Ericsson to close Nanjing research centre
September 14, 2021The Swedish telecom giant confirms to South China Morning Post that it will divest its product research and development activities in Nanjing by November 2021.
Semcorp opens production in Hungary
September 14, 2021Construction of the Semcorp Group's first production unit outside China has begun; the company is building a facility that will produce lithium-ion battery separator films (LiBSF) in Debrecen (Hungary).
Top15 semiconductor sales leaders 3Q21 forecast
September 14, 2021The big three memory IC suppliers—Samsung, SK Hynix, and Micron—are each expected to post a 10% increase and Kioxia is anticipated to show an 11% jump in 3Q21 sales.
Ford and SK Innovation looking at Eastern Europe for new facility
September 13, 2021SK Innovation and Ford are rumoured to set up a joint venture in Europe with possible locations in Hungary, Romania and Poland.
SK Innovation to cooperate with Ecopro Group
September 10, 2021SK Innovation signed a large-scale purchase agreement with Korea’s top cathode materials manufacturer Ecopro BM, to be supplied with KRW 10 trillion (EUR ) worth of cathode materials from 2024 to 2026.
Global satellite revenue for 2022 to reach $295B, SpaceX leads
September 08, 2021In the global satellite market, LEO (low earth orbit) satellites currently hold the most significant advantage in terms of developmental potential due to their closer proximity with earth and their relatively lower latency, radiation, and cost compared to HEO (high earth orbit) and MEO (medium earth orbit) satellites, according to TrendForce.
Synopsys acquires BU from BISTel
September 08, 2021Synopsys, Inc. has completed the acquisition of the semiconductor and flat panel display solutions from BISTel, a specialist in engineering equipment systems and AI applications for semiconductor smart manufacturing, headquartered in South Korea.
BMW: More production for CATL, EVE Energy, Samsung SDI and Northvolt
September 06, 2021German automobile maker BMW AG has boosted is said to have increased battery cell orders to keep pace with accelerating demand for electric cars.
Texan money to entice Samsung
September 06, 2021Taylor, a city in Texas, wants Samsung Electronics to build its USD 17 billion semiconductor manufacturing facility in their backyard.
DRAM Module revenue undergoes 5% YoY growth for 2020
September 02, 2021Annual shipment of notebook computers and desktop PCs underwent a massive increase in 2020 thanks to the proliferation of the stay-at-home economy brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic last year, according to TrendForce
InoBat shakes hands with Group14 Technologies in partnership bid
August 30, 2021Group14 Technologies, a provider of silicon-carbon composite materials for lithium-ion markets, and Inobat Auto, a European battery R&D and manufacturing company, announced a partnership to custom manufacture high energy density batteries for automotive applications.
SK Siltron establishing new facility in USA
August 27, 2021Semiconductor wafer manufacturer SK Siltron plans ton establish a new facility in Monitor Township to support electric vehicle growth, creating up to 150 jobs, investing USD 302 million.
Global PCB Top25: ZD Tech, Unimicron & DSBJ lead
August 24, 2021In 2020 there were 128 manufacturers with revenue exceeding USD 100 million included in the list, up 6 from 122 in 2019, with a combined 10.3% growth rate from USD 62.342 billion to 68.789 billion.
Global PCB Top100: Bigger gets bigger and faster
August 24, 2021Compared with last year's list, the number of companies in each region is 56 in China (+4), 25 in Taiwan (-2), 21 in Japan (+3), 14 in South Korea (+2), 4 in the United States (same), 5 in Europe (same), and 3 in Southeast Asia (-1).
Komax is on track for recovery
August 23, 2021The Komax Group saw its market situation gradually improve in the first six months of 2021 on the back of the recovery underway in the automotive industry. This enabled Komax to record a strong order intake of CHF 229.1 million (first half of 2020: CHF 143.8 million).
Samsung and Intel switch places - Again
August 20, 2021It took USD 4.3 billion in semiconductor sales to be ranked as a top-10 semiconductor supplier in 2Q21. Collectively, these 10 suppliers saw their 2Q21 sales rise 10% to USD 95.5 billion, outpacing the 8% growth for the total semiconductor industry.
Leading China OEM suppliers, 2020 - the top 10 list
August 12, 2021The emergence of the new coronavirus in late 2019 and the still-ongoing pandemic it caused led to an unprecedented global economic downturn. Virtually every nation on the globe felt its effect, but some appear to be recovering faster than others, reports New Venture Research.
A worsening of the pandemic could spell trouble for MLCC suppliers
August 06, 2021A potential worsening of the pandemic in the Philippines may hinder both production and shipment from major MLCC manufacturers such as Murata and Samsung, Says TrendForce.
Royal Circuits acquires South Coast CircuitsLoad more news
August 05, 2021PCB specialist Royal Circuit Solutions has completed its acquisition of South Coast Circuits in order to further expand its quick-turn printed circuit board (PCB) fabrication services.