Indonesia's export restrictions on nickel likely to impact EV battery market
As the global automotive industry picks up the pace of electrification, there will be a corresponding increase in the demand for nickel, which is a key ingredient for automotive batteries, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Dixon to manufacture Acer laptops in India Indian EMS provider, Dixon Technologies, announced that it has partnered with Acer India for the manufacturing of laptops at its manufacturing facility in Noida, which will have the capacity to produce up to 500,000 laptops annually.
Micron and UMC reaches a global settlement According to the global settlement agreement, both companies will globally withdraw their complaints against the other party, and UMC will make a one-time payment of an undisclosed amount to Micron.
A*STAR and STMicro team up on SiC R&D for the EV market The Institute of Microelectronics (IME) at the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and STMicroelectronics are launching an R&D collaboration in the field of silicon carbide for power-electronics applications in the automotive and industrial markets.
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CBAK Energy starts operations at new battery plant CBAK Energy Technology, a lithium-ion battery manufacturer, has started operations at its lithium battery manufacturing plant in the city of Nanjing in China's Jiangsu province.
Zimmer Group plans further expansion Despite the difficulties on the market, German automation solution provider, Zimmer Group, continues to see strong demand. So much so that the company is looking to expand.
Midea to take Kuka off the stock exchange Five years after taking over the Augsburg robot manufacturer Kuka, the Chinese investor Midea wants to take the German company off the stock exchange. A so-called squeeze-out process has been initiated, Kuka says.
NAND Flash revenue rises by 15% QoQ for 3Q21 The growth of the NAND Flash market in 3Q21 was primarily driven by strong demand from the data center and smartphone industries, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
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Samsung to invest $17 billion in new Texas fab South Korean electronics giant, Samsung, has chosen Taylor, Texas to build a new, USD 17 billion, semiconductor manufacturing facility.
Foxconn invests $10 million in Autotalks Following a strategic collaboration agreement between Foxconn Interconnect Technology (FIT), a subsidiary of Taiwanese EMS provider Foxconn, and vehicle-to-everything solutions provider, Autotalks, FIT will invest USD 10 million in the Israeli company.
Revenue ranking of the top 10 OSAT companies for 3Q21 For 3Q21, the revenues of the top 10 OSAT outsourced semiconductor assembly and test) companies reached USD 8.89 billion, a 31.6% YoY increase, says TrendForce.
Global OSAT revenue reaches $8.89 billion in 3Q21 As the global vaccination rate rose, and border restrictions in Europe and North America eased, social activities also began to enter a period of recovery, with the consumer electronics market seemingly ready for the arrival of the traditional peak season in 2H21, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
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TV Shipment to undergo 12.4% YoY decline for 2H21 Quarterly TV shipment for 3Q21 reached 52.51 million units, representing an 8.3% QoQ increase but a 14.7% YoY decrease, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
SCS acquires Comelec SA Specialty Coating Systems, Inc. (SCS), a provider of Parylene conformal coating services and technology, has acquired Comelec SA., a strong and established provider of Parylene, Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) and multilayer coating services in Switzerland.
Icape expands to South Africa via acquisition The PCB supplier continues to execute its global strategy and announces the acquisition of Trax Group in South Africa. This move will not only provide the company with a sales presence in South Africa, Icape will also gain a PCB production plant.
BSL to supply semiconductor components to SDU Ban Seng Lee Industries Sdn Bhd (BSLI), a subsidiary of Malaysian BSL Corporation, has secured a Letter of Award from SD Unify Pte Ltd (SDU) to fabricate semiconductor components and sub-assembly modules.
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Top25 semiconductor suppliers' sales growth to skyrocket The semiconductor market is forecast to increase 23% this year, fueled by changing habits caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and the subsequent economic rebound from it in 2021, says IC Insights. The market research company also provides a projected ranking of the top 25 semiconductor suppliers based on sales growth rate.
Riber receives order for a new production machine in Asia Riber, a supplier of semiconductor industry equipment, is announcing an order for a MBE 6000 production system in Asia. While not disclosing the exact value of the deal, the company says the total value amount to several million euros.
UK orders further investigation of Nvidia's takeover of Arm Digital Secretary Nadine Dorries has orded the UK's Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) to carry out an in-depth Phase Two investigation of Nvidia's acquisition of Arm over competition and national security concerns.
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Murata expands with new production building in Thailand Murata Electronics (Thailand), Ltd., a manufacturing subsidiary of Murata Manufacturing, has started construction on a new production building.
Smartphone production to return to pre-pandemic level in 2022 Smartphones are essential to people’s daily lives and constitute a basic necessity. TrendForce therefore expects the smartphone industry to rebound and post marginal growth next year, assuming that economic activities worldwide will mostly return to normal by then.
Würth Elektronik sets up subsidiary in South Korea Opening up a new market is difficult, but Würth Elektronik's South Korean team was successful and reached a milestone; the foundation of Wurth Electronics Korea Ltd.
DRAM industry’s revenue increases by 10% QoQ for 3Q21 DRAM buyers were aggressively stocking up during 1H21 because quotes began to rise at the start of the year, and there were concerns about shortages in the supply chain, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Is this the birth of a new German memory powerhouse? Two experts with experience from executive positions at Memphis Electronic and Qimonda, will lead a new venture – Neumonda – comprised of tree separate entities, a distributor, a manufacturer and technology focused company with a substantial IP.
Renesas advances its initiatives in India The Japanese semiconductor company says that the operation of Renesas Electronics India will be strengthened. Under the sales strategy “Deeper and Broader”, Renesas says it will increase the range of its value-added, full system solutions offered to existing and new customers.
After strong gains, DRAM prices expected to retreat in 4Q21 DRAM buyers are cautious about placing significant orders, opting instead to keep inventory in check, IC Insights says.Load more news