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Altair announced the rebrand of its entire data analytics and AI suite as Altair RapidMiner, uniting all data analytics technology into one platform.

Altest purchased 10 Tagarno digital microscopes for its PCB manufacturing facility in San Jose.

Altium officially opened its office in Korea.

American Standard Circuits purchased and installed a CIMS Galaxy 30µ AOI, a Burkle LAMV 125 thermal oil heated lamination press and two new lines from Circuit Tech International.

Ansys announced a $250,000 contribution toward funded curriculum proposals in 2023 as part of its ongoing mission to support the next generation of engineers and equip students with in-demand simulation skills to thrive in the industry.

Cadence Design Systems announced a $50 million purpose-driven investment in an impact investment program to address racial wealth inequities in affordable housing, homeownership and small business.

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division and Altium have entered a strategic partnership with a goal to help the design and manufacturing of electronics be more environmentally sustainable.

Icape Italia is expanding its plant to meet growing demand for printed circuit boards.

Nano Dimension installed an Admaflex130 3-D printer for NASA Marshall Space Flight Center and received a purchase order from a leading Western intelligence agency for a DragonFly IV 3-D printer. Nano Dimension also inaugurated its European headquarters in Munich.

Sihuifushi intends to invest in a new PCB production base in Thailand, with a planned investment amount of up to 20 million yuan.

Toppan was recognized for the second consecutive year as a Supplier Engagement Leader in the 2022 Supplier Engagement Rating conducted by CDP, an international nonprofit organization focused on environmental disclosure.

Trident is in the process of constructing a new factory in Thailand that will increase monthly production capacity by 4 million sq. ft.

Singapore is offering substantial subsidies to entice TSMC to build a domestic 12-inch fab.

Unimicron announced the investment of 1.26 billion baht ($366 million) into a new Thai subsidiary. Article ending bug


Blue M announced the shipment of a burn-in oven to the electronics industry.

CalcuQuote named MaRC Technologies representative in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Texas.

Circuitwise has enlisted E&P Corporate Advisory to search for a private equity backer to help fund growth and manage succession.

Data I/O said Noa Leading will offer SentriX security provisioning services in Japan.

Datest announced a representative agreement with PIT Equipment Services for the East Coast US.

ESI purchased an Ersa Versaflow 3/45.

Hentec Industries/RPS Automation appointed WepcoVintek Southwestern US sales representative.

Jabil is cutting more than 200 jobs at manufacturing sites in California.

Kitron has received an order with a value of more than NOK180 million ($17.4 million) from Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace.

Kyocera AVX ordered its fourth Hentec Industries/RPS Automation Pulsar solderability testing system.

Libra Industries is expanding its footprint and sheet metal fabrication and powder coating capabilities in its manufacturing facility in Guaymas, Sonora State, Mexico.

Scienscope named Seica distributor in France.

Technology Group Co. installed a Yamaha YCP10 screen printer.

VVDN Technologies is expanding its EMS manufacturing footprint in India, with emphasis on vertical integration and design-led manufacturing. The company’s planned $100 million investment over five years includes PCB fabrication capacity. Article ending bug