Micro LED chips market poised to grow at staggering rate
August 09, 2022In 2026, the revenue of Micro LED transparent AR smart glasses chips is forecast at approximately USD 38.3 million, with an annual compound growth rate of Micro LED chips from 2023 to 2026 at approximately 704%.
Koenigsegg invests in Dutch solar vehicle company
August 08, 2022Swedish megacar manufacturer, Koenigsegg, has invested in Lightyear, a Netherlands-based high-tech company developing solar vehicles.
Manz terminates negotiations with Chinese partner
August 02, 2022Manz says it is terminating negotiations with its Chinese customer Chongqing Shenhua Thin Film Solar Technology Co., Ltd. regarding the conclusion of the large-scale solar project CIGSfab.
Are Micron and the Taiwanese semi suppliers the canaries in the coal mine?
August 02, 2022Early warning signs of a turning point in the semiconductor industry cycle becoming more evident.
Applied Materials looking to future-ready its workforce
July 29, 2022Applied Materials South East Asia Pte. Ltd. has signed an MoU with the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) to develop and implement continuing education and training (CET) programmes for Applied Materials employees.
Worldwide silicon wafer shipments set new record in Q2 2022
July 29, 2022Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments in the second quarter of 2022 surpassed the previous record high set in the first quarter of the year, edging up 1% quarter-over-quarter to 3,704 million square inches, according to SEMI.
Green light for the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022
July 29, 2022The United States House of Representatives has passed the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022. A decision applauded by SEMI. The bill provides a 25% tax credit for US facilities that produce semiconductors or chipmaking equipment and USD 52 billion in funding for new semiconductor programs.
Foxconn and NXP to co-develop next-gen vechicle platforms
July 22, 2022Foxconn has announced a Memorandum of Understanding with NXP Semiconductors to jointly develop platforms for a new generation of smart connected vehicles.
Toyo Ink Group to focus on electronics materials in Shenzhen
July 21, 2022Toyo Ink SC Holdings Co., Ltd., the parent company of the Tokyo-based materials manufacturer Toyo Ink Group, recently opened the Shenzhen Toyo Ink Technical Center in Shenzhen, China.
Mexico rumoured to be the next stop for CATL
July 20, 2022Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Ltd, a Chinese battery maker, is reportedly considering locations in Mexico.
Market for automotive SiC power components to exceed $1billion
July 19, 2022As more and more automakers begin to introduce SiC technology into electric drive systems, the market for vehicle SiC power components is forecast to reach US$1.07 billion in 2022 and will climb to US$3.94 billion by 2026, according to Trendforce research.
Semiconductor equipment sales on track to hit record highs
July 15, 2022Global sales of total semiconductor manufacturing equipment by original equipment manufacturers are forecast to reach a record $117.5 billion in 2022, rising 14.7% from the previous industry high of $102.5 billion in 2021, and increase to $120.8 billion in 2023.
Foxconn and PTT to build EV plant in Thailand
July 15, 2022Horizon Plus, a joint venture between Foxconn and energy company PTT, will establish a new EV manufacturing plant that occupies an area in Thailand's Eastern Economic Corridor.
Navitas acquires VDD Tech to expand next-gen semi capability
July 13, 2022Navitas Semiconductor, specialising in gallium nitride power integrated circuits, has announced the acquisition of VDD Tech, creator of digital-isolators for next-generation power conversion.
Sivers Semi signs distribution agreement with Richardson RFPD
July 06, 2022Sivers Wireless, a fully owned subsidiary of Sivers Semiconductors, has signed a global distribution agreement with Richardson RFPD to strengthen the growth of the 5G and SATCOM millimeter wave business on the global arena.
Mitsubishi Electric to establish new factory in India
July 05, 2022will invest approximately 21.8 million euros in its subsidiary Mitsubishi Electric India Pvt. Ltd. to establish a new factory in India for factory automation control system products.
Sensata sells semi test and thermal business to Boyd
July 04, 2022Sensata Technologies announces that it has sold its Qinex semiconductor thermal test and control business to Boyd Corporation for total consideration of $219 million, including a small secondary closing.
Research facility to help UK take the lead in semi R&DLoad more news
July 01, 2022University of Sheffield announces a "major research facility" that will support the UK in its position as a "world-leader" in semiconductor R&D.