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Highlights of the day: Qualcomm keen to secure production capacity support

Major chip vendors have been striving for support from production partners, and Qualcomm reportedly will even appoint a VP dedicated fully to working to secure capacity in Taiwan. Qualcomm and MediaTek are also said to be both stepp.....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesFeb 23rd, 2021

Highlights of the day: Automotive chip demand to further constrain foundry support

Taiwanese foundry houses' promises to devote more capacity to making automotive chips have raised concern among smaller IC designers. With the foundry capacity unlikely to see major expansion anytime soon, production of more automotive chips may increas.....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesFeb 4th, 2021

Highlights of the day: TSMC, UMC to give driver IC designers more capacity support

While top chip vendors have been keen on securing support from TSMC'.....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesNov 14th, 2019

Highlights of the day: A good year for TSMC

It is not just application processors vendors that have been scrambling to secure production capacity for making their 5G offerings at TSMC's 7nm node, which .....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesOct 4th, 2019

Highlights of the day: IDMs may adjust outsourcing strategies

The frigid weather that halted production in the US state of Texas may prompt IDMs to mull adjusting outsourcing strategies. Seeking more support from manufacturing partners, particularly those in Taiwa.....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesFeb 23rd, 2021

Qualcomm gearing up to cement capacity support from Taiwan partners

Qualcomm has been gearing up to seek multiple supply sources for bo.....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesFeb 23rd, 2021

Highlights of the day: Foundries prioritizing long-term clients

Chip vendors have been striving to obtain capacity support from Taiwan-based foundry houses, which nevertheless have been unable to meet all demand due t.....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesFeb 1st, 2021

Highlights of the day: Carmakers may have to wait for months for additional foundry support

Global car sales may be recovering, but carmakers are deeply concerned about shortages of automotive components. IC foundries are trying to devote more capacity to making automotive chips, but carmakers may have to wait for months before additional found.....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJan 26th, 2021

PS5 shipments to reach 16.8-18 million units in 2021

Production for Sony's PS5 game consoles is likely to reach 16.8-18 million units in 2021, fueled by additional capacity support from TSMC and backend services firms, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesDec 29th, 2020

US Offers Vaccine Makers Supply Chain Support As Delivery Tempo Increases

U.S. officials say they are working with pharmaceutical companies to increase manufacturing capacity and production of COVID vaccines as the pace of order fulfillment to states picks up. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaDec 17th, 2020

PCB maker Apex keen on capacity expansions in Thailand

Apex International has disclosed plans to expand its existing production capacity in Thailand to better satisfy increasing PCB demand for automotive and household electronics applications, according to the Taiwan-based maker......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesApr 9th, 2020

Highlights of the day: Supply chains decelerate non-China production expansion

Supply chains had been keen to move their pr.....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesMar 6th, 2020

Highlights of the day: TSMC keen on packaging technology

TSMC is unqestionably the global leader in the pure-play foundry, but it is also gearing up efforts expanding its presence in the backend sector. Its advanced wafer-level packaging capacity is set to enjoy rising utilization in second-quarte.....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesMar 4th, 2020

Cell battery makers keen on capacity ramps to meet rising demand from TWS earbud sector

A number of lithium-ion battery makers in Germany, China and Taiwan are mulling expanding their production capacities for button cells to cash in on increasing demand from the TWS (true wireless stereo) headset sector, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJan 20th, 2020

Highlights of the day: Chipmakers keen to increase inventory for 5G

The prospect of 5G definitely looks promising, but players in the supply chain have to make sure they have sufficient support from one.....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesDec 2nd, 2019

Highlights of the day: Clients scrambling for TSMC capacity

Demand for 7nm manufacturing capacity at TSMC is so strong that long lines have been formed trying to secure supply from the foundry house for the advanced process. As supply i.....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesSep 26th, 2019

Highlights of the day: TSMC extends 7nm production lead time

TSMC's clients reportedly have been eager to secure the foundry's 7nm production ccapacity, as strong demand from the sm.....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesSep 17th, 2019

PCB makers increasing ABF substrate capacity

IC substrate suppliers are moving to allocate part of their substrate-like PCBs (SLP) capacity to support production of ABF substrates that see robust demand, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesAug 7th, 2019

China PV makers urged to expand in India

China's PV firms should seek to expand their presence in India to support their expanded production capacity, Sean Zou, CEO of China-based GCL System Integration Technology......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesMay 3rd, 2018

Occidental"s (OXY) Board Approves 1.3% Hike in Dividend

Occidental Petroleum's (OXY) investment plans and production growth support the company's cash flow generation capacity, which in turn,.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJul 13th, 2018

Chipmakers gearing up to develop 802.11ax chip solutions

Qualcomm and MediaTek have both introduced their new 802.11ax chip solutions to support Wi-Fi 6 devices, seeking to secure a preemptive presence in both enterprise and household network chips markets in the 5G era......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJan 15th, 2019