PC makers see short supply of small ICs
IC shortage is disrupting production at many industry sectors amid tight foundry capacity. PC makers have disclosed that short supply of small ICs is expected to persist through 2022. Taiwan’s MOSFET vendors have seen orders from clients rising rapidly, prompting them to ask their foundry partners to increase manufacturing support. In the IT sector, Taiwan’s ODMs are keen on entering the automotive field, seeking to reduce their reliance on the PC market.