Vitesco starts production in Debrecen, Hungary
March 02, 2021After just two years of construction, the Vitesco Technologies plant in Debrecen, Hungary, went now into operation.
Pylontech to meet energy storage demand with dedicated R&D
March 02, 2021Energy Storage System (ESS) solutions provider Pylon Technologies has announced that despite a tight schedule, they are on track with the plan to expand to 4GWh within three years.
Linton expands in China - increases capacity amidst shortage
March 02, 2021Last month, Dalian Linton NC Machine opened a more than 70'000 square metre research and design center and manufacturing base in Xishan, Wuxi, China.
Marvell and Fujitsu partner to deliver 5G baseband technology
March 01, 2021Fujitsu has selected Marvell's baseband processor silicon to power its new 5G New Radio (NR) base station offerings.
Keysight Technologies acquires Sanjole
February 24, 2021Keysight Technologies has completed the acquisition of Sanjole, a provider of solutions for protocol decoding and interoperability of 4G, 5G and other wireless technologies.
Top 10 foundries expected to increase revenues by 20%
February 24, 2021Demand in the global foundry market remains strong in 1Q21, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations. As various end-products continue to generate high demand for chips, clients of foundries in turn stepped up their procurement activities, which subsequently led to a persistent shortage of production capacities across the foundry industry.
Marlin invests Hentec/RPS Vector 460 selective soldering equipment
February 24, 2021Marlin Technologies has purchased and installed a Hentec/RPS Vector 460 selective soldering system.
Explosive growth in Automotive DRAM demand expected
February 23, 2021Driven by such factors as the continued development of autonomous driving technologies and the build-out of 5G infrastructure, the demand for automotive memories will undergo a rapid growth going forward, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Solas OLED settles patent disputes with LG Display
February 22, 2021Solas OLED, an Irish company that specialises in OLED technologies that it licenses to consumer electronics manufacturers, has entered into a Settlement and License Agreement with LG Display, resolving a number of patent infringement actions brought by Solas against LG Display and a certain number of its customers, including Sony.
Texas winter to impair global 12-Inch wafer foundry capacity
February 19, 2021As previously reporder by Evertiq, Samsung's Austin-based foundry Line S2 partially suspended operation on Tuesday, February 16 due to the winter storm affecting Texas. A move which is expected to impair 1-2% of the global 12-inch wafer foundry capacity, according to TrendForce
Osram invests in California-based UV LED specialist
February 19, 2021Osram acquires around 20 percent of US company Bolb Inc. via its venture capital arm Fluxunit. With its investment in the California-based UV-C LED specialist Bolb Inc., Osram is further expanding its technological know-how of disinfection applications with UV-C light.
Cohu's 4000th handler makes its way to Infineon Technologies
February 18, 2021Back-end semiconductor equipment supplier Cohu has shipped 4000th handler from its manufacturing facility in Melaka, Malaysia. The milestone system, a MATRiX thermal pick-and-place handler was delivered to semiconductor manufacturer Infineon for testing automotive and industrial devices.
SMIC unable to keep up with demand amid shortage and sanctions
February 16, 2021The Chinese semiconductor manufacturer, even with plants running “fully loaded” cannot work fast enough to keep up with customer demand for certain mature technologies.
Intel invests $474 million in Vietnam
February 16, 2021In late January, Intel announced that it has invested USD 475 million in Intel Products Vietnam. The new investment is in addition to Intel’s USD 1 billion investment to build a chip assembly and test manufacturing facility in Saigon Hi-Tech Park, first announced in 2006.
SIA board urges president Biden to prioritise funding for the industry
February 15, 2021The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) Board of Directors, comprised of CEOs and senior executives at U.S. chip companies, has penned a letter to President Biden urging him to include substantial funding for semiconductor manufacturing and research in the administration’s economic recovery and infrastructure plan.
Apple and Samsung remain the top chip buyers in 2020Load more news
February 12, 2021Gartner says that the top 10 original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) increased their semiconductor spending by 10% in 2020, and accounted for 42% of the total market, up from 40.9% in 2019.