Li-Cycle and Glencore ramp up plans for recycling hub
Li-Cycle and Glencore has announced plans for a two-phase approach to the Portovesme Hub project in Sardinia, Italy to expedite the production of battery-grade lithium carbonate.
Electrolux has found a buyer for its Memphis factory
Electrolux Group has agreed to divest its manufacturing facility in Memphis, Tennessee, USA to a US-based investment company for a cash consideration of USD 61 million
IQE and VisIC to develop next-gen D-Mode GaN power devices
IQE has announced a strategic collaboration with VisIC Technologies to develop "the highest reliability" gallium nitride D-Mode power products for use in electric vehicles inverters.
Infineon and Infypower to advance in new energy vehicle charger market
Infineon Technologies has announced a collaboration with Infypower to improve the efficiency of electric vehicle charging stations.
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NXP to strengthen R&D in Europe
NXP teams across Hamburg, Munich and Dresden will focus on automated driving, communication technologies and post-quantum cryptography to accelerate and advance overall development and deployment.
VAT breaks ground for innovation center in Haag
On September 13, VAT broke ground for a new innovation center at its corporate campus in Haag, uniting research, development and application activities under one roof on 12,000 m2 over four floors.
Redwood expands in Europe by acquiring Redux Recycling GmbH
The acquisition is said to provide Redwood with a EU presence to expand operations, increase capacity for battery recycling, and work closely with suppliers, customers and industry partners.
Synopsys aims to advance semiconductor development
Synopsys has announced a collaboration with the Authority of ICT Industry of Vietnam, under the Ministry of Information and Communications, to advance semiconductor development in Vietnam.
Verkor secures over €2 bn to launch gigafactory in France
The financing is said to accelerate the construction of Verkor’s gigafactory, in Dunkirk, technological developments, and investments generating thousands of direct and indirect long-term jobs.
Tesla factory on Turkey's wish list
Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan has reportedly asked Tesla CEO Elon Musk to build its next factory in Turkey.
Qvantum acquires manufacturing facility from Electrolux
Fast-growing heat pump systems and technology company Qvantum has made its third strategic acquisition. The company has acquired a refrigerator manufacturing facility in Nyíregyháza, Hungary from Electrolux Group.
Foxconn’s looking to double its workforce in India
EMS provider Foxconn says it is looking to double its workforce and investment in India by next year.
L-TRIS, InnoLas and PROAUT merge to create Photonics Systems
L-TRIS, InnoLas Solutions and PROAUT have merged to form a new company, Photonics Systems Gmbh. The merger will take effect immediately and seeks to combine the strengths and expertise of the three companies.
Ensurge Micropower secures new contract
Ensurge Micropower has signed another evaluation agreement for its ultrathin, lithium microbattery – with an unnamed provider of wearable devices.
Electrolux Group divests factory in Hungary
Electrolux Group has divested its manufacturing facility in Nyíregyháza, Hungary to Swedish heat pump manufacturer Qvantum for a cash consideration of EUR 38 million (approximately SEK 455 million).
discoverIE acquires 2J Antennas Group
discoverIE Group, a designer and manufacturer of customised electronics, has acquired 2J Antennas Group (2J), a Slovakian-based designer and manufacturer of antennas, for a cash consideration of EUR 52.5 million.
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