ALLPCB’s new SMT factory has launched production
May 26, 2020On May 10 2020, ALLPCB’s new – self-operated – SMT factory in Guangde, Anhui Province, China was officially put into production.
COVID-19 highlights the gravity of the secondary market for SME
May 26, 2020Cha Jin-Seok, Chief Financial Officer of SK Hynix, said it best in the company’s Q1 earnings call, “Because of a never experienced pandemic, even basic business activities such as maintaining normal operations and predicting future demand have become challenging tasks.”
Rolls-Royce takes heavy hit from COVID-19 – reduces workforce by 9000
May 25, 2020The impact of COVID-19 on Rolls-Royce and the whole of the aviation industry is unprecedented. RR has already taken action to strengthen the financial resilience of its business and to reduce cash expenditure in 2020. However, this will not be enough.
NAND Flash Revenue Undergoes 8.3% QoQ Growth in 1Q20
May 25, 2020NAND Flash bit shipment in 1Q20 was relatively on par with 4Q19, says the DRAMeXchange research division of TrendForce. The overall ASP of NAND Flash products also climbed during the period. As a result, the global NAND Flash revenue for the quarter went up by 8.3% QoQ to USD 13.6 billion.
Rebound Electronics expands in Asia
May 22, 2020The independent supplier of electronic components says it is investing to increase its market coverage in Asia with the opening of several new offices and setting up a customer service & telesales centre.
AWS Electronics to wear the Incap name
May 22, 2020Following the acquisition of AWS Electronics Group by Incap Corporation in January 2020, the company's units in the UK and Slovakia will now be trading as Incap Electronics UK Ltd. and Incap Electronics Slovakia s.r.o.
Expanded US rules sanctioning Huawei to have little impact on memory industry
May 20, 2020TrendForce believes that the latest updates to the sanctions will have a relatively low impact, in the short term, on Huawei’s shipment of smartphones, notebook computers, and servers – products for which Huawei is relatively well stocked on components.
PCB Connect expands with new office
May 20, 2020Due to the PCB suppliers’ successful growth in Denmark, the company has now decided to invest further in the Danish Market.
Aehr Receives initial order from new customer for FOX-NP solution
May 20, 2020Aehr Test Systems says it has received orders from a new customer and their subcontract manufacturing supplier for a FOX solution including a FOX-NP full wafer test system, an initial WaferPak Contactor, and a FOX WaferPak Aligner to perform production qualification of their silicon photonics devices.
Flex taps new leadership for automotive business
May 19, 2020Flex has named Mike Thoeny, president, Automotive Business Group, effective June 1, 2020.
X-FAB expands foundry offering for silicon-based microfluidics
May 19, 2020In order to address heightening demands, X-FAB Silicon Foundries SE, has taken steps to simplify the integration of microfluidic elements with CMOS and SOI dies.
Current pandemic slows down business development in German component distribution
May 19, 2020German distribution of electronic components (according to FBDi e.V.) continues to decline in the first quarter of 2020. The order situation improves slightly, at a low level. The FBDi calls for future-oriented course-setting and investments in infrastructure.
VisIC partners with ZF for next-gen EV Inverters
May 18, 2020ZF Friedrichshafen AG and VisIC Technologies Ltd., are partnering to create the next generation of high-performance and high-efficiency electric drivelines for vehicles.
Cicor updates its outlook due to COVID-19
May 18, 2020Swiss EMS provider, Cicor Technologies, is updating its outlook for the results of the first half-year 2020, as the effects of the global pandemic is becoming increasingly apparent.
Renesas withdraw from LD/PD business and close production
May 18, 2020Renesas has decided to withdraw from the laser diode (LD) and photo diode/detector (PD) businesses, and to close the production line at its Shiga Factory, which manufactures compound semiconductor products.
Global silicon wafer area shipments edge up in 1Q20
May 15, 2020Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments rose 2.7% to 2,920 million square inches in the first quarter of 2020, compared with fourth-quarter 2019 shipments of 2,844 million square inches, but dropped 4.3 percent year-over-year, the SEMI Silicon Manufacturers Group (SMG) reported in its quarterly analysis of the silicon wafer industry.
Flisom to set up shop in Hungary
May 15, 2020The Swiss solar technology company chose Kecskemét, Hungary as the location for its plant of industrial capacity.
Richardson RFPD ink distribution franchise deal with u-bloxLoad more news
May 14, 2020Richardson RFPD – an Arrow Electronics company – has entered into a global franchise distribution agreement with u-blox.