AMD bolsters exec leadership team
January 17, 2020AMD has announced several promotions and one new hire to its senior leadership team, in an effort to enable the company’s continued growth in the high-performance computing, graphics and visualization technologies market.
Season Group strengthens wireless R&D & manufacturing capability
January 17, 2020Season Group has invested in, and installed, two high-speed and high-precision wireless communication testers - Rohde & Schwarz’s R&S CMW500 Wideband Radio Communication Tester and R&S CMW100 Communications Manufacturing Test Set.
AKI Electronic becomes Schurter Electronics
January 16, 2020As part of the further integration into the Schurter Group, AKI Electronic spol. s r.o. changes its name to SCHURTER Electronics spol. s r.o.
FTG achieves S9100D certification at acquired PCB fab
January 16, 2020Firan Technology Group Corporation has completed and received AS9100D Certification from SAI Global Ltd. for its recently acquired PCB manufacturing facility located in Fredericksburg, Virginia USA (formerly Colonial Circuits Inc.).
ROHM company SiCrystal & STMicro ink wafer supply deal
January 15, 2020ROHM and STMicroelectronics have signed a multi-year silicon carbide (SiC) wafers supply agreement with SiCrystal, a ROHM group company having a top share of SiC wafers in Europe.
Rohde & Schwarz inks agreement to use Benchmark's muscles
January 14, 2020The German electronics group has signed a strategic agreement with US EMS provider, Benchmark Electronics, to enhance its manufacturing capacities.
Stoneridge appoints new VP of operations
January 14, 2020Stoneridge Inc. has announced Kevin Heigel as its new vice president of operations.
Rolls-Royce takes majority holding in power storage specialist
January 14, 2020Rolls-Royce will hold a 73.1% majority stake in Berlin-based electricity storage specialist Qinous GmbH from 15 January 2020.
ACDi achieves ANSI/ESD S20.20-2014 certification
January 14, 2020Electronics manufacturing services provider, ACDi, have been audited by BSI Group and approved for ANSI/ESD S20.20-2014 certification at their Frederick, Maryland headquarters.
Rivian announces close of fourth funding round
January 13, 2020Rivian closed an investment round of USD 1.3 billion in late December, led by funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price Associates Inc., with Amazon, Ford Motor Company also participating.
Hanza to phase out production unit in China
January 13, 2020Swedish manufacturer, Hanza, says that it has decided to close down its unit in Ma'anshan, China.
Synopsys to acquire certain IP assets of INVECAS
January 13, 2020The acquisition broadens the company’s IP portfolio and adds a team of experienced R&D engineers to the company’s development department.
BJG Electronics acquires Whitmor/Wirenetics
January 10, 2020Long Island, N.Y.- based electronics distributor and Rockwood portfolio company BJG Electronics Group has announced the acquisition of Whitmor/Wirenetics, in October 2019.
ZKW expands locations in Mexico and Slovakia
January 10, 2020Before wrapping up 2019, the Austrian lighting systems specialist announced investments a total of over EUR 210 million euros in its production plants in Mexico and Slovakia.
New Hella electronics JV starts production in China
January 10, 2020The joint venture HELLA BHAP Electronics has started production. The company was founded in 2018 by HELLA and BHAP, one of the largest automotive suppliers in China.
Ford announces massive investment in MI
January 09, 2020Ford Motor Company has announced plans to add thousands of jobs and pump upwards of a billion dollars into two Michigan plants, to support an expansion that includes the company's electric and autonomous vehicle lines.
Murata acquires 3DHaptics company
January 09, 2020Murata Manufacturing and MIRAISENS, which offers haptic solutions technology using 3DHaptics technology, have signed an agreement for MIRAISENS to become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Murata Manufacturing.
BJG Electronics Group buys Intro Corporation
January 09, 2020Long Island, N.Y.- based electronics distributor and Rockwood portfolio company BJG Electronics Group has acquired Florida-based Intro Corporation.
IDT start operations as Renesas Electronics America
January 07, 2020Following the successful integration of Integrated Device Technology, Inc. in the US, acquired on March 30, 2019, former IDT began operating in the market under the name of Renesas Electronics America Inc. as of January 1, 2020.
ABB completes divestment of two Electrification joint ventures in ShanghaiLoad more news
January 07, 2020Before year end 2019, ABB completed the divestment of all its shares in two Shanghai-based Electrification joint ventures, Shanghai ABB Breakers Co., Ltd. and Shanghai ABB Guangdian Electric Co., Ltd. to holding subsidiaries of Shanghai Guangdian Electric Group (SGEG), ABB’s joint venture partner in the two companies.