© cumypah dreamstime.com Electronics Production | December 10, 2012
Hannu Keinänen is new CEO of Enics Group
Changes at EMS-provider Enics. Hannu Keinänen has been appointed new CEO of the Group. Dirk Zimanky is to lead Market Execution and Petri Helin to lead Supply Chain.
President and CEO of Enics Group, Mr. Dirk Zimanky, was injured in an accident in early October this year and is proceeding well to a full recovery. To secure the uninterrupted leadership of Enics and to ensure the positive development and growth of the company, the Enics Board of Directors has appointed Mr. Hannu Keinänen to succeed Dirk Zimanky as the new President and CEO, starting 18 February 2013. Mr. Hannu Keinänen has a M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from Tampere University of Technology and is deeply familiar with the electronics manufacturing services (EMS) and industrial original equipment manufacturer (OEM) businesses. Hannu has held several leading positions in ABB and gained profound EMS understanding during his 10 year tenure working for Elcoteq. During that time he was responsible for large operational units in Hungary as General Manager, deepened his global expertise as Executive VP of the Communications Network Area, and in his last position, headed Elcoteq’s Asia-Pacific region as its President. Hannu joins Enics from Ensto Oy, where he held the position of President, Ensto Building Technology (SBU) for the past five years. “I am very pleased to join the Enics team. I firmly believe that with this experienced and motivated team, we can continue the success of Enics. The continuation of Enics’ strong strategy with its clear focus on professional industrial electronics is a well-proven success factor. Enics has a strong customer base, market position and excellent people. With these, we have all the elements to take the company towards a bright future”, states Hannu Keinänen. Mr. Dirk Zimanky has been appointed Senior Vice President responsible for Market Execution, leading Customer Relationship Management, sales and marketing within the Enics Group. Dirk has been one of the main architects of Enics’ strategy, values and customer relations since the very beginning of Enics. He has led Enics Group as President and CEO since 1 October 2010. “I am excited and energized to be part of Enics’ further success in my new role leading Market Execution. I very much look forward to spending more time with our customers, both developing our cooperation and exploring new opportunities together. I have learned to appreciate and trust Hannu from working with him in the past, and I whole-heartedly welcome him as the new President and CEO of Enics,” says Dirk Zimanky. In conjunction with the above mentioned changes, Mr. Petri Helin, currently Senior Vice President Customer Relationship Management has been nominated as Senior Vice President, Supply Chain of Enics. Petri has been acting head of Supply Chain for Enics since July 2012 and will now take this position full time. “I have enjoyed my work and learned a lot while leading Customer Relationship Management for Enics the past two years, but I am excited to get back to my roots and again take over Supply Chain. Supply Chain is at the very core of Enics, and I see opportunities to further improve our capabilities in this area. My deepest appreciation to all those who have supported me in my CRM role,” says Petri Helin. ”Enics today has a strong customer base and sound strategy. With the new organization that’s been put in place, I am confident that Enics will deliver good services to its customers. I am convinced that the company will further develop favorably and will continue the exciting growth path it has shown,” states Mr. Panu Routila, Chairman of the Board of Directors. Dirk Zimanky and Petri Helin will continue to be members of the Enics Management Team and will report to Hannu Keinänen, President and CEO of Enics Group. All changes take effect 18 February 2013.
Technica forms growth-focused equity fund San Jose-based Technica USA has reached an agreement on an equity investment centered on future growth for the global PCB fab and assembly supplier.
IHS Markit: 5G economy in the trillions by 2035 The IHS Markit 5G Economy Study, commissioned by Qualcomm Technologies Inc., is forecasting that 5G will generate USD 13.2 trillion in sales enablement by 2035.
ZEUS Battery partnering with Kruvand Associates ZEUS Battery Products and Texas-based Kruvand Associates Inc. have come to a formal agreement on a collaboration that began in January and covers Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, New Mexico, Arizona and Mexico.
EPP with a new owner The company announces that is has found itself an ideal buyer – Photonics Systems Group – a manufacturer of micro-materials processing machines. With this takeover, PSG is strengthening is operations in the electronics industry and also laying the foundation for further growth.
Sponsored content by Nordson ASYMTEKStart-to-finish conformal coating with reliability and efficiency Nordson ASYMTEK’s flexible, modular, Panorama™ S-Line delivers conformal coating process control in a space-saving footprint with overlapping line processes that minimize manufacturing floor space. This innovative, patent-pending line layout trims 50% of the line’s length by using the lower compartment in each piece of equipment for functional use. Combined with Nordson ASYMTEK’s global support, this complete conformal coating line delivers quality, product reliability, efficiency, and safety for all your conformal coating applications.
Volkswagen starts pre-production e-mobility plant in China The new plant of the SAIC VOLKSWAGEN joint venture has been completed. It is purely built for the production of all electric vehicles on Volkswagen’s Modular Electric Drive Matrix (MEB).
Kongsberg Maritime divests KM Contros GmbH Following a strategic review, Kongsberg Maritime AS (KM) has decided to divest KM Contros GmbH (Contros) to AML Oceanographic Ltd. (AML).
SUSS MicroTec adjusts outlook for fiscal year 2019 Based on the preliminary figures for the first nine months and the updated budget figures, SUSS MicroTec is substantiating its expectations for incoming orders, sales and earnings for the current fiscal year ending December 31, 2019.
Sponsored content by NCAB Group Benelux B.V.Failure is not an option for a PCB More than 30% of the Gerbers NCAB Group Benelux B.V. reviews, have problems. However, the PCB are integrated in key end-user product with more and more High Tech PCB. We are here to support you on the new technologies growth to maintain a high reliability and quality. Contact us to review it together.
GPV's revenues soars 130% Danish EMS provider, GPV Group, announces that the company generated revenues of DKK 2.2 billion in the first nine months of 2019, a 130% year-on-year improvement driven by the acquisition of Swiss company CCS at the end of 2018.
Former GM plant now Lordstown Motors Corp. General Motors’ shuttered Lordstown plant in Ohio, which closed in March, is now in the hands of an electric truck start-up that is looking to begin production in about a year.
Chinese chip maker to U.S. firms: don’t worry On Friday, the chairman of China’s top state-run semiconductor company, Tsinghua Unigroup, had some advice for U.S. chipmakers, saying they should “relax and sleep well,” with regard to China’s semiconductor development.
POET closes the sale of DenseLight POET Technologies, the designer and developer of the POET Optical Interposer and Photonic Integrated Circuits (PICs) for the data center and tele-communication markets, has successfully closed the sale of its DenseLight subsidiary in Singapore.
HAHN Group expands its footprint in the US via acquisition Factory automation and robotics solution provider, Hahn Group, has acquired REI Automation, Inc. The takeover is effective as of 01. November 2019.
Ynvisible Interactive sells contract manufacturing services to Epishine Epishine is purchasing roll-to-roll manufacturing services from Ynvisible Production, combines solar cells with printed electronic displays.
QEV Technologies gets € 17 million from EIB The E-mobility and R&D specialist, QEV Technologies, will receive EUR 17 million funding from the European Investment Bank (EIB) for a variety of low carbon transportation projects.
Mouser pushing distribution to new (vertical) levels Mouser Electronics, global NPI distributor of semiconductors and electronic components, has expanded its multi-dimensional footprint at its distribution headquarters in Texas.
Sponsored content by SourcengineComponent Aggregators vs E-Commerce Marketplaces What is the difference between electronic component aggregators and a marketplace?
67% of a buyer’s journey is now done digitally. Learn how marketplaces emerged as full-cycle procurement platforms and challenged the traditional component aggregators.
Micron buys FWDNXT, launches AI platform With its recent acquisition of hardware and software start-up FWDNXT, Micron Technology Inc. has launched a new set of tools for deep learning.
Isola names new president and CEO Isola has appointed Travis Kelly president and chief executive officer. Kelly most recently served as global chief operating officer at Cerberus Operations and Advisory Company (affiliate of Cerberus Capital Management).
CORE-emt to represent BTU in the Baltics BTU International, Inc., a supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment for the electronics manufacturing market, announces that it has expanded its partnership with CORE-emt to include the Baltics (Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia).
Kimball reports growth across the board for 1Q20 While the calendar year for 2019 isn’t over yet, Kimball Electronics has already completed its first fiscal quarter for 2020.
Sponsored content by EsemdaContract manufacturer Esemda opens new facility in Vilnius and expands EMS The new facility has been built with reserved space for future expansions. As Esemda constantly grows, it is of great importance to be able to rapidly increase production capacity in large volumes.
AT&S weathers market challenges In an overall challenging environment AT&S held its ground well in the first half-year. Revenues amounted to EUR 490.3 million, declined slightly by 5.1% compared to the previous year.
Covalent Metrology, Rigaku extend partnership with new line Rigaku, a producer of X-ray metrology technology, has installed two of its analytical instruments at the Sunnyvale, California service lab of Covalent Metrology, a provider of analytical services to advanced materials innovation companies.
PG LifeLink expanding in Kentucky Post Glover LifeLink Inc., a manufacturer of isolated power products, announced plans to expand its operation in Boone County with a USD 3.9 million investment.
HELLA expands its activities in Lithuania HELLA Lithuania has been operating in the country for about a year and a half now. Now it's time to kickstart production of the next product group in the Lithuanian facility.Load more news