Scanfil shows stable development during the pandemic
August 07, 2020The global pandemic affected Scanfil’s operations in many ways during the first half of the year. However, the company had prepared a plan and guidelines to ensure production and other operations across the organisation.
Analog Devices team up with Intel to address 5G network design challenges
August 05, 2020The companies are collaborating to create a flexible radio platform that addresses 5G network design challenges and will enable customers to scale their 5G networks more quickly and economically.
ABB India opens a new robotics facility in India
August 03, 2020ABB says that its new robotics solutions delivery facility will enable Indian customers to reap the benefits of Industry 4.0 including robotics and digitalisation technologies.
Rebound Electronics team up with IHS Markit
July 31, 2020The pace of change in the electronics industry continues unabated for all customer types – OEM, ODM and EMS. This is driven by all component manufacturer types – including semiconductor, passive, connector and electromechanical – dynamically changing pricing, lead time, life cycle management and more.
3D AOI inspection investment for 2020 at Gemini Tec Ltd
July 31, 2020EMS provider Gemini Tec announces further investment with 3D AOI inspection technology for 2020.
Arm expands R&D centre in Budapest
July 23, 2020The chip company will be growing its staff of developers by more than 50% at its R&D centre in Budapest, Hungary.
Heidelberg invests in production of printed and organic electronics
July 23, 2020Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG has set up a dedicated business unit for the industrial development, manufacture, and sale of printed and organic electronics.
It's official - Analog Devices will acquire Maxim Integrated
July 14, 2020Analog Devices, Inc. announced a definitive agreement under which ADI will acquire Maxim in an all stock transaction that values the combined enterprise at over USD 68 billion.
Heidenhain opens new expanded Western US HQ
July 10, 2020This includes the expansion of its executive, sales and technical support offices, as well as demo facilities in San Jose, California.
Lynn Electronics acquires West Coast cable assembly company
July 09, 2020Pennsylvania-based Lynn Electronics, a manufacturer of fibre optic and copper cable assemblies, has completed its acquisition of Coast 2 Coast, LLC (C2C), an Anaheim, California cable assembly manufacturer.
Fictiv and Jabil team up for agile 3D printing collaboration
July 09, 2020The collaboration aims to accelerate and de-risks product development in the move from prototyping and low volume production to large scale global fulfilment.
National Instruments completes acquisition of OptimalPlus
July 07, 2020NI has officially closed the acquisition of OptimalPlus, a data analytics software provider for the semiconductor, automotive and electronics industries.
Advantech and Interlatin to set up JV in Mexico
July 06, 2020Industrial IoT specialist, Advantech, says it is establishing a joint venture subsidiary in Mexico with its channel partner Interlatin.
ABB completes divestment of Power Grids to Hitachi
July 03, 2020ABB has reached a significant milestone in the company’s transformation towards a decentralized global technology company, with the completion of the divestment of 80.1% of its Power Grids business to Hitachi.
Jenoptik is looking to accelerate growth with acquisition of TRIOPTICS
July 03, 2020Jenoptik is acquiring 100% of the shares in TRIOPTICS GmbH, a supplier of test equipment and manufacturing systems for optical components and sensors.
SG Wireless designates Digi-Key as authorised distributor for the US
July 02, 2020SG Wireless, the IoT solutions arm of EMS provider Season Group, has added Digi-Key as an authorised distributor of its IoT products for the US.
Kioxia completes acquisition of LITE-ON Technology’s SSD business
July 01, 2020Kioxia Holdings Corporation says it expects to complete its acquisition of LITE-ON Technology Corporation’s Solid State Drive (SSD) business, Solid State Storage Technology Corporation and its affiliated companies on July 1, 2020.
ABB Robotics rolls out Lexi’s procurement analytics solution
June 26, 2020Automation giant, ABB Robotics, is using a big data analytics software solution developed by Lexi Solution AB in Sweden to optimise procurement and engineering processes.
Siemens acquires UltraSoC
June 25, 2020Siemens has signed an agreement to acquire Cambridge, UK-based UltraSoC Technologies Ltd., a provider of instrumentation and analytics solutions that put intelligent monitoring, cybersecurity and functional safety capabilities into the core hardware of system-on-chip (SoC).
Olympus to divest Imaging BusinessLoad more news
June 25, 2020Olympus Corporation and Japan Industrial Partners, Inc. signed a memorandum of understanding to carveout Olympus’s Imaging business to a new company and subsequently transfer its shares to a fund managed, operated or otherwise handled by JIP.