Friday 5 January 2024
Post-quake repairs for JDI's factory, EIZO's operations are on hold
Japan's Ishikawa Prefecture Noto Peninsula earthquake has caused partial damage to Japan Display Inc. (JDI)'s display factory located in Ishikawa Prefecture.
Thursday 25 May 2023
Japanese electronics component makers turn to automotive applications for growth
Japanese electronics component manufacturers such as Murata, Taiyo Yuden, and TDK are mostly conservative about the recovery of smartphone demand and are now placing their hope on...
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,...
Monday 14 March 2022
SAIC aggressively aiming to operate as RF IDM
China-based Sanan Integrated Circuit (SAIC), a compound semiconductor specialist under Sanan Optoelectronics Group, is actively developing itself into an RF IDM to support the country's...
Thursday 14 January 2021
Fire strikes Walsin MLCC plant in China
A fire broke out at Taiwanese passive component maker Walsin Technology's factory site in Dongguan, China on January 13, but the company estimates no material impact from the accid...
Tuesday 7 April 2020
Taiwan MLCC, resistor makers see mostly orders with short lead time
Taiwan-based passive component makers have landed mostly short lead time orders recently from clients seeking to replenish their inventory, with order visibility clear just one month...
Monday 2 December 2019
Cyntec to hike inductor capacity by 40% in 2020 for 5G applications
Taiwan-based inductor maker Cyntec will see its capacity increase by 40% in early 2020 when its new production lines become operational to fulfill ever-increasing orders, according...
Wednesday 30 January 2019
Top makers zero in on high-capacitance MLCCs for 5G, auto uses
The world's top-tier passive component makers will continue to focus production on medium- and high-capacitance MLCCs for industrial control and automotive applications in 2019 to...
Tuesday 17 April 2018
Taiwan makers to gain from Murata move to drop lower-end MLCC production
Taiwan makers of MLCCs will stand to benefit from Japan-based Murata Manufacturing's move to drop the production of general-type MLCCs before the end of fiscal 2020 to allow more...
Thursday 1 March 2018
Passive device makers see demand powered by wireless chargers
Thanks to robust China market demand for wireless charging devices, Taiwan makers of passive components needed for the devices are upbeat about revenue and shipment performances in...
Thursday 4 January 2018
Taiwan inductor maker Chilisin to fully acquire Mag.Layer
Power inductor maker Chilisin Electronics has announced it will acquire a 100% stake in fellow maker Mag.Layer Scientific Technics through a stock swap in which 0.73 Chilisin share...
Friday 22 December 2017
Taiwan makers urged to develop more niche MLCCs
Though lower-tier commodity MLCCs have become a seller's market due to lingering supply shortfall, Taiwan makers must step up the development of niche-type MLCCs if they want to tap...
Thursday 5 October 2017
MLCC maker Yageo scores record revenues in 3Q17
Taiwan's leading MLCC maker Yageo saw its revenues for September and the third quarter of 2017 hit record highs of NT$3.001 billion (US$98.78 million) and NT$8.369 billion, respectively,...
Monday 21 September 2015
CMC Magnetics obtains optical disc licensing from Taiyo Yuden
Taiwan-based blank optical disc maker CMC Magnetics on September 21 signed with Japan-based Taiyo Yuden for the latter's licensing of technologies, patents, media IDs and trademarks...
Friday 12 June 2015
Taiyo Yuden to end optical disc business
Japan-based Taiyo Yuden will end production of optical discs, mainly CD-R, DVD-R and BD-R, at the end of 2015 and quit the optical disc market in March 2016 due to decreasing profitability...
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