Three companies held 94% of the 2021 DRAM market
May 25, 2022Over the past 30 years, the DRAM market has been characterised by periods of spectacular growth and years of devastating crashes. Most recently, the DRAM market fell 37% in 2019 but soared 42% in 2021.
Global DRAM revenue falls 4.0% QoQ in 1Q22, says TrendForce
May 18, 2022According to TrendForce investigations, total DRAM revenue in 1Q22 decreased by 4.0% QoQ, reaching USD 24.03 billion. The primary reason for this drop stems from market inflation, weakening demand, and the outbreak of the Russian-Ukrainian war at the end of February affecting the performance of terminal consumption.
NAND and DRAM are poised to hit new revenue records
May 09, 2022Market research and strategy consulting company, Yole Développement, says that despite the numerous global challenges, the memory market will grow to over USD 260 billion in 2027.
Simmtech opens new Malaysian manufacturing facility
May 09, 2022South Korean manufacturer for semiconductor packaging substrate and HDI PCBs, Simmtech, has officially opened its Malaysia-based subsidiary, SUSTIO Sdn. Bhd. in Batu Kawan Industrial Park, Penang.
Gartner: Global semiconductor revenue to grow 13.6% in 2022
April 28, 2022Global semiconductor revenue is projected to total USD 676 billion in 2022, an increase of 13.6% from 2021, according to Gartner, Inc.
Winbond expands DDR3 SDRAM production
April 21, 2022Taiwanese semiconductor memory specialist, Winbond Electronics Corporation, says that it is expanding the production capacity at its fab in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Gartner says global semiconductor revenue grew 26% in 2021
April 15, 2022Worldwide semiconductor revenue totaled USD 595 billion in 2021, an increase of 26.3% from 2020, according to final results by Gartner, Inc.
DRAM price drop forecast to continue in 2Q22 by 0-5%
March 28, 2022According to TrendForce forecasts, average overall DRAM pricing in 2Q22 will drop by approximately 0~5%, due to marginally higher buyer and seller inventories coupled with the demand for products such as PCs, laptops, and smart phones being influenced in the short-term by the Russian-Ukrainian war and high inflation weakening consumer purchasing power.
2022 flash memory CapEx to reach $29.9B
March 15, 2022IC Insights forecasts NAND flash memory capital spending to rise 8% this year to USD 29.9 billion, surpassing the previous all-time high mark of USD 27.8 billion spent in 2018.
Neumonda brings Intelligent Memory across the Atlantic
March 09, 2022Specialty memory company Neumonda is expanding the reach of it Intelligent Memory (IM) subsidiary into the Americas. The company is joined by industry veteran as it builds upon its footprint.
DDR3 consumer DRAM prices expected to rise 0-5% in 2Q22
March 07, 2022Intel and AMD will be releasing new CPUs that support DDR5 DRAM solutions for PCs and servers this year. In response, the DRAM industry led by South Korean suppliers is developing solutions to complement the arrival of the new CPUs.
Samsung unthreatened as top DRAM brand in 4Q21 ranking
February 17, 2022While shipments from Samsung fell during the quarter – due to poor end-user demand. The company is still virtually unthreatened in TrendForce's latest ranking of the top DRAM brands based on revenue.
Overall DRAM output decreased nearly 6% QoQ in 4Q21
February 17, 2022The pandemic has impeded the supply of many end-user devices such as smartphones, servers, PCs, and niche consumer electronics components, indirectly leading to a decline in a willingness on the procurement-end to stock relatively abundant memory chips, according to TrendForce research.
Ukrainian-Russian conflict affects semiconductor gas supply
February 16, 2022Ukraine is a major supplier of raw material gases for semiconductors including neon, argon, krypton, and xenon, according to TrendForce’s investigations.
Semiconductor sales to rise at 7.1% CAGR through 2026
February 11, 2022In its latest Semiconductor Industry Flash Report, IC Insights forecasts that total semiconductor sales will rise 11% this year following a very strong 25% increase in 2021 and an 11% increase in 2020.
SK hynix forecasts improved supply chain in 2H
January 31, 2022The South Korean chipmaker is reporting consolidated revenue for 2021 was KRW 42.998 trillion (EUR 31.82 billion), up 35% YoY from KRW 31.900 trillion (EUR 23.60 billion) the year before.
Micron plans to close Shanghai DRAM operations
January 31, 2022The US semiconductor company is reportedly looking to refocus its Shanghai operation towards the production of NAND memory.
Price drop of NAND flash products for 1Q22 expected
January 24, 2022NAND Flash prices for 1Q22 are expected to decline by 8-13% QoQ, compared to TrendForce’s previous forecast of 10-15% QoQ, primarily due to PC OEMs’ increased orders for PCIe 3.0 products and the impact of the lockdown in Xi’an on PC OEMs’ price negotiation approaches.
Gartner: global semiconductor revenue grew 25.1% in 2021
January 20, 2022Worldwide semiconductor revenue increased 25.1% in 2021 to total USD 583.5 billion, crossing the USD 500 billion threshold for the first time, according to preliminary results by Gartner, Inc.
Simmtech ready to open new Malaysian factory in 1Q22Load more news
January 14, 2022The South Korean manufacturer of PCBs and packaging substrate for semiconductors, is currently constructing its first large scale factory in Southeast Asia at Batu Kawan Industrial Park, Penang, Malaysia.