TI tops Analog IC supplier list with room to spare
June 03, 2021Skyworks Solutions posts the strongest sales increase in 2020 as the top-10 suppliers collectively accounted for 62% of total analog sales, reports market researcher IC Insights.
Follow-up order for in microchip production for Manz
May 27, 2021Manz AG is seeing increasing interest in equipment for realising Fan-Out Panel Level Packaging (FOPLP). Now, Manz has received a follow-up order in the mid-single-digit million euro range from an unnamed company operating in the field of microchip manufacturing.
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.
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.
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%.
Bosch's massive wafer fab in Dresden is ready for production
March 08, 2021It's described as a milestone. Soon silicon wafers will be passing through the fully automated fabrication process for the first time at Bosch's semiconductor fab in Dresden.
Microchip invests $20M in new Irish development centre
February 23, 2021Up to 200 new engineering jobs will be created in Cork, Ireland as Microchip Technology invests USD 20 million to create a new development centre.
Microchip Technology announces CEO Transition
November 06, 2020Microchip Technology says that its long serving CEO Steve Sanghi will transition to an Executive Chair role effective March 1, 2021.
Microchip unveils first low-power DAC - simplifies handheld designs by including nonvolatile memory
October 08, 2020Implementing multi-channel system control or signal outputs using Digital-to-Analog Converters (DACs) in today’s portable and handheld industrial, communications, consumer and medical systems has been difficult to do without significant processor overhead for device configuration during power-up.
Microchip acquires Tekron International Limited
October 07, 2020Microchip Technology is acquiring New Zealand-based Tekron International Limited, a provider of high-precision GPS and atomic clock time-keeping technologies and solutions for the smart grid and other industrial applications.
New PIC24F MCUs Feature Low Power Animated Display Driver for Battery-powered Devices
October 05, 2020Low power MCU family offers power-saving peripherals, hardware safety and secure code protection
AT&S develops new solutions for autonomous driving
September 24, 2020Step by step, automated driving is increasingly becoming a feature of our mobility. With each step, increasing data volumes need to be processed fast to allow quick reactions to any given situation. AT&S is developing a robust and resilient interconnect concept for a high-performance computer chip.
The evolving GaN and SiC power semiconductor market landscape
July 23, 2020The emerging market for silicon carbide (SiC) and gallium nitride (GaN) power semiconductors is rapidly evolving from a startup-dominated business to one led by large-established power semiconductor manufacturers.
SkyWater chosen for volume US manufacturing of temperature sensing chip
June 01, 2020Foundry partner, SkyWater Technology, has been chosen by investment firm, Asymmetric Return Capital (ARC) and Linear ASICs, a fabless analog and mixed-signal semiconductor company, to volume manufacture a microchip with temperature sensing capabilities used in a low-cost, smartphone-enabled wireless patch that assists in the remote detection of COVID-19.
TI maintains firm grip as world's top analog IC supplier
June 01, 2020TI's 2019 analog marketshare grew to 19% and ST climbed to fourth place as the top-10 suppliers collectively accounted for 62% of total analog sales.
Microchip and Arrow collaborate on edge IoT security
January 31, 2020Microchip Technology and Arrow Electronics are teaming upp to simplify connectivity and security across industrial, smart building and energy markets.
LPKF delivers laser system to semiconductor industry customerLoad more news
January 15, 2020In December, LPKF delivered – for the first time – a highly automated version of its LIDE system for integration into a semiconductor fab to an unnamed semiconductor manufacturers.