EU Chips Act: Are we one step closer to actual funding?
December 05, 2022The EU Chips Act addresses the current shortage of semiconductors in Europe. With the Chips Act, the EU aims to double its global market share in semiconductors from 10% to at least 20% by 2030 in order to ensure the EU's future technological sovereignty.
Penetration rate of smartphones with OLED display is rising
November 30, 2022According to TrendForce’s latest research, the penetration rate of smartphones that feature an OLED panel (regardless of whether the OLED panel is the rigid, flexible, or foldable type) is projected to climb from around 47.7% in 2022 to 50.8% in 2023. Then, by 2026, the penetration will climb above 60%.
Trading platform aims to alleviate chip shortage
November 28, 2022Precogs has launched CHIPSMARKET, an online marketplace for OEM-EMS-ODM businesses to trade chips directly between each other, with brokers, and with distributors.
Hunan Sanan secures order worth $524 million
November 22, 2022Hunan Sanan, a Sanan Optoelectronics subsidiary, has signed a procurement letter of intent (LOI) agreement with an automotive partner. Under the agreement, Hunan Sanan will supply USD 524 million worth of SiC chips to the automaker's new electric vehicle product line in the next few years.
US sanctions against China could spread to the display panel industry
November 21, 2022Recent observations by market intelligence firm TrendForce suggests that the ongoing expansion of the US semiconductor trade restrictions against China could eventually spread to the display panel industry.
Head or tailwinds for 2023? Hard to choose, says Tim Carroll
November 16, 2022Digi-Key's VP of eCommerce, Tim Carroll, elaborated on the changes in operations that were brought forth by the pandemic and the semiconductor shortage.
Aspocomp's net sales continued to increase
November 11, 2022The Finnish PCB manufacturer says that its net sales continued to increase during the third quarter of 2022, its operating result improved further and the order book also remained strong.
Chip shortage paves the way for fakes
November 09, 2022The flow of counterfeit components always tends to increase during times of shortage – something that the EU’s intellectual property office and Europol have noticed. What is evident is that the wrong component in the wrong system can result in big problems.
White Horse Laboratories opens first US-based testing facility
November 07, 2022Electronics testing and quality control specialist White Horse Laboratories has officially opened its new Jack Kilby Testing Center in Cleveland, Ohio.
Sales increased by 10.5% for Schweizer
November 04, 2022Despite a challenging market environment, new orders rose by 18.7% in the first three quarters of 2022 compared to the volume of the same period the previous year and amounted to EUR 152.7 million.
AT&S reports on EUR 1 billion in revenue for 1H/2022-23
November 03, 2022AT&S continued its growth course in the first half of the financial year 2022/23, achieving record revenue and earnings levels. Revenue increased by 53% to EUR 1,070 million in the first half of 2022/23, compared with EUR 698 million during the previous year.
iPhone production could fall 30% at key Chinese plant due to stricter Covid restrictions
October 31, 2022According to reports, China's stricter COVID-19 restrictions might cause production of Apple's iPhones to decline by as much as 30% at Foxconn's Zhengzhou plant in central China.
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ICsense start mass producing new chemical sensor interface ASIC
October 24, 2022ICsense, a TDK Group company that focuses on the supply of ASICs and custom chip design services, has started mass production of a new chemical sensor interface ASIC.
EV and energy storage battery recycling market forecast
October 24, 2022TrendForce indicates that the rapid rise in the penetration rate of the global new energy vehicle (NEV) market has stimulated an increase in the installed capacity of power batteries on a yearly basis.
Missing chips cost EUR 100 billion to the European auto sector
October 21, 2022The chip shortage hit Europe hard, but the hardest blow was probably dealt to the European automotive industry.
NOTE sees opportunities to reach new highs
October 18, 2022The Swedish EMS provider increased its sales by 36% during the third quarter of 2022. During the first three quarters of the year – despite challenges linked to the shortage situation on the component market – NOTE managed to increase sales by 45%.
SSD shipments via distribution channels reached 127M units in 2021
October 13, 2022According to TrendForce research, SSD shipments through global distribution channels reached 127 million units in 2021, with an annual growth rate of 11%.
TrendForce lists five tech industry trends for 2023
October 11, 2022TrendForce is detailing 10 major trends that are expected to take place across various segments in the tech industry.
A changing landscape – how will the EMS industry look in the futureLoad more news
October 03, 2022While the pandemic might be behind us, it did set a “new normal” for the operations of EMS companies – now focussing even more on supply chain, remote monitoring and working, increased automated production and diversification of procurement sources.