Monday 11 December 2023
US weighs tariffs on global aluminum: potential impact on solar manufacturing and supply chains
The US Department of Commerce is gearing up to impose anti-dumping (AD) and countervailing (CVD) duties on aluminum extrusions from 15 countries, including China, Mexico, Turkey,...
Wednesday 9 March 2022
Supply chain remains calm as metal prices soar
The price of raw materials such as copper, aluminum, and nickel have soared since the outbreak of the Russia-Ukraine war, but components manufacturers have remained calm.
Friday 10 September 2021
Suppliers to raise quotes as aluminum price hits 10y high
Component suppliers said they might raise quotes again to tackle rising costs as aluminum price hit a 10-year high at US$2,700 per ton. Some suppliers have raised the price in the...
Monday 25 April 2016
Taiwan university develops aluminum ball bonding technology
While copper wire is considered a cheaper alternative to gold wire for ball wire bonding used in semiconductor packaging, a process based on aluminum wire has been developed by Taiwan's...