DMASS: continued double-digit growth through 2Q22
DMASS reports Q2 increases of 33.4% in semiconductors and 19.6% in interconnect, passive and electromechanical components. Allocation continues, but selected relief is visible and fture risk assessment is becoming more difficult.
Variosystems has more plans for its Mexican plant While Variosystems has been working to establish a strong supply chain in the US for the last twenty years, it has also recently expanded to Juarez, Mexico as a way to support the increasing demand for onshoring.
Sincotron Oy to distribute XDry Drying Cabinets Bentec has appointed Sincotron Oy to distribute XDry humidity-controlled storage cabinets throughout Europe.
Indium partners with SAFI-Tech on solder product development Indium Corporation and SAFI-Tech will evaluate market applications for supercooled solder materials and explore the development of new products.
Nikola agrees to acquire Romeo Power Nikola Corporation and Romeo Power have entered into a definitive agreement in which Nikola will acquire Romeo in an all-stock transaction.
Rohm SiC MOSFETs qualified for automotive use Rohm’s latest 4th generation of SiC MOSFETs has been fully qualified in Semikron’s eMPack modules for automotive use.
KMC Controls invests in a new selective soldering machine KMC Controls from New Paris, Indiana, a company specialised in the building automation and controls industry, has invested in its production process.
Gapwaves and Bosch to jointly develop radar antennas Swedish tech company Gapwaves have entered into an agreement with Bosch regarding the development and large-scale production of high-resolution radar antennas for automotive vehicle applications aiming at highly automated driving.
June swoon – IC sales turn negative A never-before-seen decline in June IC market driven by steep drop in memory pricing, says IC Insights.
Bittele upgrades its Markham facility Bittele Electronics, a manufacturer specialising in prototype and small-to-mid volume PCB assembly, is expanding its Markham, Ontario, PCB assembly facility.
Würth Elektronik ICS opens subsidiary in Italy Würth Elektronik ICS is expanding its activities in Italy with the opening of the new subsidiary Würth Elektronik ICS Italia s.r.l.
TrendForce: Intel orders delayed, TSMC slows 3nm expansion According to TrendForce research, Intel plans to outsource the tGPU chipset in Meteor Lake to TSMC for manufacture. Mass production of this product was initially planned for 2H22 but was later postponed to 1H23 due to product design and process verification issues.
Global semiconductor sales increase 13.3% in Q2 2022 The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) reports that global sales of semiconductors totaled USD 152.5 billion during the second quarter of 2022, an increase of 13.3% over the second quarter of 2021 and 0.5% more than the first quarter of 2022.
Semtech to acquire Sierra Wireless Semtech and Sierra Wireless have entered into a definitive agreement under which Semtech will acquire all outstanding shares of Sierra Wireless for USD 31 per share in an all-cash deal valued at USD 1.2 billion.
Yaskawa opens its new Chinese plant The new plant of Yaskawa (Changzhou) Mechatronics system, located in Changzhou City, China, was completed in June 2022. Mass production of mounting boards for servo amplifiers and AC drives as well as electronic units for robot control panels has now started
Historically low 2023 DRAM demand bit growth at only 8.3% According to TrendForce, DRAM market demand bit growth will only amount to 8.3% in 2023, sub-10% for the first time in history, and far lower than supply-side bit growth of approximately 14.1%.
Saki makes changes to its global sales management team Saki is restructuring its global sales organisation by promoting Eddie Ichiyama and Ken Katsumi to Chief Sales Managers
Volvo Group's looking to build battery plant in Sweden In order to meet the growing demand for battery electric heavy-duty vehicles and machines, the Volvo Group has initiated the process to establish a large-scale production plant for battery cells in Sweden.
Teledyne Flir Defense receives $62 million military order U.S. Army and Navy commands request nearly 500 more Centaur unmanned ground systems, including additional spares, antennas, and payload mounting kits.
Manz terminates negotiations with Chinese partner Manz says it is terminating negotiations with its Chinese customer Chongqing Shenhua Thin Film Solar Technology Co., Ltd. regarding the conclusion of the large-scale solar project CIGSfab.
Note Stonehouse to invest in more capacity and capability Swedish EMS provider has announced an upcoming investment for its manufacturing plant in Stonehouse, UK.
Are Micron and the Taiwanese semi suppliers the canaries in the coal mine? Early warning signs of a turning point in the semiconductor industry cycle becoming more evident.
Materion looking to accelerate growth with new facility Materion Corporation, a supplier of advanced materials, has established a new facility in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to accelerate the growth of advanced chemical solutions for the semiconductor and EV battery markets.
Cyber incident at SEMIKRON The SEMIKRON Group has become a victim of a cyber-attack by a professional hacker group.
Alexander Battery and Anglia sign distribution agreement Anglia Components, a distributor of electronic components, has signed an agreement with Alexander Battery Technologies for exclusive distribution in the UK and Ireland.
Rocket EMS outfits new facility with new component counter Rocket EMS, Inc. has installed its second XQuik II Plus component counter from VJ Electronix, Inc.Load more news