FRAMINGHAM, MA – Worldwide smartphone ODM/EMS assembly shipment volumes increased 7.6% sequentially during the third quarter, with total shipments of 358 million units, according to IDC. The increase was largely the result of tier-one vendors moving quickly into lower-priced markets, the firm says.
FRANKFURT – The German semiconductor market will fall 12% to $13.4 billion in 2019, according to Stephan zur Verth, chairman of the Semiconductor Devices Division of ZVEI's Electronic Components and Systems Association.
FRAMINGHAM, MA – Vendor revenue in the worldwide server market declined 6.7% year-over-year to $22 billion during the third quarter, according to the International Data Corp., and worldwide server shipments declined 3% to 3.1 million units.
SHANGHAI -- Universal Scientific Industrial, also known as Huanxu Electronics, has signed a preliminary letter of intent to acquire the parent company of AsteelFlash for an undisclosed amount.
MORRISVILLE, NC — iNEMI has released three additional chapters from its 2019 Roadmap. The Ceramic Interconnect & Photovoltaics, Connectors, and Passive Components chapters are now available online, along with 13 additional chapters already published.
MIAMI – Element Solutions, the parent company of Alpha, has acquired Kester from Illinois Tool Works for $68 million in cash. The acquisition brings together two major players in the electronics solder materials industry.
MORRISVILLE, NC – The deadline to complete iNEMI’s survey on low-temperature solder readiness for high-volume board assembly is Dec. 6.
FRAMINGHAM, MA – Worldwide spending on augmented reality and virtual reality (AR/VR) is forecast to be $18.8 billion in 2020, an increase of 78.5% over 2019, according to International Data Corp.