MAHLE accelerates restructuring – thousands of jobs lost
The current crisis related to the spread of the coronavirus intensifies urgency to act as the company does not expect the vehicle markets to return to pre-crisis levels for several years.
Panasonic to invests an additional $150M in venture capital Panasonic is launching it's second venture capital fund, Conductive Ventures II, and doing so with a commitment of USD 150 million, a 50% increase from the first fund.
AOTCO Metal Finishing acquires Plating for Electronics Metal finishing company, AOTCO Metal Finishing, has acquired electroplating company Plating for Electronics, based in Waltham, MA.
SUSS MicroTec and DELO team up on imprint lithography SUSS MicroTec and DELO will cooperate in the optimisation of imprint manufacturing processes for the production of wafer-level optics (WLO). These optics are essential for emerging applications in the automotive and consumer electronics industries, among others.
ASSA ABLOY sells its Swiss sensor business ASSA ABLOY has signed an agreement to sell its sensor technology business CEDES in Switzerland to capiton AG.
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ESIA concerned by new U.S. export control measures on semiconductors Following the U.S. announcement on 17 August 2020, the European Semiconductor Industry Association (ESIA) expresses concern about the unilateral broad export control measures taken by the United States administration that will have significant impact and bring disruption to the global semiconductor industry.
UL expands its Silicon Valley 5G testing facility Science safety company UL, announces that it has opened the expansion of its Silicon Valley electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and wireless testing laboratory with the debut of new 5G testing facilities.
Copper heist at EMS provider Under the cover of night, during the morning hours leading into Sunday, the burglars broke in to the premise of the electronics manufacturer and left with 15 tonnes of copper scrap.
IAV invests in new EMC test centre E-mobility, connectivity, advanced driver assistance systems and self-driving technology; the number of electronic components in vehicles is growing rapidly, also raising demand for capacities to test electromagnetic compatibility - something that IAV wants to address with its latest investment.
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Nilfisk expands with new innovation hub in Hungary Nilfisk, a Danish manufacturer of professional cleaning equipment, has been present in Hungary for more than 20 years with assembly facilities in Szigetszentmiklós and Nagykanizsa. Now, it’s time to expand its footprint.
Magna expands its powertrain business in Slovakia Mobility solutions company Magma says that it will expand its powertrain business with a new facility in Kechnec, Slovakia, the first powertrain metalforming solutions plant for the company in Europe.
Henkel Adhesive Technologies expands UV capabilities Henkel Adhesive Technologies recently broke ground on a new production area for UV-curable acrylic pressure sensitive adhesives (PSA) at the site in Salisbury, North Carolina.
Polish company mulls manufacturing operation in Croatia Polish group, Pol-Mot Holding, has expressed its interest in setting up a manufacturing operation for electric vehicles and hydrogen-fueled cars in Croatia.
ASSA ABLOY acquires Access-IS in the UK ASSA ABLOY has acquired Access-IS, a provider of electronic RFID, NFC and barcode devices enabling the authentication of travel and identity documents, ticket reading and contactless payments.
Pegatron to merge with Casetek Pegasus Ace Limited, a subsidiary of EMS-giant Pegatron, has entered into a merger and acquisition agreement with Taiwanese manufacturer of light metal casings, Casetek Holdings Limited.
The sale of Scanfil’s Hangzhou unit is completed On 29 June 2020, Scanfil announced that it would sell the entire share capital of its subsidiary Scanfil (Hangzhou) Co., Ltd. located in Hangzhou, China.
Heidenhain opens new expanded Western US HQ This includes the expansion of its executive, sales and technical support offices, as well as demo facilities in San Jose, California.
Scanfil to sell its plant in Hangzhou, China The board of directors of the Finnish EMS prover has decided to sell the entire share capital of its subsidiary located in Hangzhou, China, for a total of EUR 18.4 million to Hangzhou Cabinet Technology Co., Ltd.
ABB Robotics rolls out Lexi’s procurement analytics solution Automation giant, ABB Robotics, is using a big data analytics software solution developed by Lexi Solution AB in Sweden to optimise procurement and engineering processes.
AVL opens competence centre for sensor tests in Bavaria One of the core tasks of the competence centre is to compare the results obtained in the laboratory with real data recorded in road traffic.
Park Systems opens new subsidiary in the UK Park Systems, a manufacturer of atomic force microscopy (AFM) systems is opening a new European subsidiary in Nottingham, United Kingdom.
Ascend makes first acquisition in China Ascend Performance Materials, an integrated producer of polyamide 66 resin, has signed an agreement to purchase the assets of NCM (Changshu) Co., Ltd., and Tehe Engineering Plastic (Suzhou) Co., Ltd., located in Changshu Yushan High-tech Industrial Park.
SUSS MicroTec finds a partner for Nanoimprint Lithography SUSS MicroTec and micro resist technology GmbH are forming a joint venture to further advance the deployment of Nanoimprint Lithography (NIL) in the production of future emerging applications.Load more news
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