Category Archives: Electronics Manufacturing

NAND Flash, DRAM Forecast to Remain Largest IC Markets in 2020

31/07/2020, hardwarebee

IC Insights recently released its Mid-Year Update to The McClean Report 2020, which ranked the 33 largest IC product categories based on their expected sales and unit shipment volumes. The 33 IC product categories are those defined by the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) organization.  The five largest of these IC product segments

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Texas Instruments Maintains Firm Grip As World’s Top Analog IC Supplier

29/05/2020, hardwarebee

The 10 largest suppliers of analog ICs collectively accounted for 62% or $34.2 billion of the $55.2 billion analog IC market in 2019. That was an increase of two points from 60% in 2018, according to data compiled and presented in the April Update to the 2020 McClean Report.  The

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The Ultimate Guide to Electronic Product Design

13/05/2020, hardwarebee

Generate and Screen your Ideas
This is the most important starting point of any electronics product. You should start by asking questions about what do you want to accomplish and what do you intend by designing the product. Generally, the new product concept is obtained from costumers and research

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Virus Crisis Hits Optoelectronics, Sensors/Actuators, and Discretes

06/05/2020, hardwarebee

When 2020 began, global conditions pointed to single-digit percentage market growth this year for optoelectronics, sensors and actuators, and discrete semiconductors (known collectively as O-S-D devices), but the outlook suddenly deteriorated in the first quarter due to the worldwide outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus.  The virus crisis deepened by

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Memory Market Not Forecast to Exceed 2018 High of $163.3B until 2022.

29/04/2020, hardwarebee

The most current 2017-2024 forecast for 33 major IC product segments (e.g., DRAM, 16-bit MCUs, power management analog devices, etc.) by market, unit shipments, and ASP was presented in the April Update to the 2020 edition of The McClean Report—A Complete Analysis and Forecast of the Integrated Circuit Industry (MR20).
A weak DRAM

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Understanding Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS)

15/03/2020, hardwarebee

Electronic Manufacturing Services, often referred to as simply EMS or ECM which is Electronics Contract Manufacturing, are companies that offer to perform all the steps needed for the development and manufacturing of electronic products for original equipment manufacturers, or OEMs. Through these companies, OEMs

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