IC Insights - annual wafer capacity trends

Component Shortages Will Ease as Wafer Capacity Grows

Silicon wafer production capacity last year wasn’t enough to meet supply and demand across several IC segments, particularly memory components and discrete semiconductors, which resulted in component shortages and extended lead times. Wafer capacity is now forecast to increase over the next two years, which will lessen supply constraints and stabilize pricing as more capacity…

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How Avnet Manages Small Customers With Big Ideas

Avnet Inc. has wasted little time in leveraging new and existing design assets to reach up-and-coming businesses. The distributor’s acquisition of Premier Farnell, Hackster.io and Dragon Innovation has enabled the often-unwieldy global organization to support the makers and entrepreneurs that could be developing the next must-have computing, communication or consumer device. Broadline distributors such as…

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Fighting the Data Breach Epidemic

Data breaches are a worldwide epidemic. Consider those that are most affected: two-thirds of Americans (198 million); half of Filipinos (55 million) and half of South Africans (30 million).  This reflects a sorry state of security in information technology (IT). As an industry, we have failed to adequately secure people’s data. The supply chain, which…

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Automotive Temperature Sensor Market to Reach $11.9B by 2025

The report “Automotive Temperature Sensor Market by Application (Engine, Exhaust, Seats), Product (Thermocouple, MEMS, IC Sensor), Usage, Technology, EV Application (Battery, Motor), EV Charging Tech (Wired, Wireless), Vehicle, and Region – Global Forecast to 2025“, published by MarketsandMarkets™, the global market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.58% from 2017 to 2025, to reach a…

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Master Awards TE Connectivity

Master Electronics’ President, Riad Nizam, awarded the Supplier Excellence award to TE Connectivity (TE), a global leader in connectivity and sensors. TE outperformed Master’s YoY growth by actively engaging and executing an aligned and strategic plan with Master through a team approach. TE built and garnered hands-on relationships not only at the field and executive…

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AVX is Presenting & Exhibiting at APEC 2018

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (February 19, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, is presenting and exhibiting at the 2018 Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC), which will take place at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas, March 4–8.  AVX Fellow,…

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Nano Dimension Targets South Africa in Reseller Partnership with EDA Technologies

NESS ZIONA, Israel – Nano Dimension, a leading additive electronics provider (NASDAQ, TASE: NNDM) , announced that it has entered into a reseller agreement with EDA Technologies. EDA Technologies is a “concept to complete” electronics solutions company providing professional turnkey electronics product development and manufacturing services since 1997. As part of the agreement, EDA Technologies will purchase…

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