An engineer uses computer-aided design (CAD) software to create a device featuring a PCB, various microelectronics, and two USB ports | Sourcengine

TSMC and Japanese government launching $337M 3D chip development project

TSMC and the Japanese government are co-funding a $337.4 million semiconductor research and development project. The initiative aims to create potentially revolutionary 3DIC manufacturing technologies.

A factory robot soldering a PCB inside a microchip manufacturing facility | Sourcengine

Samsung activating new production line to help mitigate global chip shortage

Samsung recently revealed it would establish a new 5nm production line in its Pyeongtaek, South Korea fab to address the global chip crisis. It also made a deal to develop next-generation automotive semiconductors with Hyundai.

$60 in American currency sitting on top of a microchip. | Sourcengine

Qualcomm reportedly inks six-year foundry services agreement with UMC

Qualcomm reportedly inked a six-year foundry services agreement with United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC), a Taiwanese contract chipmaker, to bolster its supply chain. However, the deal might create long-term problems for small and midsized OEMs.

Digital cockpit | Sourcengine

Foxconn and Stellantis to form Mobile Drive, an advanced digital cockpit company

Foxconn and Stellantis announced plans to form a new company called Mobile Drive. The new firm will develop digital cockpit platforms that include integrated 5G connectivity among other next-generation features.

Silicon wafer being made into a batch of microchips | Sourcengine

GlobalFoundries signs three-year, $1.6B wafer supply deal with AMD

GlobalFoundries recently inked a three-year, $1.6 billion wafer supply deal with AMD. It also entered a new partnership with Raytheon to develop 5G and 6G wireless networking components.

Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Being Assembled

South Korea Investing $451B Into Domestic Semiconductor Industry Through 2030

The South Korean government recently announced its domestic semiconductor manufacturers are investing $451 billion to upgrade their capabilities through 2030. Samsung is leading the way with a $150.9 billion expenditure.

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Automobile Industry Estimated Costs From Global Chip Shortage Revised Up To $110B

AlixPartners, a global consulting group, estimates the global component shortage will reduce the auto industry’s revenue by $110 billion in 2021. It previously pegged the sector’s annual losses at $60.6 billion.

Container of Silicon Wafers | Sourcengine

IBM develops groundbreaking 2nm semiconductor manufacturing process

IBM recently made history by developing a process to manufacture 2nm semiconductors. Its innovation paves the way for a new generation of consumer and commercial electronics.

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Chipmakers and Big Tech firms form coalition to push for government chip sector support

A new group of top chipmakers and Big Tech firms recently asked Washington to ramp up funding for the American semiconductor industry.

CEO using a tablet to work on supply chain issues via Sourcengine's API integration.

4 Tools Electronics Manufacturers Can Use to Improve Workflows

One of the most powerful means of digitalization in the electronic manufacturing space is through application programming interfaces (APIs). Learn more about 3 specific API integrations that Sourcengine has available for companies and their procurement departments..

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