KSG qualified for Panasonic Megtron 6
June 08, 2021After successfully passing the UL test of the sample sets, German PCB manufacturer KSG has received the UL listing for the production of bare PCBs with the high-frequency material Megtron 6.
Panasonic opens new customer experience centre in Munich
March 31, 2021Panasonic is expanding its activities in Europe and at its Munich Ottobrunn site. Within the Panasonic Campus in Munich the new Customer Experience Center (CXC) is now about to open the doors.
Solas OLED settles patent disputes with LG Display
February 22, 2021Solas OLED, an Irish company that specialises in OLED technologies that it licenses to consumer electronics manufacturers, has entered into a Settlement and License Agreement with LG Display, resolving a number of patent infringement actions brought by Solas against LG Display and a certain number of its customers, including Sony.
No more photovoltaics production for Panasonic
February 02, 2021The Japanese manufacturer has has decided to cease the production of photovoltaic products at its factories in Malaysia and Shimane Prefecture, Japan.
Panasonic and two partners to explore potential for European battery business
November 20, 2020Panasonic is teaming up with energy company Equinor and industrial group Hydro forming a strategic partnership to explore possibilities for establishing a sustainable and cost-competitive European battery business.
440 new jobs to be created as Semcorp opens Hungarian plant
November 11, 2020As Semcorp Group's first production unit outside of China, the lithium-ion battery separator film plant – which will be set up in the Debrecen South Industrial Park – represents an investment of more than EUR 183 million.
Scanfil's Polish unit is ready for industry 4.0
September 24, 2020Scanfil Sieradz, the EMS provider’s biggest manufacturing plant, recently received an update to its machine park with several large purchases.
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.
Panasonic completes transfer of its semiconductor business
September 02, 2020Panasonic says it has completed the transfer of its semiconductor business to Nuvoton Technology Corporation, a Taiwan-based semiconductor company under the Winbond Electronics umbrella.
Panasonic and China’s GS-Solar to end PV business partnership
July 31, 2020Panasonic says that it will exercise its right not to proceed with the proposed collaboration with GS-Solar in the photovoltaic business.
Tesla plans battery manufacturing facility in California
June 25, 2020Electric car manufacturer Tesla plans to build a battery research and manufacturing facility in Fremont, California. N, to be operated around the clock, Under a project dubbed Roadrunner, documents from the city government also reveal a potential 24/7 operation at the facility.
Panasonic, Tesla discuss beefing up Nevada battery plant
May 19, 2020Panasonic Corporation this week said strong demand for battery cells from its U.S. partner, Tesla, has led to negotiations on the expansion of their joint plant in Storey County, Nevada.
Cirexx Int’l posts COVID-19 update
March 31, 2020Santa Clara, California-headquartered Cirexx International has released a statement penned by President and CEO Philipp Menges concerning status of operations during the coronavirus pandemic.
Panasonic,Tesla scaling down production in Nevada
March 27, 2020In response to Panasonic’s announcement this week of a temporary, full suspension of production of its operations at Tesla’s Gigafactory in Nevada, Tesla also issued a statement that it would significantly decrease production at the site.
Panasonic eyes multi-use potential for PanaCIM
March 18, 2020Panasonic, in their push more deeply into smart manufacturing solutions, has partnered with MiR and Inovaxe to develop a handy helper: the PanaCIM Solutions Ecosystem.
Panasonic to exit US solar manufacturing
February 26, 2020Panasonic says it will begin to wind down U.S. production of photovoltaic cells and modules at Gigafactory New York in Buffalo, New York.
Into the future, San Diego styleLoad more news
February 18, 2020IPC APEX EXPO, the North American electronics manufacturing industry’s biggest gig, has left the teenage years behind with this year’s 20th anniversary show held Feb 3-8 in San Diego.