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Detecting counterfeit electronics & materials – event announced

The Anti-Counterfeiting Forum will be co-hosting the Counterfeit Electronics and Materials Symposium at the Manufacturing Technology Centre in Coventry, UK, on 14-15 March 2023 alongside the U.S. electronics bodies, SMTA and CALCE. The event will focus on current...

Industrial sensor sales remain strong

Sales of semiconductor sensors are expected to continue to achieve double-digit YOY growth, driven by the popularity of smart embedded controls and rising sales prices due to semiconductor shortages, reports IC Insights. Tight supplies and shortages of sensors for...

Designers are adapting to the chip shortage

As OEMs continue to struggle to secure essential components, engineering teams are being asked to consider component sourcing when developing the next generation of their products, reports EPS News. A recent survey found a majority – 74 percent – of global companies...

IC market expected to rebound – IC Insights

The IC market is expected to rebound in 2Q23 after a short bottoming out, reports IC Insights. "Given that the IC industry has never registered a four-quarter sequential IC market decline, expectations are high for a return to IC market growth beginning in 2Q23....

Automotive chip prices set to climb 10-20% in 2022, says insider

Oct 27, 2021

Automotive chip integrated equipment manufacturers (IDM) have notified customers that their chip prices will rise by 10-20% starting in 2022 due to the continuous increase in raw material costs, reports SemiMedia.

Infineon, NXP, Renesas, Texas Instruments and STMicroelectronics are preparing to increase their prices for automotive chips in 2022 due to the continuous increase in the prices of raw materials including copper, gold, oil and silicon wafers, according to sources.

“More details about the price increase have not yet been revealed, but the cost of chips for automakers will definitely rise next year,” the source is reported to have told SemiMedia.

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