Osram scores major win in patent dispute
October 27, 2020At the end of April 2019, US-based Lighting Science Group (LSG) filed a patent infringement complaint at the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) against Osram and other companies in the lighting industry.
Intellitronix invests in SMT system to triple product output
October 26, 2020Intellitronix, a subsidiary of the US Lighting Group and a manufacturer of automotive electronics, has purchased a SMT Component Placement System from Europlacer.
From wafer sawing to the finished packaged component
October 23, 2020Encapsulation is essential for the reliability of a component, as it needs to protect the sensitive silicon and bonding joints even under variable environmental conditions or temperature ranges. High-quality packaging is therefore indispensable to ensure the functionality and reliability of a component and the entire device.
Hisense Gorenje to start European production of TVs in January
October 21, 2020As we move into the next year, Hisense owned Gorenje Group will start production of TV sets for the European market at its plant in Velenje, Slovenia, as part of the new Hisense Europe Electronic company.
Volkswagen invests to up the automation of several plants
October 20, 2020The Volkswagen Passenger Cars and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles brands are working flat out on the transformation to the e-mobility era and the conversion of plants to e-mobility.
SK hynix to acquire Intel NAND memory business
October 20, 2020The two parties have signed an agreement under which SK Hynix will acquire Intel's NAND memory and storage business for USD 9 billion.
FREYR and Siemens signs initial battery cell supply agreement
October 19, 2020The Norwegian battery company has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Siemens Energy AS for the supply of lithium-ion battery cells (LiB) for marine and Energy Storage System (ESS) applications.
STMicro acquires French fabless semiconductor company
October 16, 2020The acquired fabless semiconductor company specialises in silicon-based power amplifiers and RF Front-End Module products for the cellular IoT and 5G markets.
MAHLE sets up new development centre for mechatronics in Kornwestheim
October 15, 2020Despite the strain caused by the ongoing coronavirus crisis, the group is forging ahead with its mechatronics and electronics activities through the creation of a new global development centre for mechatronics in Kornwestheim, near Stuttgart/Germany.
Norautron further develops production in Poland
October 14, 2020Norwegian EMS provider, Norautron Electronics, is continuing the trend of increasing revenues and plans further investments at its location in Zduńska Wola, Poland; even during the current pandemic.
Intellitronix invests in new technology to manufacture and track products
October 13, 2020Intellitronix Corporation, a subsidiary of the US Lighting Group and manufacturer of automotive electronics, has purchased the latest Speed Print Technology 700 Series screen printer with bar code labeling capabilities to rapidly screen print and track circuit boards through its manufacturing process.
Foxconn fell short of targets in Wisconsin – misses out on tax credits
October 13, 2020Foxconn’s factory in Wisconsin did not manage to create enough jobs last year to earn the company tax credits, the state reportedly said on Monday, making this the second year the company has missed its targets.
Rethink Robotics opens new production facility and adds Siemens as a shareholder
October 13, 2020In summer 2020, Rethink Robotics, a subsidiary of the HAHN Group, moved into its new company headquarters, where the production of collaborative robot systems takes place as well.
LeddarTech inks deal with Flex for development of LiDAR solution
October 13, 2020LeddarTech, a provider of ADAS and AD sensing technology, has entered into a collaborative project agreement with Flex for the development of a LiDAR evaluation kit and related service offering for design, development, and manufacturing of automotive LiDAR sensors.
ICAPE Group partners up with UCAMCO
October 12, 2020From October 1st, ICAPE Group initiated a collaboration with UCAMCO through the use of the INTEGR8TOR software to improve the quality and speed of our PCB quotes.
ClassOne's Solstice S4 wet processing system chosen by TRUMPF
October 12, 2020Semiconductor equipment manufacturer ClassOne Technology has sold its Solstice S4 fully-automated wet-processing system to VCSEL laser manufacturer, TRUMPF Photonic Components.
Intellitronix to provide custom LED product to Kawasaki Motors
October 08, 2020Intellitronix Corporation, a subsidiary of the US Lighting Group, and an automotive electronics provider, has received its third consecutive purchase order from Kawasaki Motors for a custom-built LED microprocessor-controlled product.
ElectraMeccanica eyes Arizona and Tennessee for potential assembly plant
October 08, 2020The Canadian developer and manufacturer of the single-seat EV called the SOLO, is providing an update related to its ongoing search for its future U.S. based assembly facility and engineering technical centre.
Sigma Connectivity acquires Stockholm based WSI
October 08, 2020The acquisition of Wireless System Integration (WSI) will provide a solid foothold in Stockholm to Sigma and strengthen the capabilities and competence offered to existing and new customers.
Lacroix to up the competitiveness of its European facilitiesLoad more news
October 07, 2020Lacroix Electronics is flexing its muscles – even during the current economic climate – as it announces it is expanding its Polish factory by 16’000 square metres.
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