JAPCC joins ICAPE and becomes ICAPE Netherlands
November 30, 2021The French PCB andCustom made Technical part supplier continues to expand and increase its presence globally, this time in the Netherlands ICAPE acquires JAPCC.
Smartphone production see modest 5.7% QoQ increase in 3Q21
November 30, 2021The smartphone market is showing an improvement in demand during the second half of this year due to the peak season for e-commerce promotional activities and the easing of COVID-19 outbreaks in regions such as Southeast Asia, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Mercury Systems acquires RF module manufacturer
November 30, 2021Mercury Systems announces that the company has acquired Norcross, Georgia based RF module manufacturer, Atlanta Micro.
Syntronixs Asia becomes part of Infineon
November 30, 2021German semiconductor manufacturer, Infineon, has via its subsidiary Infineon Technologies (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. acquired Syntronixs Asia Sdn. Bhd., a Melaka-based electroplating company.
Intel’s EU investment: Details to be expected soon
November 29, 2021Earlier this year US chip manufacturer Intel launched a USD 20 billion expansion plan which would see the construction of two new chip plants in Arizona – as well as an expansion in Europe.
Exeger to build a second solar cell factory in Sweden
November 29, 2021Swedish solar cell producer, Exeger, announces that the company will expand with a new industrial-scale factory, located in the Kista area of Stockholm, Sweden.
Manufacturing trends to watch in 2022
November 29, 2021If the past year has taught us anything, it’s that unpredictability is part of the ‘new normal’ for the manufacturing industry. But what's to come as we enter 2022?
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Indonesia's export restrictions on nickel likely to impact EV battery market
November 26, 2021As the global automotive industry picks up the pace of electrification, there will be a corresponding increase in the demand for nickel, which is a key ingredient for automotive batteries, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
A*STAR and STMicro team up on SiC R&D for the EV market
November 26, 2021The Institute of Microelectronics (IME) at the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and STMicroelectronics are launching an R&D collaboration in the field of silicon carbide for power-electronics applications in the automotive and industrial markets.
TÜV Rheinland opens new testing services laboratory in Ohio
November 25, 2021TÜV Rheinland announces that the company has opened its newest testing services laboratory in West Unity, Ohio, USA. The new testing facility will support nondestructive and destructive testing in the Mid-West.
European Semiconductor distribution sales sets new records
November 25, 2021DMASS reports a whopping 31.8% growth in semiconductors in Q3 and +44.7% in interconnect, passive and electromechanical components. Shortages remain biggest problem for entire industry.
Zimmer Group plans further expansion
November 25, 2021Despite the difficulties on the market, German automation solution provider, Zimmer Group, continues to see strong demand. So much so that the company is looking to expand.
North American EMS industry down 4.4% in October
November 25, 2021Total North American EMS shipments in October 2021 were down 4.4% compared to the same month last year. Compared to the preceding month, October shipments fell 0.8%, says the IPC.
Midea to take Kuka off the stock exchange
November 24, 2021Five years after taking over the Augsburg robot manufacturer Kuka, the Chinese investor Midea wants to take the German company off the stock exchange. A so-called squeeze-out process has been initiated, Kuka says.
Kurtz Ersa takes over Schiller Automation
November 24, 2021The manufacturer of electronics production equipment is taking yet another step in the expansion of its “Automation” business unit. Kurtz Ersa and Schiller Automation will join forces in the global market for automation solutions in the future. Stefan Schiller, Managing Director of Schiller Automation, has informed his employees about the 100% takeover of the company by the Kurtz Ersa Group.
NAND Flash revenue rises by 15% QoQ for 3Q21
November 24, 2021The growth of the NAND Flash market in 3Q21 was primarily driven by strong demand from the data center and smartphone industries, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Foxconn invests $10 million in Autotalks
November 23, 2021Following a strategic collaboration agreement between Foxconn Interconnect Technology (FIT), a subsidiary of Taiwanese EMS provider Foxconn, and vehicle-to-everything solutions provider, Autotalks, FIT will invest USD 10 million in the Israeli company.
AmpliTech to acquire Spectrum Semiconductor MaterialsLoad more news
November 23, 2021AmpliTech Group, a designer, developer and manufacturer of signal-processing components, has executed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets and operations of San Jose-based Spectrum Semiconductor Materials Inc., a specialty distributor of semiconductor components.