Taiwan-dependent leadframe makers Jih Lin Engineering and Shuen Der Industry (SDI) have seen distinct purchase visibility as a result of the finish of 2023, buoyed by powerful desire for automotive electric power modules from IDMs, in accordance to business sources.
IDMs together with Infineon, NXP Semiconductors and STMicroelectronics have outsourced a lot more of their generation for automotive MCUs to foundries and backend residences. As for automotive electricity modules, all those IDMs outsource only the backend part to OSATs like ASE Technologies, the resources claimed.
Jih Lin and SDI have cut into the offer chain of the world’s main automotive IC IDMs by offering packaging leadframes for their personalized electrical power modules, the resources indicated.
Jih Lin has enjoyed robust leadframe need for automotive power units, with get visibility extended to close-2023, explained business chairman SY Tsai on the sideline of a June 21 shareholders assembly. Jih Lin supplies personalized leadframes for processing silicon-based IGBT modules or SiC electric power modules by significant IDMs.
Jih Lin is reportedly engaged in the provide chain for hybrid SiC-IGBT electric power modules adopted in Tesla’s EVs.
In addition, Jih Lin and SDI are anticipated to submit amazing gain raises in 2022, in accordance to sector sources. Both leadframe suppliers managed to increase their estimates in the to start with 50 % of this yr.