Friday 29 December 2023
Automotive power device maker Actron eyes over 10% on-year sales increase in 2024
Actron Technology, a major Taiwanese automotive diode supplier, is optimistic about its operation in 2024 and expects a double-digit on-year sales growth, according to company president...
Friday 29 December 2023
Mixed developments in car market could benefit power components supplier Actron
Competition from low-emission cars is set to slow the penetration of electric vehicles (EV) in 2024, and such a development could promise substantial opportunities for power components...
Friday 27 October 2023
GlobalWafers' 8-inch SiC wafers made significant progress, scheduled for small volume production in 4Q24
Silicon wafer manufacturer GlobalWafers Co. announced on October 26 significant progress in its 8-inch Silicon Carbine (SiC) wafer production, which is expected to start small-volume...
Thursday 25 May 2023
Actron eyeing closer ties with Mosel, sources say
Automotive diode specialist Actron Technology plans to enhance its relationship with Mosel Vitelic, a 6-inch pure-play foundry, according to industry sources.
Thursday 25 May 2023
SAS expanding foothold in SiC semiconductor market
Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS), which has affiliates such as Actron Technology, GlobalWafers, and Globitech, is extending its footprint in the silicon carbide (SiC) semiconductor...
Tuesday 28 March 2023
Global IGBT shortage worsens on Tesla policy change
The global shortage of industrial and automotive IGBTs is being exacerbated as Tesla is likely to use more insulated IGBTs in its future EVs under its 75% SiC cut plan. This paves...
Tuesday 28 March 2023
Actron enjoys automotive MOSFET sales jump
Automotive diode specialist Actron Technology has seen strong momentum for its MOSFETs from the light and hybrid electric vehicle (EV) sector, according to the Taiwan-based company...
Thursday 12 January 2023
Actron, Excelliance MOS to team up for automotive diodes and MOSFETs
Automotive diode specialist Actron Technology has made an equity investment in MOSFET supplier Excelliance MOS, as part of their planned collaboration in the automotive power device...
Wednesday 30 November 2022
Actron becomes largest shareholder of Mosel
Automotive diode specialist Actron Technology has acquired more common shares of its re-invested Mosel Vitelic and has now become the largest shareholder of the 6-inch foundry spec...
Thursday 24 November 2022
Automotive clients reducing inventory of components not in short supply
Automakers reportedly are scaling down orders for components which have long been in stable supply or have become more easily available, so as to reduce inventory costs, while some...
Thursday 28 July 2022
IGBT vs. SiC in NEV applications: Q&A with Actron Technology top management
Actron Technology founder Ming-Kuang Lu was reported to quit chairmanship at the automotive diode maker, arousing curiosity among readers about what drove his intention. Soon after...
Thursday 30 June 2022
SEMI, Foxconn, UMC release Auto IC Master scheme to integrate ecosystem
SEMI, Foxconn Technology and UMC have jointly released the SEMI Auto IC Master program designed to provide complete automotive chip solutions through effective and close partnerships...
Friday 17 June 2022
Diode maker Actron to sharply boost shipments for NEVs in next 5 years
Automotive diode vendor Actron Technology has set a five-year business development roadmap, aiming to have its shipments for NEV (new energy vehicle) applications catch up with those...
Tuesday 7 June 2022
Foxconn-Yageo JV makes strategic investment in MOSFET maker
XSemi, a joint venture between Hon Hai Precision Industry (Foxconn) and Yageo, has acquired a nearly 30% stake in Advanced Power Electronics (APEC), becoming the largest shareholder...
Tuesday 31 May 2022
Diode, MCU suppliers ramping up for high-speed transmission, HPC, automotive applications
Some Taiwan-based diode and MCU suppliers have extended their chip offerings for niche markets, such as middle- to high-end high-speed transmission, high-performance computing, and...
Summary of Tech Supply Chain News!
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Taiwan server industry experiences decline in 2023 revenues and shipments; poised to see growth in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research