Renesas Naka facility is back to full operation
February 23, 2021Following the earthquake that hit the coast of Fukushima Prefecture and the surrounding areas on February 13, Renesas shut down production at its Naka factory to investigate potential damages. Since then then company has brought the plant back online bit by bit.
Rücker Lypsa is now EDAG Engineering Spain
February 23, 2021Barcelona-based company Rücker Lypsa S.L. has been operating under the name of "EDAG Engineering Spain, S.L." since January, 2021.
NCAB Group acquires Italian PCB supplier
February 23, 2021NCAB Group announces that it has acquired 100% of the shares in Italian PCB supplier PreventPCB.
Altix receives repeat order for multiple DI systems
February 22, 2021French Direct Imaging systems manufacturer Altix, has received a repeat order from multiple Roll-to-Roll Direct Imaging systems from UK-based Trackwise.
Why Is my processor leaking power? That sounds like an open-ended question
February 19, 2021[i]Question: Why is my processor consuming more power than its data sheet suggests?[/i]
Texas winter to impair global 12-Inch wafer foundry capacity
February 19, 2021As previously reporder by Evertiq, Samsung's Austin-based foundry Line S2 partially suspended operation on Tuesday, February 16 due to the winter storm affecting Texas. A move which is expected to impair 1-2% of the global 12-inch wafer foundry capacity, according to TrendForce
Osram invests in California-based UV LED specialist
February 19, 2021Osram acquires around 20 percent of US company Bolb Inc. via its venture capital arm Fluxunit. With its investment in the California-based UV-C LED specialist Bolb Inc., Osram is further expanding its technological know-how of disinfection applications with UV-C light.
Ventec’s German facility receives AS9100-D certification
February 18, 2021Ventec International Group's European facility in Kirchheimbolanden, Germany, is now certified according to AS9100 Revision D (DIN EN 9100), the quality-management standard for the aviation, space, and defense (ASD) industries.
National Circuit Assembly merges with Austin Circuit Design
February 18, 2021EMS provider National Circuit Assembly (NCA) is expanding its capabilities to include dedicated design and sourcing by merging with Austin Circuit Design, LLC, a Texas-based design and sourcing firm.
Ford to electrify its European operations - invest $1 billion
February 17, 2021The carmaker is taking a significant step forward in its European transformation, committing to go all-in on its electric passenger vehicles and to substantially grow and electrify its commercial vehicle business.
Using A2B for Audio-Conferencing Systems
February 17, 2021One of the main hurdles in audio installation in a modern conference room these days is the need to interconnect a variety of input/output transducers into the main audio console. This is usually done using individual point-to-point shielded cables for each node, which is bulky and still requires separated external power supplies on each of them.
Renesas to resume production at Naka plant step by step
February 16, 2021On February 13, an earthquake struck the coast of the Japanese Fukushima Prefecture which led Renesas to suspend operations at its Naka factory as it investigated potential damages. The plant is now back up and running, at least parts of it.
Infinion brings production start in Villach forward
February 16, 2021Revenue for the three-month period increased from EUR 2,490 million to EUR 2,631 million quarter-on-quarter, with all segments contributing to the 6 percent growth despite the weaker US dollar, the manufacturer states in their latest fiscal.
The DoD partners with GlobalFoundries to manufacture secure chips
February 16, 2021GlobalFoundries fully ITAR compliant manufacturing facility, Fab 8 in upstate New York, will produce semiconductor solutions for the nation’s most sensitive defense and aerospace applications.
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.
Akasol and BorgWarner signs agreement to mergeLoad more news
February 15, 2021The German manufacturer of battery systems, along side BorgWarner Inc and Blitz F21-842 AG (in the future ABBA BidCo AG, a BorgWarner subsidiary), have signed a Business Combination Agreement to enter into a strategic partnership.