Vitesco starts production in Debrecen, Hungary
March 02, 2021After just two years of construction, the Vitesco Technologies plant in Debrecen, Hungary, went now into operation.
Global EV sales finished strong in the final months of 2020
March 02, 2021Global sales of NEV (new energy vehicles, which include both BEV and PHEV) skyrocketed in the final two months of 2020, with various models setting historical sales records, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
European semiconductor sales up 6.4 % in January
March 02, 2021The European Semiconductor Industry Association (ESIA) says that European sales of semiconductors reached to USD 3.453 billion in January 2021, an increase of 6.4% versus the same month one year ago.
Server DRAM contract prices projected to rise by 10-15%
March 01, 2021Since 3Q20, memory suppliers’ production capacities allocated to server DRAM have dropped to about 30% of the total DRAM production capacity, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Elmatica adds British muscles to its technical team
March 01, 2021The Norwegian headquartered PCB broker has hired Craig Haywood as Senior Technical Advisor to their Technical Department, adding deeper ESA expertise to its team.
Harman acquires 5G Edge and V2X specialist Savari
March 01, 2021Samsung subsidiary, Harman International, is acquiring Silicon Valley-based automotive technology company, Savari, a developer of vehicle-to-everything communications (V2X) technology in 5G Edge and automotive devices.
UDC and PPG to set up manufacturing in Ireland
March 01, 2021Universal Display Corporation and PPG will jointly establish a new manufacturing site in Shannon, Ireland, for the production of UDC’s UniversalPHOLED materials.
With the shortage still weighing heavy ADI delays fab closure
March 01, 2021In January Evertiq reported that Analog Devices was planning to permanently close its facility Milpitas, California.
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Biden to push for $37 billion to boost chip manufacturing
February 26, 2021US President Joe Biden has responded to the industry’s call to reinvigorate domestic semiconductor manufacturing. The president is pushing a USD 37 billion bill to identify solutions to the semiconductor shortfall.
Mycronic receives US order for two SLX systems
February 26, 2021The Swedish technology company has received an order for two SLX mask writers from an unnamed, but existing customer in the USA. The total order value is between USD 8 and 12 million.
HP to acquire HyperX in a $425 million
February 25, 2021HP Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, for USD 425 million.
TSMC ranks in Top10 in three wafer size categories
February 25, 2021As of December 2020, only TSMC—the world’s largest foundry—was listed among the wafer capacity leaders in each of the three wafer size categories. It had the most 200mm wafer capacity last year and ranked second, trailing only Samsung, in 300mm wafer capacity.
Foxconn to manufacture Fisker e-cars
February 25, 2021Fisker has entered into a MOU with Hon Hai Technology Group. Foxconn is said to manufacture the vehicle at projected annual volumes of more than 250,000. Global market scope – including North America, Europe, China, and India.
Manz receives follow-up order for battery assembly system
February 24, 2021Automotive supplier TE Connectivity orders further equipment for automated assembly of cell contacting systems from Manz.
Top 10 foundries expected to increase revenues by 20%
February 24, 2021Demand in the global foundry market remains strong in 1Q21, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations. As various end-products continue to generate high demand for chips, clients of foundries in turn stepped up their procurement activities, which subsequently led to a persistent shortage of production capacities across the foundry industry.
BECOM starts operations at its Heyuan location
February 24, 2021The Austrian headquartered EMS provider opened its new location in China just before the Chinese New Year. In this first step, the company invested a total of EUR 4 million in the new 3'000 square metre, high-tech location in Heyuan in southern China.
Marlin invests Hentec/RPS Vector 460 selective soldering equipment
February 24, 2021Marlin Technologies has purchased and installed a Hentec/RPS Vector 460 selective soldering system.
Explosive growth in Automotive DRAM demand expectedLoad more news
February 23, 2021Driven by such factors as the continued development of autonomous driving technologies and the build-out of 5G infrastructure, the demand for automotive memories will undergo a rapid growth going forward, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.