Thursday 11 April 2024
PCB market to boom later this year, says TPCA chair
Taiwan's PCB and IC substrate market will first stagnate before seeing a sharp increase in 2024, according to Maurice Lee, chairman of the Taiwan Printed Circuit Association (TPCA)...
Tuesday 2 April 2024
IC substrate industry to resume growth in 2H24
The IC substrate sector is predicted to return to growth in the second half of 2024, with the growth momentum continuing in 2025, according to industry sources.
Thursday 21 March 2024
BT substrate demand rising, ABF substrates to follow in 2H24
BT substrate demand has begun to rise, driven by growing demand for mobile phones and memory chips, while ABF substrate demand is expected to pick up in the second half of 2024, according...
Wednesday 13 March 2024
PCB specialist Zhen Ding actively growing IC substrate biz
Zhen Ding Technology, a PCB specialist, has been actively expanding its IC substrate business, with AI and automotive as the primary focus.
Wednesday 7 February 2024
Taiwan IC substrate suppliers post decreased January revenue
Nan Ya PCB, Kinsus Interconnect Technology, and Zhen Ding Technology reported sequential revenue decreases in January of 4.3%, 5.6%, and 13.9%, respectively. Unimicron Technology...
Friday 2 February 2024
IC materials distributors gear up for advanced packaging materials demand as customer inventory adjustments end
According to industry sources, IC material distributors anticipate customer inventory adjustments will end in the first half of 2024, with AI expected to accelerate growth in the...
Tuesday 30 January 2024
Ibiden forecasts generative AI to triple IC substrate sales in fiscal year 2024
Ibiden, a Japan-based IC substrate manufacturer, has highlighted a slower-than-anticipated rebound in the global demand for IC substrates. Despite this, there's a glimmer of hope...
Tuesday 30 January 2024
Malaysia sees new semiconductor cluster forming as first IC substrate plant commissioned
The global semiconductor industry has invested in Malaysia for over 50 years. With IC substrate maker Austria Technologie & Sytemtechnik (AT&S) starting production at its...
Wednesday 24 January 2024
AT&S commences Malaysian IC substrate plant, start supplying AMD by year-end
Austria Technologie & Sytemtechnik (AT&S), one of the world's biggest PCB and IC substrate makers, opened its first new IC substrate plant in Kulim, Malaysia, on January 24...
Wednesday 17 January 2024
Near-term IC substrate market outlook remains uncertain
Near-term IC substrate market conditions remain unclear, with one of the suppliers, Kinsus Interconnect Technology, showing no rush to finalize its overseas capacity expansion plan...
Friday 12 January 2024
S. Korean IC substrate maker Simmtech mimics Micron, invests in Gujarat
South Korean PCB manufacturer announced its intention to set up a facility in Gujarat as Micron's memory ATMP facility continues to draw semiconductor suppliers to India.
Friday 22 December 2023
AI PCs to generate value on par with AI servers, say IC substrate makers
Although the current hot topic is the adoption of AI into PCs, true AI PCs remain a dream, with only Intel's Core Ultra processors, codenamed Meteor Lake, coming close.
Wednesday 22 November 2023
IC substrate market poised to decline in 2023
The global IC substrate market is poised to decline about 30% in 2023 as ABF substrate demand fails to pick up as anticipated, according to industry sources.
Thursday 9 November 2023
AT&S new site in Malaysia will supply IC substrates to AMD
Austria-headquartered IC substrate and PCB manufacturer AT&S announced on November 7 that it will supply AMD IC substrates to enable the semiconductor company's data center processors...
Tuesday 22 August 2023
Unimicron sees limited impact from factory fire
A fire broke out recently at one of Unimicron Technology's factories in Taoyuan, northern Taiwan. The IC substrate and PCB maker expects the incident to have a limited impact on its...
Summary of Tech Supply Chain News!
Global smartphone shipments hit 2023 peak in 4Q23, but decelerate in 1Q24 due to seasonality, says DIGITIMES Research
Meet the analyst: Operating system in AI era will be king, says DIGITIMES Research
Taiwan server industry experiences decline in 2023 revenues and shipments; poised to see growth in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research