A more sustainable approach to semiconductor manufacturing
February 17, 2020Reuse; that is the key to driving environmental sustainability in global semiconductor manufacturing, says Steven Zhou, CEO of Moov Technologies.
Fluidra reaches a deal to acquire Fabtronics
February 14, 2020Fluidra, a company within the pool and wellness equipment industry, has acquired Australian electronics manufacturer Fabtronics to strengthen its R&D capabilities and to incorporate complete, efficient and cost-effective electronics design and manufacturing solutions.
Garz & Fricke acquires Keith & Koep
February 14, 2020Hamburg-based Garz & Fricke Group has acquired Keith & Koep GmbH, located in Wuppertal, Germany. With this move, a new powerhouse for ARM-based embedded technologies in Europe has been formed.
Synopsys completes acquisition of certain IP assets from INVECAS
February 14, 2020Synopsys, Inc. has completed its acquisition of certain IP assets from INVECAS. This acquisition broadens Synopsys' DesignWare Logic Library, Embedded Memory, General Purpose I/O, Analog, and Interface IP portfolio.
Solid financial improvements for Kitron
February 13, 2020EMS provider Kitron could show off solid financial improvements, both for the fourth quarter and full year 2019.
Seven major chip acquisitions valued at USD 1bn or more
February 12, 2020Semiconductor merger and acquisition activity strengthened in 2019 after pulling back in the two previous years from historic high levels of M&A agreements in 2015 and 2016.
Cepton nails major funding from Koito
February 11, 2020Lidar technology specialist Cepton Technologies Inc. has secured USD 50 million in Series C funding from Koito Manufacturing Co. Ltd., a Tier 1 provider of automotive lighting systems.
Nuvia unveils first NA office, new leadership
February 10, 2020Santa Clara-based silicon design start-up NUVIA Inc. has opened its first international office in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Atlas Copco to partner with German machine vision specialist
February 10, 2020Atlas Copco and German company, ISRA VISION AG, have signed a Business Combination Agreement (BCA) to create a new division for ISRA VISION within the Business Area Industrial Technique.
Amtech receives order from power semiconductor customer in Asia
February 07, 2020Amtech Systems says that its subsidiary, Bruce Technologies, Inc., has received a significant new order for its full 300mm clustered HTR diffusion furnace from a top-tier global power semiconductor customer in Asia. The furnace is expected to ship in fiscal Q1 2021.
Continental builds new plant for ADAS in the USA
February 07, 2020The German technology company Continental is planning the construction of a new plant in New Braunfels in the US state of Texas.
Maxar Technologies lands NASA project
February 07, 2020Intelsat has chosen Maxar Technologies to build its Intelsat Epic Geostationary Communications Satellite with NASA Hosted Payload, called Intelsat 40e.
Strong developments for Mycronic - despite an uncertain 2019
February 06, 2020“I am pleased today to present another successful year for Mycronic, particularly in light of the global unrest and the slowdown in the electronics industry that characterized 2019,” says Mycronic's CEO, Anders Lindqvist, in the company's year-end report.
Intervala to handle manufacturing for OnSite Waste Technologies
February 04, 2020Intervala, LLC, a full-service manufacturer precision electronic and electromechanical products, has reached a three-year agreement with new customer OnSite Waste Technologies, to manufacture that company’s innovative TE-5000 medical waste processing unit.
ON Semi looking to sell its manufacturing facility in Belgium
February 03, 2020ON Semiconductor says that it is exploring a sale of its manufacturing facility in Oudenaarde, Belgium.
Saft & PSA to invest millions in European battery manufacturing
February 03, 2020Total, through its affiliate Saft, and PSA with Opel, are announcing their plan to combine their know-how to develop EV battery manufacturing activity in Europe. The partners intend to establish a joint venture named Automotive Cell Company (ACC).
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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. picks up Gilat
January 31, 2020Comtech Telecommunications Corp. has agreed to acquire Israel’s Gilat Satellite Networks in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately USD 532.5 million.
Microart Services adds new exec VP
January 31, 2020Microart Services Inc. has added Charles Tonna to its team as executive vice president, to be based out of the company’s Markham, Ontario office.
Semiconductor R&D to nudge higher through 2024Load more news
January 31, 2020Technical challenges including the move to EUV lithography, sub-3nm process technology, 3D die-stacking technologies, and advanced packaging are expected to lift R&D growth rates.