Seven major chip acquisitions valued at USD 1bn or more
February 12, 2020Semiconductor merger and acquisition activity strengthened in 2019 after pulling back in the two previous years from historic high levels of M&A agreements in 2015 and 2016.
Swedish manufacturer reopens plant in China
February 10, 2020Note's plant in Tangxia, China, has reopened after the extended New Year's holiday caused by the Coronavirus.
Coronavirus challenges Chinese electronics manufacturing
January 30, 2020While there are still a number of question-marks to straighten out surrounding the coronavirus, the impact the virus has on the electronics supply chain is already noticeable.
NOTE increases deliveries to Hövding
January 27, 2020Hövding 3, the latest version of the company’s airbag helmet, is fully ramped up at NOTE’s plant in China.
Eurocircuits biggest investment to date
December 02, 2019One thing has always been clear for PCB manufacturer Eurocircuits – continues investments have been the key for the company’s success, and investments have been made.
3Q19 NAND Flash revenue grows amidst resurging pre-peak season demand
November 25, 20193Q19 NAND flash industrial revenue showed a nearly 15% growth of total bit shipment, owing to the seasonality-driven demand for products shipments and the additional product shipment made available in preparation for U.S. tariffs, says the DRAMeXchange research division of TrendForce.
Demand for preemptive 3Q19 DRAM shipment rises
November 21, 2019According to DRAMeXchange, demand-side inventory in 2H19 has returned to relatively healthy levels. Furthermore, some vendors pulled their quarterly product shipment forward in an effort to avoid potential negative impacts from Trump’s impending tariffs.
NOTE continues to expand within medtech
November 21, 2019One of EMS provider NOTE’s Swedish manufacturing plants has received a first order of SEK 25 million (EUR 2.34 million) from a Swedish customer within the medtech segment. Delivery is scheduled for 2020.
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ESD-Center aims to conquer the Baltics
October 23, 2019After 15 years of working the Baltic market, ESD-center, a Swedish supplier to the electronics industry, established its first office in Pärnu, Estonia in April of 2019.
NOTE reports growth across the board
October 22, 2019The Swedish EMS provider is reporting record growth, a stronger operating margin and about 30% larger order backlog during its third quarter.
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Note secures Swedish production contract
October 09, 2019Swedish EMS provider Note has started batch production for the fast-growing Swedish company Human Care.
PC DRAM contract prices stabilised in August
October 03, 2019The global market research firm TrendForce reports that the average contract price of 8GB PC DRAM modules remained constant at USD 25.5 in August, showing no noticeable change from the previous month.
Semiconductor acquisitions regain momentum in 2019
September 19, 2019This year’s merger and acquisition announcements are driven by deals in networking and wireless connectivity ICs and by suppliers adding products for automotive systems and other strong-growth markets into the next decade, says IC Insights.
iPhone XR out-ships the Galaxy A10 by two-to-one
September 06, 2019Apple’s iPhone XR lead all smartphone models in the first half of 2019, with worldwide shipments amounting to 26.9 million units, according to IHS Markit | Technology, now a part of Informa Tech.
Barrier films and thin film encapsulation: key technology and market trends
July 26, 2019Flexible and foldable high-performance barrier or encapsulation technology had long represented a technology challenge. The industry spent a decade and a half optimizing the approaches and the processes to achieve large-area production-grade results.
Flat panel demand growth lower than expected
July 24, 2019IHS Markit has reduced its 2019 demand growth forecast for flat panel display area shipments by 2.1 percentage points, with the shipment outlook trimmed to 227 million square meters, down from the previous outlook of 232 million.
DRAM Capex to plunge 28% in 2019Load more news
July 17, 2019One of the significant questions facing the IC industry in the second half of 2019 is if and when the DRAM market will rebound.