Molex goes with FUJI NXT series pick-and-place machines
July 23, 2021Molex CVS Dabendorf GmbH has decided to use the NXT III placement machine from FUJI EUROPE CORPORATION GmbH.
Inductor current measurement in switched power supplies
July 23, 2021[i][b]Question:[/b] How do you measure inductor current?[/i]
Valmet Automotive inks manufacturing deal with Lightyear
July 23, 2021Valmet Automotive has signed a letter of intent on vehicle manufacturing with Lightyear, the Netherlands-based technology company.
Blackstone receives subsidy and operating permit for 3D battery production
July 23, 2021Blackstone Resources' German subsidiary, Blackstone Technology GmbH, has received the official operating-permit from the authorities of the city of Döbeln to start production of 3D printed Li-ion battery-cells.
North American PCB industry sales up 6.3% in June
July 23, 2021Total North American PCB shipments in June 2021 were up 6.3% compared to the same month last year. Compared to the preceding month, June shipments grew 17.3%.
Magna to acquire Veoneer
July 23, 2021Magna International announces that the comapny have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Magna will acquire automotive safety technology company Veoneer.
TTM speeds up PCB solder mask processing with Orbotech system
July 22, 2021PCB manufacturer TTM Technologies has purchased and installed an Orbotech Neos 800, transforming the way solder mask is applied to PCBs.
Nidec in discussions regarding JV with Hon Hai and Foxtron
July 22, 2021Nidec Corporation has agreed to start discussions on establishing a joint venture with Hon Hai Technology Group and Foxtron Vehicle Technologies of Hon Hai Technology Group in Taiwan.
Schweizer achieves IATF certification at its Jintan, China plant
July 22, 2021A little over a year ago, production was launched at Schweizer's new high-tech plant in Jintan (China). Now, the company is celebrating another important milestone for the plant in China as it has achieved IATF 16949:2016 certification.
Another strong quarter for NCAB
July 22, 2021"In general, we are seeing increased activity from both existing and new customers with new projects. This is an indication that we are capturing market share," says Peter Kruk, CEO of NCAB Group in the interim report.
Fingerprint Cards partners with Mouser Electronics
July 22, 2021Swedish biometrics company Fingerprint Cards has entered into a collaboration with global distributor Mouser Electronics.
Stora Enso starts pilot plant for carbon materials for batteries
July 22, 2021Stora Enso's announces that its pilot facility for producing bio-based carbon materials from lignin has started operations. This follows the company's EUR 10 million investment announced in 2019.
Bosch is making three new investments in Hungary
July 21, 2021The German company says is will strengthen the significance of its site in Maklár, Hungary. The company will make three new investments in Maklár where the poduction of electric steering will be expanded and a global service centre will be built.
Saki beefs up customer support services at Nara factory
July 21, 2021Japanese inspection specialist Saki Corporation has added a dedicated customer demonstration room for pre-acceptance check of inspection equipment as well as a Parts Center for centralised management of inventory and supply at its Nara factory.
SVOLT and Stellantis enter battery partnership
July 21, 2021Chinese headquartered SVOLT has entered into a partnership with automotive holding company Stellantis, the owner of brands such as Chrysler, Citroën, Fiat, Opel and Peugeot.
Volvo to take full ownership of its Chinese manufacturing and sales operations
July 21, 2021Volvo Cars has signed an agreement with its parent Geely Holding to acquire Geely's stake in the parties joint ventures in China, with the aim of taking full ownership of its car manufacturing plants and sales operations in the country.
Rising threat of COVID-19 to hamper smartphone production
July 21, 2021Given the intensifying COVID-19 pandemic in India and Vietnam in April and May, TrendForce is revising its forecast of annual smartphone production for 2021 from 1.36 billion units down to 1.35 billion units in response to the second wave of coronavirus that has spread throughout India and Vietnam.
Mycronic receives order for two SLX systems
July 21, 2021Mycronic AB has received an order for two SLX systems from a new customer in Asia.
GF CEO on Intel rumour: “There’s nothing to that story”
July 20, 2021In an interview with Jon Fortt from CNBC, GlobalFoundries’ CEO Tom Caulfield sets the record straight regarding the Wall Street Journal’s report of a potential USD 30 billion acquisition by Intel.
Mission Critical Electronics acquires ZeroRPMLoad more news
July 20, 2021Mission Critical Electronics (MCE), a California-based designer and manufacturer of electrical power solutions for specialty vehicle, marine, network and industrial markets, is acquiring ZeroRPM.