Exyte expands engineering and production capacities in Czech Republic
Exyte, a manufacturer of products for cleanrooms, is expanding its engineering and production capacities in the Czech Republic. The company sets-up new manufacturing sites in Hostomice near Bílina and in Žatec.
MT Systems has been acquired by Kamet Kamet Precision Machining & Assembly has acquired MT Systems, Inc., a California-based manufacturer of chemical platforms for substrates and wafer processing systems serving the semiconductor and electronics industries.
One million robots work in the car industry globally The automotive industry has the largest number of robots working in factories around the world, says the International Federation of Robotics. The operational stock hit a new record of about one million units.
Aehr receives volume production order from major SiC customer Aehr Test Systems has received an order from its second major SiC semiconductor customer for production quantities of WaferPak full wafer contactors to be used with previously ordered FOX-XP systems for test and burn-in of SiC semiconductor wafers in their production facility.
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UK says Broadcom’s acquisition of VMware could hurt competition The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority says that Broadcom’s deal to buy VMware could lead to less innovation and drive up the cost of computer parts used by the government, banks and telecoms.
North American PCB industry sales up 5.6% in February Total North American PCB shipments in February 2023 were up 5.6% compared to the same month last year. Compared to the preceding month, February shipments were up 16.4%.
North American EMS industry up 5.1% in February Total North American EMS shipments in February 2023 were up 5.1% compared to the same month last year. Compared to the preceding month, February shipments decreased by 4.9%.
How to react to exploding market prices Over the past few years, the industry has faced one challenge after another. Today’s challenge, rising costs – across the board. How does one mitigate price increases in an ever-evolving industry?
Display driver IC prices predicted to Stabilise in 2Q23 Panel makers have aggressively driven down the prices of display driver ICs (DDIs) over the past few quarters in response to slumping panel prices. Meanwhile, foundries have not made any significant price adjustments recently.
Global fab equipment spending to recover in 2024 after 2023 slowdown Global fab equipment spending for front-end facilities is expected to decrease 22% YoY to USD 76 billion in 2023 from a record high of USD 98 billion in 2022 before rising 21% YoY to USD 92 billion in 2024 to reclaim lost ground, SEMI reports.
Mycronic receives US order Swedish Mycronic has eceived an order for an SLX mask writer from a new SLX customer, for delivery to the United States.
Zollner expands in the US, creating 100 new jobs in Virginia The German EMS provider will invest a combined USD 18 million to expand in Virginia, growing its market presence in the U.S. and at the same time creating 100 new jobs.
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Omni Design opens design centre in India Omni Design Technologies, a provider of high-performance, low-power mixed-signal IP products, is opening a new design centre in Hyderabad, India.
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New Apple win pushes Foxconn to plan for Indian expansion EMS giant Foxconn has reportedly won an order from Apple to manufacture AirPods. As a response, the Taiwanese company is said to be planning to build a factory in India to produce the wireless earphones.
Microchip USA moves to new location As the business has continued to grow and evolve, Microchip USA found itself in need of a bigger and better space in order to continue to facilitate its operations.
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Samsung’s Texas plant could be more pricey than initially thought Samsung Electronics' future chip plant in Taylor, Texas, will cost the company over USD 25 billion, up more than USD 8 billion from initial forecasts, undisclosed sources told Reuters.
Global NAND flash revenue reports 25% QoQ decline in 4Q22 TrendForce’s latest investigations reveal that the global NAND Flash market has been facing a demand headwind since 2H22. In response, the supply chain has been scrambling to clear out inventory, driving down NAND Flash contract prices by 20–25%.
ABB to expand Robotics factory in US With an investment of USD 20 million, ABB aims to increase production at its existing Auburn Hills, Michigan facility.
Amtech receives large order for advanced packaging reflow systems Amtech Systems has received a multi-unit order for high-volume reflow systems used in advanced packaging applications.
APCT acquires and merges with Advanced Circuits APCT has acquired and merged with Advanced Circuits, Inc. and its affiliated entities and subsidiaries.
Mycronic receives order for an SLX mask writer Mycronic has received an order for an SLX mask writer from an existing customer, for delivery to the United States.
Smartphone camera module output to grow to 4.62 billion Units in 2023 Falling global smartphone production brought about by high inflation and China’s COVID policies resulted in only 4.46 billion camera modules being manufactured in 2022. However, as the global economy is slowly set to stabilize in 2023, smartphone production is also projected to rise by 0.9%.
Tageos to set up two new major manufacturing sites Tageos, a designer and manufacturer of RFID inlays and tags, says that the company has o soon be opening two new manufacturing sites in the USA and China.
Nexperia responds to news that its chips have been found in Russian military equipment News has circulated that Nexperia chips have been found in Russian military equipment. Nexperia says that it has never been involved in projects of military nature and that it has no intention of doing so in the future.
AMETEK opens new customer solutions center in Germany AMETEK Germany has opened a new Customer Solutions Center in Weiterstadt, Germany.
Microchip reaches milestone in its Oregon expansion Microchip Technology says it has reached a milestone in its multi-year, USD 800 million initiative aimed at tripling the production capacity at its Gresham, Oregon manufacturing facility.
Canada, next stop for VW's battery company PowerCo Volkswagen is stepping up its activities in North America in a bid to take a strong position in the growth market for battery electric vehicles.Load more news