Jenoptik to double on-site production capacity in Dresden
September 16, 2021The Jenoptik Group intends to build a new production building with office complex in Dresden (Germany). In total, the photonics group is planning to invest around EUR 70 million in a cleanroom facility for micro-optics and sensors for semiconductor equipment.
Passive components see increasing lead times
September 16, 2021Capacitor, resistor and inductor markets all showed signs of increased demand in August 2021, with lead times for all three product lines reaching new heights.
Volkswagen adds jobs in Germany
September 14, 2021Volkswagen Group Components opened a new laboratory for cell research and development in Europe in Salzgitter (Germany). From 2025 onwards, the Volkswagen unified cell is scheduled to roll off the production line in Salzgitter.
GaN power devices market to growth at 78% CAGR through 2025
September 13, 2021Demand for elecom base stations, converters, and charging stations has seen considerable growth this year as a result of ongoing developments in 5G telecommunication, consumer electronics, industrial energy conversion, and new energy vehicles (NEV), according to TrendForce.
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SK Innovation to cooperate with Ecopro Group
September 10, 2021SK Innovation signed a large-scale purchase agreement with Korea’s top cathode materials manufacturer Ecopro BM, to be supplied with KRW 10 trillion (EUR ) worth of cathode materials from 2024 to 2026.
Global smartphone production declines by 11% QoQ to 307M units for 2Q21
September 09, 2021The recent surges of COVID-19 cases in India, Vietnam, and other Southeast Asian countries have adversely affected the global smartphone market in terms of production and demand, according to TrendForce.
Global satellite revenue for 2022 to reach $295B, SpaceX leads
September 08, 2021In the global satellite market, LEO (low earth orbit) satellites currently hold the most significant advantage in terms of developmental potential due to their closer proximity with earth and their relatively lower latency, radiation, and cost compared to HEO (high earth orbit) and MEO (medium earth orbit) satellites, according to TrendForce.
Murata acquires Eta Wireless Inc.
September 07, 2021Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. has completed the acquisition of Eta Wireless Inc., developer of Digital Envelope Tracking Technology that can reduce the power consumption of RF circuits involved in wireless communications.
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EUR 437 million for battery cell production in southern Germany
September 03, 2021German Federal Minister of Economics Peter Altmaier handed over a grant notification for a large battery cell factory to be built at the Opel site in Kaiserslautern.
DRAM revenue undergoes 26% increase QoQ for 2Q21
August 30, 2021After DRAM prices made a rebound into an upward trajectory in 1Q21, buyers expanded their DRAM procurement activities in 2Q21 as they anticipated a further price hike and insufficient supply going forward, according to market researcher TrendForce.
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