PTT / Hon Hai joint venture establish electric vehicle production in Thailand
The new automotive manufacturing plant will potentially root in ECC, including production system, supply chain management, and engineering research and development center. The investment worth USD 1-2 billion and aims to promote the country as ASEAN's EV hub.
Jenoptik to double on-site production capacity in Dresden The Jenoptik Group intends to build a new production building with office complex in Dresden (Germany). In total, the photonics group is planning to invest around EUR 70 million in a cleanroom facility for micro-optics and sensors for semiconductor equipment.
Apparent oversupply of TV panels to be addressed with capacity adjustments Thanks to their continued capacity expansion and M&A efforts, Chinese panel manufacturers accounted for nearly 60% of the global supply of TV panels in 1H21, according to TrendForce.
Valmet opens battery factory in Finland Valmet Automotive has officially opened its battery facility in Uusikaupunki, Finland. It represents a significant investment by Valmet Automotive in the EV systems business with EUR 120 million and it will create hundreds of new jobs.
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Incap ups guidance for 2021 Incap estimates that its revenue, operating profit (EBIT) and adjusted operating profit (EBIT) for 2021 will be significantly higher than in 2020.
Björn Lifvergren leaves his role as Inission's CEO The Board of Inission AB and Björn Lifvergren have jointly agreed that Björn will leave his role as Inission's CEO, a role he has deservedly held since April 2017. The Board has initiated a recruitment process to find a new CEO.
Semcorp opens production in Hungary Construction of the Semcorp Group's first production unit outside China has begun; the company is building a facility that will produce lithium-ion battery separator films (LiBSF) in Debrecen (Hungary).
EDAG China opens test centre in Shanghai EDAG China – subsidiary of the EDAG Group – opens a new test centre at its Shanghai site (NanGu Road Minhang District) to expand its range of services for the Asian market.
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Ford and SK Innovation looking at Eastern Europe for new facility SK Innovation and Ford are rumoured to set up a joint venture in Europe with possible locations in Hungary, Romania and Poland.
GaN power devices market to growth at 78% CAGR through 2025 Demand for elecom base stations, converters, and charging stations has seen considerable growth this year as a result of ongoing developments in 5G telecommunication, consumer electronics, industrial energy conversion, and new energy vehicles (NEV), according to TrendForce.
Darekon acquires Swedish EMS manufacturer IHAAB Darekon has acquired the entire share capital of Swedish firm IHAAB Component Systems AB in Stockholm, following an agreement signed on September 06, 2021. The company’s subsidiaries SMD Production AB and Kelab Systems AB are included in the transaction.
Enics expands manufacturing site in Suzhou, China In response to increased demand, Enics plans to expand its manufacturing site in Suzhou, China. The high-volume electronics manufacturing site serves both Chinese and international customers.
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SK Innovation to cooperate with Ecopro Group SK Innovation signed a large-scale purchase agreement with Korea’s top cathode materials manufacturer Ecopro BM, to be supplied with KRW 10 trillion (EUR ) worth of cathode materials from 2024 to 2026.
Smartphone production returns to Northern Germany Berlin-based start-up Carbon Mobile is relocating its production of sustainable smartphones to Germany. In partnership with Ingram Micro, the company's future devices will be produced in the former Motorola factory in Flensburg.
New Head of Business Development at Libra Industries Libra Industries has hired Joe Anderson as Sr. Director of Business Development headquartered in Dayton, OH.
Global smartphone production declines by 11% QoQ to 307M units for 2Q21 The recent surges of COVID-19 cases in India, Vietnam, and other Southeast Asian countries have adversely affected the global smartphone market in terms of production and demand, according to TrendForce.
Hanza invests in Finland EMS-provider Hanza continues to see high demand for its services and has decided to invest approximately SEK 30 million (EUR 3 million) in Finland.
Kristoffer Asklöv is Kitron's new COO Mr. Asklöv has more than 20 years of experience from electronics production, with companies such as Partnertech and Toyota. Most recently he was Vice President, Business Development & Central European sales at the Finnish EMS company Scanfil.
Volta Zero gets Austrian manufacturing location Steyr Automotive (formerly MAN Trucks) and Volta Trucks sign a manufacturing agreement which will see Volta Zero production commence in Austria on time, at the end of 2022.
Mycronic gets new CFO Mycronic AB has appointed Pierre Brorsson as Chief Financial Officer. Currently working in his own company focusing on Acquisitions and Financial Management, the appointment is effective October 25, 2021.
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Prysmian's USD 27 million investment in Mexico Prysmian Group announced the investment of USD 27 million to begin the expansion of its cable and fiber optic manufacturing facility in the state of Durango, Mexico.
Note UK adds production line The contract manufacturer's facility in Windsor has been equipped with a new production line with equipment from ASM, Ersa and Nutek.
JM and OnTo partner on lithium-ion battery production scrap recycling Johnson Matthey has entered into an agreement with OnTo Technology, a developer of advanced battery recycling solutions, to scale up OnTo’s direct recycling process of lithium-ion battery scrap.
Valmet's Salo plant gets more production Valmet Automotive has received a second battery manufacturing contract for the Salo battery plant. The new contract will expand the Salo plant production into high voltage batteries. At the same time, the extension of the Salo plant has been completed on schedule. The new building extends the plant’s logistics and production areas.
EUR 437 million for battery cell production in southern Germany German Federal Minister of Economics Peter Altmaier handed over a grant notification for a large battery cell factory to be built at the Opel site in Kaiserslautern.
Additive Circuits Technologies acquires Bench 2 Bench Technologies Additive Circuits Technologies LLC announced the acquisition of Bench2 Bench Technologies, a manufacturer of flexible circuit boards for the medical device market based in Fullerton, Calif.
Spartronics acquires Inovar Inovar Inc. has been acquired by Spartronics LLC. The EMS-provider has facilities in Logan, Utah and Tecate, Mexico.
DRAM Module revenue undergoes 5% YoY growth for 2020 Annual shipment of notebook computers and desktop PCs underwent a massive increase in 2020 thanks to the proliferation of the stay-at-home economy brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic last year, according to TrendForceLoad more news