Elmatica adds Compliance Manager to the team
July 29, 2021Elmatica has hired Anders Evensen as Compliance Manager, as a direct result of new compliance demands from USDoD as Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) and a global focus on export control laws and cybersecurity.
BASF and Porsche partner batteries for electric vehicles
July 29, 2021BASF has been selected by Cellforce Group, a joint venture between Porsche and Customcells, as the exclusive cell development partner for its next generation lithium-ion battery.
STMicro manufactures first 200mm SiC wafers in Sweden
July 28, 2021STMicroelectronics has manufactured the first 200mm (8-inch) Silicon-Carbide (SiC) bulk wafers for prototyping next-generation power devices from its facility in Norrköping, Sweden.
Schweizer's sales increased by 31% in 1H21
July 28, 2021According to preliminary figures, the Schweizer Group achieved consolidated sales of EUR 59.4 million in the first half of 2021, compared to the first half of 2020: EUR 45.4 million.
Hanza increases sales and swings to profit during 2Q
July 27, 2021In the spring of 2021, Hanza managed to secured a number of new customers and projects. To meet the demand, the company continues to develop its manufacturing clusters and during the second quarter, a decision was made to invest an additional SEK 35 million (EUR 3.44 million).
Rivian closes $2.5 billion funding round
July 26, 2021The electric car company announces that it has closed a $2.5 billion private funding round. The financing was led by Amazon’s Climate Pledge Fund, D1 Capital Partners, Ford Motor Company and funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.
Nidec in discussions regarding JV with Hon Hai and Foxtron
July 22, 2021Nidec Corporation has agreed to start discussions on establishing a joint venture with Hon Hai Technology Group and Foxtron Vehicle Technologies of Hon Hai Technology Group in Taiwan.
Another strong quarter for NCAB
July 22, 2021"In general, we are seeing increased activity from both existing and new customers with new projects. This is an indication that we are capturing market share," says Peter Kruk, CEO of NCAB Group in the interim report.
Bosch is making three new investments in Hungary
July 21, 2021The German company says is will strengthen the significance of its site in Maklár, Hungary. The company will make three new investments in Maklár where the poduction of electric steering will be expanded and a global service centre will be built.
Volvo to take full ownership of its Chinese manufacturing and sales operations
July 21, 2021Volvo Cars has signed an agreement with its parent Geely Holding to acquire Geely's stake in the parties joint ventures in China, with the aim of taking full ownership of its car manufacturing plants and sales operations in the country.
ABB to acquire ASTI Mobile Robotics Group
July 20, 2021ABB will acquire ASTI Mobile Robotics Group (ASTI), a global autonomous mobile robot (AMR) manufacturer with a portfolio across all major applications enabled by the company’s software suite.
Verkor raises €100M to develop battery cells in France
July 19, 2021Co-led by EQT Ventures and Renault Group, the new capital will allow Verkor to break ground on an advanced R&D facility and pilot line for battery cell manufacturing – a leap forward in its roadmap to 50 GWh battery production capacity by 2030.
Jenoptik achieves record figures in 2Q 2021
July 19, 2021The Jenoptik Group achieved record figures in order intake, revenue and EBITDA in the second quarter 2021 and due to this the company raises its guidance for the fiscal year 2021.
Renesas to close its Yamaguchi factory next year
July 16, 2021Renesas says that it has decided to consolidate the Yamaguchi Factory (located in Ube, Yamaguchi Prefecture in Japan) of its wholly owned subsidiary, Renesas Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd. at the end of June 2022.
A simple way to measure temperature using one GPIO digital interface
July 16, 2021[i][b]Question:[/b] How can I make an analog measurement if I only have a single GPIO left on the FPGA/microprocessor for my system?[/i]
Swedens importance for Kitron
July 15, 2021Sweden as a geographic market drives Kitron. The EMS provider recorded revenues of NOK 994 million (EUR 96.4 million) during the second quarter of 2021, out of this total, NOK 472.3 million (EUR 45.5 millon) came from the Swedish market.
Nano Dimension and Hensoldt form jointvVenture
July 15, 2021Additively manufactured electronics specialist, Nano Dimension, has formed a partnership with defense and security electronics provider HENSOLDT AG. The recently formed joint venture entity is named J.A.M.E.S GmbH (Jetted Additively Manufactures Electronics Sources, or J.A.M.E.S).
Skeleton Technologies brings in additional capital
July 14, 2021On the first of July, Skeleton Technologies, announced the successful closing of a further EUR 29 million in its Series D financing. The total financing in Round D amounts to EUR 70.4 million.
TE Connectivity plans to acquire ERNI Group
July 13, 2021Connectivity and sensor specialist TE Connectivity announces that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire ERNI Group AG.
Minebea Mitsumi acquires Omron’s of 8-inch fabLoad more news
July 13, 2021Minebea Mitsumi’s subsidiary Mitsumi Electric, has entered into an agreement with Omron Corporation for the acquisition of Omron's semiconductor and MEMS fabrication plant in Yasu, Shiga, Japan – as well as its MEMS product development function.