Japan joins in on chip sanctions against China
Japan will impose export restrictions on a variety of semiconductor manufacturing tools, aligning its technology trade restrictions with US efforts to limit China's capacity to produce cutting-edge chips.
ZF Group expands operations in Mexico ZF Group says that it will expand its e-mobility business in North America. A new manufacturing facility will be built in Cd Juarez, Mexico, with a planned USD 150 million USD investment in the first phase.
Murata’s new MLCC plant in Thailand is ready to start production Murata Electronics (Thailand), Ltd., a manufacturing subsidiary of the Japanese electronic component manufacturer, has been constructing a new production building since July 2021 – a project that is now completed.
ASP of NAND flash products will continue to fall 5~10% in 2Q23 Although NAND suppliers have continued to roll back production, there is still an oversupply of NAND Flash as demand for products such as servers, smartphones, and notebooks is still too weak.
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Syntronic expands its capability within the automotive sector Due to increased demand and requests from automotive customers, Syntronic R&D Canada is investing in further expanding its automotive team and expertise in the domain.
ABB invests $40 million to add new US manufacturing facility ABB is reinforcing its commitment to the US market and Utility industry with the addition of a new manufacturing facility in Albuquerque, New Mexico, for its Installation Products Division, formerly Thomas & Betts.
Zound Industries acquires Marshall Since 2010, Zound Industries has been bringing the Marshall brand to a global consumer audience through its range of headphones and wireless speakers. Now the long-term licensing deal is turning into an acquisition.
BAE Systems and Heart Aerospace team up on battery for electric airplane BAE Systems and Heart Aerospace, a Swedish electric airplane maker, have entered into a collaboration to define the battery system for Heart’s ES-30 regional electric airplane.
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A visualisation of the growing US semiconductor ecosystem The semiconductor ecosystem in the United States is broad and diverse, a new mapping by the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) illustrates nearly 500 locations in 42 states – all a part of this expansive ecosystem.
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Infineon expects stronger results for 2Q and full year Infineon Technologies is updating its expectations for revenues and segment result margin for the running, second quarter as well as the full 2023 fiscal year.
LCD monitor panel output predicted to increase 15% QoQ in 2Q23 TrendForce estimates that approximately 31.9 million LCD monitor panels were shipped in 1Q23, indicating a 2.6% QoQ and 33.4% YoY decline.
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SICK breaks ground on new building in Waldkirch, Germany With a symbolic first shovelful of soil, construction began on a new office building at SICK.
SGL Carbon to supply graphite components to Wolfspeed SGL Carbon says it will expand its capacities to support Wolfspeed’s growth in Silicon Carbide high-performance applications – supplying key graphite components for the US company's SiC production facilities.
Zero Motorcycles and IMI enter manufacturing collaboration US manufacturer of electric motorcycles and powertrains, Zero Motorcycles, is teaming up with EMS provider Integrated Micro-Electronics Inc. (IMI) in a new strategic manufacturing collaboration.
Biden makes a push for domestic PCB production “Ensuring a robust, resilient, and sustainable domestic industrial base is essential for the national defense,” US president Joe Biden wrote in a memo as he invoked the Defense Production Act to spend USD 50 million on domestic and Canadian production of printed circuit boards
Canadian government invests to boost the country's semiconductor industry The government of Canada says that it is committed to collaborating with the Canadian industry and is investing in semiconductor innovation and manufacturing.
Würth Elektronik expands with subsidiary in Lithuania Wurth Elektronik Lietuva, UAB, has received its official status as a registered company. Thus, the seven Lithuanian employees of Würth Elektronik form another subsidiary of the manufacturer of electronic and electromechanical components.
Nidec installs complete Yamaha line in new Mexico factory Nidec's MOEN (Motion & Energy) division, has installed a complete Yamaha line featuring the latest F4.0 software, M2M, and traceability and monitoring tools in their recently opened factory in Monterrey, Mexico.
Tempo to acquire Optimum Design Associates EMS provider Tempo Automation has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Optimum Design Associates, Inc. and Optimum Design Associates Pty. Ltd., an electronic design services company with offices in the United States and Australia.
Sarcos inks manufacturing services agreement with Jabil Sarcos Technology and Robotics Corporation is collaborating with EMS provider Jabil to expand Sarcos' production capacity for its robotic systems and sub-systems.
940 jobs lost at Valmet Automotive Valmet Automotive says that it has concluded the change negotiations that started on January 16, 2023, concerning all personnel in its Vehicle Contract Manufacturing business line at the plant in Uusikaupunki, Finland.
Decline in DRAM ASP narrows to 10~15% in 2Q23 TrendForce reports that several suppliers, such as Micron and SK hynix, have started scaling back DRAM production. The ASP of DRAM plunged 20% in 1Q23, and this price decline is predicted to slow down to 10~15% next quarter.
All-time high in store for global 300mm semiconductor fab capacity Semiconductor manufacturers worldwide are forecast to increase 300mm fab capacity to an all-time high of 9.6 million wafers per month (wpm) in 2026, SEMI reports.
Axcelis Technologies announces CEO succession The Board of Directors of Axcelis Technologies has named Russell J. Low, Ph.D. to succeed Mary G. Puma as President and Chief Executive Officer effective May 11, 2023.
Marvell cuts its entire China R&D team US semiconductor company Marvell Technology is laying off its entire research and development team in mainland China.
Phillips opens its latest expansion in Mexico The company's new 500,000-square-foot facility in Arteaga, Mexico, will produce Phillips Industries and Phillips Connect products for its North American customers.
Interlink acquires Calman Technology Interlink Electronics has acquired all of the stock of Calman Technology Limited, an independent company based outside Glasgow, Scotland, and a designer and manufacturer of membrane keypads, graphic overlays and printed electronics. The purchase price was approximately USD 5.0 million.Load more news