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.
Farnell expands Toshiba portfolio to support design engineers
June 15, 2022The global distributor says that it has strengthened its global partnership with Toshiba Electronics Europe GmbH (Toshiba), resulting in a significant product line expansion and increased stock holding.
Top 5 MCU suppliers accounted for 82% of 2021 sales
June 15, 2022New ranking from IC Insights shows some revenue gaps expanding between the largest microcontroller manufacturers.
Kioxia completes acquisition of Chubu Toshiba Engineering
June 06, 2022Memory solutions specialist Kioxia has completed the acquisition of Chubu Toshiba Engineering Corporation.
The continuation of the shortage situation
May 30, 20222022 has not even passed the halfway point and has already presented new – major – challenges for the electronics manufacturing supply chain. While the industry is doing all it can to alleviate current supply chain constraints – it still has to fight earthquakes, lockdowns and logistical headaches.
Sponsored content by FusionManufacturers Reassess their Supply Chains Prevailing obstacles since the COVID-19 Pandemic in 2020 have manufacturers reassessing their supply chain strategies. The following major disruptions that occurred entering 2022 added to existing setbacks, or created new ones altogether:
10 different companies have expressed interest in Toshiba
May 16, 2022Back in April 2022, Toshiba Corporation announced that it had resolved to solicit proposals on strategic alternatives from potential investors and sponsors. The Japanese company is seeking to enhance its corporate value and has since the announcement been holding discussions with the potential partners.
Toshiba's assessing the damage following Japanese quake
March 18, 2022Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation has responded to the major earthquakes that occurred off the coast of Tohoku Area on March 16 by establishing an emergency task force at its headquarters in Kawasaki, Japan.
Toshiba reaches full pre-earthquake production levels
March 01, 2022The 200-mm line at Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corp's plant in Oita, southern Japan, has been suspended since January 22 when a major earthquake hit the coast of Kyushu.
Kioxia to acquire Chubu Toshiba Engineering
February 25, 2022Kioxia has entered into a definitive agreement with Toshiba Digital Solutions Corporation to acquire all of the outstanding shares of its subsidiary, Chubu Toshiba Engineering (CTE) Corporation, as the company aims to strengthen its development capabilities.
Wafer input starts at earthquake damaged Toshiba line
February 14, 2022Today, on February 14, Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corp is starting the wafer input on the 200-mm line at its Oita operations.
Toshiba's making progress on the restart of its 200-mm line
February 09, 2022The 200-mm line at Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corp's plant in Oita, southern Japan, has been suspended since January 22 when a major earthquake hit the coast of Kyushu. In a new update the company says that it will be back to full speed by mid March.
Toshiba to increase production with new 300-mm wafer fab
February 04, 2022Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation says that it will construct a new 300-mm wafer fabrication facility for power semiconductors at its main discrete semiconductor production base, Kaga Toshiba Electronics Corporation, in Ishikawa Prefecture.
Toshiba's 200-mm line in Oita remains suspended
February 02, 2022The 200-mm line at Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corp's plant in Oita, southern Japan, remains suspended after the major earthquakes that hit coast of Kyushu on January 22.
Toshiba restarts some production following earthquake
January 27, 2022Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation says that it resumed production on the 150-mm wafer line at its Oita operations on January 26. The company had suspended operations at the plant following the earthquakes that occurred off the coast of Kyushu on January 22.
Renesas reboots equipment after Japanese quake
January 24, 2022Toshiba wasn't the only electronics company affected by the earthquake that struck the coast of southwestern Japan on January 22. Semiconductor manufacturer Renesas confirms that some equipment halted operation but are being restarted.
Toshiba halts production at chip plant after earthquake
January 24, 2022Following the major earthquakes that occurred off the coast of Kyushu, Japan on January 22, Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation has suspended operations at its semiconductor plant in Oita, southern Japan.
Toshiba plans to split into three companies
November 12, 2021The Japanese company has confirmed previous reports and stated its intention to separate into three standalone companies.
Chip M&A deals reach USD 22bn; no mega-deals in sight
September 29, 2021After a record-high start in 1Q21, semiconductor merger and acquisition announcements cool off a bit without the “megadeals” seen in 2020.
Showa Denko to supply SiC epitaxial wafers to ToshibaLoad more news
September 29, 2021Showa Denko K.K. concluded a long-term supply contract with Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation to supply SiC epitaxial wafers for power semiconductors (SiC epi-wafers) for two and a half years with an optional extension clause.