IHS projects continued growth in the supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) market with the Americas generating a lot of revenue through the oil and gas markets as well as strong domestic consumption in the food and beverage and power markets.
The global I/O market improved overall in 2013 thanks to a strong performance in the Americas, according to a recent IHS report. The Americas was the strongest regional market for I/O modules in 2013 thanks to the relatively stable economic situation and strong growth in the process sectors.
China automotive semiconductor market drives up 11% in 2013, thanks to safety and navigation features
The fast-growing semiconductor market for China’s automotive industry is set for double-digit expansion in revenue this year, according to a new report from IHS Inc.
Despite efforts from some U.S. states to re-evaluate their net-energy metering policies, the impact of any potential changes on the U.S. photovoltaics industry is expected to be negligible in 2014, according to IHS Inc.
With a flood of new competitors set to initiate or increase the production of active-matrix organic light-emitting diode (AMOLED) panels next year, demand for materials used to make AMOLEDs is forecast to rise by nearly 27 percent in 2014.
Global rack power distribution unit 2013 shipments are projected to grow 3%, while 2013 global revenue is projected to grow over twice as fast, at a rate of 6.3%, according to a recent IHS Inc. report.
Oil and gas, automotive, and agriculture remain dominant for PLC sales in Southeast Asia with all three industries continuing to grow.
Annual PV installations are expected to increase to 10.9 GW in 2017. Thailand and Turkey are expected to lead with other markets in Europe like Poland and Russia also taking the initiative.
NAND flash memory suppliers are adopting 3-D production techniques and it is estimated that nearly two-thirds of all NAND memory chips will be produced using 3-D manufacturing processes by 2017.
Chinese die vendor San’an is projected to take the lead in gallium nitride light-emitting-diode (GaN LED) wafer capacity by the end of 2014, overtaking current leader Epistar of Taiwan.