Samsung expands with new NAND flash facility
June 01, 2020Samsung Electronics plans to expand its NAND flash production capacity in Pyeongtaek, Korea, in order to improve its ability to meet demands from emerging technologies.
China falls far short of its "Made-in-China 2025" goal
May 27, 2020IC production in China represented 15.7% of its $125 billion IC market in 2019, up only slightly from 15.1% five years earlier in 2014. IC Insights forecasts that this share will increase by 5.0 percentage points to 20.7% in 2024 (one percentage point per year on average).
NAND Flash Revenue Undergoes 8.3% QoQ Growth in 1Q20
May 25, 2020NAND Flash bit shipment in 1Q20 was relatively on par with 4Q19, says the DRAMeXchange research division of TrendForce. The overall ASP of NAND Flash products also climbed during the period. As a result, the global NAND Flash revenue for the quarter went up by 8.3% QoQ to USD 13.6 billion.
Samsung expands foundry capacity with new production line
May 22, 2020Samsung Electronics says that it plans to boost its foundry capacity at the company's new production line in Pyeongtaek, Korea, to meet growing global demand for extreme ultraviolet (EUV) solutions.
As DRAM market enters period of price hikes, revenue drops
May 13, 2020The DRAM market has changed from falling prices and rising shipment to rising prices and falling shipment, says DRAMeXchange, a research division of TrendForce.
AAC Technologies opens new MEMS microphone design centre
May 07, 2020The new MEMS microphone design centre – located in Edinburgh, Scotland – joins a growing network of R&D centers located in China, Denmark, Finland, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore and the United States
Historical decline – smartphone production to drop by 16.5% YoY in 2Q20
May 01, 2020According to the latest investigations by TrendForce, the global spread of COVID-19 in 2020 has brought about the greatest magnitude of declines in the smartphone market in recent years.
Total foundry revenue to undergo single-digit growth in 2020
April 30, 2020Total foundry revenue in 2020 is expected to reach 5%-9% YoY growth, with 6.8% being the median, says TrendForce.
Global semiconductor capex forecast to drop 3% again this year
April 20, 2020Semiconductor producers hoping to keep capital spending plans intact despite virus outbreak.
Samsung and Xilinx team up for 5G commercial deployments
April 16, 2020Xilinx says that its Versal adaptive compute acceleration platform (ACAP) will be utilised by Samsung for worldwide 5G commercial deployments.
As Samsung Display exits the LCD market a major reshuffle is expected
April 02, 2020According to the latest investigations by the WitsView research division of TrendForce, the oversupply of TV panels in 2019 resulted in a major price drop. As such, panel manufacturers hoped to utilise their excess capacity in 2020 through increasing their production of monitor panels, with Samsung Display (SDC) having the most extensive plans.
Tesvolt kickstarts production at new German factory
April 01, 2020Semi-automated production began today in Europe’s first gigafactory for commercial battery storage systems, located in Wittenberg, Germany.
Samsung Display plans to stop all LCD production in 2020
March 31, 2020The South Korean company has reached the decision to end all of its production of LCD panels in its home country and in China by the end of 2020.
Foundry revenue estimated to grow in 1Q20, while COVID-19 may hinder future demand
March 20, 2020The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a reduction in the demand for end-products; its impact on the foundry industry will likely surface in 2Q20, says TrendForce.
Global fab equipment spending poised for 2021 record high
March 10, 2020Global fab equipment spending promises to rebound from its 2019 downturn and see a modest recovery this year before a sharp uptick drives record investments in 2021, according to SEMI.
Elmos and Samsung launch foundry cooperation
March 04, 2020Elmos Semiconductor has signed a cooperation agreement with Samsung Electronics. The agreement covers the manufacturing of ICs on wafer level for automotive applications in Samsung’s facilities.
Samsung starts construction on new R&D centre in Vietnam
March 02, 2020South Koran Electronics giant has started the construction of a USD 220 million R&D centre in Vietnam.
iBeam nabs start-up grant for MicroLED technology
February 28, 2020The New Mexico Economic Development Department announced that iBeam Materials Inc. is a recipient of one of five business start-up grants to science and technology companies.
Data Center Clients pushes NAND flash revenue near 10% growth
February 25, 20204Q19 NAND flash bit shipment increased by nearly 10% QoQ thanks to demand growth from data center clients, says the DRAMeXchange research division of TrendForce.
Lotte Aluminium to set up manufacturing in HungaryLoad more news
February 25, 2020Lotte Aluminium, a South Korean company, will soon produce aluminium anode foils for batteries in Tatabánya, Hungary.