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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....

IC market: two-year decline will be first in history

Apr 27, 2020
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Predictions are that ICs (Integrated Circuits) shipments will fall by 3%, which follows a 6% decline in 2019, creating the first consecutive two-year recession in the history of IC shipments, says IC INsights.

IC Insights have published a top 10 best and worst years for IC shipments. They pointed out that from 2013 to 2018, IC shipments have been on a steady growth trajectory, but in 2019 they dropped by 6%.

They noted the COVID-19 pandemic “makes the market prospects full of uncertainty, and it will be more difficult for the IC industry in 2020”. The article continued, “In this regard, IC Insights’ baseline forecast for global IC market growth in 2020 is currently -4%, and it is expected that overall IC shipments will decline by 3% this year.”

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