Finnish EMS expands with new factory in Estonia
EMS provider Dicro Oy has opened a new factory in Narva, the third largest city in Estonia.
Park Systems breaks ground on expansion
Park Systems, a provider of atomic force microscopy (AFM) and nano-metrology solutions, is embarking on a phase of expansion.
Alantys inks distribution deal with Runic
The French distributor of electronic components, Alantys Technology, has signed a new EMEA distribution contract with Runic, a Chinese manufacturer of Analog/mixed-signal ICs.
EU Chips Act enters into force
Today, September 21, the European Chips Act – which aims to ensure the EU's security of supply, resilience and technological leadership in semiconductor technologies and applications – enters into force.
"Significant progress" made in Hitachi Thales rail deal
Thales and Hitachi Rail have made significant progress towards the completion of the sale of Thales' Ground Transportation Systems (GTS) business to Hitachi Rail.
Li-Cycle and Glencore ramp up plans for recycling hub
Li-Cycle and Glencore has announced plans for a two-phase approach to the Portovesme Hub project in Sardinia, Italy to expedite the production of battery-grade lithium carbonate.
Q2 revenue for top 10 IC design houses surge 12.5%
Fueled by an AI-driven inventory stocking frenzy across the supply chain, TrendForce reveals that Q2 revenue for the top 10 global IC design powerhouses soared to USD 38.1 billion, marking a 12.5% quarterly increase.
Electrolux has found a buyer for its Memphis factory
Electrolux Group has agreed to divest its manufacturing facility in Memphis, Tennessee, USA to a US-based investment company for a cash consideration of USD 61 million
IQE and VisIC to develop next-gen D-Mode GaN power devices
IQE has announced a strategic collaboration with VisIC Technologies to develop "the highest reliability" gallium nitride D-Mode power products for use in electric vehicles inverters.
12 new 200mm volume fabs to be built by 2026
Semiconductor manufacturers worldwide are projected to increase 200mm fab capacity by 14% from 2023 through 2026, adding 12 new 200mm volume fabs (excluding EPI) as the industry reaches a record high of more than 7.7 million wafers per month (wpm), SEMI reports
Infineon and Infypower to advance in new energy vehicle charger market
Infineon Technologies has announced a collaboration with Infypower to improve the efficiency of electric vehicle charging stations.
Ericsson to develop 6G radio microelectronics
Ericsson will be granted German funding to establish early technology development of critical microelectronics and communication technologies for energy-efficient Massive MIMO radios.
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NXP to strengthen R&D in Europe
NXP teams across Hamburg, Munich and Dresden will focus on automated driving, communication technologies and post-quantum cryptography to accelerate and advance overall development and deployment.
VAT breaks ground for innovation center in Haag
On September 13, VAT broke ground for a new innovation center at its corporate campus in Haag, uniting research, development and application activities under one roof on 12,000 m2 over four floors.
Redwood expands in Europe by acquiring Redux Recycling GmbH
The acquisition is said to provide Redwood with a EU presence to expand operations, increase capacity for battery recycling, and work closely with suppliers, customers and industry partners.
Verkor secures over €2 bn to launch gigafactory in France
The financing is said to accelerate the construction of Verkor’s gigafactory, in Dunkirk, technological developments, and investments generating thousands of direct and indirect long-term jobs.
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