China leads post-pandemic robot recovery
Preliminary data from the International Federation of Robotics (IFR) shows that sales in China increased 19% in 2020.
Siltronic to expand with second 300 mm fab in Singapore Siltronic announces that the company has decided to build a second 300 mm fab at its site in Singapore to support the strong demand of the tight semiconductor market.
American Standard Circuits installs new Vega CNC equipment PCB manufacturer American Standard Circuits has added a new VEGA Ultra R6DL series PCB blind routing machine to their growing line up of advanced equipment.
RF manufacturer orders multiple solstice plating systems ClassOne, a provider of semiconductor electroplating and surface preparation systems, has received multiple tool orders from an unnamed RF device manufacturer.
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Market share of top 3 suppliers of base stations to undergo slight decline in 2021 Chinese and European suppliers of base station equipment are expected to once again account for a global market share of more than 70% in 2021, and the top three suppliers (along with their respective market shares) are, in order, China-based Huawei (30%), Sweden-based Ericsson (23%), and Finland-based Nokia (20%), according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Elmatica adds Compliance Manager to the team Elmatica has hired Anders Evensen as Compliance Manager, as a direct result of new compliance demands from USDoD as Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) and a global focus on export control laws and cybersecurity.
BASF and Porsche partner batteries for electric vehicles BASF has been selected by Cellforce Group, a joint venture between Porsche and Customcells, as the exclusive cell development partner for its next generation lithium-ion battery.
Silicon wafer shipments reach new high in 2Q21 Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments increased 6% to 3,534 million square inches in the second quarter of 2021, surpassing the historical high set in the first quarter, SEMI reports.
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Incap sees growth across the board - despite shutdowns In May–June, the EMS provider had to close its factories in Tumkur, Karnataka as the local government implemented stricter measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
STMicro manufactures first 200mm SiC wafers in Sweden STMicroelectronics has manufactured the first 200mm (8-inch) Silicon-Carbide (SiC) bulk wafers for prototyping next-generation power devices from its facility in Norrköping, Sweden.
Schweizer's sales increased by 31% in 1H21 According to preliminary figures, the Schweizer Group achieved consolidated sales of EUR 59.4 million in the first half of 2021, compared to the first half of 2020: EUR 45.4 million.
Exro opens US HQ in Arizona - joins E-mobility R&D ecosystem Exro Technologies, a developer power electronics for electric motors and batteries, has announced the location of its U.S. headquarters in Mesa, Arizona. The company plans to hire 50 employees over the next 18 months.
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PIERER Mobility forms Joint Venture in Bulgaria PIERER Mobility AG is joining forces with mobility company MAXCOM for form a joint venture for e-bike production in Bulgaria.
SkyWater to invest $56M in Minnesota capacity expansion SkyWater Technology's Board of Directors has approved USD 56 million in capital investments to expand the capacity and capabilities of its Minnesota facility and to accelerate the company’s entry into the 200 mm GaN market.
NA semi equipment industry posts June 2021 Billings North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers posted USD 3.67 billion in billings worldwide in June 2021 (three-month average basis), reports SEMI.
Hanza increases sales and swings to profit during 2Q In the spring of 2021, Hanza managed to secured a number of new customers and projects. To meet the demand, the company continues to develop its manufacturing clusters and during the second quarter, a decision was made to invest an additional SEK 35 million (EUR 3.44 million).
German EV startup expands with production in Bulgaria Next.e.GO Mobile SE, the German battery electric car manufacturer, says that it has entered into an agreement in Bulgaria to build its second new micro-factory in Lovech.
Habia Cable expands Polish production with new factory Swedish Habia Cable announces that it will expand its operations in Poland with the construction of a new production facility.
High-end notebook panels to surpass 20% market share in 2022 The massive rise in market demand for notebook computers in response to distance learning needs and WFH applications from 2020 to 2021 has generated not only a double-digit growth in notebook panel shipment, but also a price hike of more than 40% for notebook panels, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Silicon Labs completes sale of Infrastructure & Automotive business Silicon Labs announces that it has completed the divestiture of its Infrastructure & Automotive business to Skyworks Solutions for USD 2.75 billion in an all-cash asset transaction.
Strong improvement for RoodMicrotec Semiconductor supplier RoodMicrotec's total income during the first half of 2021 amounted to EUR 7.3 million, which is 36% above the total income of the same period 2020 and 12% higher than the total income reported for the second half of 2020.
TSMC says its to early make a final decision on German expansion Semiconductor foundry giant TSMC says that it’s too early to say whether the company will expand with new factories in Germany and that discussions are still in early stages.
North American EMS industry up 1.9% in June Total North American EMS shipments in June 2021 were up 14.3% compared to the same month last year. Compared to the preceding month, June shipments grew 31.3%.
Rivian closes $2.5 billion funding round The electric car company announces that it has closed a $2.5 billion private funding round. The financing was led by Amazon’s Climate Pledge Fund, D1 Capital Partners, Ford Motor Company and funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.
Sivers Photonics invests to expand capacity Sivers Photonics, a part of Sivers Semiconductors, is looking to expand it manufacturing capability and capacity with a fab investment of up to GBP 3 million in 2021.
Molex goes with FUJI NXT series pick-and-place machines Molex CVS Dabendorf GmbH has decided to use the NXT III placement machine from FUJI EUROPE CORPORATION GmbH.
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