Friday 22 September 2023
MLCC firms to see growth restored in 1H24
Despite anticipation that the launch of Apple's new iPhones may stimulate handset demand, Taiwan-based MLCC suppliers may not see their sales growth resume until the first half of...
Wednesday 23 August 2023
MLCC firm Holy Stone to equip new plant in 4Q23
Niche-market MLCC specialist Holy Stone Enterprise will start equipping its new plant in Longtan, northern Taiwan in the fourth quarter of 2023, with volume production scheduled to...
Monday 21 August 2023
PDC expects automotive components to drive large-sized MLCC, R-Chip growth
Prosperity Dielectrics Co. (PDC) held an earnings call on August 18. The company said the application of large-sized multi-layer ceramic capacitors (MLCC) and chip resistors (R-Chip)...
Tuesday 8 August 2023
Passive component inventory adjustment continues; suppliers rush to break into AI server supply chain
With the overall economy yet to improve and customer inventory adjustments continuing, passive component suppliers have called 2023 a year where "the slack season is slacking, but...
Tuesday 1 August 2023
Murata sees slow improvement in North America smartphone market despite low MLCC demand
Japanese electronic components manufacturer Murata reported that in the first quarter of the fiscal year 2023 (April 2023 to June 2023), the demand for one of its main products, Multilayer...
Tuesday 18 July 2023
BB ratio for MLCCs rises
The book-to-bill ratio for multi-layer ceramic capacitors (MLCC) has risen to 0.91 on average from 0.84 in April, as orders from ODM customers have resumed, according to sources at...
Wednesday 21 June 2023
Walsin is more optimistic for 2023, counting on automotive sales
Passive component supplier Walsin Technology has said it is more optimistic about its business prospects for 2023 than it was a year earlier, with automotive revenue to account for...
Monday 5 June 2023
Samsung's Semco successfully develops automotive MLCC with largest battery capacity
Samsung Electro-Mechanics (Semco) is strengthening its high-temperature and high-voltage automotive product portfolio based on the ultra-small size and ultra-large capacity technical...
Thursday 18 May 2023
Passive component demand picking up
Passive component shipments have gained momentum, according to sources at upstream materials suppliers.
Thursday 20 April 2023
Yageo to set up new factories in Macedonia for EUR200 million
Passive component company Yageo has announced plans to invest EUR205 million (US$224.8 million) over the next ten years in the establishment of new factories in Macedonia.
Wednesday 12 April 2023
Yageo 1Q23 revenue up, Walsin down
Passive components supplier Yageo saw its first-quarter 2023 revenue decline 9.4% sequentially while Walsin Technology's revenue grew 4.4% quarter-on-quarter.
Thursday 9 March 2023
Japan and Taiwan passive component suppliers turn focus to automotive
Japan- and Taiwan-based suppliers of MLCC and other passive components are devoting more resources to automotive applications, according to industry sources.
Thursday 23 February 2023
Murata to start shipping auto inertial navigation sensors in early 2024
Japan's leading electronics components maker Murata Manufacturing will deliver its first batch of automotive inertial navigation sensors by the end of March 2024, and has decided...
Monday 6 February 2023
MLCC inventory to return to normal in 2Q23 on mounting replenishment demand
MLCC shipments for consumer applications have shown signs of rebounding since mid-January, and suppliers are expected to see their inventory fall to regular levels in the second...
Wednesday 1 February 2023
Passive components makers eyeing growth momentum from auto applications
The worst moment for the passive components industry has passed and suppliers are expected to see signs of market recovery in the second quarter of the year, with automotive applications,...
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DIGITIMES Research Special Report Databases
China smartphone AP shipments rise sequentially in 2Q23 and 3Q23, says DIGITIMES Research
Global high-end AI server shipments to soar in 2023, says DIGITIMES Research
In light of Huawei's 5G smartphone launch, US could pose even stricter sanctions, said DIGITIMES Research