TSMC to Perform 'Super Hot Run' of Automotive Chips, Hopes to Alleviate Worldwide Shortage
TSMC is initiating a "super hot run" for car components in the hope of alleviating the worldwide automotive component shortage going on right now. The run will help cut its fabrication time by 50 percent.
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?
Raw Material Shortage Marks Latest Setback for Components Industry
A raw materials shortage is the latest setback for the global components industry. See how this, coupled with the ongoing automobile components shortage, will further impact supply chains around the world.
Foxconn Wins Approval to Build New Manufacturing Plant in Vietnam
Foxconn has won approval to open a new, multi-million dollar manufacturing plant in Vietnam. The new plant will help diversify and open new routes in the electronic components supply chain.
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?