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KAMIC Group acquires manufacturer of magnetic components
June 10, 2021KAMIC Group AB has acquired all the shares in Talema Group, a manufacturer of magnetic components such as transformers, toroids, inductors and chokes with associated design work. The seller is an owner consortium consisting of the Park and Daily families.
Northvolt raises $2.75 billion to expand Swedish gigafactory
June 09, 2021The Swedish battery manufacturer says it has signed a USD 2.75 billion private placement to finance further battery cell production capacity and R&D efforts. The company is looking to expand its Swedish gigafactory, Northvolt Ett, from 40 to 60 GWh of annual capacity.
Achieving a fully differential output using single-ended instrumentation amplifiers
June 04, 2021[ib]Question:[/ib] Can we generate a differential output signal using instrumentation amplifiers?
Stellantis to build gigafactory in Italy?
June 04, 2021Stellantis is looking at Italy, to support its expansion into electric mobility. The car maker is said to be discussing conditions of the project with Rome, a source close to the matter told Reuters.
Jenoptik to expand its optics manufacturing capacities
June 02, 2021The German photonics group has acquired a property in Dresden and will invest in new cleanroom fab. Construction is expected to start during the second half of next year and production is slated to start in early 2025.
Note acquires British company iPRO
June 02, 2021Note has acquired all shares in UK based iPRO Holdings Ltd. iPRO manufactures advanced electronics-based products (box-build) with customers mostly found within Greentech, but also in Medtech and Industrial sectors.
Hitachi consolidates US semiconductor business in new facility
June 01, 2021Hitachi's new facility is being established in the United States in order to collaborate and create new solutions with customers. The new Center of Excellence in Portland, will operate as a new centralised facility for semiconductor engineering in Hillsboro, Oregon.
Astute extends its portfolio via acquisition
June 01, 2021UK-headquartered distributor Astute Electronics have successfully acquired ISMOsys; a Pan-European representative company.
Quarterly revenue of top 10 foundries breaks records in 1Q21
May 31, 2021Owing to soaring demands for various end devices, manufacturers have been ramping up their component procurement activities, and foundry capacities, as a result, have been in shortage since 2020, with various foundries raising their wafer prices and adjusting their product mixes to ensure profitability, according to TrendForce.
Simple circuit measures relative intensity of two light sources
May 28, 2021[ib]Question:[/ib] Can I measure the difference between two light sources with an instrumentation amplifier?
$30 billion in investments headed to the USA
May 27, 2021On May 21, U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina M. Raimondo hosted a roundtable with Republic of Korea President Moon Jae-In, Minister of Trade, Industry, and Energy Sung Wook Moon and U.S. and South Korean CEOs. As a result, USD 30 billion in US investments were announced.
Top-15 semi companies log YoY growth of 21% in 1Q21
May 26, 2021Excluding Intel, the group would have shown a 29% jump in 1Q21/1Q20 sales.
Hisense intends to significantly increase TV production in Velenje
May 25, 2021TV production at the Hisense Europe Electronics factory in Velenje, Slovenia was launched at the beginning of the year, and today the facility employs more than 750 employees
Melecs equips Mexican facility with Essemtec equipment
May 19, 2021For many years, Austria-based CMS Melecs GmbH have relied on Essemtec Scorpion Dispensers at their production lines in Europe and China.
STMicro acquires Edge AI software specialist Cartesiam
May 19, 2021STMicroelectronics announced a transaction with Cartesiam to acquire its assets (including its IP portfolio) and to transfer and integrate its employees. Closing is subject to regulatory approvals.
Owner prepares potential sale of European PCB manufacturer
May 18, 2021The Board of Directors of exceet Group SCA have decided to start a large-scale structured sales process relating to the potential sale of its portfolio company GS Swiss PCB AG.
DMASS: '2021 to bring more of what we've seen'
May 17, 2021The European semiconductor distribution market started 2021 with a “flat tyre”, despite a significant increase in bookings since last quarter. According to DMASS, sales in the European Semiconductor Distribution Market fell by 1.6% to EUR 2.17 billion. Sequential growth of 15.6% however, indicates strong turnaround.
Teledyne completes its acquisition of FLIRLoad more news
May 17, 2021Teledyne Technologies have now successful completed the previously announced acquisition of FLIR Systems, Inc. FLIR will now be included in Teledyne’s Digital Imaging segment and operate under the name Teledyne FLIR.