TAOYUAN, TAIWAN – 5G is driving the upgrade of copper clad laminate foil materials, says TPCA. As a result, CCL manufacturing plants such as EMC, Iteq, Tuc and Ventec are seeing successful revenues in January.
TAOYUAN, TAIWAN – Total capital expenditures of Taiwan PCB factories in 2020 will exceed NT$50 billion ($1.67 billion), thanks in large part to demand for 5G mobile communications. Companies such as ZDT, Unimicron, Unitech, Compeq, Kinsus, Flexium, and Tripod are launching process upgrades and investment plans in 2020.
TAOYUAN CITY, TAIWAN – As the 5G era approaches, major PCB manufacturers have increased their pace to launch terminal equipment, and various countries have actively begun developing the relevant 5G infrastructure, says TPCA.
SCOTTSDALE, AZ – The correlation coefficient between worldwide GDP growth and IC market growth over the past decade was 0.85 (0.96 excluding the memory market in 2017 and 2018), a strong figure given a perfect positive correlation is 1.0, says IC Insights.
STAMFORD, CT – Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.9 trillion in 2020, an increase of 3.4% from 2019, according to Gartner. Global IT spending is expected to cross into $4 trillion territory next year.