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Taiwan estimated to supply 20% of global IC packaging materials

Output from Taiwan-based IC packaging materials suppliers is forecast to account for about 20% of the global output in 2014 indicating the industry’s less-competitive global presence compared to the local IC packaging sector.

: IC/Semi, Microelectronics, Semicon

Electronics Production Equipment: Growth track for 2014-2015

This means that the apprehended special situation of photovoltaics production equipment which had dampened the expectations from nine to 3.2 percent reported in the April survey have not occurred. Turnover expectations for 2015 of 4.7 growth give evidence of a still very optimistic industry. Growth impulses increasingly arise from surface mount technology and board assembly.

: Data, Semicon, Statistics, Trends

American Manufacturing: An Expanding Frontier

In the electronics industry, a “Made in America” label is something that is much talked about — and sporadically achieved. That trend may be shifting.

: Data, EMS, ODM, Trends

Intel gives upbeat outlook for 2015 revenue, stock gains | Reuters

Nov 20 (Reuters) – Intel, helped by a stabilizing personal computer market, gave a revenue outlook for 2015 that was above Wall Street’s expectations and also raised its dividend, sending its shares higher.

: IC/Semi, Semicon

Global Electronics Industry Business Outlook 11/21

Global Electronics Outlook – TTI Marketeye – Walt Custer 11/21/14

: Data, Semicon, Statistics, Trends

U.S. Consumer Prices Unchanged In October

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices were unchanged in October as a fourth straight decline in gasoline costs helped to keep inflation at bay.

: Trends

Deflation a Way of Life in Passive Electronic Components

Against a backdrop of a steadily, albeit slowly, improving U.S. economy, the business for interconnect, passive and electromechanical electronic components has also exhibited steady-but-slow growth so far this year.

: IP&E, Manufacturers, Trends