ClassOne acquires complete chip line
July 26, 2022ClassOne Equipment says it has acquired a major semiconductor fab’s complete chip manufacturing line.
Nikon has no plans of SLR withdrawal, after reports
July 21, 2022Japanese camera manufacturer Nikon was earlier in July rumoured to be dropping out of the market for SLR cameras.
Nikon Precision Europe to expand operations in Ireland
April 20, 2022Nikon Precision Europe (NPE) plans to expand its operations in Kildare, Ireland with the opening of its new offices on Kildare Innovation Campus – creating 40 new jobs.
A more sustainable approach to semiconductor manufacturing
February 17, 2020Reuse; that is the key to driving environmental sustainability in global semiconductor manufacturing, says Steven Zhou, CEO of Moov Technologies.
Eurocircuits biggest investment to date
December 02, 2019One thing has always been clear for PCB manufacturer Eurocircuits – continues investments have been the key for the company’s success, and investments have been made.
Velodyne & Nikon partner for mass production of lidas sensors
April 26, 2019Velodyne Lidar, announces an agreement with Nikon Corporation, under which Sendai Nikon Corporation will manufacture lidar sensors for Velodyne with plans to start mass production in the second half of 2019.
Nikon, ASML and Carl Zeiss bury the hatchet
January 23, 2019Nikon, ASML and Carl Zeiss have signed a Memorandum of Understanding relating to a comprehensive settlement of all legal proceedings over patents for lithography equipment and digital cameras.
Kyzen partners with Aurotech in the Philippines
January 22, 2018Kyzen just announced the opening of a new state of the art Applications Lab by their Philippine Distributor, Aurotech. The Lab will assists Kyzen customers with smaller-scale cleaning evaluations.
Altus present their latest equipment Solo for the first time at productronica
November 08, 2017Altus Group, a leading distributor of capital equipment for the electronics assembly industry in the UK and Ireland will be ‘flying solo’ for the first time at Productronica, Munich from 14-17 November where they will present the latest capital equipment from some of the world’s leading manufacturers.
Nikon shuts down Chinese manufacturing subsidiary
October 31, 2017The Japanese company says that the operations of Nikon Imaging (China) Co., Ltd. will be discontinued.
Saline Lectronics invests in Nikon X-ray system
May 15, 2017Nikon Metrology has recently provided a flat-panel based X-ray inspection system, XT V 160 to Michigan-based Saline Lectronics.
'Ping-Pong' for ASML and Nikon
May 05, 2017ASML filed initial legal claims against Nikon for infringement of more than 10 patents, related to products in the fields of semiconductor manufacturing equipment, flat panel display manufacturing equipment and digital cameras.
ASML and Zeiss to Nikon: 'We are not amused.'
April 27, 2017Both ASML and Zeiss have expressed disappointment and categorically deny any infringement allegations.
List: Global Semi Wafer-Level manufacturing equipment revenue to grow
April 25, 2017Worldwide semiconductor wafer-level manufacturing equipment (WFE) revenue totaled USD 37.4 billion in 2016, an 11.3 percent increase from 2015. The top 10 vendors accounted for 79 percent of the market, up 2 percent from 2015.
Nikon issues shot across the bows
April 24, 2017Nikon has initiated a series of legal actions in the Netherlands, Germany and Japan intended to halt infringement of its intellectual property by Dutch semiconductor lithography system manufacturer ASML and Carl Zeiss SMT.
GE, BMW, and Nikon is backing Carbon 3D's printer
September 19, 2016Remember the video of a 3D printer that seemed to pull objects out of a liquid resin? Yes, Carbon 3D's M1 printer, well – that company just received backing from GE Ventures, BMW, Nikon and JSR.
Earthquake and technical issues delay new Nikon products
April 27, 2016Nikon Corporation has delayed the release of its new compact digital cameras due to the Kumamoto earthquakes and unrelated technical issues.
Asteelflash invests in UK facility
April 30, 2015Asteelflash have invested over GBP 500'000 on new inspection and traceability equipment for their Bedford facility in the UK.
A*STAR and industry form R&D joint labLoad more news
July 28, 2014Four joint laboratories, representing a commitment of S$200m between private and public sectors, were launched between A*STAR’s Institute of Microelectronics (IME), and its 10 industry partners.