Sponsored content by FusionManufacturers Reassess their Supply Chains Prevailing obstacles since the COVID-19 Pandemic in 2020 have manufacturers reassessing their supply chain strategies. The following major disruptions that occurred entering 2022 added to existing setbacks, or created new ones altogether:
Arrow names Jörg Strughold as president EMEA components
May 16, 2022Arrow Electronics announces that Jörg Strughold will take over as president of its components business in EMEA. He succeeds Martin Bielesch who has decided to leave the company.
Bell Semiconductor is suing companies left and right
May 12, 2022In late April, Bell Semiconductor, a Pennsylvania-based technology and intellectual property licensing company, filed lawsuits against Micron, Infineon, Nvidia and seven other companies alleging infringement of one of its patents.
Continued strong demand for Infineon amid global uncertainties
May 10, 2022The German semiconductor power house continues to perform well, reporting a 22% revenue increase for the second quarter of 2022.
Top 10 companies hold 57% of global semi marketshare
April 27, 2022In 2021, five of the top 10 semiconductor companies were fabless suppliers. In 2008, there was one fabless company in the ranking; in 2000, there were none.
Infineon to expand existing backend operations in Indonesia
April 12, 2022The German semiconductor giant says it is expanding its existing backend operations in Indonesia: PT Infineon Technologies Batam to purchase real estate from PT Unisem.
Semi industry capex forecasted to reach over $190B this year
March 02, 20222020-2022 is expected to become the first three year period of double-digit capex growth since 1993-1995.
Rutger Wijburg to take on the role as COO of Infineon
February 18, 2022Dr. Rutger Wijburg will join Infineon Technologies as the company new Chief Operations Officer on 1 April 2022. He will succeed Jochen Hanebeck, who will take over from Dr. Reinhard Ploss as the new Chief Executive Officer.
Infineon to invest €2 billion in a new Malaysia frontend fab
February 17, 2022Updated: The German semiconductor company is looking to fortify its position in power semiconductors by adding significant manufacturing capacities in the field of wide bandgap (SiC and GaN) semiconductors. The company is investing more than EUR 2 billion to build a third module at its site in Kulim, Malaysia.
Infineon starts 2022 with increased revenues
February 03, 2022"Infineon has made a successful start into the 2022 fiscal year. We were able to significantly increase both our revenue and our Segment Result further," says Dr. Reinhard Ploss, CEO of Infineon, in the company's 1Q22 report.
indie Semiconductor set up sales centre of excellence in Japan
January 19, 2022indie Semiconductor announces that the company extending its market reach and building up a strategic presence in Japan – targeting the automotive market.
Verimatrix sold its portfolio of NFC patents to Infineon
January 14, 2022Verimatrix announces that it has sold its historical portfolio of NFC patents to semiconductor company Infineon Technologies AG for nearly USD 2 million.
Swedish biometrics company team up with Infineon
January 13, 2022Precise Biometrics has teamed up with Infineon to jointly provide fingerprint technology to allow various applications, including automated adjustments of driver settings in vehicles.
NCAB Group names new USA President
January 12, 2022After five years of leading NCAB Group USA, Martin Magnusson will leave his role as VP North America and President of NCAB Group USA and hand over the reins to Robert Balson who joins from January 1st.
Global power management IC prices jump 10% in 2021
December 06, 2021Due to material shortages caused by insufficient semiconductor supply, to date, power management IC (PMIC) prices remain on an upward trend, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
EV market continue to drive demand for 6” SiC wafers
December 02, 2021Demand from the global automotive market for 6-inch SiC wafers is expected to reach 1.69 million units in 2025 thanks to the rising penetration rate of EVs and the trend towards high-voltage 800V EV architecture, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Evertiq’s industry pulse report – KATEK
December 01, 2021German EMS provider KATEK has delivered solid performances throughout 2021. However, that doesn’t mean that the company wasn’t affected by the pandemic and the semiconductor shortage. As for other companies, there has been challenges; but a clear focus on staying "agile and robust" helped KATEK to stay on top.
Syntronixs Asia becomes part of Infineon
November 30, 2021German semiconductor manufacturer, Infineon, has via its subsidiary Infineon Technologies (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. acquired Syntronixs Asia Sdn. Bhd., a Melaka-based electroplating company.
Jochen Hanebeck to succeed Reinhard Ploss as CEO of Infineon
November 26, 2021The Supervisory Board of German chip giant, Infineon, has decided that Jochen Hanebeck will take over as the new Chief Executive Officer of Infineon Technologies AG on 1 April 2022.
Top25 semiconductor suppliers' sales growth to skyrocketLoad more news
November 18, 2021The semiconductor market is forecast to increase 23% this year, fueled by changing habits caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and the subsequent economic rebound from it in 2021, says IC Insights. The market research company also provides a projected ranking of the top 25 semiconductor suppliers based on sales growth rate.