Top 10 foundries report a 1.1% quarterly decline in 2Q23
September 05, 2023
TrendForce reports an interesting shift in the electronics landscape: dwindling inventories for TV components, along with a surging mobile repair market that’s been driving TDDI demand, have sparked a smattering of urgent orders in the Q2 supply chain.
Foundry market expected to drop 6.5% YoY in 2023
July 03, 2023
The global semiconductor foundry market grew 27.9% YoY in 2022. However, it is projected to decrease by 6.5% YoY in 2023 due to inventory adjustments, according to IDC.
Weak consumer product demand hits PSMC and VIS revenue hard
June 13, 2023
The foundry industry has been following a downward trend since the second half of 2022. Second and third-tier foundries, constrained by process technology limitations and high product overlap, face intense competition and lack bargaining power, reports TrendForce.
Top 10 foundries report nearly 20% QoQ revenue decline in 1Q23
June 12, 2023
TrendForce reports that the global top 10 foundries witnessed a significant 18.6% QoQ decline in revenue during the first quarter of 2023.
US CHIPS Act will slow down Chinese chip development for years
April 17, 2023
Recent updates to the US CHIPS and Science Act by the US Department of Commerce stipulate that beneficiaries of the act will be restricted in their investment activities – for more advanced and mature processes – in China, North Korea, Iran, and Russia for the next ten years. Restrictions that will limit Chinese semiconductor development for the next decade, says TrendForce.
The global chip race – Chip Act against Chip Act
April 14, 2023
In the wake of the global semiconductor shortage, the US and the EU are both planning to invest significant sums of public funds to increase domestic semiconductor manufacture, otherwise known as the Chips Acts. But how do these semiconductor promotional acts compare against each other?
Total revenue for top 10 foundries slip 4.7% QoQ in 4Q22
March 13, 2023
According to TrendForce’s latest survey of the global foundry market, electronics brands began adjusting their inventories in 2Q22, but foundries were unable to rapidly adapt to this development because they reside in the more upper portion of the supply chain.
Monolithic Power Systems inks foundry deal with Vanguard
December 12, 2022
Power solutions provider, Monolithic Power Systems (MPS), has entered into a foundry agreement with specialty IC foundry service provider, Vanguard International Semiconductor Corporation (VIS).
Foundries will see steeper revenue drop in 4Q22
December 08, 2022
As orders for consumer semiconductor components undergo larger downward corrections foundries will see a steeper revenue drop in 4Q22, says TrendForce.
Global top 10 foundries’ total revenue grew by 6% in 3Q22
December 08, 2022
According to TrendForce’s research, the total revenue of the global top 10 foundries rose by 6% QoQ to USD 35.21 billion for 3Q22 as the release of the new iPhone series during the second half of the year generated significant stock-up activities across Apple’s supply chain.
Managing obsolescence: FED and COGD agree on cooperation
November 28, 2022
The German Electronics Design and Manufacturing Association (FED) and the Component Obsolescence Group Deutschland (COGD) signed a cooperation agreement at Electronica in Munich.
Is the semiconductor shortage over?
September 27, 2022
Although there are still sporadic shortages of specific components, the curtain has officially fallen on a two-year wave of shortages in general, and brands have gradually suspended stocking in response to changes in market conditions.
1Q22 foundry output value up 8.2% QoQ, says TrendForce
June 21, 2022
TrendForce says that, although demand for consumer electronics remains weak, structural growth demand in the semiconductor industry including for servers, high-performance computing, automotive, and industrial equipment has not flagged, becoming a key driver for medium and long term foundry growth.
XP Power expands its offering vis German acquisitions
March 31, 2022
The developer and manufacturer of critical power solutions to the electronics industry, has acquired the German firms FuG Elektronik GmbH (FuG) and Guth High Voltage GmbH (Guth), bringing enhanced high voltage capabilities to XP Power.
Top 10 foundries post record 4Q21 performance
March 14, 2022
The output value of the world’s top 10 foundries in 4Q21 reached USD 29.55 billion, or 8.3% growth QoQ, according to TrendForce’s research.
Foundry revenue rises by 12% QoQ for 3Q21, says TrendForce
December 03, 2021
Although the demand for end products related to the stay-at-home economy slowed down as many countries saw rising vaccination rates and were partially lifting social distancing restrictions, the decline in foundry orders from this source was more than offset by the traditional peak season for smartphones, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
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