Sigurd Microelectronics Acquires UTAC Taiwan, Opens Possibility of New Supply Chain Routes to N. America and Beyond
Sigurd, an OSAT, is set to acquire UTAC Taiwan for $165 million. The merger will open up new supply chain routes for both N. America and China.
Samsung Considers Establishing a $10 billion Chip Factory in Texas by 2023
Samsung is looking to shore up supply chain routes in N. America by establishing a multi-billion dollar chip factory in Austin, Texas. If all goes well, the manufacturer will bring next-gen 3nm chip fabrication to the United States.
Automotive Semiconductor Shortage to Continue Through the First Half of 2021
The recent semiconductor shortage caused by the automotive industry looks to extend into the midway point of 2021, at least according to industry experts. How are semiconductor manufacturers responding to alleviate the shortage crunch?
Electronic Components Industry Trends in 2021: Vehicle Cockpits
Contributing to the ongoing shortage felt industry-wide right now, advanced infotainment and cockpit systems in cars will be a driving trend in 2021. Learn more on where the industry is heading in the immediate future.
Bel Fuse acquires rms Connectors and EOS Power India
Bel Fuse, Inc kicked off 2021 by acquiring rms Connectors and EOS Power India Private Ltd. Will this help it edge out competition by building a more geographically diverse production capacity?
AMD Patent Filing Reveals Future CPU-FPGA Hybrid
AMD recently filed a patent for a new CPU and FPGA hybrid chip. The system-on-a-chip (SoC) with a central processing unit (CPU) and field-programmable gate array (FPGA) capabilities will break barriers in the year to come.
Microchip Technology’s EQCO125X40 Implements CoaXPress 2.0 for Lightning Fast Results
Microchip Technology's EQCO125X40 implements CoaXPress 2.0 technology to give lightning fast data transfer at 12.5Gbps, making it one of the best devices for electric vehicles and embedded vision products.
DRAM and NAND Revenue to Top 2020 Integrated Circuit Sales Charts
Market analysts estimate that DRAM and NAND sales will top global electronic components sales with total revenue of over $120.3 billion.