Winbond Electronics is poised to additional broaden its automotive flash giving as a proportion of company profits in 2022, as the chipmaker has cut into the supply chains of first-tier vehicle assemblers, according to business sources.
Winbond has disclosed that gross sales produced from the automotive and industrial segments make a blended 22% of its complete profits in 2021. The proportion is predicted to climb this calendar year, reported the resources.
Winbond has in latest yrs expanded its NOR flash and DRAM offerings for automotive electronics and electrical automobiles, the resources indicated. The chipmaker used to offer only automotive DDR, and reduced- to mid-density NOR chips.
Winbond’s entry into the supply chain of the world’s top automotive companies will strengthen income of the company’s automotive memory notably flash goods from 2022 onward, the sources imagine. The chipmaker has developed various flash goods for EVs, these kinds of as substantial-pace OctalNAND Flash at densities earlier mentioned 512Mb.
Winbond is also upbeat about its automotive battery administration IC (BMIC) organization. Subsidiary Nuvoton Technology’s BMICs are being adopted by many automobile vendors for lithium-ion batteries, the corporation claimed beforehand.