Wednesday 10 April 2024
China pushes for OLED material self-sufficiency
China was already the largest OLED panel producer in 2023, manufacturing 51% of the world's OLED panels. Now it's actively increasing its capacity for OLED materials, for which China's...
Monday 8 April 2024
Amid US-China spat, new opportunities for Taiwan-based battery material suppliers
Prices have dropped for nickel and lithium, key materials used in batteries for Electric Vehicles (EV), as growth in the EV market has slowed. Even as suppliers begin to reduce production,...
Monday 8 April 2024
Why do quake-ridden Taiwan and Japan thrive in semiconductor industry?
After the 7.4 magnitude earthquake hit northeastern Taiwan, TSMC's speedy recovery to resume operation on the late evening of April 5 demonstrated the resilience and flexibility of...
Friday 29 March 2024
Battery material supplier Aleees signs new customers in automotive sector
Advanced Lithium Electrochemistry (Aleees), a Taiwan-based provider of LFP battery materials and IP licensor, has expanded its customer base to include automakers in Europe, the US,...
Thursday 28 March 2024
AI chip boom to drive sales surge for TOK's ArF and EUV photoresists
Japan's semiconductor chemicals vendor Tokyo Ohka Kogyo (TOK) has stated that the increasing demand for AI chips will drive up sales and market shares of its extreme ultraviolet (EUV)...
Thursday 28 March 2024
IC packaging materials distributor Niching sees brisk order visibility
Niching Industrial has observed clear order visibility for vapor chambers and silver paste materials.
Thursday 28 March 2024
OLED materials demand ramping up
Demand for OLED materials is ramping up for IT and AR/VR device applications, according to industry sources in South Korea.
Wednesday 27 March 2024
IC packaging materials supplier CWE obtains NT$3 billion syndicated loan
Chang Wah Electromaterials (CWE) has signed a five-year syndicated loan agreement for NT$3 billion (US$94 million) with 12 local banks in Taiwan, according to the semiconductor materials...
Friday 22 March 2024
CSCC eyeing bigger presence in compound semiconductor sector
China Steel Chemical Corporation (CSCC)recently developed 5N-grade high-purity carbon powder and graphite crucibles that have been adopted by Taiwanese compound semiconductor firms...
Wednesday 20 March 2024
Samsung grapples with surging procurement costs amid global inflation, geopolitical factors
Samsung Electronics witnessed a significant surge in the procurement costs of raw materials for IT products in 2023.
Wednesday 20 March 2024
Topco expects silicone and heat dissipation material demand to rise
Topco Technologies is optimistic about the demand for heat-dissipation materials and silicone.
Tuesday 19 March 2024
China's Xi touts industry policy in visit to battery materials firm
President Xi Jinping visited a battery materials company in the southern Chinese city of Changsha as he seeks to promote advanced technology sectors as new pillars of the world's...
Monday 11 March 2024
Applied Materials commissions facility able to process 300mm wafers in India
US-based semiconductor equipment manufacturer, Applied Materials, inaugurated a validation center in India, the first commercial facility to process 300mm wafers in the country.
Friday 8 March 2024
Huawei chip breakthrough used tech from two US gear suppliers
Huawei Technologies Co. and its partner Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. relied on US technology to produce an advanced chip in China last year, according to people...
Thursday 7 March 2024
Taiwan's CCL trio soars with AI servers in 2023, eyes bright 2024
The advancement of AI application is driving significant developments in the essential materials for PCB and HDI, with Taiwan's leading trio in Copper Clad Laminate (CCL) —...
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