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Altair welcomed CADY to the Altair Partner Alliance.

Aohong Electronics announced plans to raise up to RMB580 million ($81 million) for a production base project in Thailand.

Aspocomp announced the beginning of negotiations on possible temporary and permanent layoffs in Finland.

CML Micro acquired MwT, an MMIC and mmWave supplier based in California.

Excellon opened a new manufacturing facility in Paramount, CA.

Icape announced the completion of a €47 million ($51 million) financing package.

Jove PCB expects its new production facility in Thailand to open in June.

MacDermid Enthone Industrial Solutions announced the acquisition of All-Star Chemical Company’s surface finishing and cleaning chemical solutions.

Nanya Technology announced a 15-month high revenue of NT$3.16 billion ($102 million) for December.

PCBPit is extending its specialized services in PCB prototype manufacturing, fabrication and assembly.

TTM Technologies donated $20,000 to the international humanitarian organization, Rise Against Hunger, through its TTM Chair of Community Service Award.

Zhen Ding Technology held a groundbreaking ceremony for its $250 million production facility in Thailand.Article ending bug


Alan Anderson Manufacturing invested £2 million ($2.5 million) in PCBA production equipment, including surface mount and conventional assembly, selective soldering, conformal coating and 3-D AOI and x-ray inspection.

Arch Systems announced a three-year strategic collaboration with Jabil.

Avalon Technologies is now a strategic manufacturing partner for India’s Center for Development of Advanced Computing.

Blue M announced the shipment of a Low Oxygen Class A oven to the medical industry.

Cloud Network Technology, a subsidiary of Foxconn, will increase its investment in Ingrasys Technology Mexico by $10 million to expand its server assembly business in the country.

Creation Technologies opened a new 150,000 sq. ft. EMS facility in Newark, NY.

Critical Manufacturing was listed in the Deloitte “Technology Fast 50,” which recognizes and profiles the fastest-growing public or private technology companies in a specific region.

Danutek opened a new facility in Timisoara, Romania.

East West Manufacturing will close its facility in Youngsville, NC, in March and lay off 107 workers.

Foxconn has injected Rs 461 crore ($55.3 million) into Foxconn Precision Engineering in Bengaluru and signed a Mandarin-language education project MOU with four tertiary institutions in India aimed to deepen industry-academia ties and incubate future talent.

Hanza is building a new 8,800 sq. m. factory section in Töcksfors, Sweden.

Horizon Sales will distribute Aven’s optical inspection tools.

HyRel Technologies appointed Horizon Sales as its representative in the Midwest.

Jabil opened a new 1 million sq. ft. plant in Chihuahua, Mexico.

Koh Young Technology is expanding into the medical robot business.

Kübler High Tech Solutions named SMarTsol Technologies exclusive sales representative for Arcadia in Mexico.

LG is planning to bring some operations to West Virginia.

Plexus received notification that its Chinese subsidiary, Plexus Xiamen, will be removed from the Bureau of Industry and Security’s Unverified List.

Redarc purchased a factory in Adelaide, Australia, to house staff spearheading its move into the defense and space sectors.

Renesas is acquiring Transphorm in a $339 million deal to leverage its GaN expertise in power electronics.

Scanfil signed a multi-year agreement to produce BrainCool systems and components.

Silicon Mountain purchased an RO1 cobot robotic arm.

SMTXtra named Performance Technologies Group its representative for the region spanning from Virginia to Maine.

StenTech opened a new facility in Clearwater, FL, and expanded its parts division in the US and Canada.

Rocka Solutions announced a strategic partnership to distribute Weller Tools’ equipment.

Swiss electronics manufacturer Veratron has entered the Romanian market.

Vitrox opened a new office and demo center in Texas.

Quectel Wireless Solutions announced a collaboration with Syrma SGS Technology to facilitate the manufacturing of modules in India.

Taliang Technology will be stepping up its presence in the chipmaking industry, which presently contributes 10% of the company’s overall revenue.

Trueview is expanding its electronics manufacturing plant for interactive flat panel displays in India.Article ending bug