ASE Technology sells plants in China
December 03, 2021Taiwanese provider of semiconductor manufacturing services in assembly and test, ASE Technology Holding, says it has sold several facilities in China to Beijing-based private equity company Wise Road Capital.
Foundry revenue rises by 12% QoQ for 3Q21, says TrendForce
December 03, 2021Although 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.
Nexperia uses Aixtron equipment as it enters the SiC market
December 03, 2021Semiconductor manufacturer Nexperia, is using Aixtron's production technology to enter the high performance SiC device market.
EV market continue to drive demand for 6” SiC wafers
December 02, 2021Demand from the global automotive market for 6-inch SiC wafers is expected to reach 1.69 million units in 2025 thanks to the rising penetration rate of EVs and the trend towards high-voltage 800V EV architecture, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Soitec acquires NovaSiC, strengthens SiC wafer technology
December 02, 2021Soitec, a designer and manufacturer of semiconductor materials, acquires NovaSiC, a technology company specialized in polishing and reclaiming wafers on silicon carbide, to accelerate the company’s technology development and strengthen its positioning on the automotive and industrial markets.
Songwon to expand its semiconductor chemicals production
November 30, 2021South Korean chemicals company Songwon Industrial, has announced that it is investing to expand its chemical production capacity for semiconductors.
Syntronixs Asia becomes part of Infineon
November 30, 2021German semiconductor manufacturer, Infineon, has via its subsidiary Infineon Technologies (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. acquired Syntronixs Asia Sdn. Bhd., a Melaka-based electroplating company.
Manufacturing trends to watch in 2022
November 29, 2021If the past year has taught us anything, it’s that unpredictability is part of the ‘new normal’ for the manufacturing industry. But what's to come as we enter 2022?
Bosch to invest €74 million to expand Mexican operations
November 29, 2021The German company announces that it plans to invest EUR 74 million to increase production at its plant in Aguascalientes, Mexico.
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A*STAR and STMicro team up on SiC R&D for the EV market
November 26, 2021The Institute of Microelectronics (IME) at the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and STMicroelectronics are launching an R&D collaboration in the field of silicon carbide for power-electronics applications in the automotive and industrial markets.
European Semiconductor distribution sales sets new records
November 25, 2021DMASS reports a whopping 31.8% growth in semiconductors in Q3 and +44.7% in interconnect, passive and electromechanical components. Shortages remain biggest problem for entire industry.
Jenoptik signs agreement to sell Vincorion
November 25, 2021Jenoptik AG has signed an agreement to sell the Vincorion division. It will be acquired by a fund managed by private equity firm STAR Capital Partnership LLP.
Samsung to invest $17 billion in new Texas fab
November 24, 2021South Korean electronics giant, Samsung, has chosen Taylor, Texas to build a new, USD 17 billion, semiconductor manufacturing facility.
Qualcomm acquires Clay AIR
November 24, 2021Clay AIR, an AI powered hand tracking and gesture recognition technology company, has been acquired by Qualcomm.
AmpliTech to acquire Spectrum Semiconductor Materials
November 23, 2021AmpliTech Group, a designer, developer and manufacturer of signal-processing components, has executed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets and operations of San Jose-based Spectrum Semiconductor Materials Inc., a specialty distributor of semiconductor components.
Global OSAT revenue reaches $8.89 billion in 3Q21
November 23, 2021As the global vaccination rate rose, and border restrictions in Europe and North America eased, social activities also began to enter a period of recovery, with the consumer electronics market seemingly ready for the arrival of the traditional peak season in 2H21, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Smith to divest its Its solar divisionLoad more news
November 23, 2021The distributor of electronic components says that it has signed an agreement to sell its solar sales and services division, known as ONTILITY Powered by Smith, to BBB Industries, LLC under its new division, TerrePower.