GE Aviation purchases Hentec/RPS system
Cincinnati, Ohio-based GE Aviation, a manufacturer of propulsion systems for commercial and military aircrafts, has purchased a Pulsar solderability system from Hentec Industries/RPS Automation.
Imec and semiconductor partners target greener chip manufacturing Nanoelectronics research and innovation center, imec, says that it has managed to pool together stakeholders from the semiconductor value chain – from companies such as Apple and Microsoft, to suppliers, including ASM, Kurita, SCREEN and Tokyo Electron – to participate in its Sustainable Semiconductor Technologies and Systems (SSTS) research program.
DuPont opens new production line in Circleville, Ohio DuPont Interconnect Solutions, a business within the Electronics & Industrial segment, has completed a USD 250 million capital project to expand production of Kapton polyimide film and Pyralux flexible circuit materials at the Circleville manufacturing site.
NEV market grew in 1Q22 – global sales exceeded 2M units According to TrendForce data, total sales of new energy vehicles (NEVs including battery electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, and fuel cell vehicles) in 1Q22 was 2.004 million units, an annual growth rate of 80%.
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Viettel & Qualcomm team up on 5G infrastructure development Viettel Group and Qualcomm Technologies plans to collaborate and develop a next-generation 5G Radio Unit (RU) with massive MIMO capabilities and distributed units (DUs). This focuses on helping to expedite the development and roll-out of 5G network infrastructure and services in Vietnam and globally.
Strongest quarter in company history for KATEK German EMS provider KATEK, started the fiscal year of 2022 with the strongest quarter in its corporate history.
Acquiring Ohio EV plant sets a new milestone for Foxconn Hon Hai Technology Group, otherwise know as Foxconn, and Lordstown Motors have signed a contract manufacturing agreement and a joint venture agreement for product development.
Applied Materials opens Montana expansion – create 200 new jobs The company has opened its latest expansion in Montana, a new semiconductor manufacturing center set to create 200 jobs in the Flathead Valley.
Sponsored content by SMTASMT Processes Certification, Harsh Environments Conference Coming to Amsterdam The SMTA is pleased to announce an SMT Processes Certification Program is scheduled for May 16-18, 2022 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Keith Bryant, KB Consultancy, will instruct the program. The program is co-located with the Electronics in Harsh Environments Conference taking place May 17-19, 2022.
Emerald EMS appoints new COO EMS provider Emerald EMS has appointed Lucian Soaita to Chief Operating Officer (COO). Soaita will report to Vic Giglio, CEO, as part of the Emerald EMS Executive Leadership Team.
Hanwha invests $320M in cell and module manufacturing expansions Hanwha Solutions, the South Korean owner of Qcells, says it plans to invest USD 320 million in a solar manufacturing expansion in the United States and South Korea.
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SEL to rely on Atotech Uniplate equipment at new site Specialty chemicals technology company Atotech, and Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL), a designer and manufacturer of products and systems that protect, control, and automate electric power systems, will partner at SEL’s new manufacturing facility under construction in Idaho, USA.
Bell Semiconductor is suing companies left and right In late April, Bell Semiconductor, a Pennsylvania-based technology and intellectual property licensing company, filed lawsuits against Micron, Infineon, Nvidia and seven other companies alleging infringement of one of its patents.
Can pre-owned equipment be the way out of the shortage? The global semiconductor supply chain remains under immense pressure. However, major investments are being made to increase capacity and fortify the supply chain for the future – but we wont feel the effect of these investments for years. Adding to the issue, there is not enough chips for the chipmaking machines.
Henkel opens new application center in Silicon Valley Henkel is opening its Application Center in Santa Clara, California designed to support product development for the company's high-tech customers in the Silicon Valley region. The application center will help expedite proof-of-concept initiatives for electronics advances.
2022 smartphone production volume reduced to 1.333B units According to TrendForce research, global smartphone production volume in 1Q22 was 310 million units, a QoQ decrease of 12.8%, primarily attributed to ongoing inventory adjustments in various distribution channels performed by a number of brands and the cyclical off-season, which led to relatively weak production performance in 1Q22.
Allegro MicroSystems' CEO to retire – successor already appointed Allegro MicroSystems' President and CEO, Ravi Vig, is retiring. Mr. Vig, will retire, effective June 13, 2022, from his roles as President, CEO and a member of the board of directors, which he has held since 2016.
From a distributors point of view – Smith Understanding current market trends, continuous investments in in-house testing and process automation, as well as strategically placed distribution hubs are key factors for mitigating the effects of the current global semiconductor shortage, according to Smith.
Sluggish demand leads to lower prices for NAND Flash wafer According to TrendForce research, looking at NAND Flash wafers, the pricing of which more sensitively reflects the market, suppliers are increasingly motivated to cut prices in exchange for sales due to weak retail demand since March and a more conservative outlook for shipments of other end products.
NAND and DRAM are poised to hit new revenue records Market research and strategy consulting company, Yole Développement, says that despite the numerous global challenges, the memory market will grow to over USD 260 billion in 2027.
Semcorp to invest $916 million in new US production site SEMCORP Advanced Materials Group will establish a manufacturing facility in Sidney, Ohio, investing USD 916 million and creating nearly 1,200 jobs.
PI invests $60 million to increase productivity & capacities The PI Group, a company mainly know for motion control, automation, nanopositioning and piezo technology solutions, has started a comprehensive initiative to invest in the future.
The supply chain is evolving - and companies need to keep up The past two years has delivered blow after blow to the electronics manufacturing industry. Disruptions stemming from the pandemic, logistical issues and lockdowns of complete cities. All out together we saw factories all over the world slowing down, sometimes resulting in partial or complete closures.
Summit Interconnect acquires Royal Circuit and affiliates Summit Interconnect is acquring Royal Circuit Solutions with California operations in Hollister and Santa Ana and affiliate Advanced Assembly located in Aurora, Colorado.
Allegro has shipped three billion motor driver IC's Allegro MicroSystems says it reached a major milestone as the company has shipped its three billionth motor driver integrated circuit (IC), underpinning the strength of its motion control business.
MaxLinear to acquire Silicon Motion MaxLinear and Silicon Motion have entered into a definitive agreement under which MaxLinear will acquire Silicon Motion in a cash and stock transaction that values the combined company at USD 8 billion in enterprise value.Load more news