Tuesday 29 August 2023
Industrial automation market gaining new trends as robotic arms go versatile
As the global labor shortage and production regionalization are driving automation in manufacturing and other industries, it is imperative for automation market players to come up...
Thursday 24 August 2023
Land, water supply now biggest issue for building new wafer fabs in Japan
TSMC's wafer fab under construction in Kumamoto aligns with the purpose of the Economic Security Promotion Act (ESPA) legislated by the Japanese government in 2022, which highlights...
Wednesday 9 August 2023
TSMC unveils plan for JV foundry in Dresden
TSMC has announced that it will invest alongside Robert Bosch, Infineon Technologies, and NXP Semiconductors in European Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (ESMC) in Dresden, Germany...
Friday 5 May 2023
Fierce AI talent war shifts to India with salaries being doubled
Aditya Chopra isn't looking for a new job, but recruiters keep calling him anyway. The 36-year-old data-science specialist works in artificial intelligence, perhaps the most coveted...
Thursday 27 April 2023
Japanese makers actively automating production in China as labor shortage worsens
Japanese electronics components manufacturers with plants in China's coastal provinces are gradually changing their investment strategies there, actively incorporating production...
Friday 6 January 2023
GlobalWafers doubles capex for epi-wafer capacity expansion
GlobalWafers will more than double its capex for 2023 to accelerate its wafer capacity expansions, particularly for SiC and GaN epi-wafers, to meet strong demand from clients, according...
Tuesday 20 December 2022
LED makers cautious about labor shortage caused by easing of anti-COVID-19 restrictions in China
As the China government is progressively relaxing anti-COVID-19 control measures, a large number of factory workers are expected to go home for the 2023 Lunar New Year vacation and,...
Monday 5 December 2022
Topco chair shares views on solving Taiwan's five shortages
In an exclusive interview with DIGITIMES, Topco Scientific co-founder and Topco group chairman J.W. Kuo shares his views on how Taiwan's government and industry should face Taiwan's...
Thursday 18 August 2022
Why I love electronics industry (6): Labor shortage, tech advancement offer good opportunities
The electronics industry is a diverse and ever-changing field, and data assets have become a modern tool for competition. If you are able to accumulate a wealth of assets, how can...
Friday 17 June 2022
Device assemblers keen to expand smart manufacturing amid labor shortage
Labor shortage has become a new normal at manufacturing industries worldwide in the post-pandemic era, and this is driving device assemblers including notebook ODMs and network device...
Monday 31 January 2022
Uneven chip supplies not necessarily all bad: Q&A with ChipMOS Technologies chair SJ Cheng
Taiwan's semiconductor packaging and testing sector has scored its best-ever business results over the past two years, with the display driver IC (DDI) backend segment also logging...
Friday 14 January 2022
Notebook ODMs expect strong 1Q22
Taiwan-based notebook ODMs (including Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics, and Wistron) and related component suppliers are all expected to see their shipment performance levels buck...
Thursday 16 December 2021
Malaysia, Vietnam reopen with ongoing COVID risks and labor shortage
Malaysia and Vietnam reopened around September, allowing manufacturers to resume production. Things are gradually turning around as vaccination rates rise, but with the virus still...
Friday 10 December 2021
Demand for 400G optical transceivers to take off for datacenters in 2022
Demand for 400G optical transceivers for large-scale datacenter applications is set to grow robustly in the second half of 2022, and such transceivers may see a golden cross against...
Thursday 9 December 2021
Labor shortage worsens in China
Taiwan's tech supply chain is feeling the pressure of a labor shortage in China as concerns over the Omicron COVID-19 variant, port congestion, and insufficient component supplies...
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