TT expands its presence on the US aerospace and defense market
September 18, 2020TT Electronics says it will acquire Torotel, a US-based designer and manufacturer of high-reliability power and electromagnetic assemblies and components for the aerospace and defense markets.
Sluggish server production in 4Q20 to be joined by decline in server DRAM prices
September 16, 2020Due to server ODMs’ higher-than-expected inventory of server barebones in 3Q20, additional server orders from the ODMs’ clients came to a screeching halt, therefore resulting in a QoQ decrease in overall server orders for the quarter, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
PCB Connect expands its UK based team
September 16, 2020Having been operating in the United Kingdom market since February 2020, PCB Connect Limited, the UK based division of the PCB Connect Group, has recruited additional engineering resources supporting its growth.
Panasonic to invests an additional $150M in venture capital
September 14, 2020Panasonic is launching it's second venture capital fund, Conductive Ventures II, and doing so with a commitment of USD 150 million, a 50% increase from the first fund.
Nvidia / Arm deal dubbed as ‘disaster’ by Arm-cofounder
September 14, 2020The news that US-based Nvidia will acquire Arm from SoftBank Group in a USD 40 billion deal has already sparked some backlash within the industry. One of the vocal parties is Arm-cofounder, Hermann Hauser, who called the deal a disaster and said that it should be blocked.
KUBEG joins the Variosystems Group
September 11, 2020The Swiss company, based in Zizers, which specialises in functional models and the express-production of electronic assemblies, will add 41 employees to the Variosystems Group.
2H20 growth expectations vary among leading IC suppliers
September 10, 2020As expected, most IC suppliers experienced weaker demand and generally poor sales results in the first half of this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic and strained U.S./China trade relations. However, as reported by IC Insights, some key IC suppliers believe that the second half of this year will yield better results.
Benchmark to handle manufacturing of DnaNudge's lab-free COVID-19 testing system
September 10, 2020Consumer genetic testing pioneers DnaNudge has entered into a key manufacturing partnership with EMS provider Benchmark to deliver volume production of DnaNudge's rapid, lab-free reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) COVID-19 testing system.
Aeva partners with ZF to bring FMCW LiDAR to production
September 09, 2020Sensing and perception systems provider, Aeva, is partnering with automotive manufacturer ZF to industrialise Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave (FMCW) LiDAR sensors for production
Westport Fuel Systems with new key electronics supply contract
September 08, 2020Westport Fuel Systems as been awarded a long-term agreement for the supply of electronic control units to an unnamed tier one automotive supplier. The estimated value of the agreement is USD 58 million over seven-year period
One final update from the Infineon site in Villach
September 08, 2020The shell of Infinion’s massive expansion in Villach, Austria now stands complete. Both the research and factory building are standing tall and the company is in full swing working on the facade as well as the interior.
Dongwha to establish two units in Hungary
September 07, 2020The South Korean company is making its moves to be a part of the European electric vehicle eco-system by establishing two units in Sóskút, just southwest of Budapest; one for producing electrolyte and another to recycle the solvent NMP, a compound used heavily in lithium ion battery fabrication.
SMIC responds to reports about a potential blacklist situation
September 07, 2020Chinese semiconductor foundry, Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), found itself in eye of the storm following reports of a potential U.S. ban, much like the one experienced by Huawei.
East West acquires Universal Electronics
September 04, 2020East West Manufacturing, LLC, announces that the company has acquired Universal Electronics, Inc. (UEI), a provider of specialised electronics manufacturing services, including advanced printed circuit board assemblies, box-build assemblies, testing and new product introduction services.
Calian acquires Canadian manufacturer of wireless antennas
September 04, 2020Calian Group announces that it has acquired Tallysman Wireless, a leading manufacturer of precision Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) antennas, and related components.
TT Electronics awarded Team Tempest contract from BAE Systems
September 03, 2020TT Electronics has been awarded a contract from BAE Systems for the design, development and qualification of a DC-DC Converter to support project Tempest.
Massive Chinese semiconductor constitution site stands idle
September 02, 2020The USD 20 billion investment to construct a massive semiconductor manufacturing complex in Wuhan, China has has stalled, reportedly due to lack of funding.
UL expands its Silicon Valley 5G testing facility
September 02, 2020Science safety company UL, announces that it has opened the expansion of its Silicon Valley electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and wireless testing laboratory with the debut of new 5G testing facilities.
IAV invests in new EMC test centre
August 31, 2020E-mobility, connectivity, advanced driver assistance systems and self-driving technology; the number of electronic components in vehicles is growing rapidly, also raising demand for capacities to test electromagnetic compatibility - something that IAV wants to address with its latest investment.
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