LYON, FRANCE – “Despite the Covid-19 outbreak, which negatively impacted the smartphone and automotive industries but spurred demand for server and PC memory for stay-at-home activities, 2020 is expected to be a year of recovery,” said Simone Bertolazzi, Ph.D., technology and market analyst, Semiconductor, Memory & Computing at Yole Développement. “At Yole, we see the beginning of a new era of prosperity for the memory industry.”
FRANKFURT – Sales at printed circuit board manufacturers in the Germany, Austria and Switzerland region recovered sequentially but remained down in the first quarter. Sales were up 16.1% sequentially, rebounding from a significant drop at the end of last year, but fell 7.5% year-over-year, according to ZVEI.
WASHINGTON — Worldwide semiconductor sales were $35 billion in May, an increase of 5.8% year-over-year and 1.5% sequentially, says the Semiconductor Industry Association.
NEVADA CITY, CA – The worldwide contract manufacturing (CM) services market increased 2.5% year-over-year in total revenue to $555 billion, a new research report says.
ATLANTA – The tide is turning positive for large-scale reopenings among electronics components suppliers over the rest of the year. That’s according to the ECIA’s latest member survey, conducted June 16 to 22, which noted measured optimism in the transition between the end of the second quarter and the end of the fourth.
FRAMINGHAM, MA – Vendor revenue from sales of IT infrastructure products (server, enterprise storage, and ethernet switch) for cloud environments, including public and private cloud, increased 2.2% in the first quarter, while investments in traditional, non-cloud and infrastructure plunged 16.3% year-over-year, according to International Data Corp.