Samsung begins production of 3nm process node with GAA
June 30, 2022Samsung Electronics today announced that it has started initial production of its 3-nanometer (nm) process node applying Gate-All-Around (GAA) transistor architecture.
Top Five MPU Suppliers Expand Share of Sales to 86% in 2021
June 30, 2022Total microprocessor sales are expected to maintain double-digit percentage growth in 2022, rising nearly 12% to a record-high $114.8 billion, thanks to higher average selling prices (ASPs).
Japan’s next chip challenge: finding engineers
June 29, 2022Japan, along with a number of companies, has invested a lot to build up the country’s domestic chip industry. The next challenge is to find a multitude of engineers to run and operate it.
Alliance Electronics enters France - along with 3 PCBA firms
June 29, 2022Alliance Electronics, a technological and industrial group specialising in electronic subcontracting, is setting up in France (Rosheim, Bas-Rhin) and finalising its first three acquisitions.
The European PCB industry – a trip down memory lane
June 29, 2022European PCB production has for a number of years been outcompeted and outperformed by production in Asia. It’s been previously documented that the prime movers were price competition and a strong outsourcing wave of the entire electronics industry in general. But how does the European PCB industry look today?
LG accelerates its EV charger business
June 29, 2022LG Electronics announces it has acquired South Korean electric vehicle charger solutions provider, AppleMango Co., Ltd., jointly with GS Energy and GS Neotek.
Sanmina makes multi-million investment in Jalisco
June 27, 2022Electronics manufacturer Sanmina SCI is reportedly investing US$216 million in Jalisco this year.
Yangtze Memory plans production capacity increase
June 27, 2022Yangtze Memory Technologies, a Chinese memory chip producer, is reportedly planning to launch a new plant in the company’s home city of Wuhan.
90,000 square metres – Arrows new Dutch distribution centre
June 24, 2022Arrow recently opened its new primary distribution centre (PDC) in Venlo, the Netherlands. The new centre is one of the company’s largest warehouses globally and replaces the existing facilities in the region and also provides increased capacity for future growth.
2022 will see a focus on 12-inch capacity expansion
June 23, 2022TrendForce says that global wafer foundry capacity will increase by approximately 14% annually in 2022.
Jabil teams with SolarEdge to advance smart energy technology
June 23, 2022EMS provider Jabil is teaming up with SolarEdge, a provider of smart energy technology. A shared focus on manufacturing excellence and automation has led to the installation of more than 2.5 million intelligent power inverters and more than 60 million power optimisers in over 130 countries.
Mycronic considers listing Axxon
June 23, 2022Mycronic says that it will investigate the possibility of listing Axxon – the core of the High Volume division – on the STAR market of the Shanghai stock exchange and floating a minority stake.
GPV and Enics merges – creating a new European EMS giant
June 22, 2022Danish EMS provider GPV is merging with Swiss-headquartered EMS provider Enics. The transaction values the combined business at more than DKK 4 billion (EUR 537.7 million).
NAND Flash market oversupplied in 3Q22, says TrendForce
June 22, 2022According to TrendForce research, as output from Kioxia and WDC grows month by month, it has become obvious that production capacity is sufficient to meet increased bit demand.
BMW Group brings e-drives to Austria
June 21, 2022From 2025 onwards, BMW's next generation of e-drives will be created in Steyr – with both production and development on site – as company's plant Steyr embarks on an electrified future.
Arrow opens new distribution centre in the Netherlands
June 21, 2022Arrow Electronics has opened a new primary distribution centre (PDC) in Venlo, the Netherlands. The PDC will function as a key hub serving all customers of Arrow’s electronics components business in Europe.
1Q22 foundry output value up 8.2% QoQ, says TrendForce
June 21, 2022TrendForce says that, although demand for consumer electronics remains weak, structural growth demand in the semiconductor industry including for servers, high-performance computing, automotive, and industrial equipment has not flagged, becoming a key driver for medium and long term foundry growth.
Jabil raises its outlook following Q3 performance
June 20, 2022EMS provider Jabil reported third quarter 2022 revenues of USD 8.3 billion, up 15.2% from USD 7.2 billion during the same period last year. Given this momentum, the company is now raising its outlook for the full fiscal year.
Samsung invests in Israeli AI systems & semiconductor company
June 20, 2022Samsung Ventures has made an investment in NeuReality, an Israeli AI systems and semiconductor company.
TrendForce forecast DRAM pricing to drop by 3~8% in 3Q22Load more news
June 20, 2022According to TrendForce research, despite the significance of peak season and rising DDR5 penetration, the 3Q22 DRAM market still succumbed to the negative impact of weak consumer electronics demand resulting from the Russian-Ukrainian war and high inflation, which in turn led to an increase in overall DRAM inventory.