II-VI Incorporated Expands Silicon Carbide Manufacturing Footprint for Power Electronics in Electric Vehicles and Clean Energy Applications

April 19th, 2021|

PITTSBURGH, April 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- II‐VI Incorporated (Nasdaq: IIVI), a leader in wide-bandgap compound semiconductors, today announced that it has expanded its silicon carbide (SiC) wafer finishing manufacturing footprint in China to serve the largest worldwide market for electric vehicles (EVs) and for clean energy applications.

Why semiconductors are as scarce as gold

April 8th, 2021|

A shortage of semiconductors is a continuing and major issue. The squeezed market is forcing manufacturers to slow down, weighing on [...]

Global Semiconductor Sales Up 14.7% Year-to-Year in February

April 7th, 2021|

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced global semiconductor industry sales were $39.6 billion for the month of February 2021, an increase of 14.7% over the February 2020 total of $34.5 billion, but 1.0% less than the January 2021 total of $40.0 billion.

Toyota Leads Losses After Renesas Fire Stokes Chip Crunch Fears

March 24th, 2021|

Japanese automaker shares fell Monday after a fire unexpectedly halted one of chipmaker Renesas Electronics Corp.’s largest plants, exacerbating a growing global shortage of automotive semiconductors.