II-VI with domestic and foreign acquisitions
August 13, 2020Compound semiconductor specialist, II-VI Incorporated, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all outstanding shares in Swedish SiC epitaxial wafers specialist, Ascatron AB. At the same time, II-VI says it will acquire all the outstanding interests of the owners of the parent of INNOViON Corporation.
Synaptics to buy rights to Broadcom’s Wireless IoT connectivity business
July 08, 2020Synaptics Incorporated has signed definitive agreements under which Synaptics will acquire certain assets and manufacturing rights associated with the wireless IoT business of Broadcom for approximately USD 250 million in an all-cash transaction.
Mini LED supply chain to benefit from Apple’s new 12.9-inch iPad Pro
July 07, 2020As Apple’s upcoming release of products featuring Mini LED backlight generates a growth in Mini LED demand, the company has also stimulated actors in the Mini LED supply chain to increase their production capacities.
II-VI licenses technology for SiC devices and modules for power electronic
July 01, 2020II‐VI Incorporated has singed an agreement with General Electric to license GE's technology to manufacture silicon carbide (SiC) devices and modules for power electronics.
USI breaks ground on its new Huizhou manufacturing facility
June 29, 2020The electronics designer and manufacturer is looking to reinforce its foundation in Southern China and is doing so by adding a new manufacturing facility in Huizhou (Guangzhou, China).
Movement control order restricts production for Renesas in Malaysia
March 26, 2020Due to a Movement Control Order announced by the Malaysian government, Renesas three production sites located in the country temporarily halted productions from March 18, 2020.
II-VI ups capacity for diagnostic testing systems
March 24, 2020II-VI Incorporated, a provider of lasers, optics, thermoelectrics, and subassemblies for the life sciences market, is ramping up manufacturing capacity of components and subassemblies for molecular diagnostic testing systems for polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing platforms.
Calif-based Pixelworks broadens footprint in China
January 27, 2020Video and display processing solutions provider Pixelworks Inc. has opened a new engineering center in Shenzen, China.
Diodes updates on Lite-On acquisition
January 09, 2020Since the initial announcement of the acquisition back in August, 2019, all customary closing conditions have been met, including approval by the Lite-On shareholders. In conjunction, Diodes has been working through the final process of securing the required regulatory approvals in both Taiwan and China.
Grant helps Diodes to grow in Greenock
January 08, 2020Semiconductor manufacturer Diodes Incorporated has received a GBP 13.7 million funding package from Scottish Enterprise towards a GBP 47 million project enabling its future growth in Greenock, Scotland.
Teledyne acquires OakGate Technology
January 07, 2020Teledyne Technologies Incorporated's subsidiary, Teledyne LeCroy, Inc., has acquired OakGate Technology, Inc. Based in Loomis, California, OakGate provides software and hardware designed to test electronic data storage devices from development through manufacturing and end-use applications.
Elliptic Labs with two new design wins
December 24, 2019Elliptic Labs is announcing today that it has signed a contract for two new design wins. Elliptic’s INNER BEAUTY AI Virtual Proximity Sensor will be incorporated into two more models of smartphones for an Asian OEM.
Intervala boosts bus dev team
November 25, 2019Pittsburgh-based Intervala has onboarded EMS veterans Rob DeBack and Brian Jacobsen to the company’s business development team.
Invertek Drives boosts product testing thanks to cobots
November 22, 2019Invertek Drives, a designer and manufacturer of variable frequency drives (VFDs), has incorporated two UR5 cobots into the testing phase of its production line.
ABB partners with Exeger to speed up transition to clean energy
November 20, 2019ABB has entered into a new partnership with Sweden’s Exeger Operations AB. The partnership will enable Exeger to enhance the production quality its photovoltaic material at the company's Stockholm factory and also develop automation solutions for its new fully automated factory which will begin construction in the near future.
IHS Markit: 5G economy in the trillions by 2035
November 11, 2019The IHS Markit 5G Economy Study, commissioned by Qualcomm Technologies Inc., is forecasting that 5G will generate USD 13.2 trillion in sales enablement by 2035.
Sponsored content by Viscom AGNew inline X-ray system for complex requirements With its new X8068 SL, Viscom AG is offering an innovative X-ray system which is specially designed for fully automatic inspection of large and heavy objects on workpiece carriers. Thus, for manufacturing in the electromobility and renewable energy sectors the very highest quality of power electronics can be guaranteed.
Qualcomm Ventures launches 5G mega fundLoad more news
October 24, 2019Qualcomm Incorporated has commenced the Qualcomm Ventures 5G Ecosystem Fund, a USD 200 million fund focused on companies who are bolstering the 5G ecosystem.