Category Archives: Electronics Manufacturing

Top 10 Sales Analog IC Suppliers (2019-2020)

03/06/2021, hardwarebee


Analog ICs remain a critical component in nearly all of today’s digital-centric systems. Consumer, computing, communications, automotive, and industrial/medical systems rely on analog devices to manage power consumption and to help extend battery life in portable devices.
IC Insights’ April Update to the 2021 McClean Report ranked the leading analog IC suppliers for

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Memory IC Market 2013-2023

20/05/2021, hardwarebee


IC Insights recently updated its forecast for 33 major IC product categories, including DRAM and NAND flash, in its April Update to the 2021 edition of The McClean Report—A Complete Analysis and Forecast of the Integrated Circuit Industry (MR21).  The updated forecast shows that after a steep drop in 2019, sales of memory

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What is Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS)?

19/05/2021, hardwarebee

Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) refers to a group of companies or an overall industry that provides value added manufacturing and engineering services to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs). EMS is also referred to as “contract manufacturing”.
By providing value-added manufacturing and engineering services to the OEMs, Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS)

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Ultimate Guide: Electronics Manufacturing

06/05/2021, hardwarebee


In our day to day lives, we use tens, if not hundreds of electronic devices, knowingly and unknowingly. Technology has gotten to a point where it is ubiquitous, with almost all the appliances, machines and devices in your home being powered by the semiconductor revolution.
From desktop computers, laptops,

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Optoelectronics, Sensors/Actuators, and Discretes Market 2008-2022

31/03/2021, hardwarebee


A broad-based economic rebound in 2021, fueled by pent-up demand and a steady recovery in global commerce after the 2020 outbreak of the Covid-19 virus pandemic, is forecast to lift total sales in optoelectronics, sensors and actuators, and discrete semiconductors (O-S-D) by 13% to $99.4 billion this year, according to

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Introduction to Analog Design

02/12/2020, hardwarebee

Before digital electronics have been invented, all devices worked with analog circuits.  Analog circuits represent the real world because we live in an analog world where all waves (sound waves, electromagnetic spectrum waves, voltage and current waves) are analog signals. Therefore, an analog signal represents a variation of a continuous

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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

Electronic product design is a mature and stable process that consists of several steps that will securely help you take a product idea into mass production. This article is the ultimate guide to electronic product design and is targeted to engineers and manager that are interesting in understand flow from

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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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