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January 17, 2021

Uttar Pradesh achieves 5-year Electronics Manufacturing target in 3 Years

Media -- ELE Times - Uttar Pradesh government has achieved its five year targets for the electronics manufacturing sector in just three years, it has claimed. In three years, it has attracted investments of Rs 20,000 crore and generated employment for three lakh...

January 17, 2021 08:47 PM

January 15, 2021

Foxconn appoints Jack Cheng to MIH

Media -- DIGITIMES - Foxconn Electronics has selected Jack Cheng, former executive president and co-founder of China-based electric vehicle (EV) vendor NIO, to be in charge of planning for its MIH alliance and supervising the open platform's hardware specifications.

January 15, 2021 07:22 PM

Impact of Covid-19 on the Supply Chain

Media -- eeNews Europe - Michael Ackers, Director of Business Development at contract manufacturer Sanmina, looks at the lessons learned after Covid-19 hit the electronics supply chainCovid-19 is a profound event that will have a lasting effect on the way...

January 15, 2021 06:55 PM

Latvian EMS provider expands with new manufacturing plant

Media -- Evertiq - Latvian EMS provider HansaMatrix says it will soon will start operations at its second plant in Ventspils in western Latvia situated right by the Baltic Sea.

January 15, 2021 06:52 PM

Geely and Foxconn form joint venture

Media -- Evertiq - Geely Holding and Foxconn are looking to establish a joint venture company to provide OEM and customised consulting services - providing whole vehicles, parts, intelligent drive systems and automotive ecosystem platforms to global automotive...

January 15, 2021 06:09 PM

January 07, 2021

U.S. Takes Strategic Step to Onshore Electronics Manufacturing

Electronics -- IEEE Spectrum - Late last week, the U.S. Congress passed the annual policy law that guides the U.S. Defense Department. Tucked away inside the National Defense Authorization Act of 2021 (NDAA) are provisions that supporters hope will lead to a resurgence...

January 07, 2021 06:53 PM

IC designers eye opportunities from Foxconn-led EV development platform

Media -- DIGITIMES - Taiwan-based automotive components vendors are eyeing opportunities from MIH, a software/hardware-integrated EV (eletric vehicle) development open platform launched by Foxconn Electronics in collaboration with Yulon Motor, according to industry...

January 07, 2021 06:26 PM

Apple's carmaker partner could be Foxconn-Byton, analyst suggests

Media -- FierceElectronics - Apple's carmaker partner could be Foxconn-Byton, analyst suggests

January 07, 2021 06:20 PM

John Deere Electronic Solutions Earns IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 Qualified Manufacturers Listing Recertification

Media -- eBOM - IPC's Validation Services Program announces that John Deere Electronic Solutions, a manufacturer of custom, integrated electronics components based in Fargo, N.D., has become the first OEM company to be recertified a second time to the IPC J-STD-001...

January 07, 2021 06:19 PM

US manufacturing association looks to globalisation

Media -- eeNews Europe - Sanjay Huprikar will lead the globalization initiative from US board and system manufacturing association as part of the Covid-19 recovery The US printed circuit board association IPC has appointed a president of Europe as part...

January 07, 2021 12:17 AM

January 06, 2021

U.S. Manufacturing Closes 2020 on a High Note

Aspencore -- EPS News - U.S. manufacturing activity in December surged to its highest level in more than two years despite supply chain disruptions and Covid-19-related employment constraints. The Institute for Supply Management's purchasing index, the PMI, reached...

January 06, 2021 11:30 PM

Foxconn sees revenue hit record high in December

Media -- DIGITIMES - Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai) has reported consolidated revenues increased 32.3% on year and 4.8% sequentially to NT$713.78 billion (US$25.51 billion) in December 2020, hitting a new record.

January 06, 2021 06:15 PM

Contract Production Continues to Support British Manufacturing Through Covid, Brexit and Beyond!

Media -- Components in Electronics - Subcontract electronics manufacturer, Contract Production, continues to enjoy record levels of growth, despite the uncertainty caused by the Coronavirus pandemic and the UK's upcoming withdrawal from the EU Single Market and...

January 06, 2021 06:03 PM

January 05, 2021

Pegatron acquires land for new plant in Vietnam

Media -- DIGITIMES - Pegatron has bought a piece of land in Vietnam for about VND528.92 billion (US$22.9 million) to build a new plant, which will be ready for production later in 2021, according to industry sources.

January 05, 2021 07:14 PM

Foxconn To Make Electric SUVs With Byton In 2022: Report

Media -- ElectronicsB2B - Young Liu, chairman of Foxconn said in the statement that the partnership with Byton will be a key part in Foxconn's strategy in electric vehicle (EV) industry The report added that the company last year announced plans to set up...

January 05, 2021 07:13 PM

December 31, 2020

Electronic Contract Manufacturing In India To Grow Over Six Fold To $152 Billion By 2025: ELCINA report

Media -- ElectronicsB2B - This effectively means that it has the potential to grow from less than 3 per cent of the global industry to about 14 per cent within five years. Globally, the electronic manufacturing services (EMS) sector was valued at $832 billion...

December 31, 2020 10:52 PM

December 30, 2020

Manufacturing the future in Europe

Media -- eeNews Europe - Per Holmberg, CEO of Swedish industrial computer maker JLT Mobile talks to Nick Flaherty about manufacturing in Europe during the Covid-19 pandemic and the importance for new business models JLT Mobile is Sweden's largest PC manufacturing...

December 30, 2020 09:20 PM

Salcomp Acquires Jabil Circuit: Report

Media -- ElectronicsB2B - The company will manufacture electronic and electro-mechanical parts that go into phones Salcomp recently acquired Nokia's defunct plant at Sriperumbudur As per a report by the Hindu, Finland's Salcomp has acquired Jabil Circuit,...

December 30, 2020 09:16 PM

December 26, 2020

Taiwan November manufacturing production index hits record

Media -- DIGITIMES - Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2016 as base year) of 124.97 for November 2020, hitting the highest monthly level by increasing 1.94% sequentially and 8.19% on year, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).

December 26, 2020 05:29 AM

'Electronics manufacturing will contribute $1 trillion by 2025'

Media -- ELE Times - Domestic manufacturing of electronic gadgets, including mobile phones and components, televisions, and laptops, is expected to contribute one-fifth to India's economy by 2025, communications, electronics and information technology (IT) minister...

December 26, 2020 01:26 AM

MIH Alliance to release first EV developer tool

Media -- DIGITIMES - Foxconn-led MIH Alliance Foxconn will release EV Kit, its first developer tool for electric vehicles (EVs), in January 2021, and start worldwide pre-ordering in February and begin delivery in April 2021, according to company CTO William Wei.

December 26, 2020 12:25 AM

December 25, 2020

HANZA expands with new production facility in Estonia

Media -- Evertiq - Swedish EMS provider HANZA says that it will expand its capacity for regional manufacturing in the Baltics and invests some SEK 80 million in a new production facility of just over 12'000 square metre in Tartu, Estonia.

December 25, 2020 03:56 AM

Apple puts contract partner Wistron on probation after violence at India plant

Tech -- TechCrunch - Apple has placed its contract manufacturing partner Wistron on probation and won't give the Taiwanese firm any new business until it took "complete corrective actions" following lapses at its southern India plant earlier this month.


December 25, 2020 03:19 AM

Records Show Foxconn, Wisconsin Nearing Agreement

U.S. News -- Foxconn Technology Group has told Wisconsin state officials that it is willing to accept a reduction in state tax credits "in exchange for a flexible business environment in Wisconsin.".

December 25, 2020 01:04 AM

December 24, 2020

Foxconn tells Wisconsin it never promised to build an LCD factory

Tech -- The Verge - A man walks past an office building with the Foxconn name displayed outside on Wednesday, May 8 2019 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Foxconn is a electronics contract manufacturing company, which is constructing a plant in south eastern...

December 24, 2020 11:38 PM

December 23, 2020

Foxconn research director believes quantum computing popularity will take time

Media -- DIGITIMES - Min-Hsiu Hsieh, who is set to take the helm at Hon Hai Research Institute's Quantum Computing Research Center in January 2021, believes large-scale commercialization of quantum computing is unlikely to materialize any time soon.

December 23, 2020 03:35 AM

December 22, 2020

Kitron and Appsens' looking to prevent stroke with heart sensor

Media -- Evertiq - Appsens, a Norwegian based startup company developing wireless medical sensors, has teamed up with EMS provider Kitron to produce a product that helps detect heart fibrillation early so that stroke can be avoided.

December 22, 2020 09:57 PM

Taiwan firms face critical moments in next 3-5 years in quantum computing, says Foxconn chair

Media -- DIGITIMES - Foxconn Technology Group (Hon Hai Precision Industry) chairman Young-Way Liu has pointed out that quantum computing is attracting more global attention, and the next three to five years would be a crucial period for Taiwanese ICT firms to...

December 22, 2020 09:33 PM

Pegatron on track to commence investment project in India, says chairman

Media -- DIGITIMES - Pegatron is on track to step up its investment in India, according to company chairman TH Tung, despite a riot at a Wistron plant in the country.

December 22, 2020 02:54 AM

Apple Supplier Wistron Puts India Plant Damage at up to $7 Million

U.S. News -- The ransacking of an iPhone manufacturing facility in India caused up to T$200 million ($7.12 million) in damage though...

December 22, 2020 01:42 AM

December 21, 2020

A new EMS player enters the Polish market

Media -- Evertiq - During 2020, a new Polish company providing contract assembly services started production. "The decision to establish a new company was influenced by the rapid development of the EMS market in Eastern Europe," says Adam Kotwica, managing director...

December 21, 2020 05:29 AM

Apple Probing if Wistron Facility in India Flouted Supplier Rules - Economic Times

U.S. News -- Apple Inc is probing if its Taiwanese contractor Wistron Corp flouted supplier guidelines at a violence-hit iPhone...

December 21, 2020 04:46 AM

December 20, 2020

Foxconn chairman optimistic about EV development in 1H21

Media -- DIGITIMES - Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai) chairman Young-Way Liu has expressed optimism about the business prospects for the development of electric vehicles (EVs) in first-half 2021.

December 20, 2020 12:24 AM

December 18, 2020

How One EMS Thrives in a Covid-Disrupted Market

Aspencore -- EPS News - KMC Systems Inc. isn't just surviving the Covid-19 pandemic - it's thriving. The medical equipment it manufactures is, of course, in critical demand. But the proximity of KMC's suppliers - 90 percent are within 200 miles of the Merrimack,...

December 18, 2020 09:36 PM

DigiProces adopts Aegis FactoryLogix

Media -- Evertiq - DigiProces Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) has selected Aegis as their software provider of IIoT-driven MES software.

December 18, 2020 03:36 AM

Lite-On Tech sees November revenues drop

Media -- DIGITIMES - EMS provider Lite-On Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$13.894 billion (US$481 million) for November, decreasing 1.46% sequentially and 7.45% on year.

December 18, 2020 03:17 AM

December 14, 2020

Industry 4.0 essential to Vietnam as a manufacturing hub

Tech -- FutureIoT - Over the last 15 years, Vietnam has emerged as a strong manufacturing hub in Asia Pacific. In its Competitive Industrial Performance (CIP) Index 2020, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) recorded the country climbed...

December 14, 2020 07:06 PM

TT Electronics' new electronics manufacturing facility in Malaysia solves supply chain hurdles

Media -- Components in Electronics - TT Electronics, a global provider of engineered electronics for performance-critical applications, today announced the successful opening of its new Kuantan facility, creating a new global supply chain option for advanced electronics...

December 14, 2020 06:27 PM

December 13, 2020

Pegatron sees orders from Tesla increase in 4Q20

Media -- DIGITIMES - Pegatron has seen increased orders for the central control system for Tesla's Model 3 in the fourth quarter, according to sources from the related upstream supply chain.

December 13, 2020 06:04 AM

Foxconn showcases O-RAN solutions at GLOBECOM 2020

Media -- DIGITIMES - Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is showcasing its prowess for the manufacture of 5G equipment, including open-RAN (O-RAN) small cells, related base station devices as well as enterprise network solutions, at the ongoing IEEE...

December 13, 2020 06:01 AM

Foxconn electronics giant hit by ransomware, $34 million ransom

Infosec -- Office of Inadequate Security - Lawrence Abrams reports: Foxconn electronics giant suffered a ransomware attack at a Mexican facility over the Thanksgiving weekend, where attackers stole unencrypted files before encrypting devices. Foxconn is the largest...

December 13, 2020 04:27 AM

Electronics Industry Wants The Government To Bring Out Separate Incentive For PCB Manufacturing In India

Media -- ElectronicsB2B - India has the potential to become a $100 billion global manufacturing and export hub for printed circuit board assembly (PCBA) by 2026 as per a report by India Cellular & Electronics Association (ICEA) and EY ICEA's report stated...

December 13, 2020 01:27 AM

December 11, 2020

Markforged Launches Onyx ESD for the Electronics Manufacturing Industry

Business Wire -- Markforged has launched Onyx ESD, a new high-strength, high-quality and ESD-safe composite material for the electronics manufacturing industry.

December 11, 2020 08:28 PM

December 08, 2020

Foxconn posts record November revenue

Media -- DIGITIMES - Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai) saw its consolidated revenues climb 11.2% sequentially and 13.1% on year to a record high of NT$681.38 billion (US$24 billion) in November 2020.

December 08, 2020 03:44 AM

December 07, 2020

A new platform to connect the EMS sector

Media -- Evertiq - For the past several months, a new platform has been operating on the contract assembly market - SafeRFQ - an order exchange platform and database of companies operating within the industry. Evertiq reached out to founder Jerzy Bieschke to hear...

December 07, 2020 05:51 PM

Foxconn, Quanta foraying into O-RAN hardware supply

Media -- DIGITIMES - As 5G commercialization shifts into high gear, ICT hardware makers including Foxconn Technology and Quanta Computer are eyeing business opportunities that are emegring significantly in the open radio access networks (O-RAN) segment, according...

December 07, 2020 05:44 PM

December 03, 2020

National Circuit Assembly Manufactures New Personal Emergency Response System for GoFind

Media -- eBOM - National Circuit Assembly, a provider of PCB, cable and electro/mechanical manufacturing and test services to leading OEMs, is now manufacturing GoFind's newly released Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) for older adults, NudgeR. Protecting...

December 03, 2020 05:04 AM