Continental CEO to step down a head of plan
After more than eleven years in office, the CEO of Continental AG Dr. Elmar Degenhart intends to resign from his position as of November 30, 2020 for reasons of "immediately essential preventive health care."
Neways sees slight recovery in turnover during 3Q During the company’s third quarter, net turnover fell 8.9% YoY, largely due to a sharp decline in Automotive. Industrial saw a slight decline in turnover while Medical remained stable. Semiconductor however saw a rise in turnover.
ZOLL taps Benchmark to meet demand for ventilator production EMS provider Benchmark set up a production line for the ZOLL EMV+ ventilators and operating at full capacity in nearly six weeks.
Kontron bundles its EMS/ODM manufacturing companies within Europe The IoT/Embedded computing technology company says it is grouping its six production sites in Europe into and EMS/ODM network.
PVA achieves ISO 9001:2015 certification PVA, a supplier of automated dispensing and coating equipment, has received certification to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015 standard. PVA’s quality management system (QMS) governs processes for product design, development and manufacture.
Scanfil CEO: ‘I am pleased with our solid performance’ The third quarter of 2020 has been a busy one for Scanfil. The company proceeded with its optimisation of its factory network which has resulted in the divestment of the Hangzhou factory. And in Hamburg, the negotiations with employees were stated concerning a potential closure.
ZF expands production of camera technology with new plant in Poland ZF is expanding its manufacturing footprint for advanced Driver Assist Systems technologies with the launch of its new Electronics Plant in Częstochowa, Poland. The new facility and its 100 employees have initiated serial production of the company’s innovative S-Cam4.8 cameras.
EMS provider to expand with new facility in Texas The Round Rock City Council has approved an economic incentive agreement with an electronics manufacturer that will bring 60 new jobs and a USD 5.65 million investment in a new facility to the city in Texas.
MAHLE strengthens global footprint via acqusition MAHLE is taking over the air conditioning business of the Keihin Corporation (Japan) in Japan, Thailand, and the USA. A corresponding purchase agreement has been signed.
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Life returns to the former Nokia plant in Chennai Its been six years since there were any production going on at Nokia’s former plant in Srioerumbudur. But now the facility is once again in operation, this time under its new owner; Salcomp, a manufacturer of chargers.
Intellitronix invests in SMT system to triple product output Intellitronix, a subsidiary of the US Lighting Group and a manufacturer of automotive electronics, has purchased a SMT Component Placement System from Europlacer.
Rehm expands sales structure in South-East Asia Andy Wang, Senior Director Sales, is shouldering the responsibilities for Rehm Thermal Systems' sales and marketing activities in the Asia-Pacific region
Norautron Suzhou inks new contract with Efore Norautron Suzhou Co.Ltd announces a new cooperation with Efore Electronics Suzhou Co.Ltd.
Kitron’s record performance continues amidst the pandemic The EMS provider reported strong growth and record profit for the third quarter of 2020 – mainly driven by the Medical devices, Defence/Aerospace and Industry sectors.
General Motors invests in its electric future General Motors says that its Spring Hill, Tennessee assembly plant will begin the transition to become the company’s third vehicle manufacturing site to produce electric vehicles. The automaker also says that it will invest heavily in five Michigan plants.
Hisense Gorenje to start European production of TVs in January As we move into the next year, Hisense owned Gorenje Group will start production of TV sets for the European market at its plant in Velenje, Slovenia, as part of the new Hisense Europe Electronic company.
Wistron to expand in Malaysia – acquires Western Digital plant In a filling on the Taiwanese stock exchange, the company has disclosed that it will acquire a plant from Western Digital (WD) in Malaysia via its subsidiary Wistron Technology (Malaysia).
Harwin addresses increased demand for Hi-Rel connectors with new facility The expansion at the manufacturer’s Portsmouth headquarters in the South of England will increase the company’s production output by 30%.
Blackstone has found the location for its battery cell production The Swiss company, focusing on battery technology and battery metals, says that a decision has been made on the location of its battery cell production facilities for its subsidiary Blackstone Technology GmbH.
US foundry makes the case for a secure domestic chip production SkyWater Technology’s expansion in Bloomington, Minnesota, has progressed quickly. The project started less than a year ago and on October 12, the company held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the expansion.
Wistron continues Taiwanese expansion – sets up third R&D office The Taiwanese manufacturer has announced that it is adding to its set up in the country. The company will establish and R&D office in Kaohsiung, Wistron’s third R&D office in the city.
Terry Gou addresses Foxconn's Wisconsin investment “Foxconn will remain committed to the completion and continued expansion of our project and investment in Wisconsin as long as policymakers at the federal, state, and local levels remain committed to Foxconn,” Terry Gou says.
Volkswagen invests to up the automation of several plants The Volkswagen Passenger Cars and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles brands are working flat out on the transformation to the e-mobility era and the conversion of plants to e-mobility.
Harman to cut 1’500 jobs globally Evertiq has learned that the automotive supplier is planning to reduce its headcount to “align with its longer-term goals”. This decision will result in a reduction of 1’500 positions globally.
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