EUV photoresist company Inpria raises $31 million in funding
February 21, 2020Inpria, a pioneer in high-resolution metal oxide photoresists for extreme ultraviolet lithography (EUV), has secured USD 31 million in Series C funding from a broad syndicate including two of the biggest names within the semiconductor manufacturing space.
Paslin, Rivian fuel EV factory expansion
February 19, 2020The Paslin Company, a builder of robotic assembly lines for Tier 1 suppliers and OEM auto companies, is expanding in Warren, Michigan.
AKKA is now a majority owner of Data Respons
February 17, 2020Following the closing of the voluntary offer period, AKKA holds 72.89% of Data Respons’ share capital.
Solid financial improvements for Kitron
February 13, 2020EMS provider Kitron could show off solid financial improvements, both for the fourth quarter and full year 2019.
Seven major chip acquisitions valued at USD 1bn or more
February 12, 2020Semiconductor merger and acquisition activity strengthened in 2019 after pulling back in the two previous years from historic high levels of M&A agreements in 2015 and 2016.
Volvo and Geely considers a combined company
February 12, 2020Volvo Car AB and Geely Automobile Holdings Limited are considering combining their businesses to create a strong global group, which would accelerate financial and technological synergies between the two companies.
Nuvia unveils first NA office, new leadership
February 10, 2020Santa Clara-based silicon design start-up NUVIA Inc. has opened its first international office in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Jabil Healthcare emerges in North Carolina
February 05, 2020Florida-based Jabil Inc. announced a major restructuring of its entire healthcare portfolio this week, along with a multi-million expansion of one of the company’s healthcare divisions known as Nypro.
Danish robotics companies invest $36M in new hub
February 05, 2020Cobot specialist, Universal Robots, and Mobile Industrial Robots are investing USD 36 millions inrobots development and production at their home market.
TDK Ventures invests in electric air mobility company AutoFlightX
January 31, 2020TDK's subsidiary, TDK Ventures, has made an investment in eVTOL air-cargo and air-taxi company, AutoFlightX.
Battery start-up Advano secures Series A funding
January 29, 2020Re-chargeable battery startup Advano has closed a USD 18.5 million Series A funding round co-led by Japan-based global battery materials supplier Mitsui Kinzoku SBI Material Innovation Fund, Tony Fadell's Future Shape, and PeopleFund.
Amtech exits the solar business - finds a buyer in Dutch Foundation
January 29, 2020The sale of the solar business will allow the company to fully focus growth strategies for its semiconductor and silicon carbide businesses.
Foxconn’s Gou: WI plant operational this year
January 23, 2020Foxconn Technology Group founder Terry Gou is indicating that the company’s new manufacturing facility in Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin, still currently under construction after multiple slowdowns, will generate products beginning this year.
Zentech acquires Trilogy Circuits LLC
January 23, 2020Zentech Manufacturing has acquired Texas-based Trilogy Circuits LLC, a provider of EMS services to military primes and other high-reliability industries in Texas and across the United States.
TTM Technologies to sell four China manufacturing plants
January 23, 2020TTM Technologies is executing a definitive agreement under which the company has agreed to divest its four China manufacturing plants – which make up substantially all of the assets of its Mobility business unit.
U.S. polysilicon makers laud Phase 1 of China deal
January 18, 2020The United States’ three remaining manufacturers of polysilicon expressed appreciation to President Trump and praised U.S. negotiators for securing the Chinese commitment to purchase U.S. polysilicon in the first phase of the U.S.-China trade deal.
imec spin-off raises €4,5 million in funding
January 14, 2020MICLEDI Microdisplays, the latest spin-off of imec, has raised EUR 4,5 million seed capital from imec.xpand, with participation of PMV and FIDIMEC.
Hesai Raises $173M in series C Led by Bosch and Lightspeed
January 10, 2020Shanghai-based LiDAR specialist, Hesai Technology, has closed its series C funding totalling USD 173 Million.
1Q20 NAND Flash price is projected to continue risingLoad more news
January 03, 2020According to the latest analysis by the DRAMeXchange research division of TrendForce, the contract price of client SSD has fallen for seven consecutive quarters until 2Q19 from peak price, to barely above the price of HDD.