VW looking to reduce financial impact of shortages
The German car manufacturer is currently in talks with its suppliers regarding possible damage claims relating to the shortage of semiconductors.
Mini LED chip revenue likely to reach USD 270M in 2021 As various TV manufacturers such as Samsung, LG, and TCL announced their new models equipped with Mini LED backlights at CES 2021, TrendForce's investigations shows that total Mini LED chip revenue from Mini LED backlight TVs to potentially reach USD 270 million in 2021, as manufacturers gradually overcome technological bottlenecks and lower their overall manufacturing costs.
SMTC enters merger agreement with investment firm EMS provider SMTC Corporation has entered into a definitive merger agreement with an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, a global alternative investment firm.
Cadence to acquire NUMECA Cadence Design Systems has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire NUMECA International, a company focused on computational fluid dynamics (CFD), mesh generation, multi-physics simulation and optimization.
Sponsored content by Shenzen Kinwong ElectronicThe development trend of printed circuit board products and Kinwong's solution With the rapid development of electronic technology in recent years, printed circuit board (PCB) products are pursuing higher heat dissipation capabilities, with high voltage and high current characteristics, and are developing towards high-density interconnection technology (HDI).
Tech Etch installs Aqua Rose cleaner and tester Tech Etch, a US-based provider of custom flex and rigid-flex circuits, EMI/RFI shielding solutions, and precision etch & form, has purchased an Aqua ROSE Batch Cleaner/Ionic Contamination Tester.
GlobalWafers increases its offer for Siltronic GlobalWafers says it has increased its all-cash takeover offer of Siltronic, by its subsidiary GlobalWafers GmbH, to EUR 140 per Siltronic share.
Helios to acquisition of BJN Technologies Helios Technologies, a provider of engineered motion control and electronic controls technology, has acquired substantially all of the assets of BJN Technologies, an engineering solutions provider.
CML recertified according to ISO 9001:2015 CML announces that CML Europe and CML Automotive GmbH have successfully passed the ISO 9001 recertification audit and have renewed the certification.
Thyssenkrupp invests in new Hungarian engineering centre The German conglomerate is launching another electromobility-related development project in Veszprém, Hungary where the company will establish an engineering service centre with an investment of more than EUR 6 million.
Custom Interconnect Ltd installs a second Takaya Flying probe tester UK-based Custom Interconnect has invested in another TAKAYA APT-1400F Flying Probe Test machine from Accelonix Ltd to compliment the first TAKAYA APT-1400F that they installed in late 2018.
Filtronic wins UK defence contract worth over £1 million The designer and manufacturer of antennas, filters and mmWave products, announces a significant contract win from a new major UK defence customer for the supply of battlefield radio communications hardware valued at over GBP 1 million.
NI and Konrad ink agreement to accelerate autonomous vehicle test NI and Konrad Technologies (KT) have entered into a strategic agreement to develop test systems and solutions for autonomous driving software and hardware validation.
PCB Connect and Accent PCB join forces in the Netherlands PCB Connect’s Dutch entity is taking another big step on the Dutch market with the signing of a Business Integration partnership with Accent PCB Nederland BV.
Intel expands in Poland The US chipmaker is preparing to expand its operations in the Polish city of Gdańsk. The company will be constructing its sixth building at its campus in the city.
Murata completes new Okayama production building The Japanese company’s production subsidiary, Okayama Murata Manufacturing, initiated an expansion of its operations in Setouchi City with a new production building in December 2019. Now the building stands complete.
Osram signs supply and commercial agreement with LeddarTech ADAS and AD sensing specialist, LeddarTech, and automotive lighting and laser systems supplier Osram, have entered into a long-term agreement.
ITW to acquire MTS Test & Simulation business From Amphenol Illinois Tool Works Inc., a global multi-industrial manufacturing company, and the provider interconnect, antenna and sensor solutions, Amphenol Corporation, have entered into an agreement under which ITW will acquire MTS Systems Corporation’s Test & Simulation business, following the closing of Amphenol’s acquisition of MTS.
Tobey Gonnerman named Fusion Worldwide's new President The global sourcing distributor announces that Tobey Gonnerman has been appointed as the company’s new President.
NOTE grows further within medtech The Swedish EMS provider says it has started a cooperation in electronics manufacturing with a, unnamed, well-established large international medtech company.
Industry R&D spending to rise 4% after 2020 record Intel stays on top of research and development ranking, but its share of total industry R&D expenditures dipped after its spending decreased 4% in 2020. AMD moved into the R&D top 10, says new report.
GE Healthcare invests to start R&D development in Hungary The company is investing HUF 3.3 billion (EUR 9.24 million) to expand their healthcare development centres in Szeged and Budapest.
Solving the Cable TV Infrastructure Downstream Transmitter Challenge Driven by demand for faster internet connectivity, the cable TV industry has developed new network architectures for the delivery of multigigabit services to subscribers. This fiber deep approach, using a remote PHY device (RPD), moves critical hardware closer to the users by using digital fiber.
Boyd expands its footprint with new facility in Mexico Thermal management and engineered material solutions specialist Boyd Corporation, has expanded its presence in North America with a newly built facility strategically located in Juarez, Mexico.
Farnell becomes a global distribution partner NI the distributor of electronic components, products and solutions has been appointed as an NI Authorized Distributor, expanding its product portfolio to include NI software-connected test and measurement solutions for customers of all sizes.
Foxconn and Winbond invest in chipmaker Kneron Foxconn and Winbond joins companies such as Qualcomm, Horizons, Sequoia and Weltrend as high profile investors in Kneron
EV Group sets up customer training facility at HQ EV Group (EVG) has established the EVG Academy, a training facility for customers that provides technical training on all classes of the company's equipment as well as on its CIM Framework software platform in an optimised environment.
Denso team up with Aeva to develop sensing and perception systems Mobility supplier Denso says that it is partnering with U.S. LiDAR and perception systems company, Aeva, to develop next-generation sensing and perception systems.
TrendForce expects 5-10% price hike for LED chips While major OEMs such as Apple and Samsung prepare to release their new notebook computers, tablets, and TVs that are fully equipped with Mini LED backlights this year, various companies in the LED supply chain began procuring Mini LED chips ahead of time in 4Q20, leading to an explosive demand growth for these chips, which in turn crowded out the LED suppliers’ production capacities for other mainstream LED chips.Load more news