Scanfil CEO: ‘Our operations are making good progress’
February 19, 2020The last quarter of 2019 was the strongest one for the EMS provider. Scanfil recorded a turnover of EUR 155 million, a growth of EUR 15 million or 10% year-over-year.
5 semiconductor companies hold 53% of global wafer capacity
February 18, 2020The world’s top-five wafer capacity leaders each had capacity of more than 1,000,000 wafer starts per month, says IC Insights.
Global DRAM revenue holds steady in 4Q19
February 18, 2020The DRAM inventory finally returned to a relatively normal level for most OEMs in 4Q19 after nearly three consecutive quarters of adjustments, says the DRAMeXchange research division of TrendForce.
AT&S' plant Chongqing II back in operation
February 14, 2020Austrian PCB manufacturer, AT&S, announces that the Plant II at its Chinese location in Chongqing will resume operations.
Qualcomm: Coronavirus may impact phone industry
February 13, 2020Chip maker Qualcomm Inc has issued a statement that the coronavirus outbreak in China poses a potential threat to the mobile phone industry.
Coronavirus afflicts more electronic supply chains
February 13, 2020With the epidemic arriving at dawn of 5G’s mainstream deployment phase, the coronavirus has the potential to disrupt the progress of the next-generation wireless standard, as the crisis slows or threatens to slow the production of key smartphone components, including displays and semiconductors, according to Omdia.
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.
Zollner resumes operations in China
February 13, 2020The German EMS provider Zollner says that its plant in Taicang is reopened. Work continues under strict safety conditions and not to the full extent.
Shipment from China to GPV sites worldwide has restarted
February 12, 2020Some of GPV's most important suppliers in China are back in operation which means that important shipment to GPV sites worldwide has restarted. However, not all supplies might be complete, the company says.
ZKW with new locations in Korea and China
February 11, 2020The ZKW Group ended 2019 by establishing a branch in Incheon, Korea, near Seoul.
GPV's Chinese facility will remain closed
February 10, 2020The Chinese Central Government and the Chinese Epidemic Command Centre have prolonged the curfew in the provinces Hubei and Guangdong. Guangdong (Pearl River delta) is the second most affected province in China and also the province where GPV’s production site is situated.
White House: ‘we’re not buying Ericsson or Nokia’
February 10, 2020Following U.S. Attorney General William Barr’s statements that the US should consider taking on a controlling share of the two Nordic telecom companies, Vice President Mike Pence dismissed the suggested strategy.
Swedish manufacturer reopens plant in China
February 10, 2020Note's plant in Tangxia, China, has reopened after the extended New Year's holiday caused by the Coronavirus.
William Barr wants US to o buy stakes in Ericsson and Nokia
February 07, 2020U.S. Attorney General William Barr said during the China Initiative Conference that the US should consider acquiring a controlling stake in Ericsson and Nokia to counter the threat from Chinese telecom giant Huawei.
Airbus keeps its Tianjin facility closed due to the coronavirus
February 05, 2020Airbus says that it is closely monitoring the evolution of the Coronavirus situation and following the World Health Organisation travel advice that is affecting Airbus globally. The company has made the decision to close its Tianjin final assembly line facility for the time being.
The coronavirus forces AT&S to adjust its financial outlook
February 04, 2020The spreading of the coronavirus disease is currently impacting the production of AT&S in China. Due to this development, the company expects its revenue to fall short of expectations in the fourth quarter of the current financial year.
GE Healthcare Life Sciences plans new manufacturing site in Switzerland
February 04, 2020GE Healthcare Life Sciences is building a new 7'360 square meter facility in Grens, Switzerland, in the new Signy Park, for the manufacture of single use kits for the Sepax and Sefia cell processing systems.
IMI delays resumption of work in China due to the Coronavirus
February 03, 2020Integrated Micro-Electronics, Inc. (IMI) has – as many other companies – delayed the resumption of work in selected China manufacturing facilities in regards to the outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus (n-CoV).
Veoneer completes divestiture of JV in China and Japan
February 03, 2020Veoneer has completed the sale of its 51% ownership in the Japanese (VNBJ) and Chinese (VNBZ) entities that comprise Veoneer Nissin Brake Systems (VNBS) to its joint venture partner Nissin-Kogyo Co., Ltd. and Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
China memory production unaffected by CoronavirusLoad more news
February 03, 2020China-based memory fabs continue normal operations currently as Wuhan Coronavirus has yet to impair global memory supply, says TrendForce