The global chip shortage - a timeline of unfortunate events
June 04, 2021COVID-19 has sent traumatic ripples through supply chains around the globe, but the semiconductor supply chain was fragile long before governments shut down and catastrophe struck. In a culmination of negative variables, the chip shortage has amassed over the years from a series of unfortunate events.
TSMC starts construction of Arizona chip fab
June 02, 2021TSMC has started construction at a site in Arizona where it plans to spend USD 12 billion to build a computer chip factory.
Isola’s new US manufacturing facility is up and running
June 02, 2021Isola has completed the final construction phase on the company's new 118'000 square feet facility located in Chandler Arizona. The new manufacturing facility will produce copper-clad laminates and dielectric prepreg materials used to fabricate advanced multi-layer PCBs.
When grounds are separated
May 21, 2021[ib]Question:[/ib] Where do I connect the grounds of switching regulators?
KORE Power is eying three potential sites for US battery plant
May 12, 2021Evertiq has previously reported that the battery cell technology company is scouting U.S. locations for a one million square foot lithium-ion battery manufacturing plant. KORE Power now announces that it has narrowed down its search to locations in either Arizona, Florida or Texas.
Sources: TSMC is planning five additional fabs in Arizona
May 06, 2021The worlds biggest semiconductor foundry is reportedly planning to build several new manufacturing facilities in the US, more specifically in Arizona.
Optimized power supply measurement setup
April 30, 2021[ib]Question: [/ib]How can I make sure I’m testing my switching regulator as efficiently as possible?
Arizona will get a new lithium-ion battery recycling plant
April 15, 2021Li-Cycle Corp., a North American company focused on lithium-ion battery resource recovery and recycling, will build its third commercial lithium-ion battery recycling facility to be located in Gilbert, Arizona, within the Phoenix metropolitan area.
Price and lead time trends for 2Q 2021
April 15, 2021Since the turn of the year 2021, the market has changed dramatically and ongoing strong demand continues to outstrip supply, perpetuating very long lead times and continual review of pricing by manufacturers.
Intel steps up as a supplier to the automotive industry
April 13, 2021According to Intel’s new CEO, Pat Gelsinger, the company is ready to step up and start making chips for car makers to take the edge off the current shortage that has hit the automotive industry hard.
High Speed ADC Power Supply Domains
April 09, 2021[ib]Question:[/ib] Why are there all these power domains for high speed ADCs?
Intel launches $20 billion expansion plan
March 24, 2021The manufacturer will spend USD 20 billion to build two new chip plants in Arizona, creating more than 3’000 new – permanent – high tech jobs.
Intermediate voltage to increase power conversion efficiency
March 12, 2021[i]Question:[/i] How do you increase the efficiency of a power converter with high voltage input and low voltage output?
Synchronous Rectification on the Secondary Side
February 26, 2021[ib]Question:[/ib] How can I increase the efficiency of my isolated power supply?
Edmund Optics opens new assembly and design facility
February 22, 2021Edmund Optics, a provider of optical and imaging components, has opened a new Assembly and Advanced Design Facility in Tucson, Arizona, the second Edmund Optics location in the state.
Merck invests €18 million at its site in Tempe, Arizona
February 11, 2021Science and technology company, Merck, is investing EUR 18 million to purchase its previously leased facility in Arizona State University Research Park in Tempe, Arizona, USA from from Lexington Tempe L.P.
Intel CEO pens open letter to President-elect Biden
November 25, 2020Intel CEO Bob Swan is, in an open letter, urging the President-elect to invest in U.S. manufacturing.
TSMC gets 'OK' in Phoenix
November 20, 2020City officials in Phoenix, Arizona, authorised a development agreement with chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing.
TSMC to set up Arizona subsidiary with $3.5 billion capital
November 11, 2020It was back in May earlier this year that it was confirmed that the semiconductor giant was planning to build and operate a manufacturing fab in Arizona, US. Now, the company is taking the next step in the project.
ElectraMeccanica eyes Arizona and Tennessee for potential assembly plantLoad more news
October 08, 2020The Canadian developer and manufacturer of the single-seat EV called the SOLO, is providing an update related to its ongoing search for its future U.S. based assembly facility and engineering technical centre.