Denso & TMC launches JV to develop in-vehicle semiconductors
December 12, 2019DENSO Corporation and Toyota Motor Corporation have named the joint venture to be established in April 2020 MIRISE Technologies. Through the JV the companies aims to to contribute through the development of advanced semiconductor electronics technologies.
£5m award marks ‘topping out’ of Cardiff research powerhouse
December 11, 2019An GBP 80 million Cardiff University powerhouse for Welsh scientific research has been ‘topped out’ by Bouygues UK – backed by over GBP5 million support from Welsh Government and industrial partners.
Vishay's plant in Turin, Italy, receives R&D grant
December 11, 2019Vishay Intertechnology’s facility in Borgaro Torinese, Italy, has received an industrialisation of research results (IR2) R&D grant from the EU and the Regional Government of Piedmont.
MacDermid Alpha acquires Kester
December 10, 2019Connecticut-based MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions has announced the acquisition of Kester, a global supplier of materials used in electronics assembly and semiconductor applications.
Teradyne delivers J750 semiconductor test system to Ardentec
December 10, 2019Teradyne has hit a milestone with the 6,000th shipment of the J750 family of semiconductor testers.
Season Group names new SvP for global business development
December 10, 2019Season Group has appointed Stephen Tsao as the company's new Senior Vice President, Global Business Development.
Semiconductor market suffers another plunge in Q3
December 09, 2019With revenue plunging by a gut-wrenching 14.7% in the third quarter, the global semiconductor market appears destined for a year of double-digit decline, despite some signs of growth in the critical memory segment, says IHS Markit.
Rambus completes acquisition of the Verimatrix's silicon IP
December 09, 2019Rambus has completed acquisition of the silicon IP, secure protocols and provisioning business from Verimatrix, formerly Inside Secure.
Cadence to acquire AWR from NI
December 05, 2019Cadence Design Systems and National Instruments have entered into a definitive agreement under which Cadence expects to acquire AWR Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of National Instruments (NI).
AutoChips & X-FAB launch mass production of China’s first TPMS chipset
December 04, 2019AutoChips Inc., a Chinese automotive electronics chip design company (and a subsidiary of NavInfo), in partnership with X-FAB Silicon Foundries, has successfully initiated volume production of a Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) chipset.
Global semiconductor sales increase 2.9% MoM in October
December 04, 2019The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached USD 36.6 billion for the month of October 2019, an increase of 2.9% from the previous month's total of USD 35.6 billion, but down 13.1% compared to the October 2018 total of USD 42.1 billion.
SPEA unveils new digs in Chandler, Arizona
December 03, 2019SPEA, a provider of in-test equipment for electronics, semiconductor, MEMS, and sensor industries, has opened a new office in Chandler, Arizona, in the metropolitan area of Phoenix.
TowerJazz to maintain its TPSCo majority ownership
December 03, 2019Israeli semiconductor manufacturer, TowerJazz, says that it will not sell its stake and board control in its joint venture with Panasonic Corp in Japan, following the Japanese company's announcement that it is selling its semiconductor business.
ACM Research aiming for R&D facility in Shanghai
December 02, 2019ACM Research Inc., provider of single-wafer wet cleaning equipment, has begun the bidding process to acquire land rights in the Shanghai, Lingang region.
Silicon Mobility opens subsidiary in Japan
December 02, 2019Automotive semiconductor company, Silicon Mobility, is opening a new subsidiary in Tokyo, Japan. This subsidiary will provide system integration expertise and support for local customers.
Panasonic to sell its chip business to Taiwanese company
November 28, 2019Panasonic Corporation says that it will transfer the semiconductor business – mainly operated by Panasonic Semiconductor Solutions – to Nuvoton Technology, a Taiwan-based semiconductor company under the umbrella of Winbond Electronics group, in a stock and asset transfer agreement.
Kinetic acquires MegaChips’ smart connectivity division
November 27, 2019Analog and mixed-signal semiconductor company, Kinetic Technologies, has acquired MegaChips Corporation’s Smart Connectivity Division. Terms of the asset transaction were not disclosed.
Nordson moves to new office and demo centre in Japan
November 27, 2019Nordson says that its Nordson Advanced Technology K.K. Japan has relocated to new, larger office and demonstration facilities in central Tokyo to deliver superior sales, service, technical training, and support to its customers and sales network in Japan.
Entegris unveils China technology center
November 26, 2019Entegris has opened its china technology center (CTC) in China’s Silicon Valley, Zhangjiang, Shangha
NY approves USD 500 million grant for CreeLoad more news
November 26, 2019The State of New York’s economic development arm, Empire State Development Corp., approved a USD 500 million grant for Cree Inc. toward its planned USD 1 billion factory in Marcy.