ST and TSMC team up on Gallium Nitride-based products
February 20, 2020STMicroelectronics and TSMC are collaborating to accelerate the development of Gallium Nitride (GaN) process technology and the supply of both discrete and integrated GaN devices to market.
Synopsys completes acquisition of certain IP assets from INVECAS
February 14, 2020Synopsys, Inc. has completed its acquisition of certain IP assets from INVECAS. This acquisition broadens Synopsys' DesignWare Logic Library, Embedded Memory, General Purpose I/O, Analog, and Interface IP portfolio.
Volvo and Geely considers a combined company
February 12, 2020Volvo Car AB and Geely Automobile Holdings Limited are considering combining their businesses to create a strong global group, which would accelerate financial and technological synergies between the two companies.
Jenoptik is expecting further growth in 2020
February 12, 2020Despite difficult economic conditions, Jenoptik continued to grow in 2019.
Cepton nails major funding from Koito
February 11, 2020Lidar technology specialist Cepton Technologies Inc. has secured USD 50 million in Series C funding from Koito Manufacturing Co. Ltd., a Tier 1 provider of automotive lighting systems.
RoboSense obtains IATF 16949 certification
February 11, 2020Automotive LiDAR manufacturer, RoboSense, has obtained the IATF 16949 certificate in the automotive field, which now fully qualifies it to supply to automotive customers.
ZKW with new locations in Korea and China
February 11, 2020The ZKW Group ended 2019 by establishing a branch in Incheon, Korea, near Seoul.
Osram starts the year with a strong first quarter
February 07, 2020After a challenging fiscal year 2019, Osram has made a robust start to fiscal 2020. On a comparable basis, revenue in the first quarter (ending December) grew slightly by 0.5% to EUR 873 million.
DuPont and SCHMID partners for new PCB plating applications
February 06, 2020DuPont Electronics & Imaging and SCHMID Group announces that the companies have entered into a nonexclusive joint development agreement to explore new PCB plating applications.
Infineon: 'Our cost reduction measures are beginning to take effect'
February 05, 2020In the first three months of the 2020 fiscal year, Infineon's revenue decreased by 7% from EUR 2,062 million to EUR 1,916 million quarter-on-quarter.
ON Semi looking to sell its manufacturing facility in Belgium
February 03, 2020ON Semiconductor says that it is exploring a sale of its manufacturing facility in Oudenaarde, Belgium.
Saft & PSA to invest millions in European battery manufacturing
February 03, 2020Total, through its affiliate Saft, and PSA with Opel, are announcing their plan to combine their know-how to develop EV battery manufacturing activity in Europe. The partners intend to establish a joint venture named Automotive Cell Company (ACC).
Komax is reviewing its structures – initiates short-time work
January 30, 20202019 was a challenging year for the Komax Group. The company is pointing to a sluggish automotive industry as it reports figures that fell well short of the record result achieved in 2018.
Murata's new Finnish manufacturing plant is ready for business
January 30, 2020Japanese electronic component manufacturer, Murata, has completed and inaugurated its new factory in Vantaa, Finland.
Apple grows Daisy project to create “closed loop”
January 29, 2020In an effort to rely more heavily on recycled minerals stripped from used iPhones, Apple has announced plans to continue moving toward a “closed loop” manufacturing model that is less dependent on the mining industry for the procurement of needed minerals.
26 of 33 IC products forecast to demonstrate positive growth in 2020
January 29, 2020The number of IC categories with expected sales growth in 2020 represents a big reversal from only six growth segments in 2019.
TI to shutter two plants, expand in Richardson
January 28, 2020In an earnings call to shareholders last week, Texas Instruments disclosed that it will close two wafer plants in the next three to five years, with the construction of the company’s Richardson plant continuing.
GM: Detroit-Hamtramck to be EV assembly only
January 27, 2020GM announced today a USD 2.2 billion investment at its Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant that will make it the automaker’s first facility completely dedicated to EV auto assembly.
Jenoptik to acquire 100% of Spanish company
January 27, 2020Jenoptik is strengthening its position as a full-service provider of automated manufacturing solutions via the acquisition of Spanish company INTEROB. The contract was signed on January 25th and is expected to close in the coming weeks. The purchase price was slightly less than twice the revenue in 2019.
TTM Technologies to sell four China manufacturing plantsLoad more news
January 23, 2020TTM Technologies is executing a definitive agreement under which the company has agreed to divest its four China manufacturing plants – which make up substantially all of the assets of its Mobility business unit.