Intel invests $474 million in Vietnam
February 16, 2021In late January, Intel announced that it has invested USD 475 million in Intel Products Vietnam. The new investment is in addition to Intel’s USD 1 billion investment to build a chip assembly and test manufacturing facility in Saigon Hi-Tech Park, first announced in 2006.
Intel invests to start assembly operations in Costa Rica
December 14, 2020Over course the next three years, Intel is planning to invest USD 350 million to start assembly & test operations in Costa Rica.
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.
USI breaks ground on new Vietnam facility
November 18, 2020The Chinese electronics manufacturer has broken ground on its new Vietnam facility in the Dinh Vu Industrial Zone (DVIZ) located in Hai An District, Haiphong City, Vietnam.
Rehm expands sales structure in South-East Asia
October 23, 2020Andy Wang, Senior Director Sales, is shouldering the responsibilities for Rehm Thermal Systems' sales and marketing activities in the Asia-Pacific region
Wistron continues Taiwanese expansion – sets up third R&D office
October 20, 2020The Taiwanese manufacturer has announced that it is adding to its set up in the country. The company will establish and R&D office in Kaohsiung, Wistron’s third R&D office in the city.
Wistron’s iPhone production plant finds new owner
July 21, 2020The EMS giant announced its intentions to sell two of its Chinese subsidiaries in a filling with the Taiwan Stock Exchange on July 17.
Reshaping production post COVID-19
June 02, 2020As manufacturers re-open after COVID-19 related lockdowns, economic and supply chain disruptions may be felt beyond 2020. How companies shift in the short-term and plan for the long-term will be factors in defining “new normal” for the component industry.
Historical decline – smartphone production to drop by 16.5% YoY in 2Q20
May 01, 2020According to the latest investigations by TrendForce, the global spread of COVID-19 in 2020 has brought about the greatest magnitude of declines in the smartphone market in recent years.
Seoul Semi hit its guidance even during current pandemic
May 01, 2020Despite abruption to production facilities for most global manufacturers due to COVID-19, Seoul achieved its guided range of KRW 240 billion (EUR 182.86 million) to KRW 260 billion (EUR 198.10 million) in revenues for the quarter.
HZO expands manufacturing footprint with first Vietnam facility
April 17, 2020HZO, a supplier of protective nano coatings that safeguard electronics, is opening a manufacturing facility in the Yen Phong Industry Park complex.
Nordic Semi expands and opens new office in Australia
April 08, 2020With the newly opened sales, marketing and customer support office for Southeast Asian, Nordic Semiconductor aims to provide faster customer support to the regions expanding wireless electronics design and manufacturing sectors.
Kimball Electronics updates on the impact of COVID-19
March 30, 2020COVID-19 has disrupted the company’s global operations since its initial outbreak. While Kimball Electronics' facilities in China were initially adversely impacted, they have now resumed normal operations.
First Solar says that it's still operational
March 30, 2020First Solar says that its manufacturing operations will continue at each of the company’s Wood County, Ohio, Kulim, Malaysia and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam facilities at this time
II-VI ups capacity for diagnostic testing systems
March 24, 2020II-VI Incorporated, a provider of lasers, optics, thermoelectrics, and subassemblies for the life sciences market, is ramping up manufacturing capacity of components and subassemblies for molecular diagnostic testing systems for polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing platforms.
Sensera inks distribution agreement with Braemac
March 09, 2020IoT solutions provider, Sensera, has signed a worldwide distribution agreement with Braemac. Braemac’s global footprint and strong presence in the entire Pacific Rim region and especially Australia will further extend Sensera’s market coverage.
Samsung starts construction on new R&D centre in Vietnam
March 02, 2020South Koran Electronics giant has started the construction of a USD 220 million R&D centre in Vietnam.
Yongsan to use TactoTek's IMSE technology in automotive interior parts
December 20, 2019Yongsan will market and sell automotive interior parts with TactoTek injection molded structural electronics (IMSE) features. Under the agreement, Yongsan will develop and validate solutions for a number of automotive interior uses including seats, trim, sun visors and leather-wrapped interior parts.
Keytronic starts production at its new Vietnam facility
December 13, 2019Keytronic Corporation says it has started shipping product from its new Da Nang, Vietnam manufacturing facility.
Ericsson to pay $1B to resolve US corruption investigationsLoad more news
December 09, 2019Swedish telecom company Ericsson has reached a resolution on U.S. FCPA investigations by the the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).