Owner prepares potential sale of European PCB manufacturer
May 18, 2021The Board of Directors of exceet Group SCA have decided to start a large-scale structured sales process relating to the potential sale of its portfolio company GS Swiss PCB AG.
DMASS: '2021 to bring more of what we've seen'
May 17, 2021The European semiconductor distribution market started 2021 with a “flat tyre”, despite a significant increase in bookings since last quarter. According to DMASS, sales in the European Semiconductor Distribution Market fell by 1.6% to EUR 2.17 billion. Sequential growth of 15.6% however, indicates strong turnaround.
Teledyne completes its acquisition of FLIR
May 17, 2021Teledyne Technologies have now successful completed the previously announced acquisition of FLIR Systems, Inc. FLIR will now be included in Teledyne’s Digital Imaging segment and operate under the name Teledyne FLIR.
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Escatec acquires UK & Czech-based JJS Manufacturing
May 14, 2021EMS provider Escatec is expanding with the acquisition of UK-based JJS Manufacturing. The deal adds electro-mechanical production facilities in the United Kingdom and Czech Republic to Escatec’s portfolio.
Foxconn and Fisker to produce EVs in U.S. from Q4 2023
May 14, 2021Fisker and Foxconn will jointly develop a vehicle under the Fisker brand that will be sold in the North America, Europe, China and India. Potential US manufacturing sites are currently under review under consideration by the companies.
ZEISS to acquire Capture 3D
May 12, 2021Zeiss plans to expand its national coverage in the US for its Industrial Quality & Research segment by acquiring Santa Ana, California-based Capture 3D, a US partner for GOM 3D non-contact measuring solutions.
Strong start to the year for Lacroix Group
May 12, 2021The French technology group announces solid growth over the first quarter of the year. The gradual improvement to activity since May 2020 has carried through to the first quarter of the new fiscal year.
GSPK Design joins forces with GSPK Circuits
May 10, 2021GSPK Design, based in Knaresborough, UK has recently been acquired by Boroughbridge based, GSPK Circuits in a merger that will boost Yorkshire’s electronic design and manufacturing capabilities. The two companies, who were spun out from the GSPK group in the early 2000’s will now join forces again.
Sales up 6.9% in the first quarter for Schweizer
May 07, 2021Despite the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic the Schweizer Group was able to benefit from the global economic recovery.
Mahle expands in Chinese – opens development centre
May 06, 2021In late April, around 70 engineers moved into Mahle's brand new Electronics and Mechatronics Development Center in the city of Changshu in China. These engineers will focus on developing solutions for alternative drives and expand the company's expertise in electric powertrains as well as electronics and mechatronics.
Foxconn and Yageo team up to form a semiconductor JV
May 06, 2021Yageo Group and Foxconn (Hon Hai) Technology Group announces their plans to for a new semiconductor joint venture, XSemi Corporation, for the development and sale of semiconductors.
H. K. Wentworth Group has been acquired
May 05, 2021MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions, a supplier of specialty chemicals and materials used in the semiconductor and PCB markets, has acquired H.K. Wentworth Group, the owner of the Electrolube & AF brands.
New managing director takes the helm at KSG Austria
May 05, 2021PCB manufacturer KSG Austria GmbH is currently going through some changes at the management level. Dipl.-Ing. Margret Gleiniger has handed over the management of KSG Austria GmbH to Dipl.-Ing. Kornel Schmidt, who will be the company's independent managing director.
Richardson inks manufacturing and distribution deal with BSE
May 05, 2021Richardson Electronics, has entered into an exclusive manufacturing and global distribution agreement with Battery Street Energy (BSE) to manufacture ultracapacitor-based engine start modules for use in various markets and applications including the wireless telecom industry and in critical facilities.
Silicon wafer shipments edge higher in 1Q21 - set new record
May 05, 2021Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments increased 4% to 3,337 million square inches in the first quarter of 2021 compared to the fourth quarter of 2020, topping the previous historical high set in the third quarter of 2018, according to the SEMI Silicon Manufacturers Group (SMG).
Infineon: "The semiconductor market is booming"Load more news
May 04, 2021"The semiconductor market is booming; electronics that help accelerate the energy transition and make work and home life easier remain in high demand. The push for digitalization continues unabated. Infineon is firmly on course to meet its targets for the current fiscal year," says Dr. Reinhard Ploss, CEO of Infineon in the company's quarterly report.