Manz receives follow-up order for battery assembly system
February 24, 2021Automotive supplier TE Connectivity orders further equipment for automated assembly of cell contacting systems from Manz.
Microchip invests $20M in new Irish development centre
February 23, 2021Up to 200 new engineering jobs will be created in Cork, Ireland as Microchip Technology invests USD 20 million to create a new development centre.
Explosive growth in Automotive DRAM demand expected
February 23, 2021Driven by such factors as the continued development of autonomous driving technologies and the build-out of 5G infrastructure, the demand for automotive memories will undergo a rapid growth going forward, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
NCAB Group acquires Italian PCB supplier
February 23, 2021NCAB Group announces that it has acquired 100% of the shares in Italian PCB supplier PreventPCB.
Panthronics seals global partnership agreement with AdvanIDe
February 22, 2021Panthronics AG, a fabless semiconductor company specialising in high performance wireless technology, has signed a global partnership agreement with specialist supplier of NFC, RFID and smart card components, AdvanIDe.
Sponsored content by Shenzen Kinwong ElectronicThe development trend of printed circuit board products and Kinwong's solution With the rapid development of electronic technology in recent years, printed circuit board (PCB) products are pursuing higher heat dissipation capabilities, with high voltage and high current characteristics, and are developing towards high-density interconnection technology (HDI).
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
NXP is watching the situation in Austin carefully
February 18, 2021As previously reported, the unusually severe winter weather conditions has crippled power facilities in Texas. Which has led to several Austin semiconductor facilities standing idle without power.
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.
Longer lead times and price hikes likely to dominate 1H2021
February 17, 2021The European semiconductor distribution market seems to have seen the worst back in 2020 and a return to growth is highly likely in 2021. With COVID-19 impact easing and a return to strong growth in Asia driving component demand, the demand in Europe is growing too. However, Q4/2020 still resulted in a slight decline.
Samsung’s semiconductor plant in Austin sits powerless
February 17, 2021The winter weather in Austin, Texas is causing issues for several semiconductor manufacturers in the city following a decision by Austin Energy to cut the power to the companies.
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.
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.
German components distribution: Downturn stopped
February 15, 2021German distribution of components, according to the FBDi, increases order intake by 23% in the fourth quarter. Sales down "only" by 8.1%. Full year 2020 shows deep traces of the pandemic.
Renesas keeps factory closed to investigate quake damageLoad more news
February 15, 2021On February 13, an earthquake struck the coast of Japan's Fukushima Prefecture and surrounding areas. Renesas says that there were no casualties at its operations, and that its buildings were unscathed. However, the company will suspend operations at its Naka factory as it investigates further.