Ford picks Valencia for next-gen EV architecture
Ford in Europe has announced that it has chosen its plant in Valencia, Spain, as the preferred site to assemble vehicles based on a next-generation electric vehicle architecture.
Samsung begins production of 3nm process node with GAA Samsung Electronics today announced that it has started initial production of its 3-nanometer (nm) process node applying Gate-All-Around (GAA) transistor architecture.
Top Five MPU Suppliers Expand Share of Sales to 86% in 2021 Total microprocessor sales are expected to maintain double-digit percentage growth in 2022, rising nearly 12% to a record-high $114.8 billion, thanks to higher average selling prices (ASPs).
Smoltek signs MoU with global manufacturer of capacitors Swedish Smoltek Semi has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a global manufacturer of capacitors for the joint development of Smoltek's ultra-thin CMF-MIM capacitors.
Sponsored content by RUTRONIK Elektronische Bauelemente GmbHThe Next Level in Advanced Robotics The key to intelligent, self-controlled industrial and service processes is advanced robotics. Progress in this Future Market relies mainly on better performing electronic elements that make robots more adaptable, perceptive, communicative and mobile, and easier to integrate into processes.
Japan’s next chip challenge: finding engineers Japan, along with a number of companies, has invested a lot to build up the country’s domestic chip industry. The next challenge is to find a multitude of engineers to run and operate it.
Alliance Electronics enters France - along with 3 PCBA firms Alliance Electronics, a technological and industrial group specialising in electronic subcontracting, is setting up in France (Rosheim, Bas-Rhin) and finalising its first three acquisitions.
Teledyne Flir wins $48 million nano-UAV framework agreement Teledyne FLIR Defense announces that it has entered into a framework agreement with the Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency to deliver Black Hornet nano unmanned aerial vehicles.
The European PCB industry – a trip down memory lane European PCB production has for a number of years been outcompeted and outperformed by production in Asia. It’s been previously documented that the prime movers were price competition and a strong outsourcing wave of the entire electronics industry in general. But how does the European PCB industry look today?
LG accelerates its EV charger business LG Electronics announces it has acquired South Korean electric vehicle charger solutions provider, AppleMango Co., Ltd., jointly with GS Energy and GS Neotek.
Scania to accelerate electrification with Keysight Swedish manufacturer of heavy transport vehicles, Scania, establishes a battery laboratory with Keysight’s Scienlab battery test solutions.
UK battery producer increases production capacity Peterlee-based Alexander Battery Technologies, which manufactures customisable battery packs and chargers, has converted two 20,000 sq. ft buildings into a modern production facility and a warehouse.
Material shortages impede semiconductor equipment lead time According to TrendForce, semiconductor equipment is once again facing the dilemma of extended lead times up to 18-30 months.
GlobalWafers selects Sherman for new wafer site GlobalWafers has announced that it plans to build a 300-millimeter silicon wafer factory in Sherman, Texas, said to be the first of its kind in the USA in over twenty years.
Wiwynn's PCBA plant for data centers moves to second phase Wiwynn Corporation, a Taiwan-based innovative cloud IT infrastructure provider for hyperscale data centres, yesterday officially commenced its phase II development on a server PCBA plant for cloud data centers in Johor, Malaysia.
Sanmina makes multi-million investment in Jalisco Electronics manufacturer Sanmina SCI is reportedly investing US$216 million in Jalisco this year.
Hellma Materials establishes plant in Sweden Hellma Materials GmbH, a specialist in the production of crystalline materials and calcium fluoride crystals, is starting to set up additional growth capacities for calcium fluoride in Trollhättan.
Yangtze Memory plans production capacity increase Yangtze Memory Technologies, a Chinese memory chip producer, is reportedly planning to launch a new plant in the company’s home city of Wuhan.
Edwards increases vacuum pump manufacturing capacity Edwards, part of the Atlas Copco Group, has today inaugurated a new manufacturing facility in South Korea for vacuum pumps used in the global manufacture of semiconductors
Top suppliers enjoy big gains in small NOR flash market IC Insights says that strong unit demand and robust ASP gains lifted total NOR flash market 63% in 2021.
North American PCB industry sales up 3.4% in May Total North American PCB shipments in May 2022 were up 3.4% compared to the same month last year. Compared to the preceding month, May shipments rose 1.1%.
Dexerials and SemsoTec to set up an optical solution center Dexerials Corporation, a provider of leading-edge technologies, materials, and devices for smartphones, automobiles, and other products, and German automobile design house SemsoTec Group, will jointly establish an Optical Solution Center for leading-edge In-Vehicle HMIs in Cham, Germany.
North American EMS industry up 9.4% in May Total North American EMS shipments in May 2022 were up 9.4% compared to the same month last year. Compared to the preceding month, May shipments rose 0.6%.
A new European megafactory to produce 500 satellites yearly Aerospacelab has unveiled its satellite megafactory commitment, with a yearly production capacity of 500 satellites, making it effectively the largest satellite manufacturing plant in Europe.
90,000 square metres – Arrows new Dutch distribution centre Arrow recently opened its new primary distribution centre (PDC) in Venlo, the Netherlands. The new centre is one of the company’s largest warehouses globally and replaces the existing facilities in the region and also provides increased capacity for future growth.
Nanya breaks ground on new fab in Taiwan Nanya Technology Corporation has broken ground on its new semiconductor fab in New Taipei City’s Nanlin Technology Park. Once completed, the NTD 300 billion (EUR 9.6 billion) investment will result in an advanced fab with a double-deck cleanroom.
First tool arrive at GlobalFoundries new Singapore fab One year after breaking ground, GlobalFoundries can celebrate a significant milestone on the path to expand its semiconductor manufacturing capacity in Singapore. The first tool has been moved into the company's new facility on its Singapore campus.Load more news