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Apple is reportedly planning to invest $1 billion to expand its local manufacturing in India.

Aqueous Technologies appointed Restronics exclusive manufacturer’s representative in Northern California.

Astronautics purchased a Takaya APT-1600FD-A flying probe tester.

Compal is relocating production of US-bound notebooks to Taiwan from China.

Electrolube held the grand opening of its 8,800 sq. m. manufacturing facility in Zhuji, Zhejiang province, China.

EPFL scientists announced the creation of the world’s first robotic hand control – a new type of neuroprosthetic that unifies human control with artificial intelligence automation for greater robot dexterity.

Inventec has invested $38 million to acquire a new plant in Taoyuan, Taiwan, to expand its local capacity.

Albuquerque approved more than $35 million in incentives for the expansion of a Jabil 3-D printing facility. Jabil will also expand its R&D capabilities in China with a 5G intelligent manufacturing innovation center.

Juki Automation Systems named Horizon Sales “Rep of the Year.”

Kitron opened an 88,000 sq. ft. EMS plant in Grudziadz, Poland.

Koh Young released its latest case study filmed on location at Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL).

A new technique by researchers at the Paul Scherer Institut in Switzerland and USC would allow nondestructively scan chips to ensure they haven’t been altered and are manufactured to design specifications without error.

PVA has acquired the software and intellectual property of additive manufacturing startup Create Orthotics & Prosthetics.

SVI Public Co.’s largest individual shareholder is making a bid to take the EMS company private.

Vicor is kicking off construction of a $35.5 million expansion of its Massachusetts manufacturing plant this fall.

VJ Electronix appointed Torenko and Associates manufacturers’ representative.

WKK will build a new EMS manufacturing plant in Querétaro, Mexico, to take advantage of the trade situation between the US and Mexico.

Wurth Electronics will move early next year to a new location in Miamisburg, OH, where the electronics manufacturer plans to more than double its space and staff.