MILPITAS, CA — North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted $2.26 billion in billings worldwide in April, up 17.2% year-over-year and 2.2% sequentially, according to SEMI.
ATLANTA – Worldwide sales of passive capacitors, inductors, and resistors declined 13.7% in dollars and 27.7% in units year-over-year in 2019, says ECIA. Some 5.4 trillion units were sold, totaling $27.7 billion, the trade group added. Average selling price improved 19.3%.
ATLANTA – Governments in several areas have started to ease quarantine orders, according to a recent ECIA survey. However, conflict between governments, citizens and businesses has resulted in some localized turbulence. A sense of urgency to reopen the economy continues to build, and additional funding has been approved after the initial round of funding to support businesses, especially small businesses, was exhausted quickly.
SCOTTSDALE, AZ – Before the global pandemic took hold in the first quarter, IC Insights was forecasting a 14% increase in the total memory market in 2020. The total memory market in 2020 is now expected to be flat with 2019.