Pt® Gen 5 1200 V Hyperfast and Ultrafast rectifiers from Vishay Semiconductor. The ideal choice for soft switched and resonant high frequency converters, it features a unique combination of low conduction and switching losses.
SKT's new AI chip changes the company's AI semiconductor business vision SK Telecom (SKT) has unveiled its new, self-developed, AI chip named SAPEON X220; a chip that, according to the company, will alter the company's AI semiconductor business vision.Load more news