Wednesday 27 March 2024
Quartz and other passive component demand promising for AI device applications
The market outlook for quartz crystal and other passive components, such as inductors and capacitors, is positive amid rapidly expanding AI device applications.
Wednesday 7 February 2024
Murata plans a new MLCC factory in Japan under diversification strategy
Murata, a Japanese electronic components manufacturer, announced the construction of a new Multilayer Ceramic Capacitor (MLCC) factory in Japan. The completion is scheduled for March...
Thursday 1 February 2024
Samsung Electro-Mechanics pushes the ADAS envelope with 16V MLCCs
Samsung Electro-Mechanics has developed two 16V-grade multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) suitable for self-driving car gateway modules, expanding the range of automotive electronic...
Wednesday 31 January 2024
Japan lists MLCC as critical to economic security
The Japanese government has announced that advanced electronic components such as multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) will be included in a list of categories deemed critical for...
Wednesday 17 January 2024
Passive component makers expect recovery in 2H24
Sources from passive component manufacturers predict a market rebound after the second quarter and into the second half of this year. The views are consistent with Yageo chairman...
Monday 8 January 2024
Japan-based MLCC makers brace for competition as Chinese rivals emerge, says DIGITIMES Research
Amid a lackluster demand for consumer electronics, particularly smartphones, multi-layer ceramic capacitor (MLCC) providers are eyeing the automotive market as their financial boots...
Monday 25 December 2023
Murata to enhance low-priced smartphone component sales
Norio Nakajima, president of Japanese electronics maker Murata, stated that in response to the slowing growth of the smartphone market, the company will strengthen its component supply...
Wednesday 29 November 2023
Semco's MLCC sees the light with AI smartphones and automotive applications
The economic downturn has caused the demand for multi-layer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) to enter a downturn that it's unlikely to recover from before the end of 2023. It's reported...
Tuesday 7 November 2023
Taiwanese research team develops base metal chip resistors, sharply reducing material costs
An academic research team from Taiwan's National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) is making significant strides towards commercializing base metal chip resistors, a development that could...
Friday 27 October 2023
Yageo generates more revenue from automotive
Self-driving cars are the industry's future trend, and Yageo has seen sales from the automotive sector increase as a percentage of company revenue to over 25%, according to the passive...
Friday 13 October 2023
Japan plans to include electronic components like MLCC as economic security subsidy items
The Japanese government, in consideration of economic security, has designated 11 specific key materials that will be subsidized by the government for equipment investments and R&D...
Tuesday 26 September 2023
Murata completes factory in Thailand to meet smartphone and EV demands
Murata Manufacturing Co, a key player in Apple's supply chain, has completed the construction of its new factory in Thailand. The factory is scheduled to commence operations in November...
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)...
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