Calumet expands to produce vital components for semiconductors
May 27, 2022Michigan-based Calumet Electronics intends to enhance a newly constructed, 35,000 square feet manufacturing facility for next-generation advanced electronic components.
Setting new standards in depaneling
May 27, 2022In times of increasingly affordable usable laser power, the constraint for a long time was a limited guidance speed of the laser beam at economic conditions. Not any more.
IPC aims to better support Europe with local subsidiary
May 26, 2022To better support its European members’ interests, industry association IPC has formed IPC Electronics Europe GmbH.
UK electronics manufacturer invest in 15 Yamaha surface mounters
May 26, 2022Yamaha Motor Robotics SMT Section will supply 15 YRM20 placement machines to Derby-based design and manufacturing services specialist Pektron.
Weakened demand and falling prices lead to NAND flash revenue decline
May 25, 2022As manufacturers actively shifted production capacity to 128 layer products, the market turned to oversupply, resulting in a drop in contract prices in 1Q22, among which the decline in consumer-grade products was more pronounced, according to TrendForce research.
InnovationLab acquires flexible printed battery technology from Evonik
May 24, 2022German printed electronics specialist, InnovationLab, has acquired the TAeTTOOz printable battery technology from Evonik.
Foxconn and Yageo JV invests in Taiwan MOSFET manufacturer
May 24, 2022Hon Hai Technology Group (more commonly know as Foxconn) and Yageo Group have – via their joint venture XSemi – invested NTD 2.89 billion (EUR 91.6 million) in Taiwanese MOSFET manufacturer Advanced Power Electronics Corp.
Texas Instruments breaks ground $30 billion investment
May 19, 2022The semiconductor manufacturer has broken ground on its new 300mm semiconductor wafer fabrication plants in Sherman, Texas – an investment set to create as many as create as many as 3,000 jobs.
ERP partners with Flip to fulfill EOL and Obsolete component solutions
May 18, 2022Flip Electronics has signed a franchised distributor partnership agreement with ERP Power (ERP) to distribute its End-of Life (EOL) semiconductor products.
New lithium-Ion battery recycling facility opens in Arizona
May 18, 2022Li-Cycle Corp. has started operations at its new Arizona Spoke facility located in Gilbert, Arizona.
Indium expands with new manufacturing facility in Malaysia
May 17, 2022US-based global materials supplier Indium Corporation, will invest MYR 250 million (USD 57 million) in an expansion that will result in a new manufacturing facility in Penang, Malaysia.
DuPont opens new production line in Circleville, Ohio
May 17, 2022DuPont 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.
Arrow names Jörg Strughold as president EMEA components
May 16, 2022Arrow Electronics announces that Jörg Strughold will take over as president of its components business in EMEA. He succeeds Martin Bielesch who has decided to leave the company.
TDK expands with new MLCC production site in Japan
May 16, 2022Japanese TDK Corporation says that it will construct a new production building on the premises of the Kitakami Factory – located in Kitakami city, Iwate prefecture, Japan – in order to to enhance the company's MLCC production.
Neways names Fiona Lam as new CFO
May 16, 2022The Supervisory Board of Neways Electronics has appointed Loi Ieng (Fiona) Lam as the company's new CFO and member of the Executive Board. She will succeed Paul de Koning, who after seven years as Neways’ CFO, will step down on the first of August 2022.
Strongest quarter in company history for KATEK
May 13, 2022German 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
May 13, 2022Hon Hai Technology Group, otherwise know as Foxconn, and Lordstown Motors have signed a contract manufacturing agreement and a joint venture agreement for product development.
SEL to rely on Atotech Uniplate equipment at new site
May 12, 2022Specialty 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.
Henkel opens new application center in Silicon Valley
May 11, 2022Henkel 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.
German components distribution remains on record courseLoad more news
May 10, 2022Continuing shortage and price increases from manufacturers provide lead to more than 50% sales growth for German components distribution, reports the FBDi. The order situation is relaxing slightly.