source: Höganäs news Höganäs AB has signed an agreement to acquire German H.C. Starck Group’s Surface Technology & Ceramic Powders division, STC. The acquisition is a strategic fit, enabling Höganäs to gain critical mass within surface coating and additive manufacturing.
source: PRNewswire news LONDON, Jan. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Delphi Technologies PLC (NYSE: DLPH), a global leader in vehicle propulsion, today announced an investment in PolyCharge America, Inc. (www.polycharge.com), a start-up established to commercialize a new capacitor technology. This technology helps to make high-power inverters smaller, lighter and more tolerant to high temperatures.
source: Taipei times news Passive components manufacturer Yageo Corp expects to see its revenue grow by 3.62 percent this year, benefiting from the company’s latest price hike on chip resistor products, First Capital Management Inc said on Thursday.
source: Electronics Sourcing article By James Carbone. Electronics distributors are optimistic that European component sales in 2018 will continue to post strong growth after revenue rose at double-digit rates in 2017.
source: EBN news Mary E. Shacklett, Transworld Data 1/4/2018 In August 2017, Wally Johnson, vice president of finance at Firstronic, a contract manufacturer that produces electronic modules for automakers and tier one suppliers, wrote about the storm brewing in the automotive electronics supply chain.
source: digitimes news Bryan Chuang, Taipei; Willis Ke, DIGITIMES Wednesday 3 January 2018 Increasingly tight supply of passive components is expected to be seen throughout January, as many customers have asked suppliers to make advance shipments in the month lest the Lunar New Year holidays, which fall in mid-February in 2018, and the ensuing labor […]
source: Digitimes news Passive component supplier Yageo has decided to not accept new orders for thick film chip resistors from channel operators effective immediately due to tight capacity, according to company sources.
Source: Reiner W. Kuehl, Linked In Thick film SMD resistors are by far the mostly used components of this group worldwide. In contrast to thin film resistors they are made of precious metals (ruthenium, palladium, silver). In the last years high increases of precious metal price had fronted price pressure on the components by powerful […]
source: Skeleton news Tallinn, Estonia, 7th of December 2017. Skeleton Technologies, Europe´s leading ultracapacitor manufacturer, has signed a distribution agreement with Sumitomo Corporation Europe with the aim of providing energy storage solutions for the rapidly growing hybrid electric and electric vehicle industry.
source: EPS news Chip sales for automotive systems and the internet of things (IoT) will grow 70 percent faster than total IC revenues between 2016 and 2021, according to IC Insights’ 2018 Integrated Circuit Market Drivers Report. IC sales for automobiles and other vehicles are forecast to grow from $22.9 billion in 2016 to $42.9 billion in 2021, […]