NOTE expects continued strong developments despite a weaker market
September 18, 2020For a long time, Swedish EMS provider NOTE has developed positively with increased market shares, strong organic growth and gradually increased margins. For the third quarter, the company expects a continued positive earnings trend.
Osram raises its guidance for 2020
September 17, 2020The managing board of Osram Licht AG raised the guidance for the fiscal year 2020 today due to stronger business recovery in summer, in particular in August.
Fire broke out at Unimicron’s Kunshan operations
September 16, 2020At about 10:50 am on September 7th, a fire occurred at the PCB company’s China subsidiary, Unimicron Technology (Kunshan) Corp.
BMW doubles production capacity for high-voltage batteries in China
September 15, 2020The BMW Group continues to drive the expansion of electromobility and is adapting its production structures to growing demand for fully and partially electrified vehicles.
French PCB supplier sets up shop in Poland
September 15, 2020ICAPE Polska sp. z o.o., the latest expansion of the PCB group, has officially been operating since the beginning of September 2020.
Nvidia / Arm deal dubbed as ‘disaster’ by Arm-cofounder
September 14, 2020The news that US-based Nvidia will acquire Arm from SoftBank Group in a USD 40 billion deal has already sparked some backlash within the industry. One of the vocal parties is Arm-cofounder, Hermann Hauser, who called the deal a disaster and said that it should be blocked.
It's official - NVIDIA to acquire Arm for $40 billion
September 14, 2020NVIDIA and SoftBank have entered into a definitive agreement under which NVIDIA will acquire Arm Limited from SoftBank in a transaction valued at USD 40 billion.
2H20 growth expectations vary among leading IC suppliers
September 10, 2020As expected, most IC suppliers experienced weaker demand and generally poor sales results in the first half of this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic and strained U.S./China trade relations. However, as reported by IC Insights, some key IC suppliers believe that the second half of this year will yield better results.
Delphi secures major power electronics business win
September 10, 2020The provider of automotive propulsion systems announces that it has secured a major Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) electrification business, driving profitable long-term growth.
Corona crisis hits the PCB industry with force
September 09, 2020In particular, the corona-related developments in April and May of this year contributed to the fact that PCB manufacturers recorded a sales decrease of 17.4% in the second quarter of 2020 compared to the same period in the previous year, reports the PCB and Electronic Systems trade association in the ZVEI - Zentralverband Elektrotechnik- und Electronics industry.
COVID-19 drives rise in global fab equipment spending
September 09, 2020Soaring pandemic-inspired demand for chips that power everything from communications and IT infrastructures to personal computing, gaming and healthcare electronics will drive an 8% increase in global fab equipment spending in 2020 and a 13% increase in 2021, SEMI reports.
Data Modul expands to the east - opens new factory in Shanghai
September 08, 2020As part of its “internationalisation strategy,” the provider of display, touch, embedded, monitor and panel PC solutions, is opening a new facility in Shanghai to better service the local market.
SMIC responds to reports about a potential blacklist situation
September 07, 2020Chinese semiconductor foundry, Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), found itself in eye of the storm following reports of a potential U.S. ban, much like the one experienced by Huawei.
Austrian manufacturer establishes Chinese subsidiary
September 04, 2020Austrian electronics manufacturer BECOM Group, announces that it has established a subsidiary in Chine. the newly established BECOM Electronics (Heyuan) Co. Ltd., is described as an important and strategic step for the development of the group.
Global semiconductor sales increase 4.9% YoY in July
September 04, 2020The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors were USD 35.2 billion in July 2020, 4.9% more than the July 2019 total of USD 33.5 billion and 2.1% greater than the June 2020 total of USD 34.5 billion.
Massive Chinese semiconductor constitution site stands idle
September 02, 2020The USD 20 billion investment to construct a massive semiconductor manufacturing complex in Wuhan, China has has stalled, reportedly due to lack of funding.
Could Mexico be the winner in the US – China trade war?
September 01, 2020Taiwanese EMS giants Foxconn and Pegatron are – among others – companies that are said to consider new factories in Mexico.
Shock Proofing Your Supply Chain – A Global Approach
August 31, 2020All supply chains face risks caused by unpredictable events, such as trade wars, natural disasters and data breaches, that often lead to multiple disruptions. Most recently, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a large-scale impact on both demand and supply, exemplifying the need for stronger supply chains.
Broadcom overtakes Qualcomm for first place among the top ten IC design companies
August 31, 2020According to the revenue ranking of top ten IC design companies for 2Q20 compiled by TrendForce, Broadcom was able to capture number one position by surpassing Qualcomm in quarterly revenue.
DRAM module revenue decreases by 3% YoY in 2019Load more news
August 26, 2020The massive drop-off in DRAM quotes in 2019 culminated in a total yearly decline of more than 50%, which led to revenue losses for most module makers in 2019, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.