Prices of consumer-spec MLCCs will drop further in 2H22
June 16, 2022China sticking with its “Dynamic Zero-COVID Policy” and the ongoing global inflation is, according to TrendForce, impacting the MLCC market in terms of demand and inventory.
Murata set to expand with new production building in Vietnam
June 10, 2022Murata Manufacturing Vietnam Co., Ltd. (Da Nang, Vietnam), a manufacturing subsidiary of Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., will start construction on a new production building in June 2022.
The continuation of the shortage situation
May 30, 20222022 has not even passed the halfway point and has already presented new – major – challenges for the electronics manufacturing supply chain. While the industry is doing all it can to alleviate current supply chain constraints – it still has to fight earthquakes, lockdowns and logistical headaches.
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:
Consumer electronics will feel the brunt of the weakening stay-at-home economy
April 13, 2022According to TrendForce, the consumer electronics market will feel the brunt of the weakening stay-at-home economy, the pandemic in China, international tensions, and rising inflation in 1H22.
Murata completes its acquisition of Resonant
March 30, 2022The Japanese manufacturer of ceramic-based passive electronic component has completed its acquisition of RF filter design company Resonant.
Murata restarts production following Japanese quake
March 21, 2022Japanese semiconductor manufacturer Murata says that some of its production has resumed following the earthquake that struck off the coast of Miyagi and Fukushima Prefecture on March 16, 2022.
Murata provides an update on the impact of the earthquake
March 17, 2022March 16, 2022, at night local time Japan, an earthquake struck off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture. Electronic component manufacturer Murata says that some of the buildings and equipment of its operations have been damaged at that restoration work is continuing.
Murata start construction of new MLCC production building
March 08, 2022Izumo Murata Manufacturing, a manufacturing subsidiary of Murata located in Izumo City, Shimane Prefecture, will start the construction of a new production building at its Iwami Plant (Hane) in March 2022.
Murata to close and merge Japanese sales offices
February 21, 2022As part of an ongoing organisational restructuring, Murata Manufacturing, says it will be closing the four sales offices in Japan on March 31, 2022 – the operations will then be transferred to other locations.
Murata to acquire Resonant for $4.50 per share
February 15, 2022Murata Electronics North America and RF filter solutions provider Resonant, have entered into a definitive agreement under which Murata will acquire all outstanding shares of Resonant not owned by Murata for USD 4.50 per share in cash.
As pandemic resurges Murata suspends production lines
January 18, 2022The allocation of Murata's primary production hubs and production capacity is as follows: 56% in Japan, 36% in China, 3% in Singapore, and 5% in the Philippines, according to TrendForce’s investigations.
Murata to start construction of new R&D building
January 10, 2022Sabae Murata Manufacturing, a Murata Manufacturing subsidiary located in Sabae, Fukui Prefecture, will start construction of a new research and development building in February 2022.
Murata expands with new production building in Thailand
November 17, 2021Murata Electronics (Thailand), Ltd., a manufacturing subsidiary of Murata Manufacturing, has started construction on a new production building.
Annual automotive MLCC demand for 2021 to reach 449B Pcs
November 08, 2021Various MLCC suppliers’ book-to-bill ratios as well quarterly shipments for 4Q21 now show signs of decline, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Murata expands with new production building in Japan
November 04, 2021Komoro Murata Manufacturing, a manufacturing subsidiary of Murata located in Komoro, Nagano Prefecture, Japan, will start the construction of a new production building in November 2021.
pSemi expands its footprint with new Taiwan branch office
September 21, 2021pSemi Corporation, a Murata company focused on semiconductor integration, is opening a branch office in Taipei City, Taiwan. The Taiwan office joins other pSemi APAC locations in India, Korea, China and Japan.
Murata acquires Eta Wireless Inc.Load more news
September 07, 2021Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. has completed the acquisition of Eta Wireless Inc., developer of Digital Envelope Tracking Technology that can reduce the power consumption of RF circuits involved in wireless communications.