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LITEON Technology reported its May consolidated revenue of NT$14.6 billion, up 6 % M-o-M and 7% Y-o-Y, hitting a record high of the same period in 3 years, as a result of ongoing shipment recovery on supply chain from gradual lifting lockdown in East China area as well as LITEON's cross-regional diversified production sites with flexible and quick-responded capacity management. Thanks to continuous optimization of product mix and the stable demand from its core business, cumulative sales for January to May totaled NT$ 69.6 billion, up 7% Y-o-Y.
Opto-electronics business contributed a 20% share of total sales, of which, stable demand from LITEON's worldwide No.1 shipment photocouplers used in industrial automation, high-end power supply and green energy applications; smooth delivery of sensor modules applied in wearables, coupled with delivery growth of the electronic vehicle chargers and LED vehicle lighting, Opto-electronics business posted a yearly growth of 3%.
Cloud & AIoT business contributed a 31% share of sales, which already accounted for over 30% of total revenue for five consecutive months. Thanks to the delivery growth from high-end datacenter server and networking power management systems for cloud computing, Cloud & AIoT posted a yearly growth of 9%.
Information Technology & Consumer Electronics business accounted for 49% of sales, of which, market demand from the high-end Notebook PC power adapters, gaming power supplies, IT keyboards and mice, as well as laser models of multi-function peripherals presented a growth of 8 % Y-o-Y.
Zac Elliott, Siemens Digital Industries Software
Let’s face it, in the past, electronics manufacturing has not been a big business for North America. A majority of electronics are assembled in Asia where supply chains and operating costs offer many economic advantages. In North America, the electronics manufacturing industry has been generally focused on lower volume, high-cost devices, while higher volume products are produced elsewhere. However, the COVID pandemic and various legislation in the U.S. are changing the situation, making electronics manufacturing in North America a more attractive option. How can factories in North America compete for the same type of manufacturing traditionally performed in lower-cost regions?
Patty Goldman, I-Connect007
The Dieter Bergman IPC Fellowship Award is given to individuals who have fostered a collaborative spirit, made significant contributions to standards development, and have consistently demonstrated a commitment to global standardization efforts and the electronics industry. José Servin has worked as an IPC member for more than 14 years in the development of the Electronics Assembly Norms. As a member of the IPC A-610 and J STD-001 working groups, he became chairman of IPC A-610G and J STD-001G Automotive Addendums that complements the norms for automotive industry since 2018.
Patty Goldman, I-Connect007
Doug Pauls holds a B.A. in chemistry and physics from Carthage College, Kenosha, Wisconsin, and a B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He worked nine years for the Navy, eight years as technical director of Contamination Studies Labs, and 19 years at Rockwell Collins (now Collins Aerospace), in the Advanced Operations Engineering group, where he is a principal materials and process engineer. Doug was awarded the Rockwell Collins Arthur A. Collins Engineer of the Year Award in 2004.