Vitesco starts production in Debrecen, Hungary
After just two years of construction, the Vitesco Technologies plant in Debrecen, Hungary, went now into operation.
Global EV sales finished strong in the final months of 2020 Global sales of NEV (new energy vehicles, which include both BEV and PHEV) skyrocketed in the final two months of 2020, with various models setting historical sales records, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Pylontech to meet energy storage demand with dedicated R&D Energy Storage System (ESS) solutions provider Pylon Technologies has announced that despite a tight schedule, they are on track with the plan to expand to 4GWh within three years.
Hirose Electric USA names new president and COO Hirose Electric USA has named Shinya (Sid) Tono as its new President/COO effective April 1, 2021.
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European semiconductor sales up 6.4 % in January The European Semiconductor Industry Association (ESIA) says that European sales of semiconductors reached to USD 3.453 billion in January 2021, an increase of 6.4% versus the same month one year ago.
Linton expands in China - increases capacity amidst shortage Last month, Dalian Linton NC Machine opened a more than 70'000 square metre research and design center and manufacturing base in Xishan, Wuxi, China.
Server DRAM contract prices projected to rise by 10-15% Since 3Q20, memory suppliers’ production capacities allocated to server DRAM have dropped to about 30% of the total DRAM production capacity, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Elmatica adds British muscles to its technical team The Norwegian headquartered PCB broker has hired Craig Haywood as Senior Technical Advisor to their Technical Department, adding deeper ESA expertise to its team.
Harman acquires 5G Edge and V2X specialist Savari Samsung subsidiary, Harman International, is acquiring Silicon Valley-based automotive technology company, Savari, a developer of vehicle-to-everything communications (V2X) technology in 5G Edge and automotive devices.
Leoni sells WCS unit Leoni Schweiz AG The German supplier of wires, cables and wiring systems has agreed to the sale of Leoni Schweiz AG, Switzerland to a consortium of buyers. Leoni Schweiz AG is the holding company of Leoni Studer AG, a specialist in high-quality cables and wires for complex applications in the industrial and infrastructure sectors.
UDC and PPG to set up manufacturing in Ireland Universal Display Corporation and PPG will jointly establish a new manufacturing site in Shannon, Ireland, for the production of UDC’s UniversalPHOLED materials.
Marvell and Fujitsu partner to deliver 5G baseband technology Fujitsu has selected Marvell's baseband processor silicon to power its new 5G New Radio (NR) base station offerings.
With the shortage still weighing heavy ADI delays fab closure In January Evertiq reported that Analog Devices was planning to permanently close its facility Milpitas, California.
Tower Semi invests to expand its manufacturing capabilities The company is planning a capacity expansion for 200mm and 300mm to answer the exceeding demand forecast.
Xiaomi partners with DBG and BYD to boost Indian manufacturing Xiaomi, or Mi India, recently completed five years of its “Make in India” journey, where the company has been producing smartphones and smart TVs locally. Now the company is upping the pace.
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Biden to push for $37 billion to boost chip manufacturing US President Joe Biden has responded to the industry’s call to reinvigorate domestic semiconductor manufacturing. The president is pushing a USD 37 billion bill to identify solutions to the semiconductor shortfall.
Strong end to 2020 for NCAB - enters 2021 with confidence "We leave 2020 behind us with a positive trend for order intake and increased activity among our customers. This augurs well for 2021," says CEO Peter Kruk in the year-end report.
Kioxia starts the expansion of its Yokkaichi Plant Kioxia has started the construction of new fabrication facility at its Yokkaichi plant, located on the Mie Prefecture, Japan, to support the production of sixth-generation 3D flash memory.
Mycronic receives US order for two SLX systems The Swedish technology company has received an order for two SLX mask writers from an unnamed, but existing customer in the USA. The total order value is between USD 8 and 12 million.
Magna’s new Michigan plant to support the EV market Magna has broken ground on a new manufacturing facility in St. Clair, Michigan, that will build complex battery enclosures for the all-new 2022 GMC Hummer EV.
HP to acquire HyperX in a $425 million HP Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, for USD 425 million.
TSMC ranks in Top10 in three wafer size categories As of December 2020, only TSMC—the world’s largest foundry—was listed among the wafer capacity leaders in each of the three wafer size categories. It had the most 200mm wafer capacity last year and ranked second, trailing only Samsung, in 300mm wafer capacity.
SK Hynix ink $4.3 billion deal with ASML The Dutch supplier of semiconductor equipment has signed a five-year long deal, worth USD 4.3 billion, with SK Hynix as the South Korean company works to secure equipment to boost it output.
Mekoprint with record revenue despite the pandemic Mekoprint has been through two major fluctuations in activity over the past Corona year with increases and decreases of over 40%. Despite this, the company has succeeded in continuing overall growth in both revenue and earnings.
Foxconn to manufacture Fisker e-cars Fisker has entered into a MOU with Hon Hai Technology Group. Foxconn is said to manufacture the vehicle at projected annual volumes of more than 250,000. Global market scope – including North America, Europe, China, and India.Load more news