Smartphone production fell to about 289M units in 3Q22
December 07, 2022According to TrendForce’s latest research, global smartphone production totaled around 289 million units for 3Q22, showing a slight QoQ drop of 0.9% and a YoY drop of 11%.
ams OSRAM closes the sale of Traxon Technologies
December 06, 2022ams OSRAM has closed the sale of the Traxon Technologies architectural lighting business to Prosperity Group.
ICAPE acquires Swedish PCB manufacturer MMAB Group
December 06, 2022French PCB supplier ICAPE Group is acquiring 100% of the shares in MMAB Group, one of only two Swedish PCB manufacturers left in the country.
Canadian tech company partners with NEXTY Electronics
December 06, 2022ZeroKey, a technology company that develops large-scale 3D real-time location systems (RTLS), has partnered with NEXTY Electronics Corporation, Toyota Tsusho Group's electronics trading company.
Enterprise SSD revenue slid to $5.22 billion in 3Q22 – will fall by 20% in 4Q22
December 05, 2022TrendForce reports that the recent easing of tight supply for components has led to rising shipments for enterprise servers.
Swedish chip company inks deal with European satellite communications company
December 05, 2022Sivers Semiconductors' business unit, Sivers Wireless, has signed a strategic development agreement worth USD 16.4 million with a European satellite communications company to develop several chipsets for satellite communication ground terminals.
paragon sells its AI subsidiary to CARIAD
December 02, 2022paragon GmbH & Co. KGaA has signed an agreement with CARIAD SE, a software company belonging to the Volkswagen Group, regarding the sale of its AI subsidiary, paragon semvox GmbH.
Transphorm opens GaN application lab in China
December 02, 2022Transphorm, a supplier of gallium nitride (GaN) power conversion products, announced it has opened a new office in Shenzhen, China.
STMicro and Soitec cooperate on SiC substrate manufacturing technology
December 01, 2022STMicroelectronics and Soitec announce the next stage of their cooperation on Silicon Carbide (SiC) substrates, with the qualification of Soitec’s SiC substrate technology by ST planned over the next 18 months.
Stellantis JV's bankruptcy just the first of many on China's domestic market?
November 30, 2022The bankruptcy of Stellantis' Jeep joint venture could spell trouble for other global brands trying to make it on China's home turf.
Intel is officially a landowner in Germany
November 30, 2022The US chip manufacturer has big plans for Europe and Germany in prearticular. The German city of Magdeburg won the lottery when Intel earlier this year announced that it would invest EUR 17 billion euros in a “leading-edge semiconductor fab mega-site”.
Semiconductor market decline reshuffles top 10 ranking
November 29, 2022Following a record run, the semiconductor market has cooled down and consumer confidence has waned resulting in a historic drop. But how does this affect the ranking of the top 10 semiconductor companies?
Managing obsolescence: FED and COGD agree on cooperation
November 28, 2022The German Electronics Design and Manufacturing Association (FED) and the Component Obsolescence Group Deutschland (COGD) signed a cooperation agreement at Electronica in Munich.
Sellectronics invests in 3D AOI from Koh Young
November 25, 2022Working closely with Altus Group, Sellectronics, a CEM specialising in quick turn-around prototype assembly and low volume/high mix production, has recently invested in Koh Young’s 3D AOI inspection equipment to further enhance production.
Global NEV sales reached 2.87 million units for 3Q22
November 25, 2022TrendForce’s latest research finds that global sales of new energy vehicles (NEVs), which encompass battery-electric vehicles (BEVs), plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), and fuel-cell vehicles (FCVs), rose by 70% YoY to 2.87 million units for 3Q22.
Richardson portfolio with Gallium Semiconductor
November 25, 2022Richardson Electronics has entered into a a global distribution agreement with Gallium Semiconductor.
NCAB Group acquires Italian PCB supplier
November 24, 2022PCB supplier NCAB Group has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in Italy-based Bare Board Consultants Srl.
Mekoprint expands production in Ukraine
November 24, 2022The Danish industrial concern Mekoprint is experiencing great demand and is now expanding its production in the northwestern part of Ukraine. "The expansion of production in Ukraine must be seen in the light of the fact that the situation is safe and stable in that part of the country," says Anders Kold, CEO of Mekoprint.
Swedish manufacturer opens production facility in WalesLoad more news
November 24, 2022MilDef, a manufacturer and supplier of s tactical IT and rugged hardware, has opened a manufacturing facility at the Bro Tathan business park near Cardiff, Wales.