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.
AKM provides an update on its fire damaged fab
November 29, 2021In late October last year a fire broke out at Asahi Kasei Microsystem’s (AKM) semiconductor factory in Nobeoka, Miyazaki prefecture. The fire completely ravished the fab and took a total of three days to completely extinguish. But how does the company fare today?
Jochen Hanebeck to succeed Reinhard Ploss as CEO of Infineon
November 26, 2021The Supervisory Board of German chip giant, Infineon, has decided that Jochen Hanebeck will take over as the new Chief Executive Officer of Infineon Technologies AG on 1 April 2022.
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.
NAND Flash revenue rises by 15% QoQ for 3Q21
November 24, 2021The growth of the NAND Flash market in 3Q21 was primarily driven by strong demand from the data center and smartphone industries, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
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.
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.
Veeco ships first system from new manufacturing facility
November 23, 2021Veeco Instruments says that the company has shipped the first LSA101 Laser Spike Annealing System from its new San Jose, California facility to an unnamed semiconductor manufacturer.
Revenue ranking of the top 10 OSAT companies for 3Q21
November 23, 2021For 3Q21, the revenues of the top 10 OSAT outsourced semiconductor assembly and test) companies reached USD 8.89 billion, a 31.6% YoY increase, says TrendForce.
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.
Former GlobalFoundries executive to lead IQE
November 22, 2021Following an extensive and rigorous search process, the board of the UK supplier of compound semiconductor wafer products announces that it has appointed Americo Lemos as Chief Executive Officer, starting on 10 January 2022.
GlobalFoundries and Ford are aiming to boost chip supplies
November 18, 2021Semiconductor manufacturer, GlobalFoundries, says it is entering into a strategic collaboration with Ford Motor Company with the aim of advancing semiconductor manufacturing and technology development within the United States. The companies are looking to boost chip supplies for Ford and the US auto industry.
BSL to supply semiconductor components to SDU
November 18, 2021Ban Seng Lee Industries Sdn Bhd (BSLI), a subsidiary of Malaysian BSL Corporation, has secured a Letter of Award from SD Unify Pte Ltd (SDU) to fabricate semiconductor components and sub-assembly modules.
Ascentec Engineering to open new design & manufacturing plant
November 18, 2021Ascentec Engineering, a manufacturer of precision machined parts and assemblies for the semiconductor and aerospace industries, announces that it is opening a new location in Dallas, Oregon.
Top25 semiconductor suppliers' sales growth to skyrocket
November 18, 2021The semiconductor market is forecast to increase 23% this year, fueled by changing habits caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and the subsequent economic rebound from it in 2021, says IC Insights. The market research company also provides a projected ranking of the top 25 semiconductor suppliers based on sales growth rate.
TI plans massive semiconductor wafer fab expansion
November 18, 2021Texas Instrument says it plans to start construction on its new 300-millimeter semiconductor wafer fabrication plants in Sherman, Texas. The company says that the site has the potential for up to four fabs to meet demand over time. Construction of the first and second fabs is set to begin in 2022.
Riber receives order for a new production machine in Asia
November 17, 2021Riber, a supplier of semiconductor industry equipment, is announcing an order for a MBE 6000 production system in Asia. While not disclosing the exact value of the deal, the company says the total value amount to several million euros.
UK orders further investigation of Nvidia's takeover of ArmLoad more news
November 17, 2021Digital Secretary Nadine Dorries has orded the UK's Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) to carry out an in-depth Phase Two investigation of Nvidia's acquisition of Arm over competition and national security concerns.