Rockwell Automation inks deal for Italy’s ASEM
February 20, 2020Rockwell Automation Inc. has signed a purchase agreement to acquire digital automation technologies provider ASEM S.p.A.
ST and TSMC team up on Gallium Nitride-based products
February 20, 2020STMicroelectronics and TSMC are collaborating to accelerate the development of Gallium Nitride (GaN) process technology and the supply of both discrete and integrated GaN devices to market.
BMZ subsidiary Poland reports successful business year 2019
February 19, 2020BMZ Poland, the second largest production site of the BMZ Group, is expanding its production area and is reporting 10% sales growth and thereby reached record results for the business year 2019.
Teslas German venture comes to a halt following court order
February 17, 2020A court in Germany has ordered the US electric carmaker to stop clearing the forest at its future location outside Berlin.
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.
ABB to close Hungarian plant – 1’000 jobs lost
February 14, 2020The power and automation company will close its production facility in Ozd, in northeastern Hungary, by the end of the year.
Orbit One expands with new test team in Poland
February 12, 2020The Swedish EMS provider is launching another test team within the group.
Volvo and Geely considers a combined company
February 12, 2020Volvo Car AB and Geely Automobile Holdings Limited are considering combining their businesses to create a strong global group, which would accelerate financial and technological synergies between the two companies.
Jenoptik is expecting further growth in 2020
February 12, 2020Despite difficult economic conditions, Jenoptik continued to grow in 2019.
ams reports record results for full year 2019
February 11, 2020Austrian sensor manufacturer ams reports that its revenues for 2019 was up 32% year-on-year, and fourth quarter revenues exceeded expectations with strong adjusted operating profitability.
Communications equipment makers want high power outputs and small solution footprints
February 11, 2020Many communications systems are powered via a 48 V backplane. This voltage is normally stepped down to a lower intermediate bus voltage, typically to either 12 V, 5 V, or even lower, in order to power the racks of boards within the system.
ZKW with new locations in Korea and China
February 11, 2020The ZKW Group ended 2019 by establishing a branch in Incheon, Korea, near Seoul.
Pennsylvania’s AMETEK acquires IntelliPower
February 11, 2020AMETEK Inc. has purchased IntelliPower, designer and manufacturer of high-reliability external battery packs and power conditioners and distribution units for defense and industrial applications.
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.
DuPont and SCHMID partners for new PCB plating applications
February 06, 2020DuPont Electronics & Imaging and SCHMID Group announces that the companies have entered into a nonexclusive joint development agreement to explore new PCB plating applications.
PCB Connect opens new office in United Kingdom
February 06, 2020PCB Connect, the Swedish PCB supplier, has opened a new office in United Kingdom, located in Devizes Wiltshire.
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.
Infineon: 'Our cost reduction measures are beginning to take effect'
February 05, 2020In the first three months of the 2020 fiscal year, Infineon's revenue decreased by 7% from EUR 2,062 million to EUR 1,916 million quarter-on-quarter.
2019 Global silicon shipments dip from 2018 record highLoad more news
February 05, 2020Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments in 2019 declined 7% from the 2018 record high while revenue remained above the USD 11 billion mark despite a global silicon revenue slip of 2% over the same period, reports the SEMI Silicon Manufacturers Group (SMG).