Global OSAT revenue reaches $8.89 billion in 3Q21
November 23, 2021As 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.
DRAM industry’s revenue increases by 10% QoQ for 3Q21
November 16, 2021DRAM 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.
After strong gains, DRAM prices expected to retreat in 4Q21
November 15, 2021DRAM buyers are cautious about placing significant orders, opting instead to keep inventory in check, IC Insights says.
Annual DRAM revenue for 2022 expected to reach $91.5B
November 04, 2021Despite the forecasted 18.6% YoY growth in total DRAM bit supply next year, the global DRAM market is still expected to shift from a shortage situation to an oversupply, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
South Korean PCB manufacturer expands with Malaysian plant
October 21, 2021South Korea-headquartered Simmtech Holdings Inc. (Simmtech), a manufacturer of high-layer PCBs for semiconductors, is looking to expand with a new factory at Batu Kawan Industrial Park, Penang, Malaysia.
Micron pledges $150 billion investment in manufacturing
October 20, 2021The US memory manufacturer has announced that it plans to invest more than USD 150 billion globally in in manufacturing and R&D over the next decade; all in order to address the 2030-era demand for memory.
Micron to expand with $7B DRAM plant in Japan
October 20, 2021The US semiconductor manufacturer is reportedly looking to build a new manufacturing facility at its production site in Hiroshima. The company is set to invest JPY 800 billion, or USD 7 billion, in the expansion.
IC Industry at heart of possible China takeover of Taiwan
October 14, 2021Combined, China and Taiwan would hold about 37% of global IC capacity, almost 3 times that of North America. IC Insights discusses the current high tension environment between China and Taiwan and what it could mean for the IC industry.
Samsung starts mass production of its 14nm EUV DDR5 DRAM
October 12, 2021Samsung Electronics says that it has begun mass producing its 14-nanometer DRAM, based on extreme ultraviolet (EUV) technology.
DRAM prices projected to enter a period of downswing in 2022
October 12, 2021DRAM contract prices are likely to exit a bullish period that lasted three quarters and be on the downswing in 4Q21 at a QoQ decline of 3-8%, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
DRAM prices projected to decline by 3-8% QoQ in 4Q21
September 22, 2021Following the peak period of production in 3Q21, the supply of DRAM will likely begin to outpace demand in 4Q21, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Top trends for 2022 - what can we expect?
September 20, 2021Market researcher Trendforce has made prediction on what to watch out for in 2022. Here are three things the semiconductor industry might want to keep and eye on.
Global fab equipment spending projected to reach new high
September 17, 2021Powered by digital transformation and other secular technology trends, global semiconductor equipment investments for front end fabs in 2022 are expected to reach nearly USD 100 billion to meet soaring demand for electronics after topping a projected USD 90 billion this year, both new records,
DRAM Module revenue undergoes 5% YoY growth for 2020
September 02, 2021Annual shipment of notebook computers and desktop PCs underwent a massive increase in 2020 thanks to the proliferation of the stay-at-home economy brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic last year, according to TrendForce
Foundry revenue with 6% QoQ growth thanks to persistent demand
August 31, 2021The panic buying of chips persisted in 2Q21 owing to factors such as post-pandemic demand, industry-wide shift to 5G telecom technology, geopolitical tensions, and chronic chip shortages, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
DRAM revenue undergoes 26% increase QoQ for 2Q21
August 30, 2021After DRAM prices made a rebound into an upward trajectory in 1Q21, buyers expanded their DRAM procurement activities in 2Q21 as they anticipated a further price hike and insufficient supply going forward, according to market researcher TrendForce.
Penetration rate of Ice Lake CPUs in server market to surpass 30% by 2022
August 23, 2021While the server industry transitions to the latest generation of processors based on the x86 platform, the Intel Ice Lake and AMD Milan CPUs entered mass production earlier this year and were shipped to certain customers, such as North American CSPs and telecommunication companies, at a low volume in 1Q21, according to market researcher Tren[b][/b]dForce.
Samsung and Intel switch places - Again
August 20, 2021It took USD 4.3 billion in semiconductor sales to be ranked as a top-10 semiconductor supplier in 2Q21. Collectively, these 10 suppliers saw their 2Q21 sales rise 10% to USD 95.5 billion, outpacing the 8% growth for the total semiconductor industry.
Robust growth expected for nearly all IC products in 2021Load more news
August 13, 2021Special Purpose Logic, DRAM, Cellphone MPUs, and Display Drivers forecast to lead industry-wide upturn as demand extends into the second half of the year, says IC Insights.