Progress in importation of US equipment dispels doubts on SMIC’s capacity expansion
The major suppliers of WFE (wafer fab equipment) in the US are progressing smoothly in the application for license from the US government for the exportation of equipment systems, equipment parts, and customer services for 14nm and above processes to Chinese foundry SMIC, says TrendForce.
Test specialists breaks ground on new expansion in Munich EDAG Group, an engineering service provider to the mobility industry, is bundling its test competences in a new building at the "Waldmeisterstraße" site in Munich, Germany. in direct vicinity of the BMW Group's Research and Innovation Centre.
Jaltek invests in new Takaya Flying Probe Test machine UK-based electronics manufacturer Jaltek has invested in a shiny new TAKAYA APT-1400F Flying Probe Test machine from Accelonix Ltd. The new addition will sit alongside the company's existing Flying Probe, further enhancing technical capacity and throughput.
Revenue per wafer climbs as demand surges The success and proliferation of integrated circuits has largely hinged on the ability of IC manufacturers to continue offering more performance and functionality for the money. But despite high development costs, smaller nodes bring greater revenue per wafer.
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New JV to produce solid-state EV batteries in Vietnam Vietnamese automotive manufacturer Vinfast, part of the Vingroup, is looking to dominate Vietnam's electrical vehicle market and is teaming up with ProLogium (PLG) to accelerate the commercialisation of solid-state battery EV in Vietnam.
Jabil Healthcare ink collaboration agreement with E3D Under the terms of the deal, Jabil has secured exclusive rights to develop a high-volume reusable auto-injector and connected variants.
High Precision Stencil Printing needs 3D Printing Tools According to several studies, roughly half of all soldering defects occurring in SMD assembly production are still closely related with the printing of the soldering paste.
ICAPE continues its expansion - acquires BA Elektronik ICAPE Group continues to expand in Germany. Following an inauguration of new offices in Rheinfelden, Herten earlier in 2021, the company kicks off March with the acquisition of BA Elektronik, a PCB and cable supplier located in Schnaittenbach.
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Incap appoints new MD to Incap Electronics Slovakia The EMS provider has promoted Miroslav Michalik to the position of Managing Director of Incap Slovakia. Miroslav Michalik has been employed by Incap Slovakia (previously AWS Slovakia) since 2018, working as a Plant Director at the company’s factory in Namestovo.
Swiss smart locker company team up with Gémosz Switzerland-based Zippsafe and Hungarian EMS provicer Gémosz have signed a strategic agreement.
Tesla gets building permit for warehouse in Grünheide Tesla can go ahead with the construction of a warehouse in Brandenburg (Germany); planned next to the GigaBerlin factory in Grünheide (currently being build). Local media reports that the administrative district has given the appropriate approval.
Taiwanese PCB industry reaches new high in 2020 According to the Taiwan Printed Circuit Association (TPCA), the 2020 output of the cross-strait Taiwanese PCB industry increased by 5.1% from 2019 to NTD 696.3 billion (USD 23,609 million) in 2020, reaching a new high in history through a positive growth for four consecutive years.
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Cogiscan partners with Sales Rep for Eastern Europe Cogiscan has teamed up with Danutek Hungary Kft & Danutek Balkans SRL for sales in Eastern Europe.
Swiss EMS provider gets a new major shareholder Swiss EMS provider, Cicor, has says that HEB Swiss Investment AG, Zurich, has sold all of its shares in Cicor Technologies Ltd. in a binding transaction to an investment vehicle of One Equity Partners (OEP).
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.
Daimler and Volvo Group complete creation of fuel-cell JV Daimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group today completed the transaction to form their previously announced fuel-cell joint venture; cellcentric.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.Load more news