Wednesday 13 September 2023
Passive component makers look to automotive for 2H23 growth
Taiwan-based passive component makers continue to experience sluggish demand for consumer electronics, placing their hopes on demand for automotive applications to fuel second-half...
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 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...
Thursday 13 July 2023
Spec revision AEC-Q200 puts no break on growth of passive car components
Passive components sector is poised for substantial growth as the transition from internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles to electric vehicles (EVs) and autonomous vehicles (AVs)...
Thursday 13 July 2023
Taiwan inspection labs gearing up for automotive chip demand
With more chip firms and component vendors keenly developing automotive-grade products, their demand for IC analysis and inspection is rising, according to industry sources.
Thursday 13 July 2023
Tai-Tech to set up new plant in Malaysia for automotive, HPC products
Tai-Tech Advanced Electronics, a power inductor specialist, recently announced plans to establish a new plant in Johor Bahru, Malaysia for the production of automotive electronics...
Tuesday 11 July 2023
Yageo, Walsin to strive for sales recovery in 2H23
Passive component makers Yageo and Walsin Technology, which both experienced over 10% year-over-year revenue declines in the first half of 2023, will strive for a second-half sales...
Tuesday 27 June 2023
Yageo, Walsin see short-term market uncertainty
Passive component makers Yageo and Walsin Technology have both expressed caution about the near-term market outlook.
Friday 9 June 2023
Passive component makers eyeing a robust demand recovery in 2H23
Taiwan-based passive component suppliers are generally optimistic about a robust demand recovery in this year's second half, although most experienced a setback in January-May sale...
Friday 9 June 2023
GaAs foundries to see pick-up in handset AP demand
Most Taiwan-based GaAs foundry houses have seen a pick-up in demand for handset-use power amplifiers (PAs) from the handset supply chain players, particularly those in Asia, even...
Thursday 18 May 2023
Passive component demand picking up
Passive component shipments have gained momentum, according to sources at upstream materials suppliers.
Wednesday 10 May 2023
Thinking Electronic expects gradual recovery in passive component market
A gradual recovery is expected to take place in the passive component market in the second half of 2023, according to circuit protection device specialist Thinking Electronic Indus...
Thursday 4 May 2023
Passive component companies expect utilization to pick up in 2Q23
Most Taiwan-based passive component makers expect their utilization rates to improve significantly starting the second quarter of 2023, having seen related supply chain makers adjust...
Friday 21 April 2023
Yageo expects flat or slight revenue growth in 2Q23
Passive component vendor Yageo expects its revenue to stay flat or post slight sequential gains in the second quarter of 2023, as the gross margin and operating margin will increase...
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.