GPV maintains strong growth despite increasing challenges
May 05, 2022Danish EMS provider GPV continues to deliver strong growth in 2022, reporting the best first quarter results ever.
Incap: “we can continue on our growth path in 2022”
April 27, 2022Incap is showing off an another quarter of growth, despite the challenging market conditions relating to the global semiconductor shortage.
Microcontrollers get lift from automotive after 2021 rebound
April 01, 2022Average selling prices for MCUs are expected to move moderately higher through 2026. Tight supplies caused ASPs to jump 10% in 2021—the biggest increase in 25 years, says IC Insisghts.
Rohm Semiconductor resumes operations in Tianjin
January 25, 2022Due to the effects of COVID-19, Rohm's plant in Tianjin has been suspended since January 9. However, after receiving approval from the administrative authorities, it has partially resumed operations.
Rohm suspends Tianjin plant amid Covid-19 outbreak
January 13, 2022Following the outbreak of the new coronavirus variant in Tianjin, China on January 9, restrictions on movement have been imposed, including the start of PCR testing for all citizens. As a result, Rohm has temporarily suspended its Tianjin plant since January 9.
Surges seen in sensors & discrete semiconductors this year
October 27, 2021Tight supplies drive up prices and sales of many widely used parts in these market segments, but moderate growth in CMOS image sensors holds back upswing in optoelectronics, says IC Insights in an update.
GPV's looking to expand - breaks ground on new factory
October 22, 2021The Danish headquartered EMS provider announces that it has broken ground on a new electronics factory in Sri Lanka. Once completed in 1Q23, the factory will add a total of 11,300 square metes of production space to the company's Sri Lankan operations.
Incap ups guidance for 2021
September 15, 2021Incap estimates that its revenue, operating profit (EBIT) and adjusted operating profit (EBIT) for 2021 will be significantly higher than in 2020.
Komax is on track for recovery
August 23, 2021The Komax Group saw its market situation gradually improve in the first six months of 2021 on the back of the recovery underway in the automotive industry. This enabled Komax to record a strong order intake of CHF 229.1 million (first half of 2020: CHF 143.8 million).
Automotive MCU sales to surge 23% in 2021 despite shortages
August 18, 202132-bit designs are expected to generate almost 77% of automotive microcontroller revenues this year, followed by 18% from 16-bit and 6% from 8-bit, says market researcher IC Insights.
Leading China OEM suppliers, 2020 - the top 10 list
August 12, 2021The emergence of the new coronavirus in late 2019 and the still-ongoing pandemic it caused led to an unprecedented global economic downturn. Virtually every nation on the globe felt its effect, but some appear to be recovering faster than others, reports New Venture Research.
China leads post-pandemic robot recovery
July 30, 2021Preliminary data from the International Federation of Robotics (IFR) shows that sales in China increased 19% in 2020.
Incap sees growth across the board - despite shutdowns
July 28, 2021In May–June, the EMS provider had to close its factories in Tumkur, Karnataka as the local government implemented stricter measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
Rising threat of COVID-19 to hamper smartphone production
July 21, 2021Given the intensifying COVID-19 pandemic in India and Vietnam in April and May, TrendForce is revising its forecast of annual smartphone production for 2021 from 1.36 billion units down to 1.35 billion units in response to the second wave of coronavirus that has spread throughout India and Vietnam.
South African EMS provider expands capacity with ASM
July 12, 2021South African EMS specialist Jemstech has expanded its SMT capacities with two SIPLACE SX2 placement machines forming a separate production line for high-mix applications.
Schweizer confirms significant growth for 2021
June 28, 2021During its Annual General Meeting, Schweizer Electronic's CEO Nicolas Schweizer and CFO Marc Bunz looked back on a challenging 2020.
Changes at the top - CFO leaves Osram
May 31, 2021The supervisory board of Osram Licht AG and CFO Kathrin Dahnke have mutually agreed to terminate her contract on June 30.
Lock-down for Incap’s factories in India extended
May 25, 2021The Karnataka state government has extended the intensified measures and the lock-down until 7 June 2021. However, Incap has been granted a permission for partial operations to support the manufacturing of critical electronic equipment including applications for healthcare.
Growth in smartphone production for 2021 drops to 8.5% YoY
May 10, 2021TrendForce’s investigations find that India has become the second largest market for smartphones since 2019. However, the recent worsening of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country has severely impaired India’s domestic economy and subsequently dampened various smartphone brands’ production volume and sales (sell-in) performances there.
Following flying start of 2021 - GPV expands capacity in AsiaLoad more news
May 10, 2021Last week Danish EMS provider GPV announced that it had recorded record results during the first quarter of the year. These positive results will allow the company to put in a higher gear and expands capacity.