Electrical / Electronic
The world’s largest electronics contract manufacturer is juggling challenges from its massive base in China and opportunities from cheaper alternatives like India.
11 August 2015
Taiwanese electronics component manufacturer Foxconn is set to create 2,000 jobs through a commitment to invest more than €92m in the Czech Republic over the next three years.
4 August 2015
DSM Engineering Plastics, the Singapore-based arm of Netherlands-based DSM, has had its Stanyl and Stanyl ForTii polyamides approved for use in the next generation USB Type-C connectors.
3 August 2015
UK-based manufacturer of plastic fasteners HellermannTyton has launched the construction works on its first production facility in Poland. The factory will be located in Kotunia, in the country’s western part.
16 July 2015
Polish cable producer Elmat has secured a permission to carry out an investment worth about 20m zloty (€4.7m) at its production facility in the Euro-Park Mielec special economic zone, in the country’s southern region of Podkarpacie.
10 July 2015
Japanese electronics maker Sharp Corp is commercializing the world’s first bio-based plastic smartphone front panel screen, using Mitsubishi Chemical Corp’s bio-based polycarbonate Durabio.
10 July 2015
Russia has come a step closer to being self sufficient in the supply of optical fibre, the basis of fibre optic cables, with the start up of the country’s first production plant in the city of Saransk.
30 June 2015
Leading global polyester film maker DuPont Teijin Films’ China joint venture has opened a new facility.
17 June 2015
The antenna splitters of the Xiaomi Mi4 smartphone placed multiple demands on material selection and DSM Engineering Plastics said Xiaomi selected its Stanyl ForTii polyamide to meet its needs.
12 June 2015
German company NANO4U has extended the development of its technology to create holograms on injection moulded parts for the prevention of counterfeiting.
3 June 2015
Chinese lighting maker Shanghai Feilo Acoustics has signed a letter of intent with the Hungarian authorities with the aim of setting up a new LED lighting production facility in Sárospatak, in Hungary’s north-eastern part, reports local news weekly Budapest Business Journal.
29 May 2015
ABB Robotics this week opened its first manufacturing plant in the US at a facility in Auburn Hills, Michigan.
26 May 2015
Polypore International, a major maker of energy storage membranes and separation media, is being sold in two parts.
18 May 2015
David Vink reports on the biannual 3D-MID Moulded Interconnect Devices congress in this feature, indicating that moulded interconnect devices are proliferating, helped by plastic substrates, additive manufacturing and injection moulding.
30 April 2015
Slovak LED lighting maker Leader Light has unveiled plans to set up a new production facility in Krompachy, in Slovakia’s eastern part.
10 April 2015