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Amber Enterprises reportedly plans to invest ₹2,000 crore ($239 million) to set up a PCB manufacturing facility in India.

Bittele Electronics completed an expansion and installed improvements at its Markham, ON, PCB manufacturing facility.

BPL set up a new manufacturing unit for printed circuit boards in Bengaluru, India.

Eton Electronics will invest no more than $100 million into a new PCB production base in Thailand.

Jianding will invest $250 million to build a second PCB manufacturing facility in Vietnam.

Shenzhen Derongji Circuit Board Co. and Guigang Hongxin Electronic Circuit Board Co. have committed CNY156 million ($21.5 million) to build PCB production facilities in Taiwan’s Gangbei District.

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Aaloktronix announced the availability of PCB assembly services tailored for the aerospace industry.

AIM Solder joined the International Electronics Manufacturing Initiative (iNEMI) and announced a distribution partnership with EIS in Mexico.

Altus will distribute PVA’s Delta 6 robotic conformal coating/dispensing system in the UK and Ireland.

BAE Systems won a $95 million contract to supply advanced electronic warfare (EW) pods for the US Navy’s P-8A aircraft.

Beifu Electronic installed Europlacer’s Atom range of pick-and place machines.

Bentec appointed SMTVYS Technology manufacturers’ representative for its Prey UPI in Mexico.

CE3S will distribute SCS’s ESD process control products.

Circuitronics installed a Sasinno Americas Ant-i2 selective soldering machine.

Dixon Technologies India has lined up ₹1500-1800 crore ($179.5 million to $215.4 million) in investments over the next three years to expand production capacity and component manufacturing in the country.

Flex is investing €90 million ($96 million) to manufacture high-tech electric and hybrid vehicle components at its two sites in Zalaegerszeg, Hungary.

Foxconn is partnering with Nvidia to develop generative AI software for electric vehicles.

Heraeus Electronics successfully defended a European patent encompassing the use of specific metal sintering preparations, as well as the metal sintering preparations themselves.

India is reportedly planning a new production-linked incentives (PLI) scheme for electronic components.

Intel is reportedly halting plans for a $25 billion factory in Israel.

Malaysia is targeting at least 500 billion ringgit ($107 billion) in investment for its semiconductor industry as the country looks to position itself as a global manufacturing hub.

Meta System will use Critical Manufacturing’s MES in its new electronics facility for e-mobility production.

Michigan will invest $10 million in a public-private initiative that aims to develop a talent pipeline to accelerate semiconductor applications in the mobility sector.

Micron Technology willfully infringed a pair of Netlist computer memory patents and owes $445 million in damages, a Texas federal jury determined.

Nidec announced a collaboration agreement to manufacture probe cards and probe card parts for Synergie Cad.

Nokia partnered with Foxconn to make 5G devices in northern Vietnam.

Odyssey Electronics purchased a Mirtec MV-6 AOI machine.

Padget, a subsidiary of Dixon Technologies, will reportedly make Google’s Pixel 8 smartphones starting in September following a deal signed with Compal.

Semi-Kinetics purchased a Decan S SMD placer from Hanwha Techwin Automation Americas.

SolarEdge Technologies selected Cogiscan to digitize its manufacturing operations.

STMicroelectronics is planning a new chip manufacturing plant in Italy with an investment of around €5 billion ($5.42 billion) that will come with some state support.

Tagarno relocated its US headquarters from Atlanta, GA, to Tampa, FL.

Tata Group is reportedly engaging in serious negotiations with Chinese smartphone supplier Vivo for a controlling share in its India operations.

Tesla is reportedly “aggressively” pushing its suppliers to start making key components outside of China and Taiwan.

Wistron is set to invest $45 million more in its factory in Vietnam’s northern province of Ha Nam, raising the total investment to $363.9 million.

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