DMASS: '2021 to bring more of what we've seen'
May 17, 2021The European semiconductor distribution market started 2021 with a “flat tyre”, despite a significant increase in bookings since last quarter. According to DMASS, sales in the European Semiconductor Distribution Market fell by 1.6% to EUR 2.17 billion. Sequential growth of 15.6% however, indicates strong turnaround.
Electrification and industry sectors drive growth for Kitron
April 23, 2021Nordic EMS provider Kitron is reporting a first quarter with strong growth, backed by two major trends, in both the electrification and industry sectors.
BMZ Group establishes a new subsidiary for the UK
March 24, 2021The BMZ Group is opening a UK sales office in Cambridge. This target market was already a strong focus in the past, as more and more large customers from the UK had requested the battery solutions of the BMZ Group.
Reasons to outsource manufacturing
March 17, 2021When it comes to orchestrating all of the complexities associated with the manufacturing of a product, should innovators and businesses build a product themselves or outsource production? Lets look at the benefits in choosing an EMS to handle your manufacturing.
Scanfil delivers solid performance during 2020
February 18, 20212020 was an exceptional year, but despite the challenges the EMS provider saw customer demand pick up towards the end of the year which ultimately resulted in a solid year.
Longer lead times and price hikes likely to dominate 1H2021
February 17, 2021The European semiconductor distribution market seems to have seen the worst back in 2020 and a return to growth is highly likely in 2021. With COVID-19 impact easing and a return to strong growth in Asia driving component demand, the demand in Europe is growing too. However, Q4/2020 still resulted in a slight decline.
Swedish EMS provider to become major shareholder in Enedo
February 16, 2021Swedish EMS provider, Inission, says it plans to invest EUR 6.8 million to acquire 49% of the shares in Enedo, a designer and producer of high-quality electronic power supplies and systems.
Hydrovolt starts construction on battery recycling plant
February 03, 2021Once completed, the plant will have a capacity to process more than 8'000 tonnes of modules from car batteries each year, and also have the possibility to expand on this. Hydro and Northvolt have invested NOK 120 million (EUR 11.5 million) in the plant through the JV Hydrovolt.
Micropower Group invests in new soldering line
January 28, 2021Micropower Group, a Nordic manufacturer of Lithium ion battery and battery charger systems and products, has invested in new a ERSA Versaflow selective soldering line at the production site in Salo, Finland.
The world's top 10 automated countries
January 28, 2021The average robot density in the manufacturing industry hit a new global record of 113 units per 10'000 employees.
RAFI Group increases their presence on the Nordic market
January 15, 2021The RAFI Group, a specialist of human–machine interaction and EMS, increases their presence on the Nordic market in 2021. Stefan Steiner has been named the RAFI sales manager for the Nordic operations located in Stockholm.
Mouser Electronics expands UK and Swedish offices
December 15, 2020The distributor of electronics components says it has recently expanded its offices and customer service infrastructure in the United Kingdom and Sweden.
Nordic Semi expands into Wi-Fi via acquisition
December 01, 2020Nordic Semiconductor is expanding its in-house wireless technology expertise into Wi-Fi after acquiring the entire Ensigma Wi-Fi development team and associated Ensigma Wi-Fi IP tech assets from world-leading graphics, vision, and AI processing company, Imagination Technologies.
Continued growth for NCAB – a return to normalisation started in Q3
November 13, 2020“During the first part of the third quarter, order intake remained weak. At the end of the quarter, however, we noted a general positive return towards more normal levels for the inflow of orders,” says Peter Kruk, who assumed the role of President and CEO on October 1.
Optimising sourcing strategies during COVID-19
October 30, 2020If this pandemic has taught us anything, it is that a secure supply chain is paramount for a continuous business operation – maybe it's time to look over those sourcing strategies one more time.
Deep COVID-19 impact on European semiconductor distribution in Q2
August 21, 2020What was still a mix of market- and pandemic-driven uncertainties in Q1, turned out to be a real, directly COVID-19 and lockdown-related downturn for the European Semiconductor Distribution in the second quarter of 2020. According to DMASS, sales in the European Semiconductor Distribution Market fell by 20.7% to EUR 1.82 Billion.
Tepcomp recruits business development manager from Note
August 18, 2020Finnish EMS provider, Tepcomp Group, is strengthening its operations on the other side of the Baltic sea with the addition of Jonas Söderlund as the company’s new Business Development Director.
Swedish EG Electronics acquires WEAB
June 02, 2020EG Electronics AB, a KAMIC Group company, has acquired all the shares in WEAB, Wermlands Elektronik AB.
Five factors to consider when selecting an EMS partner
May 08, 2020Over the past two decades, medical device companies have moved away from the complexities of building products so that they can focus on product IP, handing over most aspects of manufacturing operations to electronic manufacturing service (EMS) providers.
Nordic Semi expands and opens new office in AustraliaLoad more news
April 08, 2020With the newly opened sales, marketing and customer support office for Southeast Asian, Nordic Semiconductor aims to provide faster customer support to the regions expanding wireless electronics design and manufacturing sectors.