TT expands its presence on the US aerospace and defense market
September 18, 2020TT Electronics says it will acquire Torotel, a US-based designer and manufacturer of high-reliability power and electromagnetic assemblies and components for the aerospace and defense markets.
Intervala to manufacture PCBAs for Muth Mirror Systems
September 15, 2020Full-service manufacturer, Intervala, has been selected by new customer Muth Mirror Systems to produce custom, highly engineered printed circuit board assemblies (PCBAs) for Muth’s mirror-based safety technology solutions.
French PCB supplier sets up shop in Poland
September 15, 2020ICAPE Polska sp. z o.o., the latest expansion of the PCB group, has officially been operating since the beginning of September 2020.
COVID-19 drives rise in global fab equipment spending
September 09, 2020Soaring pandemic-inspired demand for chips that power everything from communications and IT infrastructures to personal computing, gaming and healthcare electronics will drive an 8% increase in global fab equipment spending in 2020 and a 13% increase in 2021, SEMI reports.
SMIC responds to reports about a potential blacklist situation
September 07, 2020Chinese semiconductor foundry, Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), found itself in eye of the storm following reports of a potential U.S. ban, much like the one experienced by Huawei.
Shock Proofing Your Supply Chain – A Global Approach
August 31, 2020All supply chains face risks caused by unpredictable events, such as trade wars, natural disasters and data breaches, that often lead to multiple disruptions. Most recently, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a large-scale impact on both demand and supply, exemplifying the need for stronger supply chains.
Broadcom overtakes Qualcomm for first place among the top ten IC design companies
August 31, 2020According to the revenue ranking of top ten IC design companies for 2Q20 compiled by TrendForce, Broadcom was able to capture number one position by surpassing Qualcomm in quarterly revenue.
DRAM module revenue decreases by 3% YoY in 2019
August 26, 2020The massive drop-off in DRAM quotes in 2019 culminated in a total yearly decline of more than 50%, which led to revenue losses for most module makers in 2019, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
What are the impacts of expanded US sanctions against Huawei
August 21, 2020TrendForce has dug deep to analyse the potential impacts that the expanded sanctions against Huawei have on five tech industries, including semiconductors, memory products, smartphones, display panels, and 5G communications.
The U.S. tightens its restrictions on Huawei – limits access to technology
August 18, 2020The U.S. Commerce Department says it is further restricting Huawei’s access to U.S. technology and adds another 38 affiliates to the Entity List.
China-based HiSilicon's time in the top-10 ranking may be short lived
August 14, 2020Top-10 semiconductor suppliers logged strong 17% jump in 1H20/1H19 sales, says IC Insights.
Covid-19 expected to limit growth rates for many IC products
August 10, 2020NAND flash, DRAM, computer CPU, and embedded MPUs show improvement for 2020, but consumers and businesses moving cautiously forward with system purchases, says IC Insights.
Global Semiconductor Packaging Materials Market to Reach $20.8 Billion by 2024
July 30, 2020The global semiconductor packaging materials market will track chip industry growth to expand from USD 17.6 billion in revenue logged in 2019 to USD 20.8 billion in 2024, a 3.4% Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR), SEMI and TechSearch International forecast.
AEM acquires DB Design to expands design & application engineering capabilities
July 23, 2020AEM Holdings Ltd has acquired 100% stake in California-based DB Design Group, Inc. with its key team of designers and machinists located in California serving the Silicon Valley customer base.
Siemens acquires UltraSoC
June 25, 2020Siemens has signed an agreement to acquire Cambridge, UK-based UltraSoC Technologies Ltd., a provider of instrumentation and analytics solutions that put intelligent monitoring, cybersecurity and functional safety capabilities into the core hardware of system-on-chip (SoC).
NOR Flash ASP to potentially drop in 2H20
June 23, 2020NOR Flash buyers found that their inventories were low and stepped up their procurement efforts as they anticipated the growing risk of COVID-19 causing disruptions in the supply chain.
Qualcomm retakes market leadership in 1Q20
June 16, 2020According to the 1Q20 revenue ranking of global top 10 IC design companies compiled from TrendForce’s latest data, Qualcomm was able to stop the trend of continuous YoY revenue declines, which lasted for the six previous consecutive quarters.
Arrow sits comfortably as number one among distributors
June 05, 2020SourceToday has rolled up their sleeves and taking it upon themselves to analyse the world of electronic component distribution.
Six chip companies expecting an increase in 2Q salesLoad more news
June 05, 2020Because of uncertainty regarding the impact of Covid-19 on business in the second half of this year, many semiconductor companies have not provided full year 2020 guidance.