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All major DRAM chipmakers have reportedly prioritized DDR5 and high-bandwidth memory (HBM) in anticipation of a surge in demand from generative AI.

AT&S will reportedly start building IC chip substrates for AMD at its new plant in Malaysia next year.

Chin Poon Industrial said it will focus on expanding its PCB capacity in Thailand.

Dispelix signed separate agreements with Foxconn Industrial Internet and Pegatron to develop reference designs for AR glasses.

Eltek received five purchase orders totaling $3.8 million.

Microchip Technology is expanding its Detroit Automotive Technology Center, which serves as a hub for automotive clients, offering resources and technical expertise to assist in the development and optimization of designs.

NextFlex announced $6.49 million in funding for seven new projects as part of its Project Call 8.0 to further promote FHE development and adoption throughout the US advanced manufacturing sector.

PCBPit installed a new PCB assembly production line in Shenzhen.

Pengding Holdings has invested 2.5 billion baht ($69 million) into its newly created Thai subsidiary.

Ventec Giga Solutions, the equipment division of Ventec International, has been named sales agent and distributor for Yeitek‘s PCB cleaning machines and accessories in EMEA, the United Kingdom, and the Americas, and for Hi-Print inkjet-printers in Europe and North America. Article ending bug


AGS Devices purchased a Hentec Industries/RPS Automation Pulsar solderability testing system.

Cisco, Optus and La Trobe University are launching the Digital Innovation Hub, a state-of-the art innovation precinct located at La Trobe’s Bundoora campus, which offers technological capability for greater collaboration between students, researchers, business and industry.

Custom Interconnect has completed its transfer of all microelectronics and power device staff and equipment into its semiconductor packaging plant and is adding PCB assembly.

Datalink Electronics, a UK EMS provider, has been acquired in a management takeover with support from KBS Corporate.

EMS Solutions adopted Cetec ERP’s manufacturing software solutions.

Jaltek Systems signed a collaboration agreement with SG Automotive to support demand from the European and UK markets.

Luxshare Precision Industry plans to invest an additional $330 million in a manufacturing plant in the northern Vietnam province of Bac Giang, bringing the EMS company’s total investment there to more than $500 million.

Molex has opened a production manufacturing campus in Katowice, its third in Poland.

Murray Percival will represent American Beauty products.

Orel launched Sri Lanka’s first professional electronics manufacturing assembly line.

Pemtron opened a new office in Penang, Malaysia.

PVA named Altus Group exclusive distributor for Ireland and ESD-Center its supplier in the Baltics and Norway.

Rocka Solutions has increased its warehouse capacity in Pharr, TX, and established a new warehouse in El Paso, TX.

SmartTec Nordic will represent Universal Instruments in Finland, Norway and the Baltic regions (Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia).

S and Y Industries partnered with Cetec ERP for manufacturing operations.

TE Connectivity ordered a Hentec Industries/RPS Automation Odyssey 1750 component lead tinning system.

Tempo Automation received notice that its securities will be delisted from the Nasdaq Global Market.

TRI opened a new office in Bangkok, Thailand.

ZTest Electronics has announced agreements to settle a total of $357,490 owed to two officers and one director of the company, and one other creditor for management fees and directors fees. Article ending bug