Friday 14 July 2023
Diodes says no plan to join PMIC price war in China
In response to intensifying pricing pressure in China's power management IC market, Diodes COO Gary Yu has stated that his company will not "blindly" cut prices.
Friday 14 July 2023
Consumer PMIC price cut pressure not abating
Texas Instruments (TI) has initiated an aggressive price war for consumer power management ICs (PMIC) since the second quarter of 2023, keeping China- and Taiwan-based competitors...
Wednesday 12 July 2023
Inventory correction for PMICs nears end
A recent replenishment surge indicates the correction of power management IC (PMIC) inventories is coming to an end, although it may take some time for actual demand to rebound, according...
Tuesday 27 June 2023
Taiwan PMIC specialists step up deployments in fan motor driver IC segment
Many Taiwan-based power management IC (PMIC) specialists have stepped up their efforts to develop fan motor driver ICs to cash in on the increasing demand from the AI server sector...
Monday 26 June 2023
Demand recovery for large-size displays benefiting peripheral IC supply chain
Large-size displays such as TVs have seen demand recover earlier than smaller ones for handset, notebook and other consumer electrics devices after becoming the first to enter inventory...
Friday 16 June 2023
Ardentec keeps capacity utilization at 80%
IC testing house Ardentec has maintained its factory utilization rates at approximately 80%, thanks to its entry into the supply chains of major international IDM and fabless US power...
Friday 9 June 2023
Tong Hsing eyes accelerating MOSFET biz dev: Q&A with company president C. S. Chang
Taiwan-based CMOS imagery sensor (CIS) packaging giant Tong Hsing Electronics, an affiliate of the Yageo Group, has been working actively to make adjustments to its shareholding in...
Thursday 8 June 2023
PMIC suppliers see pressure on gross margins
Power management IC (PMIC) suppliers are seeing pressure on their gross margins as a result of market price cuts, according to industry sources.
Wednesday 31 May 2023
China PMIC makers bearing the brunt as TI cuts price for market shares
Chinese media reported on May 30 that Texas Instrument, the leading analog chip maker, had lowered its chip prices in the China market in May. The media quoted a senior analog chip...
Tuesday 16 May 2023
IC design houses have diverse perspectives on China demand
While smartphone-related IC design houses continue to see sluggish demand from China and are generally bleak about market prospects for the rest of the year, other chip suppliers...
Thursday 11 May 2023
PMIC supplier GMT expects meaningful revenue growth in 2Q23
Power management IC (PMIC) specialist Global Mixed-Mode Technology (GMT) expects its revenue and gross margin to improve meaningfully in the second quarter, buoyed by rebounding de...
Tuesday 9 May 2023
Taiwan PMIC suppliers see increased competition from IDMs
Taiwan-based power management IC (PMIC) producers had previously expressed fear that Europe- and US-based IDMs would return to the consumer PMIC segment, and this appears to be the...
Monday 8 May 2023
DDI firm Fitipower cautious about 2H23 market prospects
Fitipower Integrated Technology, a Foxconn Group affiliate specializing in display driver ICs (DDI), has expressed caution about its market prospects for the second half of 2023.
Wednesday 3 May 2023
DDR5 memory prices soon to stop falling
DDR5 memory price drops have decelerated and are about to halt due to supply-side constraints, according to sources at memory module makers.
Friday 28 April 2023
AIC sees record performances in 1Q23 revenues and profits
Power management IC (PMIC) supplier Analog Integrations (AIC) reported consolidated revenues of NT$407 million (US$13.12 million) for the first quarter of 2023, up 30% sequentially...