Managing obsolescence: FED and COGD agree on cooperation
November 28, 2022The German Electronics Design and Manufacturing Association (FED) and the Component Obsolescence Group Deutschland (COGD) signed a cooperation agreement at Electronica in Munich.
More money for new Hungarian BMW facility
November 28, 2022BMW is significantly increasing its investments in its new plant in Debrecen in eastern Hungary. According to BMW, a good two billion euros will be spent on the plant over the next 2 years.
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?
Why AMR sensors are a great option for high precision position measurements
November 17, 2022Question: What is the best type of sensor to measure the position of moving and rotating elements?
Varta introduces short-time work at German facility
November 17, 2022"In order to be able to meet the current and future challenges, the Executive Board has launched a comprehensive package of measures to reduce costs", a press release reads.
TI with new product distribution centre in Germany
November 15, 2022New location is aimed at supporting the company's growing European customer base, with same-day and next-day deliveries by the end of 2024.
Cicor adds production through Phoenix Mecano acquisition
November 15, 2022The Phoenix Mecano Group is to sell all its shares in electronic manufacturing services firm Phoenix Mecano Digital Elektronik GmbH as well as Phoenix Mecano Digital Tunisie S.à.r.l. to the Switzerland-based Cicor Group.
Infineon plans major investment in new factory in Dresden
November 14, 2022Infineon is planning to continue expanding its 300-millimeter manufacturing capacity, to enable the expected acceleration in growth of analog/mixed-signal and power semiconductors.
1,300 Schaeffler jobs on the chopping block
November 10, 2022The Board of Managing Directors of Schaeffler AG has decided on additional restructuring measures aimed primarily at boosting the competitiveness of its Automotive Technologies division.
The sale of Elmos 200mm fab has officially been blocked
November 09, 2022Dortmund-based Elmos’ 200mm wafer fab may not be sold to a Chinese investor. Germany’s federal cabinet prohibits the sale.
Sale of Elmos wafer fab in jeopardy
November 08, 2022The sale of Dortmund-based Elmos' wafer fab to Silex Microsystems will most likely be blocked.
Jenoptik further expands photonics manufacturing capacity
November 08, 2022Germany's Jenoptik is expanding its operations in the US. The company is adding 7,110 square feet of manufacturing space to its facility in Jupiter, Florida to meet the demand for advanced photonic solutions.
BAE Systems awarded £80M in Typhoon support contracts
November 07, 2022BAE Systems says it will continue to service and support the Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft’s avionics for the platform’s founding nations’ air forces in Germany, Spain, the United Kingdom, and Italy, for the next five years.
Zeiss expands with additional plant in GermanyLoad more news
November 03, 2022ZEISS is building a new multifunctional factory in Dillfeld, Wetzlar, (Germany) in addition to the existing SMT site in Wetzlar. With the expansion, an increase in the workforce is also planned.