Manz receives follow-up order for battery assembly system
February 24, 2021Automotive supplier TE Connectivity orders further equipment for automated assembly of cell contacting systems from Manz.
Keysight Technologies acquires Sanjole
February 24, 2021Keysight Technologies has completed the acquisition of Sanjole, a provider of solutions for protocol decoding and interoperability of 4G, 5G and other wireless technologies.
Continental invests in German-US AI chip start-up
February 23, 2021Continental has acquired a minority stake in the German-US start-up Recogni, a company working on a new chip architecture for object recognition in real time based on artificial intelligence (AI).
Texas winter to impair global 12-Inch wafer foundry capacity
February 19, 2021As previously reporder by Evertiq, Samsung's Austin-based foundry Line S2 partially suspended operation on Tuesday, February 16 due to the winter storm affecting Texas. A move which is expected to impair 1-2% of the global 12-inch wafer foundry capacity, according to TrendForce
Osram invests in California-based UV LED specialist
February 19, 2021Osram acquires around 20 percent of US company Bolb Inc. via its venture capital arm Fluxunit. With its investment in the California-based UV-C LED specialist Bolb Inc., Osram is further expanding its technological know-how of disinfection applications with UV-C light.
Northvolt to produce battery systems in Poland by 2022
February 19, 2021The 50,000 square metre factory will be established in Gdańsk, Poland, in two stages, with an initial output of 5 GWh and an estimated start of production date in 2022.
Scanfil delivers solid performance during 2020
February 18, 20212020 was an exceptional year, but despite the challenges the EMS provider saw customer demand pick up towards the end of the year which ultimately resulted in a solid year.
FREYR receives development grant from Innovation Norway
February 17, 2021Innovation Norway, the Norwegian Government’s key instrument for supporting innovation and development of Norwegian enterprises and industry has granted the battery manufacturer a development grant of NOK 39 million (EUR 3.81 million).
Samsung’s semiconductor plant in Austin sits powerless
February 17, 2021The winter weather in Austin, Texas is causing issues for several semiconductor manufacturers in the city following a decision by Austin Energy to cut the power to the companies.
SIA board urges president Biden to prioritise funding for the industry
February 15, 2021The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) Board of Directors, comprised of CEOs and senior executives at U.S. chip companies, has penned a letter to President Biden urging him to include substantial funding for semiconductor manufacturing and research in the administration’s economic recovery and infrastructure plan.
Consortium wants to accelerate the electrification of Spain
February 12, 2021Battchain, a consortium formed to respond the increasing demand for batteries, aims to accelerate Europe’s green economic recovery by expanding Spain’s battery value chain across raw materials extracting through to battery recycling.
Strong finish to an exceptional year for Kitron
February 12, 2021Kitron's revenue for the fourth quarter was NOK 992 million (EUR 96 million), an increase of 12% compared to last year.
UK government support development of domestic 200mm GaN foundry process
February 09, 2021UKRI (UK Research and Innovation) supports the Compound Semiconductor Centre Ltd (CSC) and Newport Wafer Fab (NWF) to develop a 200mm Gallium Nitride HEMT foundry process.
February 05, 2021[i]Question: I am using a MEMS inertial measurement unit (IMU) in a self-balancing guidance control system for a personal transportation platform. Can I expect a consumer targeted IMU to eliminate all misalignment errors between each sensor if all of the core sensor elements are on a single piece of silicon?[/i]
Sensata acquires Lithium Balance
February 04, 2021Sensata Technologies announces that it is accelerating the company's efforts in electrification and clean energy markets via the acquisition of Lithium Balance.
Bourns acquires Kaschke Components
February 04, 2021Bourns, Inc., a manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, says that a newly-formed subsidiary has acquired all shares and interests of the various entities comprising the Kaschke Group with its headquarters in Göttingen, Germany.
Hydrovolt starts construction on battery recycling plantLoad more news
February 03, 2021Once completed, the plant will have a capacity to process more than 8'000 tonnes of modules from car batteries each year, and also have the possibility to expand on this. Hydro and Northvolt have invested NOK 120 million (EUR 11.5 million) in the plant through the JV Hydrovolt.