Market share of top 3 suppliers of base stations to undergo slight decline in 2021
July 29, 2021Chinese and European suppliers of base station equipment are expected to once again account for a global market share of more than 70% in 2021, and the top three suppliers (along with their respective market shares) are, in order, China-based Huawei (30%), Sweden-based Ericsson (23%), and Finland-based Nokia (20%), according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Silicon wafer shipments reach new high in 2Q21
July 29, 2021Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments increased 6% to 3,534 million square inches in the second quarter of 2021, surpassing the historical high set in the first quarter, SEMI reports.
Bosch is making three new investments in Hungary
July 21, 2021The German company says is will strengthen the significance of its site in Maklár, Hungary. The company will make three new investments in Maklár where the poduction of electric steering will be expanded and a global service centre will be built.
Saki beefs up customer support services at Nara factory
July 21, 2021Japanese inspection specialist Saki Corporation has added a dedicated customer demonstration room for pre-acceptance check of inspection equipment as well as a Parts Center for centralised management of inventory and supply at its Nara factory.
Electronic system design industry logs record first quarter
July 20, 2021Electronic System Design (ESD) industry revenue increased 17% to USD 3,1571.7 million in Q1 2021, the strongest first-quarter growth ever, the ESD Alliance, a SEMI Technology Community, announces in its Q1 2021 Electronic Design Market Data (EDMD) report.
NAND Flash contract prices to increase by 5-10% QoQ in 3Q21
July 16, 2021The recent wave of COVID-19 outbreaks in India has weakened sales of retail storage products such as memory cards and USB drives, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Lockheed Martin opens new STAR center
July 16, 2021Lockheed Martin has opened its Florida-based "factory of the future", an advanced manufacturing facility to expand Orion spacecraft production.
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.
Bootstrapping a low voltage Op Amp to operate with high voltage signals and supplies
July 09, 2021[i][b]Question:[/b] Can I bootstrap a low voltage amplifier to get a high voltage buffer?[/i]
Altix moves to increase its R&D capabilities
July 09, 2021Following an increase in manufacturing activity, exposure systems specialist Altix has recently expanded its R&D center located at its French headquarter in Normandy, France.
Global semiconductor sales up 26.2% YoY in May
July 08, 2021The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) reports that global semiconductor industry sales were USD 43.6 billion in the month of May 2021, an increase of 26.2% over the May 2020 total of USD 34.6 billion and 4.1% more than the April 2021 total of USD 41.9 billion.
Micross buys microelectronics business assets of Ultra CEMS
July 08, 2021Micross Components, a provider of mission-critical microelectronic components and services, is expanding its Hybrid and assembly business with the acquisition of assets of the microelectronics business from Ultra CEMS, a provider of high reliability hybrid electronics engineered for harsh environments.
Valmet Automotive's German testing operations to start in September
July 05, 2021Construction work for the expansion of the Valmet Automotive Battery Test Center (BTC) in Bad Friedrichshall, Germany is progressing rapidly. The installation of six additional fireproof test rooms has largely been completed. Test operations are scheduled to start as early as September.
Worldwide IC market forecast to top $500 billion in 2021
July 02, 2021In a very rare event, 32 of the 33 major IC market categories defined by World Semiconductor Trade Statistics are forecast to enjoy an increase in sales this year, with 29 of the product categories expected to see significant double-digit gains, reports IC Insights.
Albemarle sets up battery materials centre in North Carolina
July 01, 2021Albemarle Corporation, s specialty chemicals company, is opening the company's Battery Materials Innovation Center (BMIC) located at its Kings Mountain, North Carolina, site.
BAE Systems to deliver military GPS technology to Germany
June 30, 2021BAE Systems has received a contract from the Space and Missile Systems Center’s Space Production Corps to deliver M-Code Military GPS technology to Germany.
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Enics launches recruitment drive to enable growthLoad more news
June 23, 2021The EMS provider is growing its volumes in electronics manufacturing, as well as expanding its capabilities to wider extent of the electronics product lifecycle. To enable this, Enics will increase its recruiting in Finland and Sweden over the next years.