Tuesday 21 February 2023
PWM IC firm uPI expects further revenue and profit declines in 1Q23
Taiwan-based uPI Semiconductor, an Asustek Computer affiliate specializing in power management ICs (PMIC), expects further drops in revenue and profits in the first quarter of 2023...
Wednesday 13 July 2022
Taiwan PWM IC suppliers report decreased June revenues
Taiwan-based power management IC suppliers, with many engaged in the consumer electronics field, saw their revenues decrease on both sequential and on-year bases in June 2022.
Tuesday 5 July 2022
IC design houses brace for weak 3Q22
IC design houses are bracing for a particularly weak third-quarter 2022 while also having difficulty negotiating lower foundry quotes, according to industry sources in Taiwan.
Wednesday 29 June 2022
Taiwan PMIC firms shift focus to non-consumer markets
Taiwan-based power management IC (PMIC) suppliers have shifted their focus away from the consumer electronics market, where their China-based peers are growing their presence, according...
Tuesday 31 May 2022
PWM IC supply for servers remains tight
The supply of server-use power management ICs remains tight, according to industry sources in Taiwan.
Tuesday 17 May 2022
PWM IC suppliers continue to see supply constrained
Power management IC suppliers, including those engaged mainly in the consumer electronics field, continue to see their supply remain constrained, according to industry sources.
Friday 13 May 2022
PWM IC firm uPI posts profit surge in 1Q22
Taiwan-based uPI Semiconductor, an Asustek Computer affiliate specializing in power management ICs, saw its net profits surge 135% on year to NT$401 million (US$13.4 million) in the...
Thursday 12 May 2022
PWM IC firms expect more available 8-inch fab capacities in 2023
With their bigger peers transitioning to 12-inch wafer manufacturing, Taiwan-based power management IC (PWM IC) suppliers expect more 8-inch fab capacities to be available to satisfy...
Friday 15 April 2022
PWM IC firm M3Tek to debut on Taiwan Stock Exchange
Power management IC (PMIC) supplier M3 Technology (M3Tek) plans to have its stock listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange in the second quarter of 2022.
Thursday 14 April 2022
Taiwan PWM IC firms expect more 8-inch fab capacity to boost sales
Production schedules at 8-inch fabs have begun to loosen recently, as display driver IC suppliers and other analog chip providers are cutting down their wafer start orders, leaving...
Wednesday 16 March 2022
PMIC supply to stay tight in years to come
The supply of power management ICs, particularly those demanding 8-inch wafer fab capacities, will remain constrained over the next several years, despite international IDMs keenly...
Friday 18 February 2022
Taiwan PWM IC suppliers reluctant to switch to 12-inch wafer fabrication
Power management integrated circuits (PWM ICs) using mature processes remain in short supply, but suppliers - particularly those mainly engaged in the consumer electronics sector...
Tuesday 15 February 2022
Taiwan PWM IC suppliers encounter supply-side challenges
Tight 8-inch fab capacities, rising costs, and other supply-side challenges that have challenged Taiwan-based power management (PWM) IC companies over the past year may persist for...
Tuesday 15 February 2022
Panjit to acquire up to 30% stake in Champion Microelectronic
Power diode maker Panjit International has announced plans to acquire up to a 30% stake in power management IC specialist Champion Microelectronic through open market transactions.
Wednesday 26 January 2022
PSMC has 70-80% of fab capacity reserved for long-term contracts
Pure-play foundry Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing (PSMC) has 70-80% of its fab capacity this year reserved for the long-term agreements it previously struck with customers,...
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