Category Archives: Electronics Manufacturing

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.
 
Worldwide

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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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Understanding Automotive Certification Standards for Electronic Components

16/08/2021, hardwarebee

In this day and age vehicles must support a wide array of advanced electronic components. These components manage key vehicle functions such a safety, propulsion entertainment and communication. To ensure safe and long-term operation the automotive industry has developed important certification and qualification standards to help mitigate component operational risks.
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Automotive MCU Sales to Surge 23% in 2021 Despite Shortages

11/08/2021, hardwarebee

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The huge market for automotive microcontrollers—which accounted for about 40% of total MCU sales over the last decade—has been on an uneven ride in the past several years.  After climbing 12% in 2017, worldwide automotive MCU sales slowed to a crawl in 2018, rising just 1%.  A borderline global recession

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Electronic Contract Manufacturing Services

09/08/2021, hardwarebee

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Electronic contract manufacturing services is a service provided by electronic manufacturing companies to manufacture custom electronic.
 
An electronic contract manufacturing services company will consists of a team of engineers who are educated and experienced in the field of electronic manufacturing and have the necessary skills and knowledge required to

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Contract Manufacturing

03/08/2021, hardwarebee

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What is Contract Manufacturing?
 
A contract manufacturer (referred to as a CM) is a manufacturer that supplies a firm with components and/or products (in which case it is a turnkey supplier, and this becomes a form of outsourcing), or with packaging operations (in which case it is

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Electronic Manufacturing Companies

01/08/2021, hardwarebee

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Electronic manufacturing companies are a group of vendors that provide manufacturing services to the electronic industry.
 
Electronic manufacturing companies will consists of a team of engineers who are educated and experienced in the field of electronic engineering and have the necessary skills and knowledge required to ensure smooth production

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