China-based HiSilicon's time in the top-10 ranking may be short lived
August 14, 2020Top-10 semiconductor suppliers logged strong 17% jump in 1H20/1H19 sales, says IC Insights.
Infineon and Fingerprint team up to drive mass deployment of biometric cards
August 14, 2020With biometric payment cards an integrated fingerprint sensor make contactless payments more convenient, more secure and hygienic; something that the current global situation has highlighted a need for.
Silicon Mitus starts mass-producing automotive OLED PMIC
August 14, 2020Power management IC (PMIC) specialist Silicon Mitus, has completed the development of an automotive OLED PMIC and says it will start supplying the new products in the global automotive market.
II-VI with domestic and foreign acquisitions
August 13, 2020Compound semiconductor specialist, II-VI Incorporated, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all outstanding shares in Swedish SiC epitaxial wafers specialist, Ascatron AB. At the same time, II-VI says it will acquire all the outstanding interests of the owners of the parent of INNOViON Corporation.
The effects of the pandemic burdens Aspocomp's net sales
August 12, 2020Sales decreased in the Telecommunications, Automotive and Industrial Electronics segments; three strong pillars for the Finnish PCB manufacturer. However, in other segments the company did manage to expand and grow its customer base and product offering.
Covid-19 expected to limit growth rates for many IC products
August 10, 2020NAND flash, DRAM, computer CPU, and embedded MPUs show improvement for 2020, but consumers and businesses moving cautiously forward with system purchases, says IC Insights.
ON Semi looking to sell Japanese facility
August 10, 2020ON Semiconductor is exploring a sale of its manufacturing facility in Niigata, Japan. The intended sale of the facility is part of the company’s plan to optimise its manufacturing footprint and sharpen its focus on highly differentiated power, analog and sensor products.
Bosch launches 5G tests at Reutlingen wafer fab
August 07, 2020The German company believes 5G will be a key building block of digitalization and connectivity in manufacturing and logistics. And for that reason, Bosch is now starting compatibility tests and channel measurements for setting up a 5G network in its wafer fab in Reutlingen.
ACM Research receives orders from two new analog/power IC customers
August 07, 2020The supplier of wafer cleaning technologies for advanced semiconductor devices, has received purchase orders and final stage bidding activities for a total of USD 36 million from two new China-based customers that manufacture analog and power IC devices.
ClassOne's Solstice plating system selected for advanced MicroLEDs
August 06, 2020Semiconductor equipment manufacturer ClassOne Technology announces the sale of its Solstice GoldPro electroplating system to an unnamed developer of microLED technology for advanced applications.
Jenoptik: order intake down on prior year; order backlog slightly up
August 06, 2020From January through early March business performance was in line with expectations, but clear impacts of the corona pandemic and increasing uncertainty within the automotive industry became apparent from late March on.
Global semi sales increase 5.1% YoY in June
August 06, 2020Worldwide sales of semiconductors were USD 34.5 billion in June 2020, an increase of 5.1% from the June 2019 of USD 32.9 billion.
Eyeing SiC and GaN potential – GlobalWafers team up with NCTU
August 05, 2020Advancements in 5G and electric vehicle technologies are bringing the mounting demands of power semiconductor. GlobalWafers is teaming up with the National Chiao Tung University (NCTU) to develop the third generation semiconductor material.
Infineon swings to loss as the pandemic continues impact target markets
August 05, 2020“Infineon has so far coped well with the challenging situation caused by the coronavirus pandemic. As a company, we reacted quickly to the new situation and established a framework that has enabled us to stabilize our business,” says CEO Dr. Reinhard Ploss.
Atlas Copco has acquired the technology and operating assets of iTrap
August 04, 2020The Swedish company has acquired a technology for process diagnostics and control in the semiconductor industry.
Goodix closes acquisition of Dream Chip Technologies
August 04, 2020Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co. Ltd., an integrated solution provider, has completed its acquisition of Dream Chip Technologies GmbH (DCT), a fabless German semiconductor technology company.
Rebound Electronics team up with IHS Markit
July 31, 2020The pace of change in the electronics industry continues unabated for all customer types – OEM, ODM and EMS. This is driven by all component manufacturer types – including semiconductor, passive, connector and electromechanical – dynamically changing pricing, lead time, life cycle management and more.
Seasoned financial and semiconductor executive joins GlobalFoundries
July 30, 2020GlobalFoundries has appointed David Reeder as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
Global Semiconductor Packaging Materials Market to Reach $20.8 Billion by 2024Load more news
July 30, 2020The global semiconductor packaging materials market will track chip industry growth to expand from USD 17.6 billion in revenue logged in 2019 to USD 20.8 billion in 2024, a 3.4% Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR), SEMI and TechSearch International forecast.