Decision on Microchips new fab will take some time
October 17, 2022The microcontroller specialist is planning to build a new 300mm fab somewhere in the US. Oregon has been touted as a potential location for the investment, but as of now, no decision has been made.
Microchip’s mulls expansion in Oregon
October 14, 2022Microcontroller specialist Microchip Technology's is reportedly contemplating expanding its operations in Gresham, Oregon. If this would realise – the investment could be in the size of USD 3 billion.
Micron to invest $100 billion in New York megafab
October 05, 2022Micron says it will invest up to USD 100 Billion to build a megafab in central New York, creating approximately 9,000 direct Micron jobs.
A changing landscape – how will the EMS industry look in the future
October 03, 2022While the pandemic might be behind us, it did set a “new normal” for the operations of EMS companies – now focussing even more on supply chain, remote monitoring and working, increased automated production and diversification of procurement sources.
Microchip to develop spaceflight processor for NASA
August 23, 2022NASA chooses Microchip Technology to develop the next-generation space-qualified compute processor platform to boost the performance of space computers.
Top 5 MCU suppliers accounted for 82% of 2021 sales
June 15, 2022New ranking from IC Insights shows some revenue gaps expanding between the largest microcontroller manufacturers.
TI on top of the world as the biggest analog IC supplier
June 08, 2022With analog sales of USD 14.1 billion and 19% marketshare, Texas Instruments maintained its firm grip as the world’s leading supplier of analog devices in 2021.
Can pre-owned equipment be the way out of the shortage?
May 12, 2022The global semiconductor supply chain remains under immense pressure. However, major investments are being made to increase capacity and fortify the supply chain for the future – but we wont feel the effect of these investments for years. Adding to the issue, there is not enough chips for the chipmaking machines.
WT Microelectronics to acquire Excelpoint Technology
April 15, 2022Taiwanese electronic components distributor, WT Microelectronics, will acquire 100% of Singaporian distributor Excelpoint Technology via its subsidiary WT Semiconductor for SGD 232.2 million (about USD USD 171 million)
Lars Hansen to handle Nordic sales at Memphis Electronic
April 04, 2022Memory specialist distributor MEMPHIS Electronic has appointed Lars Hansen as sales manager for its Nordic region consisting of Denmark, Norway, Sweden and the Baltic States.
Galaxy Semiconductor to acquire Ippon Innovation
February 14, 2022Galaxy Semiconductor, a provider of data analytics solutions, says it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Ippon Innovation of Toulouse, France.
Vodafone opens new European R&D Centre in Malaga
January 31, 2022Vodafone announces that it has opened Europe’s first dedicated R&D centre for the advancement of microchip architecture to power new Open RAN networks.
Manz receives equipment order from semiconductor customer
January 20, 2022Manz receives order from a new customer within the semiconductor industry. The order consists of equipment for Fan-Out Panel Level Packaging in microchip production.
A*STAR and Soitec to develop next-gen SiC semiconductors
January 11, 2022The Institute of Microelectronics (IME) at the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and Soitec have entered into a research collaboration with the aim of developing next-generation silicon carbide (SiC) semiconductor devices to power electric vehicles.
Chip shortages will likely drive automotive OEMs to design their own chips
December 10, 2021Researchers at Gartner predicts that by 2025, chip shortages and trends as electrification and autonomy will drive 50% of the top 10 automotive OEMs to design their own chips in a move to gain control over their product roadmap and supply chains.
BMW is looking to secure its chip supply - inks several deals
December 08, 2021The German auto group has signed a trilateral agreement with microchip developer INOVA Semiconductors and semiconductor foundry GlobalFoundries with the goal of securing several million semiconductors per year.
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.
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.