Variosystems has more plans for its Mexican plant
August 05, 2022While Variosystems has been working to establish a strong supply chain in the US for the last twenty years, it has also recently expanded to Juarez, Mexico as a way to support the increasing demand for onshoring.
Nikola agrees to acquire Romeo Power
August 05, 2022Nikola Corporation and Romeo Power have entered into a definitive agreement in which Nikola will acquire Romeo in an all-stock transaction.
TrendForce: Intel orders delayed, TSMC slows 3nm expansion
August 04, 2022According to TrendForce research, Intel plans to outsource the tGPU chipset in Meteor Lake to TSMC for manufacture. Mass production of this product was initially planned for 2H22 but was later postponed to 1H23 due to product design and process verification issues.
Global semiconductor sales increase 13.3% in Q2 2022
August 04, 2022The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) reports that global sales of semiconductors totaled USD 152.5 billion during the second quarter of 2022, an increase of 13.3% over the second quarter of 2021 and 0.5% more than the first quarter of 2022.
Semtech to acquire Sierra Wireless
August 03, 2022Semtech and Sierra Wireless have entered into a definitive agreement under which Semtech will acquire all outstanding shares of Sierra Wireless for USD 31 per share in an all-cash deal valued at USD 1.2 billion.
Saki makes changes to its global sales management team
August 03, 2022Saki is restructuring its global sales organisation by promoting Eddie Ichiyama and Ken Katsumi to Chief Sales Managers
Volvo Group's looking to build battery plant in Sweden
August 03, 2022In order to meet the growing demand for battery electric heavy-duty vehicles and machines, the Volvo Group has initiated the process to establish a large-scale production plant for battery cells in Sweden.
Cyber incident at SEMIKRON
August 02, 2022The SEMIKRON Group has become a victim of a cyber-attack by a professional hacker group.
HawkEye 360 opens new satellite manufacturing facility
August 01, 2022HawkEye 360, a provider of space-based radio frequency (RF) data and analytics, has opened its Advanced Technology and Development Center in Herndon, Virginia.
MKS and Atotech deal receive China antitrust clearance
August 01, 2022MKS Instruments and Atotech have received unconditional merger approval from China’s State Administration for Market Regulation for MKS’ pending acquisition of Atotech.
US passes CHIPS Act – puts more pressure on China
August 01, 2022The disruption of the chip supply chain caused by the pandemic in the past two years, as well as geopolitical flashpoints such as Sino-US trade frictions and the Russia-Ukraine war, have led regional economies worldwide to focus more on the autonomy of local production and supply chains.
Micron plans to invest in US memory manufacturing
August 01, 2022Micron Technology commends the passing of the “Chips and Science” legislation. The company says that this is a big step towards securing the future of semiconductor manufacturing in the United States and advancing American innovation and competitiveness.
Vicor opens its “ChiP” fabrication facility
July 29, 2022Power module manufacturer Vicor has opening of its new 90,000-square-foot power module manufacturing facility in Andover, Massachusetts.
Americas’ chip suppliers continue to dominate R&D spending
July 29, 2022Despite political and national security concerns about U.S. domestic semiconductor production, American companies continue to account for more than half of the global chip industry’s total spending on research and development, according to IC Insights.
Gartner: Global semiconductor revenue growth to slow in 2022
July 28, 2022Global semiconductor revenue is projected to grow 7.4% in 2022, down from 2021 growth of 26.3%, according to the latest forecast from Gartner, Inc. This is down from the previous quarter’s forecast of 13.6% growth in 2022.
Trendforce: Panel makers forced to reduce utilisation
July 28, 2022Moving into 2H22, terminal brands continue to adjust their inventory, not only weakening panel demand, but also inducing a sustained drop in panel quotations.
ZKW expands production at Mexican location
July 28, 2022Lighting systems specialist invests an additional total of over USD 102 million in production plant in Silao, Mexico.
Driver IC pricing continues fall with 8~10% drop in 3Q22
July 27, 2022With supply and demand imbalanced and inventory high, the driver IC price drop is expected to expand to 8~10% in 3Q22, and prices falling all the way until the end of the year cannot be ruled out.
Mitsubishi Electric to supply automation solutions to Novali
July 26, 2022Novali has signed a technology partnership agreement with Mitsubishi Electric Europe to meet deadlines for multiple giga factories across Europe.
Automotive lighting product market expected to grow by 4%Load more news
July 25, 2022TrendForce forecasts that the market value of the global automotive lighting will reach US$32.68 billion in 2022, 4% YoY.