Apple to produce iPhone 14 in India
September 28, 2022Apple has said that it will produce its latest iPhone 14 in India, taking a step out of China.
Global fab equipment spending to reach all-time high in 2022
September 28, 2022SEMI says that global fab equipment spending for front-end facilities is expected to increase approximately 9% year-over-year (YoY) to a new all-time high of USD 99 billion in 2022.
Swedish cable company expands with Romanian factory
September 27, 2022Contac Solutions has founded a new subsidiary in Arad, Romania, Contac Solutions EU Srl. The new production site the company boast production in Sweden, China, and now in southern Europe.
FPT Software launches chipmaking subsidiary
September 26, 2022Vietnamese ICT company, FPT Software, announces that it has launched a new chip subsidiary, FPT Semiconductor, meaning that the company is entering the booming semiconductor industry.
BorgWarner to acquire charging business of SSE
September 22, 2022BorgWarner and Hubei Surpass Sun Electric (SSE) have entered into an agreement under which BorgWarner has agreed to acquire the Electric Vehicle Solution, Smart Grid and Smart Energy businesses of SSE.
Orbit One upgrades Swedish unit with new robot cell
September 22, 2022EMS provider Orbit One has upgraded the production unit in Ronneby, Sweden with the installation of a new robot cell.
CMOS image sensors stall in ‘perfect storm’ of 2022
September 16, 2022Optoelectronics’ biggest product category is expected to suffer its first sales decline in 13 years because of a smartphone slump, low camera growth in handsets, and weak global economy, says update report
Rutronik expands its presence in China
September 14, 2022Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente is expanding its presence in China with a new warehouse facility in Shanghai. At the same time, the company is also making a push adding more field application engineering and technical support in the country.
CATL and BMW reach agreement on cylindrical battery supply
September 14, 2022CATL and BMW Group have entered into a multi-year agreement on the supply of cylindrical battery cells to power the German carmaker's new series of electric models starting from 2025.
Global semiconductor equipment billings increase in Q2 2022
September 13, 2022SEMI reports that global semiconductor equipment billings rose 7% from the first to the second quarter of 2022 and 6% YoY to USD 26.43 billion.
XP Power breaks ground on new manufacturing facility
September 13, 2022The developer and manufacturer of power solutions has started construction on its latest manufacturing facility in Perak, Malaysia. Once completed, the facility will be the company's biggest to date.
Rosenberger opens new automotive components factory in China
September 12, 2022In August, a new Rosenberger plant in Changzhou, China, started production. The new plant will focus on the automotive industry, manufacturing high-end connectors for new energy vehicles, automotive wiring harness products and automotive high-speed solutions.
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Global semiconductor sales increased 7.3% YoY in July
September 07, 2022The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) reports that global semiconductor industry sales were $49.0 billion in the month of July 2022, an increase of 7.3% over the July 2021 total of USD 45.7 billion, but a decrease of 2.3% compared to the June 2022 total of USD 50.2 billion.
AT&S appoints new CFO and CTO
September 07, 2022The Austrian PCB manufacturer has appointed Petra Preining as its new CFO. Moving forward, a CTO function will be added to the Management Board as of of April 1, 2023. This role will be held by Peter Griehsnig, who has successfully established the AT&S plants in China for many years.
Top ten IC design house revenue spikes 32% in 2Q22
September 07, 2022According to the latest TrendForce statistics, revenue of the top ten global IC design houses reached US$39.56 billion in 2Q22, growing 32% YoY.
Porsche Engineering expands in China with new Beijing office
September 06, 2022Porsche Engineering, a technology service provider and a subsidiary of Porsche, has set up another Chinese site to better meet localisation needs for the Chinese market, particularly in terms of highly automated driving, connectivity, infotainment, and assistance systems.
Global notebook shipments drops to 195 million units in 2022
September 05, 2022According to TrendForce research, global notebook shipments reached 45.74 million units in 2Q22, down 17.7% QoQ and 24.5% YoY, setting a single-quarter post-COVID19 outbreak low. In addition to the end of pandemic proceeds, Chromebook's educational outlook is no longer rosy.
2Q22 global smartphone production – only 292 million units
September 02, 2022According to TrendForce investigations, 2H22 smartphone production planning was quite conservative as brands gave priority to adjusting distribution channel inventory.
No more Nvidia AI chips for ChinaLoad more news
September 01, 2022Nvidia Corp has reportedly been told by U.S. officials to stop exporting two top computing chips for AI work to China.