Ynvisible Interactive sells contract manufacturing services to Epishine
November 08, 2019Epishine is purchasing roll-to-roll manufacturing services from Ynvisible Production, combines solar cells with printed electronic displays.
Odyssey Semiconductor picks up wafer fab
October 31, 2019Ithaca, New York’s Odyssey Semiconductor Technologies, specializing in high-voltage power switching components and systems based on proprietary gallium nitride (GaN) processing technology, has acquired an integrated semiconductor design, fabrication, test, and packaging facility.
Hawaiian market continues to accelerate for Eguana
October 31, 2019Eguana Technologies says it has received USD 1.8 million in new orders in addition to the USD1.1 million announced in September as the Hawaiian market continues to grow.
Fraunhofer to set up a new research facility for battery cell production
October 31, 2019For all sectors of industries involved in energy and mobility transition, energy storage systems are of a growing crucial importance. Fraunhofer is now creating a development center for battery cell production with the aim to reduce technological hurdles.
Henkel breaks ground on new plant in Korea
October 31, 2019The adhesives and thermal technology specialist has held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new production facility in the high-tech industrial cluster in Songdo, Korea.
KORE Power eyeing U.S. sites for new plant
October 29, 2019KORE Power announced it is currently scouting U.S. locations for a one million sq. ft. lithium-ion battery manufacturing plant.
Pfeiffer Vacuum opens new plant in Wuxi China
October 28, 2019Vacuum solutions provider, Pfeiffer Vacuum, celebrated the expansion of its facility in Wuxi, China on October 23 with a grand opening ceremony.
First Solar unveils new Ohio factory
October 25, 2019First Solar, Inc. has fired up production at its new photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturing facility in Lake Township, Ohio, the company’s second factory in the United States.
MicroLink picks Solstice system for UAV solar cells
October 24, 2019Solar cell manufacturer MicroLink Devices has purchased a Solstice S8 electroplating system from ClassOne Technology, for installation in the company’s Illinois facility.
Microdata Telecom acquires Kaelus
October 24, 2019Microdata Telecom, a supplier of high-quality RF Conditioning solutions, announces that it has acquired the Kaelus business from Infinite Electronics, Inc., a US-based global supplier of electronic components.
U.S. silicon industry presses Congress for inclusion in tariff talks
October 23, 2019Three major U.S. silicon industry manufacturers urged members of congress to include tariffs, imposed by the Chinese on U.S. exports of polysilicon to China since 2014, in ongoing U.S. trade talks with the country.
Major investments part of tentative UAW, GM deal
October 21, 2019Details of the tentative agreement hatched between General Motors and UAW last week are emerging, including GM’s pledge to invest USD 3 billion in the Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant.
REC Group starts mass production on Meyer Burger equipment
October 18, 2019Norway-headquartered solar module manufacturer REC Group has started mass production of its new Alpha modules. This new generation of modules is manufactured on Meyer Burger HJT/SmartWire core equipment.
EC investigates public support for Samsung in Hungary
October 15, 2019The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether Hungary's plans to grant EUR 108 million of public support to Samsung SDI for investing in the expansion of its battery cell production facility in Göd (Hungary) is in line with EU rules on regional State aid.
Samsung SDI kickstart second phase of Hungarian expansion
October 11, 2019The second phase of the investment is already underway at Samsung SDI's Göd site.
Scaling up production of solar modules
October 07, 2019The European Union has awarded EUR 10.6 million in funding to Hiperion. This grant will aid in establishing a pilot assembly line to bring photovoltaic technology, designed by Swiss startup Insolight, closer to market.
Total wafer shipments to drop 6% in 2019
October 01, 2019Total wafer shipments in 2019 are expected to decline 6% from last year's historic high, with growth resuming in 2020 and shipments reaching a new high in 2022, according to SEMI's annual semiconductor industry silicon shipment forecast.
Aehr lands order for FOX-XP system for SiC devices
September 27, 2019Aehr Test Systems, supplier of semiconductor test and reliability qualification equipment, has received new customer order for its FOX-XP wafer level test and burn-in system and WaferPak contactors for production test and burn-in of SiC devices.
AKASOL expands its relationship with Samsung SDI
September 24, 2019AKASOL says that it has significantly expanded its relationship with battery manufacturer Samsung SDI by nominating the Korean company as supplier of lithium-ion battery cells and modules for two large serial orders for global commercial vehicle manufacturers.
VW launches battery cell development and production in SalzgitterLoad more news
September 23, 2019In Salzgitter (Lower Saxony)m over 1'000 jobs are to be created by 2023-24 for testing and producing battery cells. These jobs will be divided between Volkswagen’s development center and pilot line as well as the joint venture with Northvolt for battery cell production.