Plessey partners with Axus Technology
February 21, 2020Plessey, an embedded technologies developer, is partnering with Axus Technology (Axus), a provider of CMP, wafer thinning and wafer polishing surface-processing solutions for semiconductor applications, to bring high-performance GaN-on-Silicon monolithic microLED technology to the mass market.
Nokia plans to acquire US-based company
February 19, 2020The Finnish telecom company is planning to acquire Elenion Technologies, a U.S.-based company focusing on silicon photonics technology.
Jenoptik is expecting further growth in 2020
February 12, 2020Despite difficult economic conditions, Jenoptik continued to grow in 2019.
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.
Osram invites ams to talks about the future
December 09, 2019Following the successful takeover offer from ams AG, Osram’s Managing Board has invited the management of ams to make the journey together to becoming a global technology powerhouse for sensor solutions and photonics on the basis of the Business Combination Agreement.
FLIR Systems, Providence Photonics finalize deal
December 05, 2019Oregon-based FLIR Systems has completed its strategic investment in Providence Photonics, developers of advanced software used to quantify invisible gas emissions using FLIR optical gas imaging (OGI) cameras.
First Sensor extends collaboration with Canadian expert for machine vision
November 28, 2019First Sensor is producing image sensors for a new camera family for a Canadian technology leader for industrial visual inspection in the field of machine vision. The project has a term of seven years.
Keysight, FormFactor and CompoundTek to collaborate
November 15, 2019Keysight, FormFactor and CompoundTek, have formed a joint plan to provide an advanced photonics on-wafer testing solution to include automated alignment, simultaneous optical-optical and optical-electrical device tests.
EVG and DELO partner to expand materials and process capabilities
November 13, 2019Supplier of wafer bonding and lithography equipment for the MEMS and semiconductor industry, EV Group (eVG), is partnering with DELO, a manufacturer of industrial high-tech adhesives, in the area of wafer-level optics.
Osram recommends current takeover offer from ams
November 12, 2019Osram says it has concluded a business combination with Austrian chipmaker ams and is recommending its shareholders to accept the current takeover offer.
EPP with a new owner
November 11, 2019The company announces that is has found itself an ideal buyer – Photonics Systems Group – a manufacturer of micro-materials processing machines. With this takeover, PSG is strengthening is operations in the electronics industry and also laying the foundation for further growth.
RoodMicrotec takes leading role in APPLAUSE
October 29, 2019A consortium of 31 key players for packaging of electronics, optics and photonics, equipment suppliers and testing experts from 11 countries launched a new project, “Advanced packaging for photonics, optics and electronics for low cost manufacturing in Europe,” simply called APPLAUSE.
ams is not backing down – launches new offer for Osram
October 21, 2019The Austrian sensor manufacturer says that it intends to launch a new all-cash takeover offer for Osram Licht for EUR 41.00 per share.
ams failed to complete its takeover of Osram
October 09, 2019The Austrian company’s offer for Osram did not achieve minimum acceptance threshold. However, ams says it remains committed to pursue the acquisition.
ON Semiconductor shrinking workforce by 30 in NY
September 30, 201916 months after a ribbon-cutting celebrating a 7,700-square-foot expansion of its manufacturing center in Rochester, photonics technology company ON Semiconductor is laying off about 30 employees at the site.
ams ups its offer for OSRAM
September 30, 2019The Austrian chipmaker is responding to the offer that OSRAM received from Advent and Bain Capital by increasing its own.
SEMI, SUNY Poly snag major grant to expand talent pipeline
September 27, 2019SEMI and SUNY Polytechnic Institute have landed a major grant ꟷ USD 6 million ꟷ from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to fund workforce development initiatives for the microelectronics manufacturing industry.
II-VI Incorporated completes its acquisition of Finisar
September 25, 2019II‐VI Incorporated has successfully completed the acquisition of Finisar Corporation. The acquisition of Finisar was first announced on November 9, 2018.
Expanded facility for Energetiq Technology
September 06, 2019Energetiq Technology, a world leader in high brightness broadband light sources will host the ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening celebration of its new location north of Boston, Massachusetts on September 10.
ams' offer is officially on the table - acceptance period starts nowLoad more news
September 04, 2019Austrian sensor specialist, ams, has published the offer document and thereby starting the acceptance period of its offer for all outstanding shares of OSRAM Licht AG.