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Altair was named one of Fortune’s 2023 Best Workplaces for Millennials.

Amphenol agreed to pay $18 million to the federal government to resolve allegations that it submitted false claims for electrical connectors.

Bürkle has divided into four independent divisions to better serve customers.

Flexium Interconnect said the company will focus on maintaining its profitability in the second half and will strengthen its smart manufacturing capability and management efficiency.

G42 and Cerebras have partnered to build a $100 million AI supercomputer consisting of 64 connected Cerebras CS-2 wafer-scale AI accelerators.

Hubei Quanchengxin Precision Circuit Co.’s 1.2-billion-yuan PCB plant in Xiaochan, China, has begun production.

Jianding purchased a PCB factory in Vietnam earlier this year and is expected to invest another 100 million to 200 million yuan ($14 million to $28 million) on improvements.

LiloTree’s named Taiyo America sales representative for North America and Europe.

Nano Dimension withdrew its special tender offer to Stratasys’ shareholders and ceased its efforts to replace Stratasys’ board of directors.

Optomec announced its vision to drive digital transformation throughout the company to deliver modern capabilities and efficiencies to customers.

Yuanyu Electronics plans to invest 200 million baht ($5.8 million) to set up a subsidiary and production base in Thailand.

Zhen Ding Technology announced plans to set up a new plant in Thailand, primarily to produce automotive and AI server products.

Zhongfu Circuit has raised RMB5 million ($694,000) for construction of its Thai PCB subsidiary.Article ending bug


Absolute EMS invested in the training of its touchup, quality control, and final quality assurance operators to J-STD-001 Class 3 standards.

Adtran announced the expansion of advanced telecommunications equipment manufacturing at its facility in Huntsville, AL, to meet the growing demand for domestically produced network electronics.

Analog Devices and Foxconn have partnered to work toward the development of the next-generation digital car cockpit and a high-performance battery management system (BMS).

Asteelflash opened a new manufacturing line for Nextracker’s self-powered controller and high-voltage power supply used in solar tracking technology.

BidChip announced its new online platform for buying and selling excess semiconductors.

The EPIC Foundation has signed an MOU with the Andhra Pradesh Electronics and IT Agency with an aim to strengthen the electronics sector in the Indian state.

Foxconn has initiated the sale of its properties in Green Bay and Eau Claire, WI, signaling its abandonment of the concept of establishing regional centers throughout the state.

Foxconn Industrial Internet will reportedly exclusively supply Apple with made-in-Vietnam servers for training and testing artificial intelligence services.

Gelest broke ground on a new 50,000 sq. ft. production facility in Morrisville, PA.

Green Circuits achieved IPC Certification for J-STD-001 Space and Military Addendum.

Henkel announced an expansion of its portfolio for wearables in healthcare applications.

Heraeus Electronics commemorated its 10th anniversary in Romania with a celebration at its facility in Timisoara.

IMI and Zero Motorcycles inaugurated the first high powered e-motorcycle manufacturing assembly line at IMI’s Technopark facility in Laguna, Philippines.

Jabil Mexico achieved MedAccred accreditation for printed circuit board assembly at its Chihuahua facility.

Kitron received a sub-contract from Northrop Grumman for production of AN/ASQ-242 Integrated Communications, Navigation, and Identification (CNI) modules for the F-35 Lightning II program.

Kulicke and Soffa announced a collaboration with TSMT to advance mini-LED backlight and direct emissive displays for high-volume adoption.

Novagard announced that it received UL 746E certification on two of its conformal coatings.

Nokia is partnering with Fabrinet to manufacture fiber broadband optical modules at Fabrinet’s facility in Santa Clara, CA.

Optiemus Electronics is poised to ramp up its production in response to escalating demand.

PG Electroplast is likely to explore the emerging opportunities in the Indian laptop manufacturing space using its capability to produce PCBAs.

Protektive Pak named Murray Percival to distribute ESD packaging solutions.

Rehm Thermal Systems named Methods Automation to handle the sales, service and support of its vapor phase soldering systems in North America.

Saki opened its new Mexican office in Zapopan, Jalisco.

Skalarki Electronics purchased Essemtec equipment to enhance its production capabilities.

StenTech relocated its stencil operation to a new state-of-the-art facility in Manchester, NH.

Viscom named BarTron sales partner in Michigan, Ohio and Western Pennsylvania.

Weidmüller is building a new electronics manufacturing facility in Detmold, Germany.

Yamaha Motor USA announced the launch of its new, updated, interactive website. Article ending bug