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Chin Poon Industrial will expand its PCB manufacturing capacity in Thailand.

Eltek received five purchase orders totaling $3.8 million for PCBs.

Jiangxi Hangde’s 5 billion yuan copper foil project began operation in the Xiaolan (China) Economic Development Zone.

RS Group selected Siemens as its strategic EDA provider for its DesignSpark Circuit Simulator tool.

Japanese chip materials maker Resonac plans to set up a research and development center for advanced semiconductor packaging and materials in Silicon Valley. The former Showa Denko, a manufacturer of packaging materials for PCBs, plans to begin operations at its new center in 2025.

Shennan Circuits will build a printed circuit board fabrication facility in Thailand.

Ventec expanded its manufacturing capabilities at its Taiwan facility to produce its VT-901/VT-90H polyimide laminates and prepregs.Article ending bug


Aegis Software and Arch Systems announced a partnership toward digitizing continuous improvement of factory operations.

Amkor Technology will build a $2 billion advanced packaging and test facility in Peoria, AZ.

Altus will distribute Asscon’s VP810 vapor phase soldering system.

Aoxin Semiconductor Technology is planning a 5 billion yuan IC packaging substrate facility in Huzhou, China.

Apple is reportedly allocating product development resources for the iPad to Vietnam.

Astranis Space Technologies purchased a Hentec Industries/RPS Automation Odyssey component lead tinning system.

Ciena is expected to begin production of the industry’s first pluggable optical line terminals, as well as its optical network units, at a Flex factory in the US in mid-2024.

Cursey Technology installed a Europlacer SMT line.

Cyient DLM announced the inauguration of a new precision machining facility in Bangalore.

Delo Industrial Adhesives has begun its foray into medical electronics applications.

Dixon Technologies subsidiary Padget Electronics received a manufacturing contract from Lenovo to produce laptops and notebooks.

Element Solutions placed on Newsweek’s list of America’s Most Responsible Companies and earned an EcoVadis silver medal for its sustainability efforts.

Foxconn was approved to collect $6.3 million in Wisconsin state tax credits for reaching 1,029 jobs and spending about $26.7 million on buildings and manufacturing equipment in 2022.

Huawei will move its smart car operations to a new joint company with Changan.

HyRel Technologies named EQC Southeast as its manufacturers’ representative.

India’s Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology is developing a new scheme to bolster electronics component manufacturing within the country.

Inovaxe was named distributor for VisiConsult’s x-ray counter solutions in the US.

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

Kasdon Electronics will supply 180,000 PCB assemblies for the SKA-Low radio telescope to be built in Australia.

PE firm LFM Capital announced an investment in SisTech Manufacturing.

MAG Capital Partners acquired a Michigan industrial property in a sale leaseback with EMS firm MARA Technologies.

Offshore Electronics has invested more than £400,000 into its manufacturing headquarters in St Peter Port, Guernsey.

OSI Systems announced new orders totaling approximately $5 million to provide electronic assemblies to a leading technology OEM.

Plexus implemented Arch Systems’ ArchFX’s platform across its SMT lines within its production facilities, and joined the United Nations Global Compact, a voluntary leadership platform for the development, implementation and disclosure of socially responsible business practices.

Porotech and Foxconn are partnering to advance MicroLED microdisplays for augmented reality applications.

Rocka Solutions appointed PIT Equipment Services as its representative for the eastern US.

Supplyframe and Jabil announced a collaboration to leverage AI and automation for enhanced operations and decision-making in the electronics industry.

SVI Public Co. established a Chinese subsidiary.

Syrma SGS Technology has formed a semiconductor-focused subsidiary, Syrma Semico, as well as an electronics and communication-focused subsidiary, Syrma Strategic Electronics.

Transition Automation received a large order for advanced holder and blade assemblies from Rotec BV in Belgium.

TRI announced the expansion of its Malaysian office.

Variosystems opened a plant expansion in Sri Lanka, doubling its wire harness and assembly production capacity in the country.Article ending bug