Plexus to manufacture COVID-19 testing equipment in Wisconsin
EMS provider Plexus is once again joining the fight against the current pandemic by joining forces with diagnostic healthcare company, Quidel, for the manufacturing of the Sofia 2 Fluorescent Immunoassay Analyzer.
Mouser inks global distribution agreement with Trinamic Mouser Electronics has signed a global distribution agreement with motion control expert Trinamic, now part of Maxim Integrated.
Northvolt raises $600M to invest in capacity expansion, R&D and recycling The Swedish battery manufacturer says that it has raised USD 600 million private placement, led by Baillie Gifford, Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division and Volkswagen AG, which will allow for further investment.
Bostik opens new industrial adhesives plant in Japan Materials science company Arkema is setting up a new industrial adhesives plant in Japan. These new capacities will enable Bostik – the adhesive solutions segment of Arkema – to serve its Japanese customers in, among other markets, electronics.
Subaru selects ON Semi's image sensing technology for driver assist platform Subaru has selected On Semi's image sensing technology to enable camera-based ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) in the car manufacturer's new-generation EyeSight Driver Assist platform. The Levorg, a 2020 All-Wheel Drive Sports Tourer, is the first model to offer the new system.
Sponsored content by ElectrolubeDesign Challenges And The Impact On Coating Success Phil Kinner, conformal coatings technical director discusses how As assemblies become ever more densely populated, the need to carefully consider your conformal coating process is becoming increasingly more important.
Italian PCB manufacturer continues to invest to up its capabilities Over the recent weeks, PCB manufacturer Eltos has continued to modernise and expand its machinery park.
Samsung to galvanise growth of mini LED backlight TV market Yearly Mini LED backlight TV shipment is projected to reach 4.4 million units for 2021, a 2% penetration rate in the overall TV market, as brands begin integrating Mini LED backlights into their TVs and continue to improve technologies as well as optimise costs, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Jenoptik receives a major order from the automotive industry The order comprises three complete production cells for cutting and welding body components for electric cars.
Mycronic receives order for full MYPro Line solution The Swedish provider of production equipment has received an order for a complete MYPro Line solution comprising two fully automated and complete assembly lines including intelligent component storage and software tools for process monitoring.
Hella starts the new fiscal year better than expected Despite the continuing negative effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on the global automotive industry, automotive supplier HELLA reported better than originally expected results for the first three months of fiscal year 2020/2021.
The US tightens control of export to China’s SMIC Back in early September, Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) found itself in the news regarding a potential US ban, much like the one experienced by Huawei. Fast forward until now and by the looks of it, SMIC is out in the cold.
Maxim and Serial Microelectronics sign distribution agreement Serial Microelectronics (SMHK) has entered into a distribution agreement with Maxim Integrated Products for the distribution of all Maxim’s products in China and Hong Kong.
BOE to control 28% of global large-sized display panel capacity in 2021 After a period of back-and-forth negotiations, the sale of CEC Panda has finally materialised, as BOE formally announced on September 23 its plan to acquire an 80.831% share in CEC Panda’s Nanjing-based Gen 8.5 fab and 51% share in CEC Panda’s Chengdu-based Gen 8.6+ fab, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Tate Technology selects Board Shark as its PCB supplier Board Shark PCB, a PCB solution provider, supplies Tate Technology, Inc. with many of its PCBs. Based in Spokane, Washington, Tate Technology provides consignment and turnkey contract electronic manufacturing for an array of industries.
Jabil closes FY20 on a strong note “I’m thrilled with our ability to deliver such strong financial results to close out FY20,” says CEO Mark Mondello in the report.
BMW's plant in Leipzig to start battery module production in 2021 The BMW Group is further expanding its Germany- based production capacities for electric drives. From 2021, the Leipzig plant will also produce battery modules for the high-voltage batteries of the group’s electrified vehicles.
Curtiss-Wright acquires Portland-based communications company Curtiss-Wright Corporation has entered into an agreement to acquire the stock of Pacific Star Communications (PacStar), for USD400 million in cash.
Jenoptik completes acquisition of TRIOPTICS With the closing on September 24, 2020 Jenoptik has successfully completed the acquisition of the first tranche of 75% of the Hamburg-based optics specialist TRIOPTICS, which had been anticipated for the third quarter.
TSMC looking to create a local manufacturing hub – going beyond 2 nanometers The worlds biggest contract chipmaker is reportedly planning to make northern Taiwan its manufacturing hub for technologies that go beyond 2 nanometers.
TDK-Lambda to redevelop UK manufacturing facility An investment of GBP 11.5 million will – over the next three and a half years – result in the redevelopment of TDK-Lambda manufacturing facility in Ilfracombe, UK. The investment will allow the company to increase its production capacity by 50%.
Scanfil's Polish unit is ready for industry 4.0 Scanfil Sieradz, the EMS provider’s biggest manufacturing plant, recently received an update to its machine park with several large purchases.
Foxconn invests in SigmaSense Touch screen technology company, SigmaSense, has closed a USD 22 million Series A funding round led by Foxconn Technology Group.
Diodes gets green light for Lite-On acquisition from China Diodes Incorporated says it has received approval from the China’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) to proceed with its planned acquisition of Lite-On Semiconductor which was announced last year.
AT&S develops new solutions for autonomous driving Step by step, automated driving is increasingly becoming a feature of our mobility. With each step, increasing data volumes need to be processed fast to allow quick reactions to any given situation. AT&S is developing a robust and resilient interconnect concept for a high-performance computer chip.
Aurora Labs attracts $23 million in series B funding round Aurora Labs has secured USD 23 million in Series B funding from several automotive manufacturers, electronics and technology corporations and venture capitalists.Load more news
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