Taiwan leadframe makers enjoy brisk orders for automotive power modules

Taiwan-based mostly leadframe makers Jih Lin Technological know-how and Shuen Der Sector (SDI) have seen apparent get visibility through the stop of 2023, buoyed by solid demand for automotive electric power modules from IDMs, in accordance to industry sources.

IDMs including Infineon, NXP Semiconductors and STMicroelectronics have outsourced additional of their manufacturing for automotive MCUs to foundries and backend properties. As for automotive electric power modules, these IDMs outsource only the backend part to OSATs like ASE Technology, the sources reported.

Jih Lin and SDI have slice into the supply chain of the world’s main automotive IC IDMs by offering packaging leadframes for their customized electrical power modules, the sources indicated.

Jih Lin has enjoyed strong leadframe desire for automotive power products, with purchase visibility extended to finish-2023, said business chairman SY Tsai on the sideline of a June 21 shareholders conference. Jih Lin materials customized leadframes for processing silicon-based IGBT modules or SiC electrical power modules by significant IDMs.

Jih Lin is reportedly engaged in the source chain for hybrid SiC-IGBT electricity modules adopted in Tesla’s EVs.

In addition, Jih Lin and SDI are envisioned to article outstanding gain raises in 2022, according to sector resources. Both of those leadframe suppliers managed to increase their quotations in the very first fifty percent of this calendar year.