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.
Vicor ink global distribution agreement with Arrow
September 18, 2020Vicor Corporation has expanded its Europe, Middle East and Africa relationship with Arrow Electronics, Inc. to a global distribution agreement.
AMTE and InfraNomics sign MoU to produce lithium cells in Australia
September 16, 2020Battery cell manufacturer, AMTE Power, and infrastructure specialist InfraNomics, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), to evaluate the technical and commercial viability of establishing lithium ion cell manufacturing facilities in Western Australia, servicing the energy storage market.
Trackwise makes further upgrades to its FPC manufacturing operations
September 15, 2020Flexible printed circuit technology company Trackwise is continuing to strengthen its production capability and capacity by investing in new equipment.
TT Electronics & iAbra launch AI driven COVID-19 test
September 11, 2020TT Electronics has been working with British start-up iAbra, and its partners including Intel to design, develop and test the prototype Virolens system and also set up the manufacturing processes for its commercial launch.
Jenoptik invests in new system from ClassOne
September 10, 2020Jenoptik has invested in a new Solstice LT electroplating system from semiconductor equipment manufacturer ClassOne Technology. The new system will be used for manufacturing semiconductor material for high-power diode lasers at Jenoptik's semiconductor production facility in Berlin-Adlershof, Germany.
MaxLinear acquires NanoSemi, Inc.
September 10, 2020MaxLinear, a provider of radio frequency (RF), analog, digital and mixed-signal integrated circuits, has completed the acquisition of NanoSemi, a provider of IP that utilises patented machine learning techniques to improve signal integrity and power efficiency in SoCs, ASICs, and FPGAs used in next-gen communication and AI systems.
Delphi secures major power electronics business win
September 10, 2020The provider of automotive propulsion systems announces that it has secured a major Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) electrification business, driving profitable long-term growth.
COVID-19 drives rise in global fab equipment spending
September 09, 2020Soaring pandemic-inspired demand for chips that power everything from communications and IT infrastructures to personal computing, gaming and healthcare electronics will drive an 8% increase in global fab equipment spending in 2020 and a 13% increase in 2021, SEMI reports.
ABB strengthens its presence in Switzerland
September 08, 2020The company is investing CHF 40 million (EUR 36.9 million) in new R&D facilities and office space for its Motion and Industrial Automation Business Areas at the company’s largest Swiss location in Turgi in the canton of Aargau.
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.
Total VCSEL revenue expected to reach USD 1.8 Billion in 2021
September 04, 2020In early 2020, TrendForce forecasted the release of more than 10 high-end smartphone models equipped with 3D sensing solutions this year, which would drive up 3D sensing VCSEL revenue* to USD 1.404 billion.
Siltronic ramps up GaN wafer activities with Aixtron system
September 03, 2020Siltronic AG strengthens its GaN on Silicon wafer activities with an AIX G5+ C system from Aixtron.
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.
Atmosic and SMK partner to bring forever-battery life to IoT devices
September 03, 2020Wireless technology company Atmosic Technologies has partnered with SMK Electronics to integrate Atmosic’s M3 system-on-chip (SoC) into a range of connected devices from SMK.
MagnaChip completes the sale of its foundry services and Fab 4
September 02, 2020The designer and manufacturer has completed previously announced sale of the its Foundry Services Group and the factory in Cheongju (Fab 4) to Key Foundry Co., Ltd., for approximately USD 350.6 million.
Allegro MicroSystems acquires Voxtel
September 01, 2020Sensing and power semiconductor technology company, Allegro MicroSystems, is acquiring Voxtel, Inc, a privately held company specialising in advanced photonic and 3D imaging technology including long-range, eye-safe LiDAR.
AI chipmaker Hailo opens Japan subsidiary
August 31, 2020The company is accelerating its global expansion with establishment of Hailo Japan G.K. in Tokyo and appoints former Sony executive Hiro Uchida as President
Smartphone production registers largest YoY drop on record
August 25, 2020Smartphone production has taken quite the hit from the changing market situation brought forth by the pandemic. According to TrendForce the production of smartphones has registered the largest YoY drop on record with a 16.7% decline in 2Q20.
Schweizer inks sales representative agreement with South Korea companyLoad more news
August 25, 2020The German PCB manufacturer and Varikorea Co., Ltd have entered into a sales representative agreement for South Korea. Under the agreement, Varikorea is entitled to promote Schweizer's high-tech printed circuit boards and embedding solutions in the territory. With this, the German company is now entering the Korean electronics market