Reliance forms a JV for electronics manufacturing

Reliance now gets into electronics manufacturing through a JV with Sanmina Corporation (SC), an American electronics manufacturing company. Key points to note – Reliance through it’s wholly owned subsidiary, Reliance Strategic Business Ventures Limited (RSBVL) will own 50.1% in the JV and SC the balance 49.9%. For it’s share, RSBVL is investing Rs 1,670 crore. … Read more

Vedanta and Foxconn form JV to manufacture semiconductors in India

Chip shortage is leading new facilities coming up globally. Now Vedanta and Foxconn have joined together to set up one in India. Key points to note – A new JV has been set up where Vedanta will hold majority and Hon Hai Technology Group (also known as Foxconn) will hold minority. Quantum of investment, entity … Read more

Global chip sales cross $500 billion for the first time: Gartner

Worldwide semiconductor revenue increased 25.1 per cent in 2021 to total $583.5 billion, crossing the $500 billion threshold for the first time, a Gartner report showed on Monday. Samsung Electronics regained the top spot from Intel for the first time since 2018, with revenue increasing 31.6 per cent in 2021. Its memory revenue grew 34.2 … Read more

Worldwide semiconductor market to grow by 17.3% in 2021: IDC

The worldwide semiconductor market is expected to grow by 17.3 per cent in 2021 versus 10.8 per cent in the previous calendar year, according to research firm IDC. The industry will see normalisation and balance by the middle of 2022, with a potential for overcapacity in 2023 as larger scale capacity expansions begin to come … Read more

Samsung skips telecom PLI scheme; Ericsson participates through Jabil

South Korean electronics major Samsung has not applied for the production-linked incentive scheme for telecom gear manufacturing, while Swedish telecom gear maker Ericsson is participating through its vendor Jabil Circuit. The government is learnt to have received 37 applications for the scheme, including from leading global manufacturers like Foxconn and its subsidiary Rising Star, Flex, … Read more

Toshiba CEO resigns, shares surge on bidding war expectations: Details here

Toshiba Corp CEO Nobuaki Kurumatani resigned on Wednesday amid controversy over a $20 billion buyout bid from CVC Capital Partners and the conglomerate’s shares surged on reports that more suitors were planning offers. Toshiba Chairman Satoshi Tsunakawa will become chief executive, the company said in a statement.   The statement gave no reason for the … Read more