IDC forecasts Solid Growth for HDD and SSD markets
June 15, 2021International Data Corporation (IDC) says that while both the HDD and SSD markets were affected the COVID-19 pandemic, the outlook looks good as demand for storage remains strong in multiple areas.
Camtek keeps on trucking
June 15, 2021Since the beginning of April, Camtek Ltd has received orders for inspection and metrology systems totaling about USD 60 million, predominantly for advanced packaging and front-end applications.
Xilinx acquires Silexica to broaden its developer base
June 15, 2021Xilinx has acquired Silexica, a privately-held provider of C/C++ programming and analysis tools.
Polestar and SK Inc sign MoU
June 14, 2021Swedish electric performance car company Polestar is exploring a wide-ranging alliance with SK Inc, South Korea’s third largest industrial holding company, to advance its development of high-performance electric cars.
Sponsored content by congatec AGLow-power flagship for artificial intelligence congatec is expanding its SMARC platform with a new module with an NXP i.MX 8M Plus processor especially for embedded AI applications. Thanks to the extensive ecosystem with application-ready 3.5-inch carrier board, Basler cameras, and AI software stack, fast proof of concept is possible.
Boyd expands footprint with facility in Vietnam
June 11, 2021Boyd Corporation is increasing its presence in Asia with the expansion of its design and manufacturing facility in Bac Ninh, Vietnam.
designLED Products acquired by automotive tech company
June 09, 2021LED lighting technology company, designLED Products, has been acquired by Faurecia for an undisclosed sum. Livingston based designLED has developed a technology suited to a growing range of automotive lighting and human machine interface (HMI) applications.
Northvolt raises $2.75 billion to expand Swedish gigafactory
June 09, 2021The Swedish battery manufacturer says it has signed a USD 2.75 billion private placement to finance further battery cell production capacity and R&D efforts. The company is looking to expand its Swedish gigafactory, Northvolt Ett, from 40 to 60 GWh of annual capacity.
OSI Electronics UK keep investing through the pandemic
June 08, 2021Having acquired its fifth Europlacer iineo+ pick & place machine in late 2019, OSI Electronics UK is now adding a new Europlacer screen printer and ALeader 3D Solder Paste Inspection (SPI) combination to its reconfigured ‘SMT Hall’.
Advanced Energy acquires TEGAM for $18 million
June 07, 2021Advanced Energy is adding metrology and calibration instrumentation to its RF process power solutions in semiconductor and advanced industrial markets via the acquisition of TEGAM.
Acuity Brands acquires the DS business in North America from ams Osram
June 04, 2021ams OSRAM announces the sale of the North America-Based Digital System (DS) business, which primarily manufactures lighting control systems, electronics and drivers, to long-time customer and partner Acuity Brands.
Freyr and Eguana team up to develop battery modules
June 03, 2021Freyr and Eguana Technologies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the development of battery modules with "superior cost and performance" for Energy Storage Systems (ESS), including the supply of battery cells made at Freyr's production facilities currently under development in Mo i Rana, Norway.
Keysight Technologies acquires Quantum Benchmark
June 03, 2021Keysight Technologies has acquired Quantum Benchmark, a software solution provider that enables error characterisation, error suppression, error correction, and performance validation for quantum computing hardware.
TI tops Analog IC supplier list with room to spare
June 03, 2021Skyworks Solutions posts the strongest sales increase in 2020 as the top-10 suppliers collectively accounted for 62% of total analog sales, reports market researcher IC Insights.
Isola’s new US manufacturing facility is up and running
June 02, 2021Isola has completed the final construction phase on the company's new 118'000 square feet facility located in Chandler Arizona. The new manufacturing facility will produce copper-clad laminates and dielectric prepreg materials used to fabricate advanced multi-layer PCBs.
Hitachi consolidates US semiconductor business in new facilityLoad more news
June 01, 2021Hitachi's new facility is being established in the United States in order to collaborate and create new solutions with customers. The new Center of Excellence in Portland, will operate as a new centralised facility for semiconductor engineering in Hillsboro, Oregon.