Interlink acquires Calman Technology
March 27, 2023Interlink Electronics has acquired all of the stock of Calman Technology Limited, an independent company based outside Glasgow, Scotland, and a designer and manufacturer of membrane keypads, graphic overlays and printed electronics. The purchase price was approximately USD 5.0 million.
Micross opens new manufacturing facility in Florida
March 27, 2023Microelectronic product and service solutions provider, Micross Components, has officially opened its new 85,000 square feet flagship semiconductor and specialty electronics manufacturing facility in Apopka, Florida.
GPV completes the first of the two construction projects in Thailand
March 27, 2023On 17 March 2023, Bjørn Fiskers, MD at GPV Mechanics TH in Thailand and his team were handed the keys to the new 12,000-square-metre mechanics factory in the country.
MT Systems has been acquired by Kamet
March 24, 2023Kamet Precision Machining & Assembly has acquired MT Systems, Inc., a California-based manufacturer of chemical platforms for substrates and wafer processing systems serving the semiconductor and electronics industries.
Magnachip to cut workforce by 5%
March 23, 2023South Korean Magnachip Semiconductor, a designer and manufacturer of f analog and mixed-signal semiconductor platform solutions, is reportedly planning to reduce its workforce by 5% in response to last year's poor performance and the general decline of the global semiconductor market.
Infineon and Delta extends partnership to automotive applications
March 22, 2023German semiconductor manufacturer Infineon is expanding its cooperation Taiwanese power management specialist Delta Electronics from industrial to automotive applications.
How to react to exploding market prices
March 22, 2023Over the past few years, the industry has faced one challenge after another. Today’s challenge, rising costs – across the board. How does one mitigate price increases in an ever-evolving industry?
Renesas extend connectivity portfolio via Panthronics acquisition
March 22, 2023Renesas Electronics has, via a subsidiary, entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Panthronics AG, a fabless semiconductor company specialising in high-performance wireless products.
Component obsolescence – how do you avoid the headache?
March 21, 2023Component obsolescence is something unavoidable. It’s in the nature of our industry to keep innovating and thus leaving the old behind. But component obsolescence should not mean product obsolescence.
Samsung is looking to invest in Indian manufacturing
March 20, 2023The South Korean electronics giant is reportedly looking to invest at set up smart manufacturing capabilities at its smartphone plant in Noida, India, in order to increase the competitiveness of the production.
Sponsored content by EvertiqThe U.S. CHIPS Act is already making an impact - Evertiq Expo Malmö, Krakow & Berlin While the EU equivalent still hasn’t officially been launched, the U.S. CHIPS Act has already sparked USD 200 billion in private investments across the country. But where are all of these new fabs going to be built?
Samsung’s Texas plant could be more pricey than initially thought
March 17, 2023Samsung Electronics' future chip plant in Taylor, Texas, will cost the company over USD 25 billion, up more than USD 8 billion from initial forecasts, undisclosed sources told Reuters.
Global NAND flash revenue reports 25% QoQ decline in 4Q22
March 17, 2023TrendForce’s latest investigations reveal that the global NAND Flash market has been facing a demand headwind since 2H22. In response, the supply chain has been scrambling to clear out inventory, driving down NAND Flash contract prices by 20–25%.
Smartphone camera module output to grow to 4.62 billion Units in 2023
March 16, 2023Falling global smartphone production brought about by high inflation and China’s COVID policies resulted in only 4.46 billion camera modules being manufactured in 2022. However, as the global economy is slowly set to stabilize in 2023, smartphone production is also projected to rise by 0.9%.
Koh Young expands its manufacturing operations
March 15, 2023Inspection equipment specialist Koh Young Technology has opened its new Yeoju production center in South Korea, increasing its capacity for faster delivery to its customers.
Lenalea Electronics invests in 3D AOI to drive productivity
March 15, 2023Located in County Armagh, Northern Ireland, contract manufacturer Lenalea Electronics Ltd has been using 2D Automatic Inspection System technology for almost a decade and has now invested in the latest 3D AOI from Europlacer to support its expansion plans.
Samsung plans to build five new chip plants
March 15, 2023An investment of KRW 300 trillion won (USD 230 billion) will result in the construction of five new domestic semiconductor plants for Samsung Electronics over the next 20 years.
Improved sales sentiment from December 2022 continued in 1Q23Load more news
March 14, 2023February 2023 electronic components sales sentiment powers past expectations, momentum carries into March outlook.