Soitec kickstarts expansion of its Singapore wafer fab
December 09, 2022The fab extension will enable Soitec to double the annual production at its Pasir Ris site, in Singapore, to around two million 300mm SOI (Silicon-on-Insulators) wafers
Five acquisitions in one year – ICAPE is on the move
December 08, 2022French PCB supplier ICAPE has been expanding throughout 2022. So much so that the company is no longer “just” a supplier, but also a manufacturer – in Europe – following its latest acquisition.
Europe’s battery boom – charging a market
November 24, 2022"The future is electric", a statement that’s been getting more and more meat on its bones over the last couple of years. An increasing number of automotive companies are transitioning to electronic electric drive.
Three compact solutions for high step-down voltage ratios
November 18, 2022Question: What are some methods for achieving a compact design under high step-down voltage ratios?
All Circuits is looking to expand with another plant
November 18, 2022Following a few challenging years, especially 2021, the French EMS provider is back on track and is performing at a level with is deemed “competitive” – to the extent that the company is looking for another plant.
Verkor raises additional EUR 250 million in financing
November 03, 2022Verkor has secured the support of the European Investment Bank. With it comes additional funding for its innovation centre in Grenoble, which is coming to completion.
Dassault Systèmes and Verkor Sign MoU
October 21, 2022Updated: Dassault Systèmes has signed a MoU with Verkor to accelerate the development of next-generation lithium-ion batteries and the first gigafactory that will produce them.
Japanese electronic materials company expands in Arizona
October 20, 2022JX Nippon Mining & Metals USA (JX USA), has broken ground and started construction of JX USA’s new electronic materials manufacturing plant in the City of Mesa, Arizona.
Consumer budgets shrink, OLED TV shipments expected to decline
October 19, 2022According to TrendForce investigations, global TV shipments in 3Q22 reached 51.39 million units, growing 12.4% QoQ and falling 2.1% YoY.
Half a million robots installed in one year
October 18, 2022A new all-time high of 517,385 new industrial robots was installed in 2021 in factories around the world, reports the International Federation of Robotics (IFR),
X-FAB to license IHP Leibniz Institute's SiGe technology
September 12, 2022X-FAB Silicon Foundries and the Leibniz Institute for High-Performance Microelectronics (IHP) have further expanded their longstanding partnership. Under the new agreement, X-FAB will now license IHP’s SiGe technology.
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ICAPE’s convinced it will achieve its goals
September 08, 2022The first half of 2022 has passed and PCB supplier ICAPE Group can show a revenue increase of 50% – the company also left the year's first half with an order book of EUR 71.8 million.
Celestica to manufacture dcbel’s home energy station
September 08, 2022dcbel has reached an agreement with Celestica to produce the company’s flagship product, the dcbel r16 home energy station.
Taiwanese company looking to build a European battery plant
September 05, 2022Taiwanese battery maker ProLogium Technology is considering four European countries – Poland, Germany, France and the UK – for a new, USD 8 billion solid-state lithium battery plant.
Ledger Nano S Plus – a story made in France, with Lacroix
August 25, 2022A few months ago, French EMS provider Lacroix entered into a partnership with a brand new customer from the cryptocurrency sector; namely Ledger, a French developer of hardware wallet technology.
ST expects to be running at full speed until 2023
August 23, 2022Updated: As the semiconductor manufacturer’s backlog is filled by auto and smartphone industries, ST anticipates that its facilities will operate at full capacity well into 2023, leading the company to raise its 2022 projection and set up additional production lines.
GlobalFoundries to triple its capacity in EuropeLoad more news
August 23, 2022A combination of GF’s expansion in Dresden, Germany, and the plans to create a new, jointly-operated 300mm semiconductor manufacturing facility with ST Microelectronics in Crolles, France, will significantly increase the company’s capacity in the coming years.