Samsung begins production of 3nm process node with GAA
June 30, 2022Samsung Electronics today announced that it has started initial production of its 3-nanometer (nm) process node applying Gate-All-Around (GAA) transistor architecture.
Teledyne Flir wins $48 million nano-UAV framework agreement
June 29, 2022Teledyne FLIR Defense announces that it has entered into a framework agreement with the Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency to deliver Black Hornet nano unmanned aerial vehicles.
LG accelerates its EV charger business
June 29, 2022LG Electronics announces it has acquired South Korean electric vehicle charger solutions provider, AppleMango Co., Ltd., jointly with GS Energy and GS Neotek.
Scania to accelerate electrification with Keysight
June 29, 2022Swedish manufacturer of heavy transport vehicles, Scania, establishes a battery laboratory with Keysight’s Scienlab battery test solutions.
UK battery producer increases production capacity
June 28, 2022Peterlee-based Alexander Battery Technologies, which manufactures customisable battery packs and chargers, has converted two 20,000 sq. ft buildings into a modern production facility and a warehouse.
Yangtze Memory plans production capacity increase
June 27, 2022Yangtze Memory Technologies, a Chinese memory chip producer, is reportedly planning to launch a new plant in the company’s home city of Wuhan.
Dexerials and SemsoTec to set up an optical solution center
June 24, 2022Dexerials Corporation, a provider of leading-edge technologies, materials, and devices for smartphones, automobiles, and other products, and German automobile design house SemsoTec Group, will jointly establish an Optical Solution Center for leading-edge In-Vehicle HMIs in Cham, Germany.
2022 will see a focus on 12-inch capacity expansion
June 23, 2022TrendForce says that global wafer foundry capacity will increase by approximately 14% annually in 2022.
Jabil teams with SolarEdge to advance smart energy technology
June 23, 2022EMS provider Jabil is teaming up with SolarEdge, a provider of smart energy technology. A shared focus on manufacturing excellence and automation has led to the installation of more than 2.5 million intelligent power inverters and more than 60 million power optimisers in over 130 countries.
Allied Motion Technologies acquires Airex
June 21, 2022Allied Motion Technologies, a designer and manufacturer of precision and specialty controlled motion products, has acquired Airex, LLC, a privately-owned company providing high precision electromagnetic components and solutions.
Arrow opens new distribution centre in the Netherlands
June 21, 2022Arrow Electronics has opened a new primary distribution centre (PDC) in Venlo, the Netherlands. The PDC will function as a key hub serving all customers of Arrow’s electronics components business in Europe.
1Q22 foundry output value up 8.2% QoQ, says TrendForce
June 21, 2022TrendForce says that, although demand for consumer electronics remains weak, structural growth demand in the semiconductor industry including for servers, high-performance computing, automotive, and industrial equipment has not flagged, becoming a key driver for medium and long term foundry growth.
Samsung invests in Israeli AI systems & semiconductor company
June 20, 2022Samsung Ventures has made an investment in NeuReality, an Israeli AI systems and semiconductor company.
Kinetic closes asset purchase agreement with Gain Semiconductor
June 17, 2022Analog and mixed-signal semiconductor company, Kinetic Technologies, has completed the acquisition of certain assets of Gain Semiconductor Incorporated.
TF-AMD expands with new manufacturing site in Malaysia
June 17, 2022TF-AMD Microelectronics plans to expand its manufacturing facility in Penang with the construction of a second site at Batu Kawan Industrial Park, Penang. A move set to create more than 3,000 new jobs.
Melexis adds new manufacturing and R&D space in Bulgarian
June 16, 2022In an update on LinkedIn the company states that it has officially opened ints new “high-tech” building in Sofia, Bulgaria. Melexis says that this new facility will contribute to Bulgaria's presence in areas such as microelectronic, automotive, and innovation.
Prices of consumer-spec MLCCs will drop further in 2H22
June 16, 2022China sticking with its “Dynamic Zero-COVID Policy” and the ongoing global inflation is, according to TrendForce, impacting the MLCC market in terms of demand and inventory.
Farnell expands Toshiba portfolio to support design engineers
June 15, 2022The global distributor says that it has strengthened its global partnership with Toshiba Electronics Europe GmbH (Toshiba), resulting in a significant product line expansion and increased stock holding.
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June 15, 2022Flex says that it is looking to expand its automotive industry operations in Jalisco, Mexico.