Solas OLED settles patent disputes with LG Display
February 22, 2021Solas OLED, an Irish company that specialises in OLED technologies that it licenses to consumer electronics manufacturers, has entered into a Settlement and License Agreement with LG Display, resolving a number of patent infringement actions brought by Solas against LG Display and a certain number of its customers, including Sony.
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
National Circuit Assembly merges with Austin Circuit Design
February 18, 2021EMS provider National Circuit Assembly (NCA) is expanding its capabilities to include dedicated design and sourcing by merging with Austin Circuit Design, LLC, a Texas-based design and sourcing firm.
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.
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.
Top 5 wafer capacity leaders raise their global share to 54%
February 10, 2021Each of the top-five wafer capacity leaders had capacity of at least 1.5 million wafer starts per month. The combined capacity of the top five companies represented 54% of total global wafer capacity in December 2020, up one point from 53% in 2019.
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Helios to acquisition of BJN Technologies
January 22, 2021Helios Technologies, a provider of engineered motion control and electronic controls technology, has acquired substantially all of the assets of BJN Technologies, an engineering solutions provider.
MKS receives order for its HDI PCB laser manufacturing solution
December 23, 2020MKS Instruments says it has received an order for multiple ESI Geode HDI via drilling systems in Taiwan from a major technology player in the HDI PCB manufacturing market.
Texas EMS manufactures new personal emergency response system
December 10, 2020Texas-based EMS provider, National Circuit Assembly (NCA), is handing the manufacturing GoFind’s newly released Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) for older adults, NudgeR.
Allied Electronics & Automation doubles capacity of Fort Worth distribution centre
December 07, 2020The distributor has recently completed an expansion of its North American distribution centre in Fort Worth, Texas, that adds more than 200’000 square feet of space to its operations.
Transphorm choses Veeco system for GaN-based power and 5G devices
December 03, 2020Veeco Instruments says that Transphorm, a supplier of gallium nitride (GaN) products for high voltage power conversion applications, has selected its Propel HVM MOCVD System for high-volume production of GaN-based RF (DoD and Commercial/5G) and power electronics Epiwafers.
Large 80-unit lands at MKS Instruments
December 03, 2020The company’s latest flexible PCB laser processing solution is getting quite the attention. So much so that an unnamed Chinese PCB manufacturer has purchased 80 units.
Variosystems expands with new Texas facility
November 27, 2020The Swiss EMS provider says that it is opening a system integration and over-molding plant in Fort Worth, Texas, the company’s sixth manufacturing location.
Intel CEO pens open letter to President-elect Biden
November 25, 2020Intel CEO Bob Swan is, in an open letter, urging the President-elect to invest in U.S. manufacturing.
Ontic acquires Aircraft Instruments product line from Flightline Electronics
November 23, 2020Ontic, an aerospace industry provider of ‘Extended Life Solutions’ for OEM legacy products, has acquired the manufacturing rights of four aircraft instruments from Flightline Electronics Inc, a subsidiary of Ultra Electronics.
Intellitronix acquires Universal Instruments automated conveyor systemLoad more news
November 19, 2020Intellitronix Corporation, a subsidiary of the US Lighting Group, and a leading manufacturer of automotive electronics, has purchased a high-tech automated conveyor system that seamlessly integrates with the company’s newly acquired Speed Print Technology 700 Series screen printer and Europlacer iineo+ Pick & Place system.