Infineon looking to increase supply of SiC material
May 06, 2021Infineon says that the company has concluded a supply contract with the Japanese wafer manufacturer Showa Denko K.K. for an extensive range of silicon carbide material (SiC) including epitaxy.
Infineon: "The semiconductor market is booming"
May 04, 2021"The semiconductor market is booming; electronics that help accelerate the energy transition and make work and home life easier remain in high demand. The push for digitalization continues unabated. Infineon is firmly on course to meet its targets for the current fiscal year," says Dr. Reinhard Ploss, CEO of Infineon in the company's quarterly report.
Price and lead time trends for 2Q 2021
April 15, 2021Since the turn of the year 2021, the market has changed dramatically and ongoing strong demand continues to outstrip supply, perpetuating very long lead times and continual review of pricing by manufacturers.
Austria joins EU project in microelectronics
March 24, 2021With EUR 146.5 million in public support, three companies – Infineon Austria, AT&S Austria and NXP Semiconductors Austria – will carry out additional research and innovation falling within the scope of microelectronics.
Renesas fire to exacerbate tight supply of automotive MCUs
March 23, 2021While Renesas aims to get the fab back in operation within one month, TrendForce expects the immediate task of restoring the cleanroom and installing new equipment to take much longer than that.
Infineon Austin to reach pre-shutdown levels in June 2021
March 22, 2021Due to the February winter storm, which hit Texas with full force, several Austin based semiconductor operations were forced to shut down. Among them was Infineon, which is now re-ramping its production at its Austin, Texas operations.
Infineon's expansion plans bring new jobs to Dresden
March 16, 2021The German chip manufacturer Infineon plans to invest around EUR 1.1 billion in its Dresden location over the coming years.
From flourishing to floundering: automakers to face further issues
March 15, 2021In the first half of 2020, the automotive industry took a hard hit from COVID-19 with demand nosediving, production shutdowns and allocation shifts focusing on telecommunications and industrial automation. As a result, sales went down a whopping 34%.
Apple to invest over EUR 1bn in European Silicon Design Center in Munich
March 10, 2021Apple will make Munich its European Silicon Design Center, adding hundreds of new employees and a new facility focused on connectivity and wireless technologies.
Cohu's 4000th handler makes its way to Infineon Technologies
February 18, 2021Back-end semiconductor equipment supplier Cohu has shipped 4000th handler from its manufacturing facility in Melaka, Malaysia. The milestone system, a MATRiX thermal pick-and-place handler was delivered to semiconductor manufacturer Infineon for testing automotive and industrial devices.
Samsung’s semiconductor plant in Austin sits powerless
February 17, 2021The winter weather in Austin, Texas is causing issues for several semiconductor manufacturers in the city following a decision by Austin Energy to cut the power to the companies.
Infinion brings production start in Villach forward
February 16, 2021Revenue for the three-month period increased from EUR 2,490 million to EUR 2,631 million quarter-on-quarter, with all segments contributing to the 6 percent growth despite the weaker US dollar, the manufacturer states in their latest fiscal.
The UK’s biggest wafer fab wants to become even bigger
January 26, 2021Newport Wafer Fab, Infineon’s former manufacturing fab in South Wales, is looking to raise GBP 50 million to expand its production capacity amidst global semiconductor shortage.
iCoupler Technology Benefits Gallium Nitride (GaN) Transistors in AC/DC Designs
January 13, 2021Highly efficient ac/dc power supplies are key to the evolution of the telecom and datacom infrastructure, as power consumption grows rapidly due to hyperscale data centers, enterprise servers, or telecom switching stations. However, the power electronics industry has reached the theoretical limit of silicon MOSFETs.
Rutronik and Infineon add Cypress products to their franchise
January 04, 2021Rutronik is now the distributor for the entire product portfolio of the former Cypress Semiconductor Corporation.
Automotive IC Revenue to Reach US$21 Billion in 2021Load more news
December 28, 2020As consumer market demand gradually recovers, global automobile shipment is expected to reach 83.5 million units in 2021, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.