Tuesday 5 December 2023
TDK to set up facility in India, supplying iPhone battery cells
Japan-based TDK will set up its first manufacturing facility in India, supplying battery cells for iPhones made locally. The latest development highlights Apple suppliers' accelerating pace in investing in India.
Friday 1 December 2023
Samsung sees decrease in number of countries where it holds top market share
Samsung Electronics' smartphone business faced intense competition worldwide in 2023. It's estimated that there will be a decrease in the number of countries where it holds the top market share compared to 2022. Despite that, it has made gains in places like India and Malaysia.
Thursday 30 November 2023
India reportedly pushes for contribution from China-based smartphone vendors in export efforts
Despite the sustained growth in handset exports, primarily fueled by Samsung Electronics and Apple suppliers, India is actively urging China-based smartphone vendors to contribute to export, a goal that has eluded success in previous years.
Thursday 30 November 2023
Foxconn expansion in India faces cultural, language, and labor hurdles
As Foxconn ramps up its investments and production in India, the world's largest electronics manufacturers find it difficult to replicate their Chinese experiences in the South Asian country due to challenges like language barriers, cultural differences, and labor codes not as pro-business as those in China.
Wednesday 29 November 2023
Foxconn stands out in Indian manufacturing advancement
Amid Foxconn's accelerating investments in India, supply chain insiders believe that as China-based and India-based contract manufacturers face respective challenges, only Foxconn can expand its production capacity in India to meet customer demands.
Wednesday 29 November 2023
AMD inaugurates its largest global design center in India
As part of the US$400 million investment plan in India, AMD inaugurated its largest global design center in Bengaluru, with the Indian government expecting more investment from chipmakers to come to India in the next few months.
Tuesday 28 November 2023
Taiwan-based CHEM seizes potential in Indian hydrogen push
Amid the policy initiative and an investment wave of hydrogen energy, vehicles, and applications in India, Taiwan-based Chung-Hsin Electric and Machinery Manufacturing (CHEM) is eyeing huge opportunities in the South Asian market and expecting the hydrogen business to become a new growth driver.
Tuesday 28 November 2023
Tata reportedly to scale up for iPhone manufacturing amidst growing handset exports in India
Thanks to investments from global handset makers and the emergence of local players, official data shows that India's handset production has grown rapidly, with exports about to take off.
Tuesday 28 November 2023
Foxconn invests US$1.5 billion in India to expand manufacturing
Foxconn announced a fresh investment in India to build manufacturing facilities amid its ongoing diversification efforts out of China and forays into more areas, including semiconductors.
Monday 27 November 2023
India may take 10 years to achieve 28nm mass production, according to DIGITIMES Research
Although India demonstrates ambition and has pivoted to invite Taiwanese semiconductor partners to accelerate its chip dreams, analysts are taking a cautious view but said the success of Micron in India is key to the South Asian country's semiconductor future.
Monday 27 November 2023
India's Kaynes SemiCon plans first OSAT line in April, eyes advanced packaging tech partnerships
India's efforts to build a semiconductor manufacturing ecosystem have seen numerous companies enter the semiconductor packaging segment. One of them, Kaynes SemiCon, has revealed that they plan to roll out the first line of OSAT by the first week of April 2024. Speaking to Digitimes Asia recently, Raghu Panicker, CEO of Kaynes SemiCon, added that they have numerous announcements on the horizon.
Monday 27 November 2023
India gains EU support in strengthening chip supply chain alongside US and Japan backing
As India strives to establish its burgeoning semiconductor supply chain, it has secured backing from the European Union, adding to the support already received from the United States and Japan.
Monday 27 November 2023
India roundup: India-based OSATs to emerge amid chip-making relocation
India-based electronics manufacturers accelerate their move to venture into the emerging OSAT business amid lucrative incentive schemes and a favorable geopolitical environment.
Friday 24 November 2023
India may introduce revamped incentive to encourage telecom products manufacturing
India might consider extending invitations to additional companies to participate in the incentive scheme aimed at manufacturing telecom and networking products due to the surplus budget available from the scheme as India is looking to build itself as an export powerhouse for telecom products.
Friday 24 November 2023
Analysts forecast declining sales for Apple products in India, excluding iPhone
Despite witnessing substantial revenue and profit growth in India in recent years, analysts predict a downturn in sales for most Apple products in the country, except for the iPhone. This trend differs from the smartphone market, where a shift towards premiumization did not occur in the notebook, tablet, and wearable sectors.
Thursday 23 November 2023
86-year-old Indian conglomerate ventures into OSAT business
CG Power and Industrial Solutions (CG) applied for India's incentive scheme for semiconductor manufacturing, a fresh move by India-based manufacturers to venture into the OSAT field.
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