Friday 13 May 2022
GTA steps up purchases of China homegrown fab tools
Shanghai-based analog chips foundry GTA Semiconductor has stepped up purchases from Naura Technology, ACM Research and other China-based semiconductor equipment makers to carry out...
Thursday 12 May 2022
Analog IC firm GMT cautious about 2Q22
Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT), a fabless supplier of analog and power management ICs, has expressed caution about its operations in the second quarter of 2022 citing growing...
Wednesday 11 May 2022
Industrial IC prices rise on tight supply
Industrial-control IC prices have risen amid tight supply, according to sources at IC distributors.
Friday 29 April 2022
Rohm, Delta team up for GaN power devices
Rohm Semiconductor and Delta Electronics have entered into a strategic partnership to develop and mass produce next-generation gallium nitride (GaN) power devices, according to the...
Thursday 14 April 2022
Analog IC prices to rise at slower pace
Analog chip prices are expected to continue rising but at a slower pace while supply-side constraints remain, according to sources at Taiwan-based IC design houses.
Tuesday 12 April 2022
Eight-inch IC fab capacity set to surge 21% to mitigate supply-demand imbalance, says SEMI
Semiconductor manufacturers worldwide are on track to boost 200mm fab capacity by 1.2 million wafers, or 21%, from the start of 2020 to the end of 2024 to hit a record high of 6.9...
Thursday 7 April 2022
China analog foundry startup gains support from Big Fund
Hangzhou Fullsemi Semiconductor, an IDM foundry specializing in analog chips, has raised an undisclosed sum of investment from China's National Semiconductor Industry Investment Fund...
Thursday 31 March 2022
Semiconductor test equipment maker Amida optimistic about 2022
Semiconductor test equipment supplier Amida Technology has expressed optimism about its revenue prospects this year, citing strong demand from its customers engaged in the power amplifier...
Thursday 31 March 2022
Chinese chipmakers target analog IC market
Rapid growth of the new energy vehicle (NEV) market and rising demand for analog chips used in automotive electronics is promoting the expansion of global analog chip manufacturers,...
Monday 28 March 2022
Analog IC sales to rise 12% in 2022, says IC Insights
Another year of double-digit market growth is expected for analog ICs in 2022 after sales in this semiconductor category surged by an unprecedented 30% in 2021, according to IC Ins...
Wednesday 16 March 2022
PMIC supply to stay tight in years to come
The supply of power management ICs, particularly those demanding 8-inch wafer fab capacities, will remain constrained over the next several years, despite international IDMs keenly...
Monday 7 March 2022
Micron remains confident in FY22 revenue prospects
Despite the ongoing shortage of non-memory chips and components, which is unlikely to improve as a whole until 2023, memory chip vendor Micron Technology remains optimistic about...
Wednesday 2 March 2022
Semiconductor industry capex to surge 24% in 2022
After surging 36% in 2021, semiconductor industry capital spending is forecast to jump 24% in 2022 to a new all-time high of US$190.4 billion, according to IC Insights.
Wednesday 2 March 2022
Onsemi to sell another fab
Onsemi, a supplier of intelligent power and sensing technologies, has said the company is executing on its "fab-liter" manufacturing strategy by striking another deal to divest wafer...
Wednesday 16 February 2022
Global semiconductor sales hit record high in 2021, says SIA
The global semiconductor industry generated sales of US$555.9 billion in 2021, up 26.2% compared to the 2020 total of US$440.4 billion, and hitting an annual high, according to the...