SGL Carbon to supply graphite components to Wolfspeed
March 29, 2023SGL Carbon says it will expand its capacities to support Wolfspeed’s growth in Silicon Carbide high-performance applications – supplying key graphite components for the US company's SiC production facilities.
Biden makes a push for domestic PCB production
March 29, 2023“Ensuring a robust, resilient, and sustainable domestic industrial base is essential for the national defense,” US president Joe Biden wrote in a memo as he invoked the Defense Production Act to spend USD 50 million on domestic and Canadian production of printed circuit boards
Würth Elektronik expands with subsidiary in Lithuania
March 29, 2023Wurth Elektronik Lietuva, UAB, has received its official status as a registered company. Thus, the seven Lithuanian employees of Würth Elektronik form another subsidiary of the manufacturer of electronic and electromechanical components.
Sarcos inks manufacturing services agreement with Jabil
March 28, 2023Sarcos Technology and Robotics Corporation is collaborating with EMS provider Jabil to expand Sarcos' production capacity for its robotic systems and sub-systems.
Decline in DRAM ASP narrows to 10~15% in 2Q23
March 28, 2023TrendForce reports that several suppliers, such as Micron and SK hynix, have started scaling back DRAM production. The ASP of DRAM plunged 20% in 1Q23, and this price decline is predicted to slow down to 10~15% next quarter.
All-time high in store for global 300mm semiconductor fab capacity
March 28, 2023Semiconductor manufacturers worldwide are forecast to increase 300mm fab capacity to an all-time high of 9.6 million wafers per month (wpm) in 2026, SEMI reports.
Marvell cuts its entire China R&D team
March 27, 2023US semiconductor company Marvell Technology is laying off its entire research and development team in mainland China.
Interlink acquires Calman Technology
March 27, 2023Interlink Electronics has acquired all of the stock of Calman Technology Limited, an independent company based outside Glasgow, Scotland, and a designer and manufacturer of membrane keypads, graphic overlays and printed electronics. The purchase price was approximately USD 5.0 million.
The world has lost a semiconductor giant
March 27, 2023Gordon Moore, co-founder of Intel and giant of the semiconductor and technology industry, died on Friday, March 24, 2023, at his home in Hawaii.
Exyte expands engineering and production capacities in Czech Republic
March 24, 2023Exyte, a manufacturer of products for cleanrooms, is expanding its engineering and production capacities in the Czech Republic. The company sets-up new manufacturing sites in Hostomice near Bílina and in Žatec.
Rebuilding and modernising the Polish Army
March 24, 2023In light of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Poland is looking to further increase defence spending and modernise its army.
FPT Software cuts ribbon on new office in Seoul
March 24, 2023FPT Software, a Vietnamese IT service provider, has inaugurated its latest office in Seoul, South Korea.
Alphawave Semi opens new office in India
March 24, 2023Connectivity specialist Alphawave Semi continues its expansion in India with the opening of its latest office in Pune.
Tokyo Electron invest $167 million in new production building
March 23, 2023Japanese chipmaking-equipment maker Tokyo Electron says it will invest JPY 22 billion (USD 167 million) to build a new production facility located in the Iwate Prefecture in order to meet the recent rise in demand from the semiconductor market.
Renesas extend connectivity portfolio via Panthronics acquisition
March 22, 2023Renesas Electronics has, via a subsidiary, entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Panthronics AG, a fabless semiconductor company specialising in high-performance wireless products.
Zollner expands in the US, creating 100 new jobs in Virginia
March 21, 2023The German EMS provider will invest a combined USD 18 million to expand in Virginia, growing its market presence in the U.S. and at the same time creating 100 new jobs.
Nano Dimension inaugurates European HQ
March 20, 2023Nano Dimension has inaugurated its new European headquarters in Munich, Germany to further its commercial and R&D efforts.
2022, the best financial year in Aspocomp’s history
March 20, 2023While the company recorded a YoY decrease in net sales during the final quarter of the year, 2022 in total proved to be the best financial year in the history of Aspocomp in its current form.
Craig Haywood to CONFIDEE
March 20, 2023Another familiar Elmatica name has joined CONFIDEE as Craig Haywood steps into the role of Operations Manager.
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March 20, 2023VW's PowerCo has given the starting signal for constructing its second cell factory. Gigafactory Valencia will start production in 2026 and will directly employ more than 3,000 people in the future.