Category Archives: Electronics Manufacturing

Top NOR Flash Suppliers 2021-2022

21/06/2022, hardwarebee

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NOR flash memory represented only 4% of the total flash memory market in 2021, but sales of NOR flash devices soared 63% last year to $2.9 billion, according to data released in IC Insights’ 112-page 2Q Update to The McClean Report 2022, which is available now for subscribers to download.  NOR unit shipments

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

07/06/2022, hardwarebee

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With analog sales of $14.1 billion and 19% marketshare, Texas Instruments maintained its firm grip as the world’s leading supplier of analog devices in 2021.  TI’s 2021 analog sales increased nearly $3.2 billion or 29% compared to 2020, according to IC Insights’ 2Q22 Update to The McClean Report that was released in May.

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Top Three Suppliers Held 94% of 2021 DRAM Marketshare

24/05/2022, hardwarebee

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IC Insights’ 112-page May 2Q Update to The McClean Report 2022 is now available for subscribers to download. It includes a current outlook for the 2022 global economy, detailed market, unit shipment, and ASP forecasts for IC and O-S-D products through 2026, 2021 semiconductor supplier rankings by product type, the 1Q22 top-25 semiconductor

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Worldwide IC Shipment Growth 1980-2020

19/04/2022, hardwarebee

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IC Insights’ May 2Q Update to The McClean Report 2022 will be released next month.  In the 2Q Update, IC Insights forecasts worldwide IC unit shipments will increase 9.2% this year to 427.7 billion units and resume tracking with the long-term IC unit compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.4%. The 9.2% gain anticipated

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Speeding Up Production in a Chipageddon Environment With Rapid Component Swaps 

31/01/2022, hardwarebee

The deficit of electronic components, surging prices, and prolonged delivery times that stem from the COVID-19 pandemic are forcing all industry players to work in unprecedented market conditions. Promwad Electronics Design House helps its customers to cope with these problems by replacing, or “swapping out”, scarce components in a wide

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IC Content in Electronic Systems Reached Record High in 2021

12/01/2022, hardwarebee

Historically, the driving force behind the higher average annual growth rate of the semiconductor industry as compared to the electronic systems market is the increasing value or content of semiconductors used in electronic systems (Figure 1).  With global unit shipment growth rates of cellphones, automobiles, and PCs showing maturity and

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Worldwide Capital Spending per IC Product Type

14/12/2021, hardwarebee

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IC Insights is updating its comprehensive forecasts and analyses of the IC industry for its 25th edition of The McClean Report, which will be released in January 2022.  Included in the report is a historical review of capital spending and forecasted spending levels for several major IC product categories.
 
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After Strong Gains, DRAM Prices Expected To Retreat in 4Q21

11/11/2021, hardwarebee

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DRAM prices soared 41% through the first eight months of 2021, rising from $3.37 in January to $4.77 in August. September’s DRAM ASP slipped 3% to $4.62, which still was a 37% increase from the beginning of the year (Figure 1). Such a strong price increase and market rebound were expected

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Surges Seen in Sensors and Discrete Semiconductors This Year

28/10/2021, hardwarebee

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A year after the deadly Covid-19 pandemic began in 2020 causing lockdowns worldwide and a deep global economic recession, sales of sensors, actuators, and discrete semiconductors are sharply higher in 2021 due to a resurgence in demand across many rebounding end-use markets and significant price increases for parts in short

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Electromagnetic Interference

13/09/2021, hardwarebee

The prime objective of any electronic circuit is to perform a specific function. Therefore, the main goal of a designer is to achieve this function in the most efficient and safe way. However, one aspect that is often overlooked during early design, and that is as important as the circuit’s

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