Quarterly revenue of top 10 foundries breaks records in 1Q21
May 31, 2021Owing to soaring demands for various end devices, manufacturers have been ramping up their component procurement activities, and foundry capacities, as a result, have been in shortage since 2020, with various foundries raising their wafer prices and adjusting their product mixes to ensure profitability, according to TrendForce.
Price and lead time trends for 2Q 2021
April 15, 2021Since the turn of the year 2021, the market has changed dramatically and ongoing strong demand continues to outstrip supply, perpetuating very long lead times and continual review of pricing by manufacturers.
Foundry revenue projected to reach historical high in 2021
April 15, 2021As the global economy enters the post-pandemic era, technologies including 5G, WiFi6/6E, and HPC (high-performance computing) have been advancing rapidly, in turn bringing about a fundamental, structural change in the semiconductor industry as well, says TrendForce.
Tower Semi invests to expand its manufacturing capabilities
March 01, 2021The company is planning a capacity expansion for 200mm and 300mm to answer the exceeding demand forecast.
Tower and GMEMS ramp to mass production of MEMS microphones products
December 22, 2020Tower Semiconductor and GMEMS, a supplier of MEMS sensors and products to the telecommunications industry, are set to ramp to mass production of GMEM’s MEMS microphones products on Tower’s 0.18um flow, custom developed for GMEMS products.
Tower Semi: 'all sites up and running following cyber attack'
September 11, 2020Tower Semiconductor says that all of its manufacturing sites are operational, and targeting full capability within the next few days, following the recovery from the cyber event a few days ago.
Tower Semiconductor hit by cyber attack
September 07, 2020The semiconductor company says that it has taken measures to prevent the expansion of the event, but at this point there is no assessment as to the actual effect on the company.
HS Elektronik Systeme switches supplier for automated reel storage
June 10, 2020HS Elektronik Systeme GmbH, a Collins Aerospace company and an electronics technology specialist within the aerospace industry, has invested in Totech’s solutions for dry storage.
HP Indigo turns to Tower Semiconductor for next-gen high resolution industrial presses
May 01, 2020Tower Semiconductor says that its 180nm Power Management platform will be used in HP Indigo’s next-generation high-resolution industrial presses.
Swedish tech for Dutch air traffic control
December 17, 2019Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions (SDATS) has signed a 20 year framework agreement with Air Traffic Control the Netherlands (LVNL) for remote tower systems. SDATS has received an initial order within the framework contract for establishing remote towers at the airports of Groningen and Maastricht.
TowerJazz to maintain its TPSCo majority ownership
December 03, 2019Israeli semiconductor manufacturer, TowerJazz, says that it will not sell its stake and board control in its joint venture with Panasonic Corp in Japan, following the Japanese company's announcement that it is selling its semiconductor business.
Panasonic to sell its chip business to Taiwanese company
November 28, 2019Panasonic Corporation says that it will transfer the semiconductor business – mainly operated by Panasonic Semiconductor Solutions – to Nuvoton Technology, a Taiwan-based semiconductor company under the umbrella of Winbond Electronics group, in a stock and asset transfer agreement.
Microdata Telecom acquires Kaelus
October 24, 2019Microdata Telecom, a supplier of high-quality RF Conditioning solutions, announces that it has acquired the Kaelus business from Infinite Electronics, Inc., a US-based global supplier of electronic components.
thyssenkrupp breaks ground, will set record at new Innovation and Qualification Center
April 23, 2019thyssenkrupp Elevator broke ground on a new innovation and qualification center (IQC) that will include a 420-ft. elevator tower, the tallest in the U.S. and one of the tallest in the world.
Trendforce ranks the global top 10 IC foundries for 2019
March 18, 2019Development momentum of advanced production processes has been dropping due to weakening demand in most end markets, including smartphones, says Trendforce.
Putting artificial intelligence to work for industrial operations
January 24, 2019By now, we are all familiar with the concept of Industry 4.0, a popular business model that enables manufacturers to become faster, more efficient, and more flexible to respond to inevitable market changes.
Yamaha Total Line Installation at Nidec UK
October 18, 2018Yamaha Motor Europe IM Division says that it has received a major order for a complete surface-mount assembly line from Control Techniques, part of the Nidec Group, including the first UK purchase of Yamaha’s new YST15 component tower.
Dry Tower exclusively via ASYSs Americas
April 13, 2018ASYS Americas Inc. becomes exclusive distributor for the Dry Tower, automated storage and handling system, in the Americas.
TSMC's still the top dog among global semiconductor foundriesLoad more news
November 30, 2017According to TrendForce’s latest report, the global revenue for semiconductor foundry is expected to reach USD 57.3 billion in 2017, an increase of 7.1% compared with 2016, marking the fifth consecutive year with a growth rate over 5%.