CHIPS for America Act to increase manufacturing in the U.S.
June 15, 2020Facing a 50% decline in the U.S. share of global semiconductor manufacturing capacity over the past 20 years, the U.S. congress has introduced the Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors for America Act (CHIPS for America Act), highlighted by a federal investment tax credit (ITC).
Analog Devices withdraws second quarter outlook
March 27, 2020The economic and social effects caused by COVID-19 are currently creating supply chain disruption and uncertainty around future demand.
New production lines installed at ESCATEC Penang
January 27, 2020Several new production lines are being set up at the company’s main facility in Penang, which hosts ESCATEC Electronics (EEM) and ESCATEC Medical (EDM).
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Eurocircuits biggest investment to date
December 02, 2019One thing has always been clear for PCB manufacturer Eurocircuits – continues investments have been the key for the company’s success, and investments have been made.
GlobalFoundries files lawsuits against TSMC in US & Germany
August 27, 2019US semiconductor foundry GlobalFoundries has filed multiple lawsuits in the U.S. and Germany alleging that semiconductor manufacturing technologies used by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. (TSMC) infringe 16 GF patents.
Tsinghua to enter the DRAM business
July 01, 2019This forms a new milestone for China on the road to developmental independency of DRAM products after the US put JHICC on the Entity List.
Kitron reports strong growth and earnings improvement for 1Q19
April 30, 2019EMS provider Kitron says that the company recorded very strong growth as well as earnings improvement in the first quarter. Revenue, order backlog and operating profit all reached record levels.
George S. Davis leaves Qualcomm for Intel
April 03, 2019Qualcomm’s Chief Financial Officer, George Davis, is leaving the company to take up the same role at chip maker Intel.
Qualcomm prevails in patent infringement Case against Apple
March 27, 2019Qualcomm won a battle today when it was announced that a Notice of Issuance of Initial Determination (ID) on Violation of Section 337 in ITC Investigation No. 337-TA-1093 found that Qualcomm's U.S. Patent No. 8,063,674 ('674) is valid and infringed by Apple.
ams for JV with private equity firm to further developent
March 19, 2019Austrian semiconductor manufacturer, ams, and Wise Road Capital, a global Private Equity firm focusing on the semiconductor industry, are creating a joint venture to advance the development and sales of environmental, flow and pressure sensor solutions for the global market.
Orbotech’s Sharon Cohen: ‘2019 is going to be great’
March 06, 20192018 proved to be great for equipment manufacturer Orbotech. In fact, it was a record year for Orbotech West (covering the Americas and Europe).
DMASS: Positive trend continues through Q2/2018
October 26, 2018DMASS reports 5.7% growth in semiconductor distribution for Q2/CY18. Significant variation by region. Smaller countries and Eastern Europe increase faster than key regions. Discretes, Power and Sensors stand out.
Honeywell partners with Fetch Robotics
October 19, 2018Honeywell has entered into a strategic collaboration with Fetch Robotics to provide distribution centers with autonomous mobile robots.
Nano Dimension strengthens footprint in North America
August 02, 2018Additive electronics provider, Nano Dimension, is expanding its channel network with the addition of Fisher Unitech, a US technology provider of 3D product development software tools and 3D printers.
Samsung inaugurates Mobile factory in India
July 10, 2018Samsung Electronics has inaugurated a new mobile phone manufacturing facility in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India.
Global Mobile DRAM revenue reached a new record high in 1Q18
May 21, 2018The smartphone market entered its traditional off-peak season earlier in the middle 4Q17 as the new devices released during 2H17 did not trigger a high level of replacement demand as anticipated.
Texas Instruments expands its lead among top analog suppliers
May 04, 2018The top 10 IC suppliers in the USD 54.5 billion analog market last year accounted for 59% of the category’s worldwide sales in 2017, according to IC Insights.
Infineon acquires Danish audio startup
February 20, 2018Germany's Infineon says that it is acquiring Danish startup, Merus Audio, which creates energy-efficient integrated audio amplifier solutions.
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November 17, 2017The annual revenue from the global IC testing and packaging industry for 2017 is estimated to grow by 2.2 percent to reach USD 51.73 billion, according to the latest research from TrendForce.